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Mackenzie Phillips

Mackenzie Phillips (born November 10, 1959) is an American actress and singer best known for her roles in American Graffiti and as rebellious teenager Julie Cooper Horvath on the sitcom One Day at a Time. She is more recently known for her role in the Disney Channel science fiction show So Weird. Born Laura Mackenzie Phillips in Alexandria, Virginia, she is the daughter of John Phillips, singer of The Mamas & the Papas, and his first wife, Susan Adams. She is the sister of Jeffrey Phillips and a half-sister of Tamerlane Phillips, actress Bijou Phillips, and singer Chynna Phillips. Phillips attended Highland Hall Waldorf School in Northridge, California. At age 12, Phillips formed a band with three of her classmates and was spotted by a casting agent during one of their performances. She was given an audition for a role in the 1973 hit film American Graffiti, which she won. Phillips was 12 when the filming of American Graffiti began, and 14 when the movie was released. She was cast as Carol Morrison, a young girl accidentally picked up by hot rodding teenager John Milner. Because of California state law, producer Gary Kurtz became Phillips' legal guardian during the

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Mackenzie Phillips -- Addiction Counselor

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- 1798 days ago
Phillips to Cops: Thanks for Arresting Me!

Phillips to Cops:
Thanks for Arresting Me!

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- 2220 days ago
Mackenzie Phillips -- Student Becomes the Master

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- 2558 days ago
Mackenzie Phillips - Diverted

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- 2766 days ago
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- 2830 days ago
Color them Yellow

Color them Yellow

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- 2830 days ago
Mackenzie Phillips: 'Memba Her?!

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- 2943 days ago

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