Richard Bruce Kind
is an American actor, comedian, and voice actor who is best known for his television roles as Dr. Mark Devanow on the NBC
sitcom Mad About You
, and Paul Lassiter on the ABC
sitcom Spin City
. He is also well-known for voicing Tom Cat
in Tom and Jerry: The Movie
, the Dad Rat in Garfield: The Movie
, a Groundhog in Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief
, and Roger the Alligator
on the Nickelodeon
's The Penguins of Madagascar
, as well as the video game Dr. Blowhole Returns – Again!
He has had multiple Disney roles. He voiced Molt in the 1998 Pixar film A Bug's Life, Van in the 2006 Pixar film Cars, Larry in the 2006 Disney animated film The Wild, and Bookworm in the 2010 Pixar film Toy Story 3. He also voiced Eddy in the Disney live-action films Santa Buddies, The Search for Santa Paws, and Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups. Additionally, he voiced the Totally Tools Executive in the Phineas and Ferb episode, "Perry the Actorpus", and Frugal Lucre in the Kim Possible episode, "Low Budget". He later voiced Mort Weinerman in the second season of the Disney XD animated series, Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja. He also played Uncle Chuck in Even Stevens and voiced Bing Bong in the 2015 Pixar film Inside Out. In addition, he voiced Uncle Monty in Tangled: The Series and Durpin in LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures.
Richard Kind behind the scenes of A Bug's Life.
Richard Kind at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.
Richard Kind and Mae Whitman
attending Kari Feinstein's Style Lounge in Aruba in January 2015.
Richard Kind and Jason Ritter
attending the IMDb Live ceremony in February 2017
Richard Kind speaks onstage during the 2018 AFI Life Achievement Awards.