Whats it like behind the scenes at one of the hottest (and funniest) programs on late night television Ask Andy Richter. A multi-talented actor, writer and comedian, Richter has the best seat in the house on TBSs late-night smash success,Conan. Since the debut of the show in 1993, viewers and critics alike have come to recognize that Richter, in the words of TV Guide, is more than just a sidekick he's a second banana with appeal all his own." He ad-libs with O'Brien, takes part in conversations with guests, often performs in comedy bits, and periodically acts as the show's comedic correspondent off the set. He has taped remote comedy segments at the MTV Awards, Woodstock, a Kiss convention, New York's Fulton Fish Market and many other locales. His recurring comedy bits include hosting his own "daytime talk show," called "Andi," and he has portrayed many people in the news including both Elizabeth Taylor and Larry Fortensky in the same sketch. Now Richter comes to the campus stage for a multimedia lecture that shares the untold story of the late night phenomenon they said would never last. Showcasing the off-beat deadpan humor that has made Richter a viewer favorite, his lecture program also features highlights from Late Nights early years. For anyone who wants to kick back, relax and forget about class for an hour or so, its an evening not to be missed. American comedian and actor Andy Richter was born on October 28, 1966 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He attended Columbia College Chicago, taking up film. During his stay there, he started to work in numerous student productions, and moved on to work as a production assistant in commercial shoots around Chicago. He trained under Improv Olympic in 1989, and quickly rose through the ranks from student to house performer. Richter got his big break when he performed with the Annoyance Theater. On one of their shows in New York, he met Saturday Night Live head writer Rob Smigel, who later recruited him for a new show, Late Night with Conan OBrien, as a writer. A few weeks before the show premiered in 1993, he was cast as OBriens sidekick; it is a role that hell play until 2000, when he left the show to pursue further acting opportunities. Richter had several solo projects after his stint on Late Night, some of which he produced himself His first sitcom, Andy Richter Controls the Universe, had two midseason runs from 2000 but was ultimately cancelled because of poor ratings. His second sitcom, Quintupletswhich was co-written by Conan OBrienpremiered in 2005 and lasted a season before cancellation. His latest sitcom, Andy Barker, P.I., was commissioned for six episodes and was cancelled subsequently after. Richter also played several television guest roles: these include those for Will & Grace, Arrested Development, Monk, 30 Rock, The New Adventures of Old Christine and Malcolm in the Middle. He also works as a voice actor, providing voices for characters in television shows Crank Yankers, American Dad!, The Mighty B!, and the film Madagascar. His film credits include New York Minute, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Semi-Pro and If I Had Known I Was A Genius..
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Frequently Asked Questions about booking Andy Richter.
Andy Richter's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of an offer.
CTI can give you exact pricing once we submit your event details to Andy Richter. How much Andy Richter does cost to do an event depends on many variables and the fees we show is based on a range derived from our past experience with booking. Popularity, career stage, and current demand can cause an increase or decrease in pricing. The final fee may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for Andy Richter to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
There is low probability for Andy Richter to work a gig for anything substantially less than the published price range. We will negotiate with Andy Richter on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book Andy Richter, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider Andy Richter's travel costs, as they may require an entourage of staff and equipment. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Andy Richter, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
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