Kyle Egan Richards (born January 11, 1969) is an American actress. Richards was born in Hollywood, California, the daughter of Sharon Kathleen (n??e Dugan; 1933-2002) and Kenneth Edwin Richards (1917 – 1998). The couple separated in 1972 and Kathleen later remarried twice. Richards’ siblings are actresses Kathy Hilton (her older half sister from her mother’s first marriage to Lawrence Avanzino; born 1959) and Kim Richards (born 1964).Socialites Nicky and Paris Hilton are her nieces. 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.