Richard Kern worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. At the start of his Hollywood career, Kern was directing a variety of independent films, such as "Goodbye 42nd Street" (1983) and "You Killed Me First" (1985). He kept working in film throughout the nineties and the 2010s, starring in the comedy "Super 8 1/2" (1995) with Bruce LaBruce, "Bullet on a Wire" (1998) with Jeff Strong and the Noboyoshi Araki documentary "Arakimentari" (2005). He also worked in television around this time, including a part on "True Jackson, VP" (Nickelodeon, 2008-2011). Most recently, Kern appeared on the documentary "Blank City" (2011) with Jim Jarmusch.