Andy Richter is an American comedian, writer, and actor who has made a name for himself in the entertainment industry. He is best known for his work as the sidekick to Conan O’Brien on “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” and “Conan,” but his career spans much further than that.
Richter’s breakout role came in 1993, when he was hired as the announcer and sidekick for “Late Night with Conan O’Brien.” His quick wit and comedic timing quickly made him a fan favorite, and he continued to work with O’Brien for over two decades. Richter has also appeared in numerous films and television shows, including “Talladega Nights,” “Elf,” and “Arrested Development.”
One of the most significant milestones in Richter’s career came in 2010, when he starred in the short-lived sitcom “Andy Barker, P.I.” The show was created by O’Brien and Jonathan Groff and showcased Richter’s talent for physical comedy and improv.
Throughout his career, Richter has collaborated with a wide range of celebrities and influential figures, including actors Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler, and Jennifer Aniston, as well as musicians like Jack White and Ed Sheeran. He has also appeared in numerous sketches and videos with fellow comedians like Tina Fey, Steve Carell, and Jimmy Fallon.
Richter has been outspoken about his love for animals, and has even incorporated his furry friends into his work. He has brought his dog, Daisy, on numerous talk show appearances and interviews, and frequently shares photos of his pets on social media.