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Valerie Harper


Making people laugh is only one facet of Valerie Harper's career, which extends from the stage to television and feature films. A native of Suffern, New York -- "I was born to suffer" -- Harper began her career as a dancer with the corps de ballet at Radio City Hall during its spectacular heyday. She gradually moved into acting, working in ... See full bio »
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 9 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Merry Xmas (Short) (post-production)
Mother
 2014 Signed, Sealed, Delivered (TV Series)
Theresa Capodiamonte
- To Whom It May Concern (2014) ... Theresa Capodiamonte
- Time to Start Livin' (2014) ... Theresa Capodiamonte
 2014 American Dad! (TV Series)
IHOP Diner
- Cock of the Sleepwalk (2014) ... IHOP Diner (voice)
 2013 Hot in Cleveland (TV Series)
Angie
- Love Is All Around (2013) ... Angie
 2013 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Department of Standardized Testing Proctor
- A Test Before Trying (2013) ... Department of Standardized Testing Proctor (voice)
 2012 Shiver
Audrey Alden
 2011 Fixing Pete (TV Movie)
Mrs. Friedlander
 2011 Certainty
Kathryn
 2011 My Future Boyfriend (TV Movie)
Bobbi Moreau
 2009 'Til Death (TV Series)
Barbara
- The Courtship of Eddie's Parents (2009) ... Barbara
 2005 Committed (TV Series)
Lily Solomon
- The Mother Episode (2005) ... Lily Solomon
 2003-2004 Less Than Perfect (TV Series)
Judith, Owen's Mom
- Mom's the Word (2004) ... Judith, Owen's Mom
- Claude's Alternative Thanksgiving (2003) ... Judith, Owen's Mom
 2004 As Told by Ginger (TV Series)
Maryellen, Librarian
- The Wedding Frame (2004) ... Maryellen, Librarian
 2002 Dancing at the Harvest Moon (TV Movie)
Claire
 2001 Three Sisters (TV Series)
Merle Keats
- Three Thanksgivings, One Turkey (2001) ... Merle Keats
- The In-Laws (2001) ... Merle Keats
 2001 Family Law (TV Series)
Julia
- Clemency (2001) ... Julia
 2001 That '70s Show (TV Series)
Paula
- Eric's Naughty No-no (2001) ... Paula
 1999 Sex and the City (TV Series)
Wallis Wysel
- Shortcomings (1999) ... Wallis Wysel
 1996-1999 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Kate Prescott
- Full Circle (1999) ... Kate Prescott
- Flesh and Blood (1996) ... Kate Prescott
 1998 Generator Gawl (TV Series)
Dream Crowd / Girl Emcee / Student (English version, voice)
 1998 Sorcerous Stabber Orphen (TV Series)
Townspeople
- The Sword of Baltanders (1998) ... Townspeople (English version, voice)
 1998 Melrose Place (TV Series)
Mia Mancini
- Last Train to Baghdad (1998) ... Mia Mancini
- Mama Mia (1998) ... Mia Mancini
 1997 Dog's Best Friend (TV Movie)
Chicken (voice)
 1996 Promised Land (TV Series)
Molly Arnold
- The Magic Gate (1996) ... Molly Arnold
 1995 The Great Mom Swap (TV Movie)
Grace
 1995 The Office (TV Series)
Rita Stone
- My Guy (1995) ... Rita Stone
- Judgement Day (1995) ... Rita Stone
- Power Playing (1995) ... Rita Stone
- Rita & Frank (1995) ... Rita Stone
- Laboring Pains (1995) ... Rita Stone
 1994 A Friend to Die For (TV Movie)
Mrs. Delvecchio
 1993 The Poetry Hall of Fame (TV Movie)
 1991 Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Fashion (TV Movie)
Dyan Draper
 1990 City (TV Series)
Liz Gianni
- Just a Passing Dad (1990) ... Liz Gianni
- Seems Like Old Times (1990) ... Liz Gianni
- Oil and Water (1990) ... Liz Gianni
- Love Among the Ruins (1990) ... Liz Gianni
 1990 Stolen: One Husband (TV Movie)
Katherine Slade
 1988 The People Across the Lake (TV Movie)
Rachel Yoman
 1988 Drop-Out Mother (TV Movie)
Nora Cromwell
 1987 Strange Voices (TV Movie)
Lynn Glover
 1986 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Laurel Peters
- Egypt: Part 2 (1986) ... Laurel Peters
- Egypt: Part 1 (1986) ... Laurel Peters
 1985 The Execution (TV Movie)
Hannah Epstein
 1984 Blame It on Rio
Karen Hollis
 1983 An Invasion of Privacy (TV Movie)
Kate Bianchi
 1982 Don't Go to Sleep (TV Movie)
Laura
 1982 Farrell for the People (TV Movie)
Elizabeth 'Liz' Farrell
 1981 The Day the Loving Stopped (TV Movie)
Norma Danner
 1980 The Shadow Box (TV Movie)
Maggie
 1980 Fun and Games (TV Movie)
Carol Hefferman
 1979 Chapter Two
Faye Medwick
 1977 Night Drive (TV Movie)
Carol Turner
 1974 Freebie and the Bean
Bean's Wife
 1974 Thursday's Game (TV Movie)
Ann Menzente
 1972 Columbo (TV Series)
Eve Babcock
- The Most Crucial Game (1972) ... Eve Babcock
 1971 Story Theatre (TV Series)
 1971 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Barbara Watkins (segment "Love and the Housekeeper")
- Love and the Fuzz/Love and the Groupie/Love and the Housekeeper/Love and Women's Lib (1971) ... Barbara Watkins (segment "Love and the Housekeeper")
 1963 Trash Program (Short)
Wife (voice, uncredited)
 1959 Li'l Abner
Luke's Wife (uncredited)
 1956 Rock Rock Rock!
Dancer at Prom (uncredited)
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Show Show Self (102 credits)
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Other Works:

September 1997: Appeared in one-woman play "The Dragon and the Pearl" about the life of Pearl S. Buck, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and later in New York. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 5 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I used to get some ego thing out of saying I wasn't a star, just an actress. Forget it. I'm a star. I wanted it. I worked for it. I got it. See more »

Trivia:

Is a graduate of the Erhard Seminars Training (better known as EST). See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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