Kristy McNichol

Kristy McNichol is an American actress who rose to fame after playing the role of Letitia “Buddy” Lawrence in the television series Family.

Kristy McNichol Bio, Age, Brother :

Kristy McNichol was born on the 11th of September 1962, in Los Angeles, California. Her real name is Christina Ann McNichol. She is American by nationality and her ethnic background is mixed (Irish and Lebanese). Her father’s name is James Vincent and her mother’s name is Carolyn McNichol Lucas. She has three siblings, two brothers named Jimmy McNichol and Thomas McNichol and a sister named Jennifer Lucas.

Kristy McNichol completed her high school education from The North Hollywood High School situated in Los Angeles. She has not shared any information about the University she studied at.

What is Kristy McNichol’s Height?

Kristy McNichol has a height of 5 Feet and 4 inches. She has a weight of 53 kg. Likewise, her hair color is regular brown and has brown eyes. There is no information about her shoe and bra size.

Kristy McNichol Career, Awards :

In the early part of her career, Kristy McNichol appeared in a number of television advertisements with her older brother Jimmy. Finally, in 2017, her acting career began after she was offered to play the role of Steffi in the television series Love, American Style. Although she played for only one episode it made a big difference in her career in the later years.

1976 was a special year for Kristy McNichol as she got the career breakthrough role of Buddy Lawrence in the drama series Family. Through the series, she gained both fame and fan following. The movie also became a box office success as it earned $36.33 million.

After that her outstanding performance of the character Polly in the comedy-drama movie Only When I Laugh got her Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress. In 2001 Kristy decided to get retirement from acting career as she couldn’t continue due to her mental health problems. We would have seen a lot more great performances if she didn’t have problems.

Some of her notable movies are White Dog (1982), The Forgotten One (1989), Mother of the Bride (1993) and many more.

Kristy McNichol received an Emmy Award for her outstanding performance in the Family in the category of Best Supporting Actress in a Dramatic Series in both the 1977 and 1979 events.

Who is Kristy McNichol’s Partner?

Kristy McNichol is a homosexual and is currently in a happy relationship with her partner Martie Allen. They have been in a relationship for over 30 years now which shows their love and respect for each other.

What is Kristy McNichol’s Net Worth?

As of 2018, Kristy McNichol has a net worth of $7 million.

Is Kristy McNichol active on Facebook?

Kristy McNichol is not active on social media like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

Facts of Kristy McNichol

Full NameKristy McNichol
Marital StatusNot Identified
Net Worth$7 Million
Date Of BirthSeptember 11, 1962
Age58 years 9 months
Place Of BirthLos Angeles, California, USA
Height1.6 m
Weight53 kg
ProfessionActress, singer
PartnerMartie Allen
ParentsJim McNichol, Carolyn McNichol Lucas
SiblingsJimmy McNichol, Thomas McNichol, Jennifer Lucas
AwardsPrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (1977, 1979), Young Artist Award (1982), People's Choice Award for Favorite Young Motion Picture Actress (1980)
Albums“Kristy & Jimmy McNichol” (1978)
NominationsGolden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture (1982, 1979)
MoviesLittle darlings (1980), The Pirate Movie (1982), The Moon Junction (1988), “You Can't Hurry Love”, “Only When I Laugh”, “The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia” (1981)
TV ShowsFamily (1976–80), Empty Nest, Apple's Way (1974)
FacebookKristy McNichol Facebook
IMDBKristy McNichol IMDB
AllmusicKristy McNichol Allmusic

Quick Facts of Kristy McNichol

1Announced her retirement from acting in 2001.
2Taught acting at a private school in Los Angeles. [2001]
3Turned down the Brooke Shields role in Pretty Baby (1978), due to conflicts with Family (1976) producer Aaron Spelling.
4Turned down the Jodie Foster role in Taxi Driver (1976).
5Longtime friends with Elisabeth Brooks and Kari Michaelsen.
6Dropped out of acting because she was sick and tired of acting, wanted to have an average life, and one thing she pursued was going to school to learn how to style hair.
7Ranked #49 in VH1's list of the "100 Greatest Kid Stars"
8Her maternal grandfather was of Lebanese descent. Her other ancestry includes Scottish, Walloon-Belgian, German, and English.
9McNichol's role in the ABC Afterschool Specials (1972), ABC Afterschool Specials: The Pinballs (1977), was to advertise and promote the Halter Top fashions. She wore her personally designed halter tops on the show.
10Younger sister of Jimmy McNichol.
11Was considered for a role in The Bad News Bears (1976), but lost it to Academy Award winner Tatum O'Neal.

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