Actress Lisa Whelchel A.K.A the feisty Blair Warner from the classic series “The Facts of Life” swung by to talk about her career, how she stayed away from bad influences as a child star, and of course everybody’s favorite topic – George Clooney.
“How old were you when you did that show?” Katie asked.
“16 is when I started,” Lisa said.
“Was that a weird life for a 16 year old, or was that an incredible, fun life?” Katie added.
“It was all I had known,” Lisa admitted.
In addition to being on the Mickey Mouse club at 12, Lisa also had a few TV and movie roles.
Unlike many child stars, Lisa was able to keep her name out of the negative spotlight.
“We hear about all these child stars ,” Katie said, “and they turn out, you know, some not-so-good, and look at you, you’re so normal.”
Lisa explained that being an established actress at a young age and her connection to religion helped.
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