Jimmy McNichol

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TV Actor
Date of Birth July 2, 1961
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California
Age 59 years old
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James Vincent McNichol III, known professionally as Jimmy McNichol, is an American former child actor and singer who first gained fame as a teen idol in the late 1970s. At the beginning of his career his popularity quickly grew causing networks like CBS, to create and implement multiple television series specifically for his involvement and leading roles. After making a record number of appearances on top talk shows he was viewed by many as "the face you see everywhere." In 1978, McNichol recorded an album with his sister, Kristy, also a former actress, and the two went on to host a youth-oriented variety show for ABC. McNichol subsequently had lead roles in Smokey Bites the Dust, and opposite Susan Tyrrell in the horror film Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker. After retiring from acting in the 1990s, McNichol relocated with his family to Colorado, and has been active in environmentalist causes, and working as a real estate investor and home renovator.

Born: James Vincent McNichol III, July 2, 1961, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Residence: Durango, Colorado, U.S.
Occupation: Actor, singer, talk show host, real estate investor
Years active: 1974–present
Children: 3, including Kellee Maize
Relatives: Kristy McNichol (sister)
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About Jimmy McNichol

Star of the shortlived Fitzpatricks series on CBS who also sang its theme song.

Before Fame

He had his first on-screen appearance at age seven in a Band-Aid commercial.


He had a small band in the 1980s called Jimmy James.

Family Life

He married wife, Renee in 1997 and the two have a son and a daughter.


He played Jill Ireland's son in the made-for-TV biopic Reason for Living: The Jill Ireland Story.

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