Born and raised in Burbank,
Patrick Richwood first appeared on the Colony Stage in Clutter,
The True Story of the Collyer Brothers Who Never Threw Anything Out.
At 18, he was the youngest
Pirate in the NY Shakespeare Festival's The Pirates of Penzance (Ahmanson
Theatre, 1st National Tour, The White House). His theatre work here and
in New York includes playing Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors (Heritage
Arts Orpheum Theater), Goat in The Robber Bridegroom (Equity Library
Theater), Mr. Church in What's a Nice Country Like You Doing in a State
Like This? (American Place Theater), Treplev in The Seagull
(A Noise Within), Leviticus in The Legend (Mark Taper Annex), Deputy
in The Mystery of Edwin Drood (California Music Theater), Renfield
in Dracula (Hermosa Beach Playhouse), Harlequin in Triumph of
Love (Santa Barbara Civic Light Opera), and Ellard in The Foreigner
(Olney Theatre, Maryland) for which he received the Helen Hayes Award.
Film work includes Beaches,
Pretty Woman, Streets, Dear God, Little Sister, The Dark Side of Genius,
Armageddon, The Other Sister, Runaway Bride, The Princess Diaries,
and The Race to Space. Television credits include Nothing in
Common (Series Regular-NBC), Adventures in Wonderland (Series
Regular --- Disney Channel), Boomtown (Series Regular-NBC), dozens
of guest-starring roles and countless wacky commercials.