Who is the kid in Beaches?

‘World famous child wonder?’ Mayim Bialik recreates famous scene in Beaches with Marcie Leeds as humorous new clip reveals. They played the 11-year-old versions of Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey in the 1988 melodrama Beaches.

Who were the two stars in Beaches?

The veteran actresses played pals C.C. Bloom and Hillary Whitney in their adult years, but it was Mayim Bialik and Marcie Leeds who introduced us to the duo when they first met at the age of 11. Now the kids are all grown up and taking us back to the beach! If playback doesn’t begin shortly, try restarting your device.

What disease did the lady in Beaches have?

In the meantime, Hillary juggles her career with motherhood. After suffering from frequent bouts of exhaustion, Hillary is diagnosed with viral cardiomyopathy, a fatal illness. The film’s conclusion piles on every emotional trigger possible. Hillary dies and C.C.

Is Beaches a true story?

But is Beaches based on a true story? Not quite, but it did have an interesting inspiration. The film is based on an original novel by Iris Rainer Dart, published in 1985. And CC Bloom was loosely inspired by a certain popstar.