Valerie Harper is an American actress best known for her roles in ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’, ‘Rhoda’, ‘Freebie and the Bean’, ‘Chapter Two’ and other shows.

Quick Facts

Real name Valerie Harper
Nickname Valerie
Date of birth August 22, 1939
Age 80 years old (at time of death)
Birthplace Suffern, New York
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Height 5 feet 6 inches
Weight 58kg
Hair colour Brown
Eye color Vegetable
Net value $3 million

Valerie Harper Age and Early Life

She was born in Suffern, New York, on August 22, 1939. Valerie Kathryn Harper is her birth name. Her mother, Iva Mildred, was a nurse and her father, Howard Donald Harper, was a lighting salesman. Her siblings are an older sister, Leah Harper, and a younger brother, Merrill Harper. Valerie was born in the United States, although her ethnicity is unclear. She studied ballet in New York City and graduated from Lincoln High School in Jersey City.

Valerie Harper Height and weight

Valerie Harper is 1.65 meters tall and weighs 58 kilograms. She has light brown hair and green eyes. Her physical measurements are 33-25-34 inches and she is wearing a size 4 (US) dress.

Valerie Harper’s Net Worth

How much is Valerie Harper’s net worth? She has an estimated net worth of around $3 million as of 2022 which she has earned throughout her professional career.

Career

She began her Broadway career as a dancer and chorus girl, appearing in such productions as Wildcat, Take Me Along, Looped, Li’l Abner, When You’re in Love the Whole World Is Jewish, and The Ballad of Irving, among others. . Found by casting agent Ethel Winant in 1970, she was given the chance to audition for the role of Rhoda Morgenstern in “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” which she starred in from 1970 to 1974, as well as the spin-off series “Rhoda.” Other major TV shows starring Valerie Harper include “Valerie,” “Touched by an Angel,” and “And Three Sisters” (2001). She was a guest on several shows while participating in season 17 of Dancing with the Stars.

She was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2009 and announced on March 6, 2013 that she had leptomeningeal carcinomatosis. Harper was hospitalized in Maine on July 30, 2015 after falling unconscious, and was stated in July 2019 as requiring “round-the-clock, 24/7 care”. She died on the morning of August 30, 2019, at the age of 80, in Los Angeles.

Valerie Harper Husband and Marriage

Who is Valerie Harper’s husband? Valerie Harper has a husband. Tony Cacciotti has been her husband since April 8, 1987. Cristina Harper was adopted and raised by the couple. She was previously married to her boyfriend Richard Schaa in December 1964. Her husband was also an actor, but the couple could not keep their marriage together and divorced in 1978.

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