Richardson made the sensible determination to aim on her lifestyle following her profitable television appearances. She informed People about that hoping time, “I missing my moms and dads, I lost my career because I give up soon after ‘West Wing’ … I experienced three young people all spinning out, and my marriage broke up, and I was in menopause, all the things just hit at the moment.”
Richardson created it by means of to the other aspect, obtaining her possess well balanced path concerning her individual everyday living and her career. She starred in a variety of unbiased films, such as “California Dreaming” with “The Little ones In The Hall” actor Dave Foley.
In 2015, she reunited with Tim Allen on his most current sitcom, “Final Person Standing.” She appeared in two episodes as Helen Potts, one of which featured Jonathan Taylor-Thomas, who performed their fictional son on “Property Advancement.” In that exact same calendar year, she ran for and joined the SAG-AFTRA nationwide board.
In 2016, she returned to the phase in “Steel Magnolias” at the Bucks County Playhouse in Pennsylvania. The show showcased her, Jessica Walter, Lucy DeVito, Elaine Hendrix, and Susan Sullivan. The stellar cast and path by Broadway star Marsha Mason resulted in the musical getting the maximum grossing exhibit in the venue’s background.