Amanda McBroom (born August 9, 1947) is an American singer, song-writer and cabaret performer. One of the songs she has written is "The Rose," which Bette Midler sang in the movie of the same name. She is also known for writing some of the songs in The Land Before Time film series with Michele Brourman.
She has also starred in the New York, Los Angeles, California, San Francisco and European productions of Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, and made her Broadway debut in the Cy Coleman and Dorothy Fields musical, Seesaw (musical).
McBroom is also an actress, with guest-starring or recurring roles on such television series as Starsky and Hutch, Star Trek: The Next Generation ("The Measure of a Man"), Hart to Hart, Taxi, Charlie's Angels, Remington Steele, Hawaii Five-O, Magnum, P.I., M*A*S*H, Lou Grant, Love, American Style and Gunsmoke to her credit.
She has also worked as a voice actress for children's cartoon shows. One of them she has done included Wildfire, Fonz and the Happy Days Gang, Challenge of the GoBots, The Smurfs, Super Friends and The Richie Rich/Scooby-Doo Show.
She is the daughter of actor David Bruce.
Amanda McBroom went to high school in Mercedes, Texas, where she participated in many drama extracurricular activities.
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