About Kyle E. Umansky (Richards)
Kyle E. Richards is an American actress best known for her film and television roles in the 1970's and the early 1980's such as "Halloween", "Little House on the Prairie", "The Car", "Eaten Alive" and "The Watcher in the Woods." She is set to appear in the Bravo reality series The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, in October 2010.
She was born in Hollywood, California, the daughter of Kenneth Edwin Richards (1917 - 1998) and Sharon Kathleen (née Dugan). The couple separated in 1972 and Kathleen later remarried.
Richards began acting in 1975. She appeared in several episodes of the television series Little House on the Prairie playing Mr. Edward's adopted daughter, Alicia Sanderson Edwards. Her sister Kim, also appeared on the series, playing Laura's friend with a bad limp, Olga.
Throughout the 1970s, Richards appeared in several television series and in horror films: The Car, Eaten Alive and Halloween, where she played Lindsey Wallace (the character that Nancy Loomis' character is babysitting). In 1980, she appeared opposite Bette Davis and Lynn-Holly Johnson in the Disney children's horror film, The Watcher in the Woods, playing a terrorized young girl. Although she made a cameo appearance in Halloween II, most of her 1980s roles were minor, and included made-for-television or video work.
Her recent acting roles include playing the part of Nurse Dori on the hit television series, ER and playing Lisa, a minor character in the film National Lampoon's Pledge This!. She has also appeared in episodes of her niece Paris Hilton's reality series The Simple Life and My New BFF.
Richards' siblings are the actresses Kathy Richards and Kim Richards. Socialites Nicky and Paris Hilton are her nieces. She is married to Mauricio Umansky; the couple has four daughters: Alexia, Sophia, Portia, and Farrah.