Shirley Jones
(Movies & TV)
Rosanna Arquette
(Movies & TV)
Peter Barton (actor)
(Movies & TV)
ABC Afterschool Special
(Movies & TV)
Bill Bixby
(Movies & TV)
Missy Gold
(Movies & TV)
For the Love of Nancy
(Health disease)

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Tracey Gold

Knowledge Identifier: +Tracey_Gold


Tracey Gold

American actress and former child star best known for playing Carol Seaver on the 1980s sitcom Growing Pains add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1969.

Countries: United States (63%), Afghanistan (13%), New Jersey (13%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Shirley Jones, Rosanna Arquette, Peter Barton (actor)

Linked to: TVGN




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Tracey Gold was born in 1969 add something


"'Tracey Gold"' is an American actress and former child star best known for playing Carol Seaver on the 1980s sitcom "Growing Pains" add something


Her younger sister is fellow actress Missy Gold, who appeared on the TV series "Benson" from 1979 to 1986; their mother, Bonnie Fisher, was an advertising executive add something


She appeared in two canceled series, "Shirley" with Shirley Jones in 1979, and "Goodnight Beantown", starring Bill Bixby in 1983 add something


Peter Barton (actor) - Even though Barton had no formal acting training, in 1979 he starred as Bill Miller in the short-lived TV series, "Shirley", starring Shirley Jones, Rosanna Arquette, and Tracey Gold


She played one of Albert Finney and Diane Keaton's four daughters in the 1982 feature film Shoot the Moon add something


The actress chosen for the pilot was Elizabeth Ward, who had starred alongside Gold in "The Hand-Me-Down Kid", a 1983 "ABC Afterschool Special" add something


Roby had served as a consultant on the miniseries, which dramatized the 1984 case in which his father, Toms River, New Jersey businessman Robert O. Marshall, was charged with the contract killing of his wife Maria add something


Gold guest starred on her sister Missy's series "Benson" in 1985, playing the cousin of Missy's character, Katie Gatling add something


In 1985, Gold auditioned for the role of Carol Seaver on "Growing Pains", but was not initially cast add something


"Growing Pains" ran from 1985 until 1992 add something


In 1988 at age 19, Gold gained some weight over the "Growing Pains" series hiatus add something


In 1988, Gold starred as Angela Strull in the teen film "Dance 'til Dawn" add something


Beginning in October 1988, Gold dieted from 133 pounds to about 110 pounds on a medically-supervised a day diet, but still occasionally the scripts included fat jokes at her expense add something


In her autobiography, she says that between 1989 and 1991, she became increasingly obsessed with food and her weight and continued to slowly and steadily lose weight add something


In 1990 Gold began group therapy in an eating disorder program, but only learned more ways to lose weight add something


In 1991, she started starving herself more than ever and vomiting, and lost a massive amount of weight, to the point that she was admitted to a hospital in early 1992 add something


She last appeared in the 1991 episode, "Menage a Luke" after missing the two prior episodes where her problem is very obvious in some scenes, and did not return until the last two shows of the series in the late spring of 1992, although she was not nearly recovered at this point add something


After a several year struggle, Gold eventually recovered, and starred in the 1994 TV movie "For the Love of Nancy" with Jill Clayburgh add something


According to a CHP spokesman, Gold was driving a 2001 GMC Yukon on Route 118 on September 3 when she lost control of the vehicle add something


In 2003, in episode 7 of season 2 Gold appeared on the TV show "The Dead Zone" as the character Penny Barton add something


In August 2006, he was resentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole in 2014 add something


In addition, she is the host of TLC show "The Secret Life of a Soccer Mom", which debuted on March 3, 2008 add something


In early 2009, she co-hosted with Fred Roggin on the live show "GSN Live" add something


On January 2, 2012, Tracey appeared on the ABC network's reality series, "Celebrity Wife Swap", trading places with singer Carnie Wilson for a week add something


On July 24, 2013, Gold returned to sitcoms with an appearance on the "Melissa & Joey" episode, "Something Happened," as one half of a lesbian couple with a home-schooled daughter add something


Gold starred in the first episode of "Heartbreakers" called "Shot Through The Heart" on ID on August 13, 2014 add something