Star of The Mary Tyler Moore and Rhoda
Valerie Harper Bio Details
Valerie Kathryn Harper
Date of birth
Suffern, New York, USA
After starting her career as a dancer, Valerie pursued a move into acting and took lessons from the famous teacher Viola Spolin.
Was cast as Rhoda Morgenstern in the Mary Tyler Moore Show in 1970. In 1974 she was given her own show, Rhoda, based on the same character which ran until 1978.
She returned to TV in her own show called Valerie in 1986 but was fired 2 years later. She sued NBC for wrongful dismissal, who countersuded for libel.
After beating lung cancer in 2009, Harper was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer in 2013.
Has won 4 Primetime Emmy Awards.
1975 - Best TV Actress - Rhoda
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Valerie Harper's adopted child is Cristina Cacciotti
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Valerie Harper's husband is Tony Cacciotti
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Valerie Harper's former husband was Dick Schaal