Kathy Cronkite

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Kathy Cronkite
Kathy Cronkite 1975.JPG
Cronkite's acting debut on The Waltons, 1975.
Occupationmental health advocate, actress
Years active1974-current
 
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Kathy Cronkite
Kathy Cronkite 1975.JPG
Cronkite's acting debut on The Waltons, 1975.
Occupationmental health advocate, actress
Years active1974-current

Kathy Cronkite (born September 5, 1950) is an American actress and mental health professional. She is also the daughter of former CBS anchorman Walter Cronkite.[1]

Cronkite is a public speaker on issues related to mental health, especially depression.[2] She is the author of the books On the Edge of Darkness: Conversations on Conquering Depression and On the Edge of the Spotlight: Celebrities' Children Speak Out About Their Lives.[3]

In 1979 she co-starred on the short-lived NBC sitcom Hizzonner.[4]

She also had roles in the movies Network, "Billy Jack", The Trial of Billy Jack, "Billy Jack Goes to Washington" and Which Way Is Up.

Cronkite was previously married to William F. Ikard. They have two sons, Will Ikard and John Ikard. She currently lives in Austin, TX.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-Present. Ballantine Books. 2003. p. 537. ISBN 0-345-45542-8. 
  2. ^ Kathy Cronkite, American Program Bureau, retrieved January 24, 2012 
  3. ^ "Kathy Cronkite", Books by Kathy Cronkite (Amazon), retrieved January 24, 2012 
  4. ^ TV Guide Guide to TV. Barnes and Noble. 2004. p. 291. ISBN 0-7607-5634-1. 
  5. ^ Television: Why Is Cronkite Giving Me the Stinkeye?, Seattle Weekly, retrieved January 24, 2012