King Of Queens What Happened To Richie
This disappearance is never acknowledged on screen, leaving viewers to wonder 'what happened to Richie on King Of Queens?' The real reason it happened was that the actor left the show. Larry Romano, who played Richie, asked to be let out of his contract with the show after landing a role on another sitcom.
That same year, he filmed 13 episodes of the comedy series "Kristin," playing Aldo Bonnadonna. Allegedly, Romano asked "King of Queens" producers to let him out of his contract so he could join the cast of the NBC sitcom that starred Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth (via Showbiz CheatSheet).
The Real Reason Richie Was Written Off Of King Of Queens
Romano played the minor role of Joe Zeppi. Romano portrayed Madonna's boyfriend in the music video "Oh Father." Larry is not related to Ray Romano of Everybody Loves Raymond fame.
Larry Romano - Wikipedia
The emotional finale of The King Of Queens last May — in which Carrie suffers a miscarriage after an unexpected pregnancy — was a painful experience for stars Kevin James and Leah Remini.
Long Live The king | EW.com - Entertainment Weekly
Obi-Wan Finale - The Loop After the show became more popular, Kevin James was asked to explain what happened to Sara during an interview. According to James, the producers could not think of any storylines to develop Rieffel's character, so she was discontinued.
Sara Spooner | King Of Queens Wiki - Fandom