Mackenzie Phillips (b. 1959)
Julie Cooper, One Day at a Time.
Daughter of Mamas & Papas founder John Phillips.
Sampled her first drugs (marijuana and LSD) at age 12, per The E! True Hollywood Story.
Made her TV debut at age 13 in the anti-drug telepic, Go Ask Alice.
Made her film debut at age 13 in American Graffiti.
Arrested for felony cocaine possession in 1977, at age 18, after being found passed out on the street.
Fired from One Day at a Time in 1980.
Rehired by One Day at a Time in 1981.
Fired from One Day at a Time in 1983.
Dates her sobriety back to 1992.
Played a drug counselor in 1994 on Beverly Hills, 90210.
Other latter-day credits include a 1996 stint on The Guiding Light, and a regular gig as mom on the 1999-2001 Disney Channel series, So Weird.
Motivational speaker for hire.
The E! True Hollywood Story: Mackenzie Phillips
Jump the Shark: One Day at a Time
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