Jan. 18th, 1976
Queensbury, New York, USA
Derek Richardson's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2007 - Hostel Part II
2005 - Hostel
2005 - Reeker
2003 - Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd
Guest TV Roles
Richardson was born in Queensbury, New York. He attended Colorado College from 1994 to 1998. He began his career with guest roles on Law & Order and Strangers with Candy. Upon moving to Los Angeles in 2002, he was cast in a recurring role on J.J. Abrams' Felicity as Keri Russell's love interest. He subsequently co-starred in the Dumb and Dumber prequel, Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd as a younger version of Jeff Daniels' character.
Richardson starred opposite Jay Hernandez as one of the leads in the Lions Gate Entertainment horror film Hostel, directed by Eli Roth and executive-produced by Quentin Tarantino. His performance in the horror film garnered him a 2006 MTV Movie Award nomination for "Best Frightened Performance". In 2006, he began starring in the television show Men in Trees as Patrick Bachelor.
- He frequently plays goofy, young guys who are exploited in their gullibility.