Whatever Happened To: Kristy McNichol
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Kristy McNichol

Category: Show Biz
Submitted By: stuntpope
Posted Date: May 19, 2005
Last Updated: November 3, 2014
Kristy McNichol
Claim to fame: Kristy McNichol appeared in numerous films and television shows in the late 1970s and the 1980s, including the TV show Family and Empty Nest.
Kristy McNichol
Where are they now? Kristy McNichol, who is bipolar (manic-depressive), has given up show business because her disorder is exacerbated by stress. After leaving "Empty Nest" in 1992--to try to get her illness under control--she worked at a hair salon, was a camp counselor and taught acting at a private school in Los Angeles. She also appeared in a few TV movies but seems happiest away from the pressures of the spotlight. After all, she started in Hollywood at the ripe old age of six!
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Submitted by: stuntpope  - 05/13/2005
Played the terribly funny Chunk in the movie The Goonies a must-see kid-flick for the gen-x set.
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Submitted by: stuntpope  - 05/19/2005
As Ricky Stevens he played the kid next door in the final season of the Partridge Family.