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Valerie Harper


Born - 22 August 1939, Suffern, New York, USA
Died - 30 August 2019

Dark-haired American actress of slim features and bubbly personality, often in comedy and best remembered as Rhoda Morgenstern on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, a role that led to a spin-off series, Rhoda, with Harper as the star. Originally a dancer, she appeared as such in early films Rock Rock Rock (1956) and Li'l Abner (1959). But TV was to dominate her career, with appearances in dozens of TV movies as well as her successful comedy series. Scattered films included Freebie and the Bean (1974), Chapter Two (1979), The Last Married Couple in America (1980), Blame It on Rio (1984), A Friend to Die For (1994), Golda's Balcony (2007), Certainty (2010), Shiver (2012) and The Town That Came a-Courtin' (2014), her last. She died from brain cancer.