Richard Kind at the 2010 Independent Spirit Awards

Richard Kind (born November 22, 1956) is an American actor and voice actor who performed the voices of Molt in A Bug's Life, Van in Cars and Cars 2, the Bookworm in Toy Story 3 and Bing Bong in Inside Out.


  • Kind said in an interview that he loved performing the voice of Molt and that he hoped he could voice another character for them.
  • He also tried out for the voice of Bloat in Finding Nemo, but he lost the role to his A Bug's Life co-star, Brad Garrett, the voice of Dim.
  • Kind is probably best remembered by TV fans as Paul on Spin City.
  • He is married to Dana Stanley by whom he has 3 children.
  • His best friend is George Clooney.
  • While saying Bing Bong's last line, "Take her to the moon for me, okay?", Richard Kind was crying.
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