Kim Richards appeared on one episode of Little House on the Prairie when she was a young girl. She played Olga Nordstrom, a young disabled girl who was unable to run properly as one of her legs is shorter than the other. During the episode, Charles Ingalls makes her a special shoe which enables her to run and play with the rest of the children of Walnut Grove.
Kim Richards appeared in the episode Town Party, Country Party.
Kim’s sister Kyle Richards would later have a recurring role on the series for many seasons, as Alicia Sanderson Edwards.