Michael Richards Overview

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Born: July 21, 1948

Although the fictional Kramer on Seinfeld that Michael Richards plays is supposed to live in New York, there's something very Los Angeles about Cosmo Kramer. The character seems too prefabricated, cheesy, rootless and out of time to be a New Yorker. But maybe that's appropriate since the man who created him is actually from the city of Angels and not the Big Apple. In fact, growing up Richards credits the classic comedy duo of Laurel and Hardy as one of his influences, primary because he could... See All

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