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Mackenzie Phillips

Biography

Actress who also appeared using one Day at a period and Disney’s Thus Strange. She also made an appearance in The Coat and Peach Plum Pear. She created a music group with her close friends at age 12 and debuted in American Graffiti. She actually is also a vocalist and played a job in American Graffiti. She wedded Keith Levenson in 2005 after previously becoming wedded to Jeffrey Sessler from 1979 to 1981 and Shane Fontayne from 1996 to 2000. Her child Shane Barakan became a musician. She starred in a single Day At A PERIOD with Bonnie Franklin.

Quick Facts


Full Name Mackenzie Phillips
Date Of Birth November 10, 1959
Place Of Birth Alexandria, VA
Height 1.7 m
Profession Movie Actress
Education Highland Hall Waldorf School
Nationality American
Spouse Keith Levenson, Shane Fontayne, Jeff Sessler
Children Shane Barakan
Parents John Phillips, Susan Adams
Siblings Chynna Phillips, Bijou Phillips, Tamerlane Phillips, Jeffrey Phillips
Awards TV Land Innovator Award
Nominations TV Land Favorite Singing Siblings Award
Movies American Graffiti, The Jacket, Double Teamed, Rafferty and the Gold Dust Twins, More American Graffiti, Go Ask Alice, Hercules Saves Christmas, Girl on the Edge, Kate's Secret, Miles to Go Before I Sleep, Suburban Gothic, Moviola: The Silent Lovers, Love Child, True Friends, She Made Them Do It, Eleanor and Franklin, Peach Plum Pear, Fast Friends, The Summoning, When
TV Shows Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew, So Weird, One Day at a Time
Star Sign Scorpio

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#Fact
1 Release of her book, "High on Arrival: A Memoir" by MacKenzie with Hilary Liftin. [September 2009]
2 Playing Lily St. Regis in a national tour of "Annie," which stopped at Hollywood's Pantages Theater in October. [October 2005]
3 Her paternal grandmother was Cherokee Indian and met and married Phillips' grandfather in Oklahoma.
4 Best remembered by the public for her starring role as daughter Julie Cooper in One Day at a Time (1975).
5 While shooting So Weird (1999) in Vancouver, Mackenzie was the legal guardian of co-star Patrick Levis until he turned 18.
6 Aunt of Jamison Leon Baldwin.
7 Childhood best friends of Lisa Coleman, musician in "Prince and the Revolution", and in "Wendy & Lisa" (with Wendy Melvoin).
8 Sister-in-law of William Baldwin.
9 Skipped a grade in elementary school.
10 Half sister of Bijou Phillips, Chynna Phillips and Tamerlane Phillips. Sister of Jeffrey Phillips.
11 Daughter of John Phillips of The Mamas and the Papas musical group and Suzy Phillips-January (aka Susan Adams).
12 One of her stepmothers was Michelle Phillips.
13 Sang in her father's music group, The Mamas and the Papas, when it made a comeback.
14 Has been in rehab several times for drug and alcohol addiction.
15 Son, Shane Barakan (b. 1987), with Michael Barakan.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
One Day at a Time 2017 TV Series Pam Valentine
Milo Murphy's Law 2016 TV Series Principal Milder
Sacred Journeys 2016 Short Tiff
Girl on the Edge 2015 Deborah Green
Hot in Cleveland 2015 TV Series Kaylin
North Blvd 2014 Linda
Blackout 2014/I Short Sarah
Suburban Gothic 2014 Mrs. Richards
Phineas and Ferb 2014 TV Series
She Made Them Do It 2013 TV Movie Jamie
Hercules Saves Christmas 2012 Helen Dunn
Criminal Minds 2012 TV Series Ellen Russel
Interns: The Web Series 2012 TV Series CEO
Peach Plum Pear 2011 Sharon
Radio Needles 2009 TV Movie Tonya Taylor
Cold Case 2007 TV Series Sheila Swett
The Jacket 2005 Nurse Harding
7th Heaven 2004 TV Series Allison Davies
NYPD Blue 1996-2004 TV Series Lorraine Stuval / Mary Donaldson
Without a Trace 2004 TV Series Theresa Caldwell
The Division 2003 TV Series Carol Johnson
ER 2002 TV Series Leslie Miller
Double Teamed 2002 TV Movie Mary Burge
Crossing Jordan 2001 TV Series Elaine Stahler
So Weird 1999-2001 TV Series Molly Phillips
Kate Brasher 2001 TV Series Tracy Del Rey
The Outer Limits 2000 TV Series Boo Weston
When 1999 Catherine Brown
Viper 1998 TV Series Heidi Rosen
Chicago Hope 1998 TV Series Valerie Boyd
True Friends 1998 Connie
Walker, Texas Ranger 1997 TV Series Ellen Simms
Caroline in the City 1997 TV Series Donna Spadaro
Melrose Place 1995 TV Series Maureen Dodd
Beverly Hills, 90210 1994 TV Series Counselor Ellen Marks
Kate's Secret 1986 TV Movie Deyna
Murder, She Wrote 1985 TV Series Carol Needom
One Day at a Time 1975-1983 TV Series Julie Cooper Julie Cooper Horvath
Love Child 1982 J.J.
The Love Boat 1978-1982 TV Series Rachel Johnson / Allison Scott
The Silent Lovers 1980 TV Movie Lillian Gish
The Incredible Hulk 1979 TV Series Lisa Swan
More American Graffiti 1979 Carol Rainbow
Fast Friends 1979 TV Movie Susan
Eleanor and Franklin 1976 TV Series Eleanor Roosevelt, age 14
Mary Tyler Moore 1975 TV Series Francie
Baretta 1975 TV Series Mindy
Rafferty and the Gold Dust Twins 1975 Rita 'Frisbee' Sykes
Miles to Go Before I Sleep 1975 TV Movie Robin Williams
Movin' On 1974 TV Series Chessie Wallace
American Graffiti 1973 Carol
Go Ask Alice 1973 TV Movie Doris (as Mackinzie Phillips)
Guiding Light 1952 TV Series Rachel Sullivan (1996)

