Calista Flockhart, 1998 News

34-year-old actress, found stardom in 1998 in the title role of television's quirky Ally McBeal. Her noticeable weight loss since the second season began landed her on the covers of tabloids and magazines, fueling suspicion that she suffers from an eating disorder. Despite Flockhart's denial of having a problem, parents worried about the consequences of the new trend toward paper-thin TV stars.

1998 People in the News