Caryn Richman

Caryn Richman (born Caryn L. Brandes April 9, 1956 in Jericho, New York) is an actress who primarily appeared in television series in the 1980s and early 1990s. Her roles include Elena Dekker on the soap opera Texas, Gidget on the television series The New Gidget, and Nora Brady (Greg Brady's wife) in A Very Brady Christmas and The Bradys.

Caryn Richman
Caryn L. Brandes

(1956-04-09) April 9, 1956 (age 64)
Years active1973-present

Richman has made numerous guest appearances on such TV shows as The Eddie Capra Mysteries, Matlock, Jake and the Fatman, Hitman, Angel Fire, and The Adventures of Mr. Clown. She also played the part of Victoria in the film The Black Water Vampire and is also a TV commercial spokesperson for the prescription medication Atelvia, and has appeared as a spokesperson for Papa Murphy's Pizza, and Walmart. She also has been a regular on MSNBC's The Larry Elder Show. In late 2016, she is scheduled to star in a short comedy film with Eddie Deezen and Larry (The Soup Nazi) Thomas called The Love Suckers.


Year Film Role Notes
1978 The Eddie Capra Mysteries Millie Greer Episode: "Breakout to Murder"
1980–1981 Texas Elena Dekker 71 episodes
1983 The Rousters Episode: "A Picture Worth a Thousand Dollars"
1985 Gidget's Summer Reunion Francine "Gidget" Griffin TV film
1986–1988 The New Gidget Francine "Gidget" Griffin 44 episodes
1987 Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer Stephanie Caldwell Episode: "Green Blizzard"
1987 Matlock Laurie Palmer Episode: "The Reporter"
1988 A Very Brady Christmas Nora Brady TV film
1989 Hard Time on Planet Earth Janet Gleason Episode: "The All American"
1990 The Bradys Nora Brady 6 episodes
1991 Jake and the Fatman Janice Episode: "I'm Gonna Live Till I Die"
1991 The Young and the Restless Lauren Fenmore Temporary replacement
1992 Hitman Lorna Short film
1992 Angel Fire Feature film
1995 Sleepstalker Mom Direct-to-video film
1998–2001 Hollywood Safari Jayne Johnson 21 episodes
1998 Party of Five Abby Episode: "Love and War"
1999 Malibu, CA Reporter Episode: "Murray for Mayor"
2006 The Bitterness Teacher Short film
2010 Baby Blue Tess Short film
2011 Drowned Sarah Short film
2012 Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures Blake's Mom Episode: "Epic Cuffs"
2012 Surprising Merrily Merrily Inclement Feature film
2013 Darius Mrs. Goldstein Feature film
2013 The Adventures of Mr. Clown Caryn 12 episodes
2014 Black Water Vampire Victoria Direct-to-video film
2014 Mic Whore Woman Giving Party Short film
2014 Maron Mrs. Romano Episode: "Marc's New Friend"
2015 Stalked by My Doctor Nurse Taylor Feature film
2016 Beyond the Gates Marilyn Feature film
2016 The Love Suckers Sara Schwartz Short film
2017 The Collection Judy Stillman Short film
2018 American Crime Story Carol (David's Mother) Episode: "House by the Lake"
2018 Nanny Killer Therapist Feature film


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