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
So Weird 1999 TV Series performer - 3 episodes
The Jacksons 1977 TV Series performer - 1 episode
One Day at a Time 1976 TV Series performer - 1 episode

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Empire of Dreams: The Story of the 'Star Wars' Trilogy 2004 Video documentary special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Valerie's Home Cooking 2016 TV Series documentary Herself - Guest
Oprah: Where Are They Now? 2016 TV Series Herself
The Dr. Oz Show 2015 TV Series Herself
Touched 2015 Herself
Entertainment Tonight 2009-2014 TV Series Herself / Herself - The Love Boat
Untold with Maria Menounos 2014 TV Series Herself
The Daily Helpline 2014 TV Series Herself - Co-Host
The Insider 2013-2014 TV Series Herself
The Doctors 2013 TV Series Herself
17th Annual PRISM Showcase 2013 TV Movie Herself
Criminal Minds: The Profiler's Handbook: Cooperative Vigilantism 2013 Video short Herself
Inside Edition 2013 TV Series documentary Herself
10th Annual TV Land Awards 2012 TV Special Herself
Extreme Clutter 2012 TV Series Herself
Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew 2010-2011 TV Series Herself - Rehab Patient / Herself
Charlie Sheen: On the Brink 2011 TV Movie documentary
The Marilyn Denis Show 2011 TV Series Herself
Hell's Kitchen 2010 TV Series Herself - Restaurant Patron
14th Annual PRISM Awards 2010 TV Movie documentary Herself
The 37th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 2010 TV Special Herself
Larry King Live 2009-2010 TV Series Herself
Shatner's Raw Nerve 2010 TV Series Herself - Guest
E! True Hollywood Story 2003-2009 TV Series documentary Herself / Co-Host
The Bonnie Hunt Show 2009 TV Series Herself
Rachael Ray 2009 TV Series Herself
The Oprah Winfrey Show 2009 TV Series Herself
Access Hollywood 2009 TV Series Herself
The Early Show 2009 TV Series Herself
Today 2008 TV Series Herself
The 5th Annual TV Land Awards 2007 TV Special Herself - Presenter
Living in TV Land 2006 TV Series documentary Herself
Pet Star 2005 TV Series documentary Judge
Good Day Live 2005 TV Series Herself
The One Day at a Time Reunion 2005 TV Movie Herself
CBS at 75 2003 TV Special documentary Herself
Mayor of the Sunset Strip 2003 Documentary Herself - Actress (as MacKenzie Phillips)
VH-1 Where Are They Now? 2002 TV Series documentary Herself
Contact: Talking to the Dead 2002 TV Movie documentary Herself
Intimate Portrait 2000-2002 TV Series documentary Herself
Weakest Link 2001 TV Series Herself
The Test 2001 TV Series Herself - Panelist
Truth Behind the Sitcom Scandals 4 2000 TV Movie documentary Herself
Biography 2000 TV Series documentary Herself
Celebrity Profile 1999 TV Series documentary Herself
Hollywood Squares 1999 TV Series Herself
George Lucas... Cruisin' Modesto 1998 Herself
The Making of 'American Graffiti' 1998 TV Movie documentary Herself
Howard Stern 1996 TV Series Herself
Crook & Chase 1996 TV Series Herself
Rockin' the Night Away 1988 TV Movie Herself
The Mamas and the Papas at the Chanel 1985 Video documentary Herself
Family Feud 1979-1982 TV Series Herself
The Hollywood Squares 1976-1979 TV Series Herself
The Mike Douglas Show 1977-1979 TV Series Herself - Actress
All-Star Family Feud Special 1979 TV Series Herself - Celebrity Contestant
Good Morning America 1978 TV Series Herself
Things We Did Last Summer 1978 TV Movie Herself
Battle of the Network Stars IV 1978 TV Special Herself - CBS Team
The 35th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1978 TV Movie documentary Herself - Presenter
To Say the Least 1977 TV Series Herself
Donny and Marie 1977 TV Series Herself
Circus of the Stars #2 1977 TV Special Herself - Performer
The $10,000 Pyramid 1977 TV Series Herself
CBS Galaxy 1977 TV Special Herself - Guest
The Jacksons 1977 TV Series Herself
Battle of the Network Stars 1976 TV Special Herself - CBS Team
Dinah! 1976 TV Series Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight 2009-2016 TV Series Herself / Herself - The Love Boat
TV's Greatest Sidekicks 2004 TV Special
100 Years at the Movies 1994 TV Short documentary Herself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012 LA Femme Filmmaker Award LA Femme International Film Festival Meritorious Achievement Award

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2005 TV Land Award TV Land Awards Favorite Singing Siblings One Day at a Time (1975) · Valerie Bertinelli

TitleSalary
One Day at a Time (1975) $50,000

#Quote
1 If it never gets better than it is at this moment, if I never am more successful than I am right now, that's OK with me.
2 I have gone to great lengths to rearrange my life and change from the inside.


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