Valerie Harper

Valerie Harper
1939 - 2019

Valerie Harper  American Actress


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Rest in peace.


Valerie Harper was previously married to Tony Cacciotti (1987 - 2019) and Richard Schaal (1964 - 1978).

Valerie Harper was in a relationship with Peter Horton (1979).


American Actress Valerie Harper was born Valerie Kathryn Harper on 22nd August, 1939 in Suffern, New York, USA and passed away on 30th Aug 2019 Los Angeles, California, USA aged 80. She is most remembered for The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Rhoda, Valerie. Her zodiac sign is Leo.

Valerie Harper was in 10 on-screen matchups, including Bo Kaprall in The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970), David Groh in Rhoda (1974), David McCallum in Sex and the City (1998), Gerald McRaney in The People Across the Lake (1988) and Joseph Bologna in Blame It on Rio (1984).

Valerie Harper is a member of the following lists: Emmy Award winners, Actors from New Jersey and American film actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating1 2 months, 29 days - -
Married2 36 years, 11 months 26 years, 6 months 16 years, 1 month
Total3 36 years, 11 months 17 years, 9 months 2 months, 29 days


First Name Valerie
Middle Name Kathryn
Last Name Cacciotti
Maiden Name Harper
Full Name at Birth Valerie Kathryn Harper
Age 80 (age at death) years
Birthday 22nd August, 1939
Birthplace Suffern, New York, USA
Died 30th August, 2019
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Brain Cancer
Buried Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Los Angeles, California, USA
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Distinctive Feature Brunette, beautiful smile
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress, comedian, dancer, writer
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Rhoda, Valerie
Year(s) Active 1959–present, 1956–2018, 1959–2019, 1956–2016
Official Websites,
Associated People Mary Tyler Moore (friend and ex-co-worker), Betty White (friend and ex-coworker), Cloris Leechman (friend), Ed Asner (friend), Jason Bateman (ex-coworker)

Valerie Kathryn Harper (August 22, 1939 – August 30, 2019) was an American actress. She began her career as a dancer on Broadway, making her debut in the musical Take Me Along in 1959. She is best remembered for her role as Rhoda Morgenstern on The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970–1977) and its spin-off Rhoda (1974–1978). For her work on Mary Tyler Moore, she thrice received the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, and later received the award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for Rhoda.

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Valerie Harper80 LeoActress
Tony Cacciotti82 LeoFilm/TV Producer
Peter Horton68 LeoActor
Richard Schaal86 TaurusActor


My Mom and the Girl2016Nanny, NormaShort Film
Merry Xmas2015MotherShort Film
The Town That Came A-Courtin'2014CharlotteMovie
Signed, Sealed, Delivered2014Theresa CapodiamonteTV Show
Shiver2012Audrey AldenMovie
Fixing Pete2011Mrs. FriedlanderTV Movie
My Future Boyfriend2011Bobbi MoreauTV Movie
2 Broke Girls2011Nola AnderzTV Show
Hot in Cleveland2010AngieTV Show
Melissa & Joey2010Aunt BunnyTV Show
Drop Dead Diva2009Judge Leslie SingerTV Show
Childrens Hospital2008Mamma FiorucciTV Show
Golda's Balcony2007Golda MeirMovie
'Til Death2006Barbara StarkTV Show
American Dad!2005IHOP DinerTV Show
Committed2005Lily SolomonTV Show
Desperate Housewives2004Claire BremmerTV Show
Dancing at the Harvest Moon2002ClaireTV Movie
Less Than Perfect2002Judith, Owen's MomTV Show
Three Sisters2001Merle KeatsTV Show
Mary and Rhoda2000Rhoda Morgenstern-RousseauTV Movie
As Told by Ginger2000Librarian, MaryellenTV Show
Beggars and Choosers1999TV Show
Family Law1999JuliaTV Show
Generator Gawl1998Dream Crowd, Girl Emcee, StudentsTV Show
Sex and the City1998Wallis WyselTV Show
Sorcerous Stabber Orphen1998TownspeopleTV Show
That '70s Show1998PaulaTV Show
Dog's Best Friend1997Chicken (voice)TV Movie
Promised Land1996Molly ArnoldTV Show
The Great Mom Swap1995GraceTV Movie
The Office1995Rita StoneTV Show
A Friend to Die For1994Mrs. DelvecchioTV Movie
Touched by an Angel1994Kate PrescottTV Show
Missing Persons1993Ellen HartigTV Show
Melrose Place1992Mia ManciniTV Show
Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Fashion1991Dyan DraperTV Movie
City1990Liz GianniTV Show
Stolen: One Husband1990Katherine SladeTV Movie
The Simpsons1989General Hospital nurse, Jennifer Clarkeson, Ms. MylesTV Show
Drop-Out Mother1988Nora CromwellTV Movie
The People Across the Lake1988Rachel YomanTV Movie
Strange Voices1987Lynn GloverTV Movie
Valerie1986Valerie HoganTV Show
The Execution1985Hannah EpsteinTV Movie
Blame It on Rio1984Karen HollisMovie
An Invasion of Privacy1983Kate BianchiTV Movie
Don't Go to Sleep1982LauraTV Movie
Farrell for the People1982Liz FarrellTV Movie
The Day the Loving Stopped1981Norma DannerTV Movie
The Last Married Couple in America1980BarbaraMovie
The Shadow Box1980MaggieTV Movie
Fun and Games1980Carol HeffermanTV Movie
Chapter Two1979Faye MedwickMovie
The Love Boat1977Laurel PetersTV Show
Night Drive1977Carol TurnerTV Movie
Freebie and the Bean1974Consuelo - Bean's WifeMovie
Thursday's Game1974Ann MenzenteTV Movie
Rhoda1974Rhoda Gerard, Rhoda MorgensternTV Show
Story Theatre1971TV Show
Columbo1971Eve BabcockTV Show
The Mary Tyler Moore Show1970Rhoda Gerard, Rhoda MorgensternTV Show
Love, American Style1969Barbara Watkins (segment "Love and the Housekeeper")TV Show
With a Feminine Touch1969Movie
The Doctors1963Mrs. SteinerTV Show
Trash Program1963Wife (voice, uncredited)Short Film
Li'l Abner1959Luke's Wife (uncredited)Movie
Rock Rock Rock!1956Dancer at Prom (uncredited)Movie
Stars in Shorts: No Ordinary LoveMotherMovie
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eagle39Jan 4, 2020

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wjerryzwjerryzDec 28, 2017

Always loved Valerie

amthemapSep 30, 2013

No more low scores for you!

AMTHEMAPSep 23, 2013

You need to get close to going to the semi-finals!

A. M. The MapSep 16, 2013

You better not have withdrawn like another contestant did!

JustinJul 30, 2010

Valerie, I love all your work and everynight, I watch your show because it`s so good and you are good at what you do. You are the best actress anyone has ever seen and I just want to say HELLO! and God bless You!

dorisdayfandorisdayfanJun 26, 2009

She`s so funny! I loved her on the Mary Tyler Moore Show and Rhoda.

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