Valerie Harper

Valerie Harper

American actress (1939-2019)
Valerie Kathryn Harper was an American actress. She began her career as a dancer on Broadway, making her debut as a replacement in the musical Li'l Abner.Wikipedia
BornAugust 22, 1939
HometownSuffern, New York, United States of America
Net worth$1 million
Height5'6" (1.68m)
SpouseTony Cacciotti (m 1987 - 2019) , Richard Schaal (m 1964 - 1978)
ChildrenCristina Cacciotti
ParentsIva McConnell , Howard Donald Harper
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Valerie Harper: US sitcom actor forever associated with her character Rhoda

  • Valerie Harper was best known for her performances on two of the most popular US sitcoms of the 1970s as the chronically single, irrepressibly funny New Yorker Rhoda Morgenstern.Harper, who has died aged 80, amassed four Emmys during her time as Rhoda – three for her sidekick role on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, which aired on CBS from 1970 to 1977, and one as the lead character in the spin-off Rhoda, which ran from 1974 to 1978 on the same network.

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1980Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion PictureChapter Two (film)Nominated
1978Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy SeriesRhodaNominated
1977Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy SeriesRhodaNominated
1976Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or ComedyRhodaNominated
1976Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy SeriesRhodaNominated