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​Christina Ann "Kristy" McNichol (born September 11, 1962) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Leticia “Buddy” Lawrence on the television drama series Family and as Barbara Weston on the sitcom Empty Nest. She is also the sister of former child actor Jimmy McNichol. McNichol retired from acting when she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1992. Description above from the Wikipedia article Kristy McNichol, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

​Christina Ann "Kristy" McNichol (born September 11, 1962) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Leticia “Buddy” Lawrence on the television drama series Family and as Barbara Weston on the sitcom Empty Nest. She is also the sister of former child actor Jimmy McNichol. McNichol retired from acting when she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1992. Description above from the Wikipedia article Kristy McNichol, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 31

Birthday 1962-09-11

Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Baby of the Bride as Mary
1998 Invasion America (13 episodes) as Angie Romar
1996 E! True Hollywood Story (1 episode)
1993 Mother of the Bride as Mary
1990 Children of the Bride as Mary
1989 The Forgotten One as Barbara Stupple
1988 Empty Nest (170 episodes) as Barbara Weston
1988 Two Moon Junction as Patti Jean
1988 You Can't Hurry Love as Rhonda
1986 Women of Valor as T.J. Nolan
1986 Dream Lover as Kathy Gardner
1985 Love, Mary as Mary Groda-Lewis
1985 The Golden Girls (2 episodes)
1984 Just the Way You Are as Susan Berlanger
1982 The Pirate Movie as Mabel
1982 White Dog as Julie Sawyer
1981 Only When I Laugh as Polly
1981 The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia as Amanda Child
1980 Blinded by the Light as Janet Bowers
1980 Little Darlings as Angel
1979 My Old Man as Jo Butler
1978 Summer of My German Soldier as Patty Bergen
1978 The End as Julie Lawson
1977 The Love Boat (1 episode)
1976 Family (86 episodes) as Letitia "Buddy" Lawrence
1976 Donny & Marie (1 episode)
1976 The Bionic Woman (1 episode)
1975 Starsky & Hutch (3 episodes)
1974 Run, Joe, Run (1 episode)
1974 Apple's Way (28 episodes) as Patricia Apple
1972 ABC Afterschool Special (1 episode)

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