McNichol is known for her roles as Letitia “Buddy” Lawrence on the television drama series Family and as Barbara Weston on the sitcom Empty Nest. Wikipedia
Born: 11th September, 1962, Los Angeles, California, USA
Height: 5' 3" (160 cm)
Claim to Fame: Little Darlings, Empty Nest
In the '70s and '80s, Kristy McNichol was one of the most popular actresses of her generation, starring in movies like Little Darlings and TV shows like Family and Empty Nest.
Then in the '90s, she stepped away from the spotlight – for good.
On Wednesday night, PEOPLE caught up with the actress at the Love Boat reunion in Fort Lauderdale, where the cast gathered to christen a new Regal Princess cruise ship and celebrate 50 years of Princess Cruises. McNichol, who appeared as a guest star on the show, said she left show business to "see what... Read More
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LOS ANGELES – Ken Annakin, the British-born director whose credits included the World War II epics "Battle of the Bulge" and "The Longest Day" and the family classic "Swiss Family Robinson," has died. He was 94.
Annakin died Wednesday night at his Beverly Hills home, said his daughter, Deborah Peters. His health had been failing since he had a heart attack and stroke within a day of each other in February, she said.
Before he was stricken, Annakin had been in good health and always talked about making more movies, even though he had not... Read More
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Then: The winsome, dead-serious young McNichol shot to stardom in the acclaimed drama "Family," which first aired in 1976, as the just-hitting-puberty Buddy. McNichol`s performances were compelling enough to earn her two Best Supporting Actress Emmy awards ... moreduring the run of the show (not to mention a Kristy McNichol doll). She starred in a few films during her peak, and went on to co-star in "Empty Nest" in the late `80s.
Now: McNichol struggled with bipolar disorder during the height of her fame, and in fact left "Empty Nest" after only... Read More
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A young crossbreed human and alien fights to keep both of his worlds from going to war. His father, an alien (Tyrusian) emperor and his mother...
McNichol`s role in the ABC After School Special _Pinballs, The (1977) (TV)_ was to advertise and promote the Halter Top fashions. She wore her personally designed halter tops on the show.
Was considered for a role in The Bad News Bears (1976), but lost it to Oscar winner 'Tatum O'Neal (I)'.