Denise Richards

Born Feb 17, 1971

Denise Lee Richards is an American actress and former fashion model of Welsh and Croatian descent. She has appeared in films including Starship Troopers, Wild Things, and The World Is Not Enough. She appeared on the reality TV show, Denise Richards: It's Complicated, which was carried by American cable channel E!.… Read More

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1971 Birth Born on February 17, 1971.


1986 15 Years Old Richards was born in Downers Grove, Illinois. Her ancestry includes Croatian, German and French-Canadian. Richards grew up in both Mokena and Downers Grove. In 1986, she appeared in the Double music video: "The Captain of Her Heart," when she was 15 years old.
1989 18 Years Old She graduated in 1989 from El Camino High School in Oceanside, California. … Read More


1997 26 Years Old Her first starring role in a wide theatrical release was Starship Troopers in 1997 for which Richards was nominated for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Female Newcomer. … Read More
1998 27 Years Old In 1998, she appeared in the music video for the Blues Traveler song "Canadian Rose".
1999 28 Years Old Richards was cast as the nuclear physicist Christmas Jones in the 1999 James Bond film The World Is Not Enough (1999). … Read More


2001 - 2003 2 More Events
2004 33 Years Old In December 2004, she posed for a nude pictorial in Playboy magazine, five months after giving birth. … Read More
2005 34 Years Old In March 2005, while pregnant with their second daughter, Richards filed for divorce from Sheen. … Read More
However, on January 4, 2006, Richards' representative announced that she was continuing with the divorce. … Read More
2007 36 Years Old Her middle name is that of Richards' mother, who died from cancer in December 2007. … Read More
In 2008, Richards decided to include her two daughters with Charlie Sheen in her confessional reality program on E!
2009 38 Years Old An agreement was reached between Sheen and Richards in the custody of the children, with Sheen stating in April 2009 that "we had to do what's best for the girls."


2011 40 Years Old 1 More Event
In June 2011, Richards adopted a third daughter, Eloise Joni, as a single parent.
In 2012, Richards joined the cast of ABC Family pilot, Twisted (formerly Socio). Richards first met actor Charlie Sheen on the set of Loaded Weapon 1 in 1991. They became engaged on December 26, 2001, and married in a Roman Catholic ceremony on June 15, 2002, at the estate of Spin City creator Gary David Goldberg. … Read More
2013 42 Years Old In a move supported by Sheen, in May 2013, Richards was awarded temporary custody of Bob and Max, the twin sons born in 2009 to Sheen and third wife Brooke Mueller, after the children were removed from Mueller's home by child protective services due to concerns over drug use.
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