Michael Richards is an American actor and a stand-up comedian. He is remembered for playing Cosmos Kramer in Seinfeld , which was a hit sitcom television series. The sitcom aired on NBC for close to a decade, where he was an integral part of its cast. At some point, he made racially insensitive remarks that saw his career face a series of setbacks. So, what happened to Michael Richards?
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Here are 10 noteworthy examples:. Julia Louis-Dreyfus is excellent as Crystal's wife, mostly kept in the dark about the whole affair until she takes matters into her own hands in the film's third act. The movie was a major flop with critics and didn't do much at the box-office either. Michael Richards was perhaps the biggest victim of typecasting of any of his castmates, because of his uniquely idiosyncratic performance as Cosmo Kramer.
After the show ended, the supporting cast —including Richards, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Jason Alexander—all struggled to find another hit, sparking talk of a " Seinfeld curse. But when examined a little closer, it's easy to see that the sizable roadblock in Richards' career was placed there by nobody but himself. Here's the real reason we don't hear from Michael Richards anymore. Richards played Vic Nardozza, an inept private investigator who got into all kinds of confusing mishaps in the course of working his cases. According to Roger Cormier's analysis of the show's cancellation, this stunk of "blatant network malfeasance," meaning NBC wanted Richards falling down and throwing himself around like Kramer used to, regardless of whether it made sense for the script.