Kyle E. Richards (born January 11, 1969) is an American actress.
Richards was born in Hollywood, California, the daughter of Kenneth Edwin Richards (1917 - 1998) and Sharon Kathleen (née Dugan; 1933-2002). The couple separated in 1972 and Kathleen later remarried. Richards' siblings are actresses Kathy Hilton (born 1959) and Kim Richards (born 1964). Socialites Nicky and Paris Hilton are her nieces.
Richards is married to Mauricio Umansky; the couple have three daughters: Alexia, Sophia, and Portia. Richards had daughter Farrah from a previous relationship.
Richards began acting in 1975. She appeared in several episodes of the television series Little House on the Prairie playing Mr. Edward's adopted daughter, Alicia Sanderson Edwards. Her sister Kim, also appeared on the series, playing Laura's friend with a bad limp, Olga.
Throughout the 1970s, Richards appeared in several television series and in horror films: The Car, Eaten Alive and Halloween, where she played Lindsey Wallace, one of the two children Nancy Loomis babysits. In 1980, she appeared opposite Bette Davis and Lynn-Holly Johnson in the Disney children's horror film, The Watcher in the Woods, playing a terrorized