Ariana Richards is an actress and professional Painter.
Ariana Clarice Richards (born September 11, 1979) is an American actress and professional painter. She is best known for her roles as Mindy Sterngood in Tremors, Lex Murphy in the film Jurassic Park, and as Carol Wetherby in the film Prancer. Richards was born in Healdsburg, California, the daughter of Darielle (nee Parmelee), a public relations representative and film producer, and Gary Richards. Her sister, Bethany, is also an actress. Richards is of Irish and Italian descent, and is a descendant of Renaissance painter Carlo Crivelli and Irish boxer John L. Sullivan. Richards graduated from Skidmore College, earning a degree in Fine Art and Drama, with distinction.
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