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Courtney Thorne-Smith's Allison Parker may have looked like the quintessential girl-next-door, but she had her share of troubles. Allison had a stalker who killed himself, was molested as a child and had substance abuse issues. After leaving "Melrose," Thorne-Smith played Georgia Thomas on "Ally McBeal" for three seasons. Thorne-Smith has been open about her struggle with an eating disorder during her time on "Ally McBeal." From 2001 to 2008, she played Cheryl on "According to Jim," opposite Jim Belushi. She is also a published novelist.
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