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Mackenzie Phillips Biography

Birth Name:
Laura Mackenzie Phillips
Birth Place:
Alexandria, Virginia, United States
Actor, singer

Fast Facts

  • Started filming her first movie, American Graffiti, at age 12; she was 14 by the time it was released in 1973
  • Shot to stardom as rebellious Julie Cooper on the TV show One Day at a Time
  • Was fired twice from One Day at a Time for problems related to her drug use
  • Toured with her father in a reinvented version of the Mamas and the Papas in the mid-1980s
  • Returned to acting in 1999 in So Weird on the Disney channel