Actress Kristy McNichol was born in Los Angeles, CA on September 11th 1962. She made her debut in 1974 on the tv-series Apple's Way. Two years later she was cast on the hit show Family starring Meredith Baxter. Her biggest movie was Little Darlings co-starring Tatum O'Neal. Kristy McNichol is best remembered from Empty Nest as Barbara Weston which also starred Dinah Manoff.