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Kristy Mcnichol

Facts of Kristy Mcnichol

Date of Birth: 1962 , September-11
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch

Quick Timeline of Kristy Mcnichol

1962 Born in Los Angeles, California
1970 Began her acting career
1976 Appeared in the television series, Family
1977 First movie, Black Sunday
1981 Appeared in the movie, Only When I Laugh
1991 Began dating Martie Allen
2001 Announced her retirement from acting
1977 Won Primetime Emmy Awards
1980 Won Bravo Otto
1982 Won Young Artist Awards

Detail Timeline of Kristy Mcnichol

September 11 , 1962

Born in Los Angeles, California

Sweet and talented lady, Kristy McNichol was born as Christina Ann McNichol at the end of 1962 in Los Angeles, California, United States of America to Jim McNichol and Carolyn McNichol Lucas. Her nationality is American and she is of white ethnicity.

1970

Began her acting career

Kristy's elder brother Jimmy McNichol is also an actor. At a young age, she began appearing in TV commercials and ads with her brother. In 1973, she made her acting debut by starring the role of Steffi in a comedic television anthology Love, American Style.

1976

Appeared in the television series, Family

She got her rise in fame in the mid 1970s after she began portraying the role of Letitia "Buddy" Lawrence in an American television drama series Family. She was seen in this TV series in about 86 episodes. 

1977

First movie, Black Sunday

In 1977, she was seen in an American thriller movie Black Sunday. In the late 1970s, she appeared in several movies like The End, Like Mom, Like Me, Summer of My German Soldier and My Old Man.

1981

Appeared in the movie, Only When I Laugh

Kristy McNichol is an actress. In the early 1980s, she starred the role of Polly in the movie Only When I Laugh. For this role she got her second nomination in Golden Globes, USA. That year she also appeared in the movie White Dog. 

1991

Began dating Martie Allen

From 1991, Kristy has been dating Martie Allen. Martie Allen is a normal woman and they have been in this love for about two and half decades. Both of them revealed that they are lesbian and they have been seeing each other since the early 1990s.

2001

Announced her retirement from acting

After being active in acting for about three decades, she finally announced her retirement from acting in 2001 and since then she has been teaching acting at a private school in Los Angeles. She is also active in charity works. 

1977

Won Primetime Emmy Awards

She is famous for starring the role of Letitia “Buddy” Lawrence on the TV series Family. For this role, she got her first nomination in Primetime Emmy Awards in 1977 and she was honored with this award that year for Outstanding Continuing Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. 

1980

Won Bravo Otto

Till date she has been nominated in Bravo Otto for three different times in her life but she has been honored with this award only once. In 1979, she was 2nd placed in this award. She won this award in 1980 for Best Actress (Schauspielerin). 

1982

Won Young Artist Awards

In 1980, she got nominated in Young Artist Awards for the first time in her life. She got nominated in this award for Best Juvenile Actress in a TV Series or Special. She won this award two years later in 1982 for Best Young Motion Picture Actress. 

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Kristy has not been married yet and her sexuality was a matter of secret till 2012. That year she announced that she is lesbian. She also revealed that she dated Elisabeth Brooks for about a year in 1980. Elisabeth Brooks was a Canadian actress.

From 1991, Kristy has been dating Martie Allen. Martie Allen is a normal woman and they have been in this love for about two and half decades. Both of them revealed that they are lesbian and they have been seeing each other since the early 1990s. Her nationality is American and she is of white ethnicity.

Kristy's elder brother Jimmy McNichol is also an actor. At a young age, she began appearing in TV commercials and ads with her brother. In 1973, she made her acting debut by starring the role of Steffi in a comedic television anthology Love, American Style. The following year, she began appearing in a television comedy-drama series Apple's Way playing the role of Patricia Apple. She got her rise in fame in the mid 1970s after she began portraying the role of Letitia "Buddy" Lawrence in an American television drama series Family. In 1977, she was seen in an American thriller movie Black Sunday. In the late 1970s, she appeared in several movies like The End, Like Mom, Like Me, Summer of My German Soldier and My Old Man. After being active in acting for about three decades, she finally announced her retirement from acting in 2001 and since then she has been teaching acting at a private school in Los Angeles. Her net worth is $7 Million.