Mackenzie Phillips

Actress Mackenzie Phillips

Mackenzie Phillips is an American actress and singer best known for her roles in American Graffiti and as rebellious teenager Julie Cooper Horvath on the sitcom One Day at a Time. She's also known for her role in the Disney Channel science fiction show So Weird.
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Mackenzie Phillips Offers Tips for Recovery
Yahoo News - 10 months
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Mackenzie Phillips wants to help you recover from addiction too
LATimes - 11 months
Mackenzie Phillips knows all too well the triggers that lead to addiction. The actress, who shot to stardom while on the 1970s sitcom “One Day at a Time,” had a number of public bouts with addiction since first experimenting with drugs while still a child. In her 2009 memoir, “High on Arrival,”...
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Mackenzie Phillips 'didn't expect' backlash after revealing incestuous relationship with her father
Fox News - 12 months
Mackenzie Phillips shocked people when her bestselling memoir "High on Arrival" came out in 2011 with her tales of a decades-long incestuous affair with her father
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Mackenzie Phillips' Big Regret About Revealing Her Incest Secret On ‘Oprah’
Huffington Post - almost 2 years
When former child star Mackenzie Phillips dropped the bombshell on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" in 2009 that she'd had a 10-year sexual relationship with her famous father, Mamas and Papas member John Phillips, everyone was shocked -- including her family, by their own accounts. Michelle Phillips, Mackenzie's former stepmother and Mamas and Papas member, expressed outrage that Mackenzie was appearing on TV instead of sitting on a therapist's couch. John's wife at the time of the alleged abuse, Genevieve Waite, issued a firm statement of denial. Even Mackenzie's supportive half-sisters, Chyna and Bijou, were devastated by the story. (John Phillips had passed away in 2001.) Given the family reaction, the public frenzy and the ongoing pain that resulted in the wake of her reveal, it's natural to wonder if Mackenzie now regrets anything about how the events played out nearly seven years ago. Oprah asks the 56-year-old this very question when the two sit down for a f...
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'One Day At A Time' Actor Pat Harrington Jr. Dead At 86
The Huffington Post - about 2 years
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Good Boy Gone Bad?
Huffington Post - almost 5 years
NEW YORK — In just four years, Justin Bieber has gone from fielding innocuous questions about his haircut to denying that he's in desperate need of rehab. Bieber's grown up and into tabloid territory, with his recent troubles making some question whether he's just the latest teen star gone wild. In what could have been his worst week ever, the 19-year-old pop star struggled with his breathing and fainted backstage at a London show, was taken to a hospital and then was caught on camera clashing with a paparazzo. Days earlier, he was booed by his beloved fans when he showed up late to a concert. Those incidents come after photos of Bieber appearing to smoke marijuana hit the Web, and some headlines have suggested that the ultra-popular star is going through a famous Britney Spears-style meltdown. Others suggest he's struggling with a more common condition: being a teenager. Donnie Wahlberg, who was just 14 when New Kids on the Block debuted on the music scene...
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'One Day At A Time' Star Dies At 69
Huffington Post - almost 5 years
NEW YORK — Bonnie Franklin, the pert, redheaded actress who won fame as a divorced mom on the long-running sitcom "One Day at a Time," has died. Family member say she died Friday due to complications from pancreatic cancer. She was 69. Her family had announced she was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in September 2012. Though she already had stage and TV credits, "One Day at a Time" made her a star with its premiere in 1975. She played a divorced single mother raising two teenage girls, costars Valerie Bertinelli and Mackenzie Phillips. The series ran on CBS for nine seasons, spending most of them as a Top 20 hit. Franklin's recent credits include appearances on "The Young and the Restless" and the TV Land comedy "Hot in Cleveland," which reunited her with Bertinelli, one of that show's regulars.
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Tuesday's Shmooze Celebrity Roundup
Forward - over 5 years
Sunday’s Emmys were a font of Shmooze celebrity news. First off, Mayim Bialik made Jewish moms and dads everywhere kvell at the awards ceremony on Sunday night when she gave a shout out during a red carpet interview to popular parenting blog, Did you notice that “Two Broke Girls” star Kat Dennings was slouching all evening at the Emmys? Apparently, it was to ensure that her ample bosom did not pop out of her über-low-cut stunning scarlet strapless gown. “No matter what I do they’re there, so…‬,” the actress joshed. Denning’s date, boyfriend Nick Zano’s main assignment was to prevent a wardrobe malfunction. “He has been alerted to the possibility of emergency and he’s always primed and ready,” she said. Gideon Raff, the original creator of the Israeli series “Hatufim,” on which Showtime’s “Homeland” is based, was on hand to receive the Emmy for the best writing in a drama series. He accepted it along with Alex Ganza and Howard Gordon, the American show’s executive pr...
