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Mackenzie Phillips, as Julie Cooper on One Day at a Time.
Mackenzie Phillips, as Julie Cooper on One Day at a Time.

Laura Mackenzie Phillips (born November 10, 1959 in Alexandria, Virginia) is an American actress and singer. Mackenzie Phillips from One Day at a Time. ... Mackenzie Phillips from One Day at a Time. ... November 10 is the 314th day of the year (315th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 51 days remaining. ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Location in Virginia Coordinates: Country United States State Virginia Founded 1718 Mayor William D. Euille Area    - City 39. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Ercole de Roberti performing the song Freinds Of P: Concert, c. ...

She is the daughter of The Mamas and the Papas' lead singer John Phillips and Susan Adams (aka Suzy January), a socialite. She was also the stepdaughter of group member Michelle Phillips, half-sister to Bijou Phillips and Chynna Phillips (all three have different mothers). The Mamas & the Papas were a leading vocal group of the 1960s, and one of the few American groups to maintain widespread success during the British Invasion, along with The Beach Boys. ... John Phillips in the sixties. ... A socialite is a person (male or female, but more often used for a woman) of social prominence who spends a significant amount of his or her time and resources entertaining and being entertained. ... Michelle Phillips, far right, with her fellow band members when with The Mamas & the Papas in the late 1960s. ... Phillips on the cover of Playboy (April, 2000) Bijou Lily Phillips[1] (born April 1, 1980) is an American actress, former fashion model, and singer. ... Chynna Phillips (born February 12, 1968, Los Angeles, California), daughter of The Mamas & the Papas John and Michelle Phillips, was a member of the band Wilson Phillips. ...

She was in named in honor of her father's friend and performing partner Scott Mckenzie. Phillips and Scott wrote the song "San Francisco (Be sure to wear some flowers in your hair) and "Kokomo" for The Beach Boys Scott McKenzie (b. ... The Beach Boys are a pop music group formed in Hawthorne, California, in 1961 who are widely considered one of the most influential bands in rock and pop music history. ...

As a child, the biggest names in pop culture visited her house such as Tommy James from the band The Shondells, Neil Diamond, John Sebastian and Barry McGuire. Tommy James (born Thomas Jackson on April 29, 1947 in Dayton, Ohio) is an American pop-rock musician and singer. ... Tommy James and the Shondells was a rock and roll group, initially formed in 1964 as The Shondells. ... Essential Neil Diamond album cover. ... John Sebastian (born March 17, 1944) is an American songwriter and harmonica player. ... Barry McGuire (born 15 October 1935) is an American singer-songwriter. ...

Mackenzie began to use drugs at an early age. She began to smoke marijuana and use LSD at the age of twelve, and was taught how to shoot up heroin by her father at the age of eighteen.

Her first major acting role was the part of "Carol" in American Graffiti (1973). In 1975, she started playing "boy-crazy girl" Julie Cooper on the TV sitcom One Day at a Time. This was her most famous role. American Graffiti is a 1973 film directed by George Lucas. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... A sitcom or situation comedy is a genre of comedy performance originally devised for radio but today typically found on television. ... One Day at a Time was a long-running American situation comedy which aired on CBS from December 16, 1975 to May 28, 1984. ...

During her run on One Day at a Time, she became addicted to cocaine. This, coupled with an alcohol problem, caused her to be late for tapings, or sometimes miss them entirely. This got a lot of coverage in the press, and the executive producer of the show fired her in 1980 when she refused to get help. She returned to the show from a rehabilitation center in 1981 but eventually became addicted again. She was fired for good in 1983 and did not return to the show before it was canceled. Cocaine is a crystalline tropane alkaloid that is obtained from the leaves of the coca plant. ... Functional group of an alcohol molecule. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

In the 1980s and early 1990s, she attempted and eventually succeeded in getting over her drug problem with the help of her father, who was also a recovering addict. She was asked to play a substance abuse counselor on Beverly Hills 90210 in 1994 (when Luke Perry's character was suffering from drug addiction) and on Guiding Light in 1996 (when she tried to help Cynthia Watros' character, Annie Dutton. through her drug problem). Beverly Hills 90210 was a popular primetime television soap opera that aired from October 1990 to May 2000 on the Fox Network in the United States and subsequently on various networks around the world. ... Luke Perry The image above is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Cynthia Watros as Libby in Lost Cynthia Michele Watros (born September 2, 1968 in Lake Orion, Michigan) is a American actress. ...

Today she is a budding singer and has starred with Cara DeLizia on the Disney Channel series So Weird as rock star "Molly Phillips", performing numerous songs in her own right. She also guest-starred as a singer on Caroline in the City. Cara DeLizia Cara DeLizia (born April 10, 1984 in Silver Spring, Maryland) is a young American television actress most known for her potrayal as Fiona Fi Phillips alongside Mackenzie Phillips in the Disney Original Series So Weird. ... For the Disney Channel in other countries, see Disney Channel around the world. ... So Weird was a television series shot in Vancouver that aired on the Disney Channel from 1999 to 2001. ... Caroline in the City was an American sitcom that ran from September 21, 1995, to May 11, 1999, on the NBC television network. ...

Personal life

She was married three times. Her first husband was Jeff Sessler from 1978-1980, which ended in divorce. Her second husband was Michael Barakan, with whom she has a son Shane born in 1987. The marriage lasted from 1996 to 2000, but it also ended in divorce. Her third husband is music conductor Keith Levensen, whom she married in June 2005.

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