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Lisa Whelchel

Why 'Facts Of Life' Actress Walked Away From The Role Of Rachel On 'Friends'

OWN | Posted 01.25.2014 | OWN

Lisa Whelchel made a name for herself in the '80s portraying the preppy Blair Warner on "The Facts of Life." A devout Christian, Whelchel has always u...

Why 'Facts Of Life' Star Wanted Character To Lose Her Virginity

OWN | Posted 01.25.2014 | OWN

The popular '80s sitcom "The Facts of Life" didn't shy away from controversial subjects. Eating disorders, drug use, peer pressure -- check, check, ch...

'Survivor: Philippines': Abi Fights To Stay Alive

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 12.13.2012 | TV

There's only one episode left before the winner of the twenty-fifth season of "Survivor" is crowned. "Survivor: Philippines" has proven to be one of t...

'Survivor: Philippines': Lisa's Emotional Reunion

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 12.06.2012 | TV

Former "Facts Of Life" child star Lisa Whelchel has had a very emotional journey on "Survivor: Philippines." A deeply religious woman, she has struggl...

'Survivor' Star Lisa Whelchel Announces Diagnosis With West Nile Virus: What Is It?

Posted 11.15.2012 | Healthy Living

Lisa Whelchel, the "Facts of Life" actress who is now a contestant on "Survivor: Philippines," has been diagnosed with West Nile virus, according to n...

Lisa Whelchel Has West Nile Virus

Posted 11.15.2012 | Celebrity

"Survivor: Philippines" star Lisa Whelchel has West Nile virus, she shared Tuesday with her Twitter followers. "Dr. just called with the blood test re...

'Survivor: Philippines': Lisa Whelchel's Moral Struggle

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 11.20.2012 | TV

Lisa Whelchel found herself in a pretty unlikely position, considering how her early game had gone. Thanks to a strong tribe never losing an immunity ...

'Survivor': Lisa Whelchel Adapts, One Tribe Falls Apart

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 10.04.2012 | TV

"The Facts of Life" star Lisa Whelchel is hanging in there on "Survivor: Philippines" despite some early struggles. Even worse, her tribe -- most of w...

'Survivor: Philippines': Lisa Whelchel Breaks Down

Posted 09.27.2012 | TV

It was a bitter and rainy few days on the latest installment of "Survivor: Philippines." Lisa Whelchel, already on the outs with her tribe, pulled awa...

Lisa Whelchel Divorces After 24 Years

Posted 09.21.2012 | Celebrity

Lisa Whelchel, current "Survivor: Philippines" contestant and former "Facts of Life" star, has divorced her husband of 24 years. Whelchel revealed...

'Facts Of Life' Star Divorcing

People | Posted 11.21.2012 | Celebrity

As she left her Texas home to compete on Survivor: Philippines, Lisa Whelchel was hiding a secret that only her close friends knew: Her 24-year marria...

'Survivor: Philippines': Lisa Whelchel Tries Not To Get Recognized

Posted 09.20.2012 | TV

For years Americans knew Lisa Whelchel as Blair Warner on "The Facts of Life." She left the spotlight to focus on her other passions, becoming an outs...

Jeff Probst: Lisa Whelchel Struggled To Lie On 'Survivor'

Posted 09.07.2012 | TV

Jeff Probst sat down with Jimmy Fallon on "Late Night" to talk about the upcoming season of "Survivor," and its television-celebrity contestant. Lisa ...

'Facts Of Life' Alum Is Heading To 'Survivor'

Posted 08.21.2012 | TV

A cast announcement has been made for Season 25 of "Survivor," and the new batch of stars to head to "Survivor" island -- this time, set in the Philip...