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Overview (4)

Born in New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameTracey Claire Fisher
Nickname TV Movie Princess
Height 5' 3½" (1.61 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Tracey Gold has virtually grown up on television. She made an auspicious television debut in the award-winning mini-series Roots. She also enjoyed seven years on the immensely popular ABC comedy series Growing Pains after which she returned to drama in more than 20 movies for television.

Born in New York City and raised in Southern California, Tracey is the oldest daughter of a thriving show business family. Her father, Harry Gold, owns a successful talent agency in Hollywood. Her mother, Bonnie, is a former New York advertising executive, who had her own radio show in Montana. Following Tracey's lead, three of her younger sisters have also pursued acting: Missy starred in the long-running ABC series Benson, Brandy starred in ABC's Baby Makes Five, and Jessie starred alongside Tracey in Shattered Trust.

Tracey's career as an actress started at the age of five when she began working in commercials. Her first television starring role was as Missy Ann (Sandy Duncan's character as a girl) in the ABC mini-series Roots. Since then, Tracey has accumulated an impressive number of television movie credits. She has starred in Captains and Kings; Night Cries; Little Moe; Jennifer: A Woman's Story; The Secret of the Harvest Moon (with Bette Davis), The Child Stealer (opposite Beau Bridges), Walt Disney's Escape From Witch Mountain; A Few Days at Weasel Creek; Marilyn: The Untold Story; Labor of Love (with Anne Jillian); Thursday's Child (opposite Rob Lowe); Who Will Love My Children (alongside Ann-Margaret; Another Woman's Child; Lots of Luck and A Reason to Live. She also portrayed the title character in the ABC television movie For the Love of Nancy. Other movie of the week credits include Sleep Baby Sleep, The Lady Killer with Judith Light, Midwest Obsession with Courtney Thorne-Smith and Stolen Innocence and the air rescue thriller Wild Fire 7. In 2000, she starred in Growing Pains The Movie, ABC's highest-rated television movie of the year. She also appeared recently on USA's series The Dead Zone. Recently she starred in the TV movies My Dad'a a Soccer Mom, Arachnoquake, Your Love Never Fails and Sight Unseen amongst many others.

Tracey has also starred in many television specials, such as the CBS Emmy Award-winning Kelly vs. Kelly, (directed by Tom Skerrit), I Think I'm Having a Baby; If Wishes Were Horses; The Hand Me Down Kid and Senior Prom.

Not limiting herself only to television, Tracey has also ventured into feature films and theatre. She co-starred in several features such as Shoot the Moon (opposite Albert Finney and Diane Keaton), Best of Times (with Robin Williams and Kurt Russell) and Wanted and Tailspin.

In 2012 Tracey hosted and Produced the reality series Starving Secrets for LifeTime. Other hosting credits include The Secret Life Of A Soccer Mom for TLC, Trapped in TV Guide and multiple episodes of Entertainment Tonight.

On the stage she starred in Neil Simon's I Ought To Be in Pictures at the Tiffany Attic Theatre in Kansas City, Missouri, before performing alongside Bonnie Franklin and Jackee Harry in The Vagina Monologues at the famous Canon Theatre in Beverly Hills.

She also authored Room To Grow, her autobiography.

In 1992, Tracey's former television mother, Joanna Kearns, introduced her to Roby Marshall. The couple married two years later and are now the parents of sons Sage, Bailey, Aiden, Dillon. The family resides in Los Angeles.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Family (2)

Spouse Roby Marshall (8 October 1994 - present)  (4 children)
Relatives Missy Gold (sibling)

Trivia (20)

Successfully fought a battle against anorexia in the early 1990s and now speaks out about the dangers of eating disorders.
Older sister of actresses Missy Gold, Brandy Gold and Jessie Gold.
Her first on screen kiss was with Kevin Wixted. Her second onscreen kiss was with Brad Pitt.
Her character, 'Carol Seaver, on Growing Pains (1985) was sent to study in London to cover the fact that she had been suspended due to her battle with anorexia nervosa.
Suffered from dyslexia during high school.
September 2004: Was arrested for drunk driving after rolling her SUV, carrying husband Roby Marshall and their three young boys, down a California freeway embankment. She was charged with a felony count of driving under the influence causing injury. According to a CHP spokesman, Gold was driving a 2001 GMC Yukon on Hwy. 118 at about 11:51 p.m. on September 3 when she lost control of the vehicle. While Gold's husband and two of her sons were not seriously injured, the actress' oldest child, 7-year-old Sage, suffered a broken clavicle and a head laceration. After CHP officers administered sobriety tests, Gold was arrested on the DUI charge.
Was introduced to her future husband, Roby Marshall, by her Growing Pains (1985) co-star, Joanna Kerns.
Was on the celebrity juror panel with Vicki Roberts on the nationally syndicated television series, Jury Duty (2007).
Sons: Sage Gold Marshall (b. February 16, 1997), Bailey Vincent (b. March 4, 1999), Aiden Michael (b. May 9, 2004) and Dylan Christopher (April 1st, 2008).
Delivered eulogy at Judith Barsi's funeral.
Was seen as a Judge on the TV show Pet Star (2002) on Animal Planet cable channel. [August 2003]
Starring in the The Mole: Episode #4.1 (2004). [January 2004]
Auditioned for the role of Nancy Thompson in a A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984).
Born on exactly the same date as David Boreanaz (of "Angel" fame).
Friends with Alan Thicke.
Appeared as herself on CBS's 1988 Saturday-morning series "Flip!".
Though she played the younger sister of Kirk Cameron's character on Growing Pains (1985), off-screen, she was actually over a year older than him.
In her 2003 memoir, she wrote that she was originally cast in Gimme a Break! (1981) but was replaced by Lara Jill Miller. She then replaced Elizabeth Ward in Growing Pains (1985), whom she had worked with earlier in ABC Afterschool Specials: The Hand Me Down Kid (1983).
She and her sister Missy Gold both auditioned to play Marilyn Monroe as a young child in Marilyn: The Untold Story (1980). She won the role over her sister.
Her on-screen brother Kirk Cameron from Growing Pains (1985) escorted her to her senior prom in real life. They knew each other long before Growing Pains (1985), having worked together several times on other projects.

Personal Quotes (1)

Bulimics don't make good mothers.

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