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'One Day At A Time' Cast Reunites
Huffington Post - almost 6 years
The cast of the classic mid-'70s sitcom "One Day At A Time" got together for a reunion Friday on "Good Morning America" (weekdays, 9 a.m. ET on ABC). The show, which presented a light-hearted look at the lives of a divorced mother living with her two teenage daughters, ran for nine seasons and never shied away serious topics. "The truth of the matter was, we were reflecting what was out there; it had just never been on television before," Bonnie Franklin, who played mother Ann Romano, told "GMA." "One Day At A Time" also launched the careers of Mackenzie Phillips and Valerie Bertinelli, who went in remarkably different directions after their time on the show. Phillips, who played the rebellious daughter Julie Cooper, has spent years struggling with drug and alcohol abuse that began when she was a young girl. "My story is no different than any other kid who was going through addiction issues in America," she explained on "GMA." Phillips was a participant in Season 3...
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Mackenzie Phillips To Clean Up Her Home
Female First - about 6 years
<a class="fplink fp-180592" href="/mackenzie+phillips">Mackenzie Phillips</a> is determined to clean up her home in 2012 - and she has called in TV cameras to help motivate her big clear-out.  The actress...
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Mackenzie Phillips deals with clutter
CNN - about 6 years
Actress <a class="fplink fp-180592" href="/mackenzie+phillips">Mackenzie Phillips</a> talks to HLN's Dr. Drew about appearing on OWN's "Extreme Clutter" and other issues.
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Mackenzie Phillips Clears Her House and Mind
ABC News - about 6 years
The "One Day at a Time" star reached out to "Extreme Clutter" for help.
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'Extreme Cluttter' Helps Mackenzie Phillips Shed The Past
Huffpost Celebrity - about 6 years
Former "One Day at a Time" star <a class="fplink fp-180592" href="/mackenzie+phillips">Mackenzie Phillips</a> has had a difficult few years, between a stint on Vh1's "Celebrity Rehab" and being in...
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'Dancing with the Stars' Lineup Has List of Ailments - ABC News
Google News - over 6 years
After Mackenzie Phillips went public with her alleged 10-year incestuous relationship with their father, John Phillips, her half-sister Chynna Phillips checked into rehab for anxiety. &quot;After much thoughtful deliberation, Chynna Phillips has checked
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Mackenzie Phillips
  • 2011
    Age 51
    Phillips won an Honorary Best Actress award on March 20, 2011, at the closing night awards gala of the Female Eye Film Festival in Toronto, Canada, for her performance as Sharon in the 2010 independent film Peach Plum Pear.
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  • 2010
    Age 50
    She later discussed her recovery on the March 17, 2010, episode of The View.
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    She appeared on the third season of Celebrity Rehab, which aired in January and February 2010.
  • 2008
    Age 48
    On October 31, 2008, she pleaded guilty to one felony count of cocaine possession, and was sentenced to a drug rehabilitation program.
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    Phillips has had a lifetime troubled by drug abuse. On August 27, 2008, she was arrested by the Los Angeles Airport Police on charges of possession of cocaine and heroin after she went through airport security screening.
  • 2002
    Age 42
    In 2002, she appeared in the Disney Channel original movie Double Teamed.
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  • 1999
    Age 39
    In 1999, Phillips co-starred with Cara DeLizia in the Disney Channel series So Weird, playing a fictional rock star named Molly Phillips.
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  • 1992
    Age 32
    In 1992, she entered a long-term drug rehabilitation program and underwent intensive treatment for nine months.
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  • 1982
    Age 22
    However, in 1982, Phillips resumed her cocaine use and the following year, she collapsed on the show's set.
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  • 1981
    Age 21
    After two nearly fatal overdoses, Phillips entered Fair Oaks Hospital to undergo treatment. After she completed treatment in 1981, the producers of One Day at a Time invited her back to the show.
  • 1980
    Age 20
    The producers ordered her to take a six-week break to overcome her addiction but were ultimately forced to fire her in 1980.
  • 1977
    Age 17
    During the show's third season in 1977, Phillips was arrested for disorderly conduct.
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  • 1973
    Age 13
    She was given an audition for a role in the 1973 hit film American Graffiti, which she won.
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  • 1959
    Born on November 10, 1959.
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