Evan Richards began his entertainment career as a ten-year-old child actor. Richards worked in television around the start of his acting career with a role on "Mama Malone" (CBS, 1983-84). He additionally landed roles in the TV movies "Moonlight" (CBS, 1982-83) and "One Cooks, the Other Doesn't" (CBS, 1983-84). His work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "Two Kinds of Love" (CBS, 1983-84). Following that project, he acted on the silver screen, including roles in the Nick Nolte dramatic adaptation "Down and Out in Beverly Hills" (1986) and the crime flick "Midnight Fear" (1990) with Craig Wasson. He also worked in television around this time, including a part on "Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventures" (Fox, 1990-92). He also lent his voice to "The Mouse and the Motorcycle" (ABC, 1986-87). In more recent years, Richards had roles in "Rock 'n' Roll High School Forever" (1991) with Corey Feldman, "The Dream Machine" (1991) and the Billy Warlock horror feature "Society" (1992). He also appeared in the thriller "Mute Witness" (1995) with Marina Sudina. Most recently, Richards directed the Lorraine Pilkington romantic comedy "In a Day" (2007).