Birth Name: Richard Kind
Birth Place: Trenton, New Jersey, USA
Born Nov. 22, 1956, Kind was raised in Bucks County, PA, where as a child, he was an enthusiastic performer in school plays. He went on to attend Northwestern University as a pre-law major and graduated in 1978, but thanks to the encouragement of a family friend, decided to pursue acting instead. He relocated first to New York then Chicago, where he garnered positive attention as a member of the Practical Theatre Company, an improv comedy group founded by future "Saturday Night Live" (NBC, 1975- ) players Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Brad Hall and Gary Kroeger. Later, Kind joined the venerable Second City troupe, before moving to Los Angeles where he performed with their West Coast arm. By the mid-1...
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