Richard Sharrah

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Richard Sharrah
BornRichard Sharrah
Oklahoma, United States
💼 Occupation
Actor, writer, model, producer
📆 Years active  2011–present

Richard Sharrah (born 1986) is an American actor and producer, best known for his YouTube channel Bored Shorts TV and its series Kid History. In addition to his web series he has acted in a few commercials, has a supporting role in Alienate (2014), modeled for advertisements in Velore, LG Electronics, and Walmart, and is the founder and President of the Kid History Foundation.[1]

Early life[edit]

Sharrah grew up in Oklahoma but moved to Australia for 8th and 9th grades. He attended Glendale Community College and then moved to NYC to study acting and earned a bachelor's degree in Acting from New York University Tisch School of the Arts in 2011. He now lives in American Fork, Utah.[2]


Sharrah spent several years in regional theater companies, performing in West Side Story with the Musical Theatre of Los Angeles,[3] and in South Pacific, The Sorcerer, and El Barberillo de Lavapies with the Midwest touring company Light Opera Oklahoma (2006). He has also performed in lead roles in Great Expectations, Into the Woods, All in the Timing, An Ideal Husband, Grease (2004), and What's Wrong With Angry (2004).[4][5]


  • Kid History, YouTube series at Bored Shorts TV (2010-2013)
  • Kid Snippets, YouTube series (2012-2014)


Year Film Role Notes
2015 Just Let Go Defense Attorney
2016 Alienate [6] Matt Hayes


Year Title Role Notes
2014 Scriptures Legacy Korihor
2013 What Shall We Give? Frank Short
2013 Sentimental Polaroid H Short

Kid History Foundation[edit]

The Kid History Foundation is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization created to serve others who stand in need. It was founded by Sharrah—who serves as President—and is managed by Richard and his brother Stephen Sharrah, and Michael Gately.[7] The foundation fundraises and gives care kids to children in need, including iPads so they can make their own videos.[8]


  1. "Richard Sharrah". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 15 January 2014.
  2. "21 things you didn't read in the Kid History article". Utah Valley 360. 9 November 2013. Retrieved 15 January 2014.
  3. "West Side Story". Retrieved 16 January 2014.
  4. Rudolph, Joyce (6 November 2004). "College actors produce drama with adult themes". The Burbank Leader. Retrieved 16 January 2014.
  5. "Richard Sharrah". GraySco Productions. Retrieved 16 January 2014.
  6. Alienate (2016) on IMDb Search this movie on Logo.png
  7. "Kid History Foundation". Kid History Foundation. Retrieved 15 January 2014.
  8. Rivera, AnDreas. "Kid History Foundation helps cheer up Utah's hospitalized kids". Salt Lake Tribune. Retrieved 15 January 2014.

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