Valerie Harper

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Valerie Harper

Valerie Harper

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Valerie Harper

Date of Birth

Date of Birth: August 22, 1939
Date of Passing: August 30, 2019
Birthplace: Suffern, New York
Obituary: Hollywood Reporter

Valerie Harper was an American actress.

Harper 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 The Mary Tyler Moore Show, she received three Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, and later received the award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her work on Rhoda.

Valerie Harper was an American actress.

Harper 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 The Mary Tyler Moore Show, she received three Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, and later received the award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her work on Rhoda.

Her other television credits include episodes of The Doctors, Love, American Style, Columbo, The Love Boat, Melrose Place, Touched by an Angel, Sex and the City, That '70s Show, Desperate Housewives, Hot in Cleveland, and 2 Broke Girls. Harper also provided voice work for several episodes of The Simpsons and American Dad!

Harper was reunited with Mary Tyler Moore in the 2000 made-for-TV film, Mary and Rhoda.

Harper died August 30, 2019, in Los Angeles, California. She was 80.

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The cast of The Mary Tyler Moore Show
Valerie Harper and Cloris Leachman at the 20th Hall of Fame Induction Gala
Valerie Harper arrives at the 20th Hall of Fame Induction Gala
Valerie Harper arrives at the 20th Hall of Fame Induction Gala
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The cast of The Mary Tyler Moore Show
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Valerie Harper and Cloris Leachman at the 20th Hall of Fame Induction Gala
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Valerie Harper arrives at the 20th Hall of Fame Induction Gala
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Valerie Harper arrives at the 20th Hall of Fame Induction Gala
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