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Although she has a very large body of work, with 35 years working as an actor, director and writer, most of the world knows Valerie as Doris Schwartz from the television series Fame. She became a globally recognized star in a role that moved deeply into the hearts of people young and old. She performed with her cast mates for the sold out reunion ... See full bio »
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Fame Doris Schwartz / Herself
Thank God It's Friday
One of Her Own
One of Her Own Stacy Schoep
Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael


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 2009 Citizen Jane (TV Movie)
Sheryl Jackman
 2008 The Cleaner (TV Series)
Casting Director
- Back to One (2008) ... Casting Director
 2006 Windfall (TV Series)
Sean's Lawyer
- Priceless (2006) ... Sean's Lawyer
 2006 The Unit (TV Series)
- First Responders (2006) ... Marge
 2005 Nip/Tuck (TV Series)
Marian Berg
- Madison Berg (2005) ... Marian Berg
 2004-2005 American Dreams (TV Series)
Sister Natalie
- Commencement (2005) ... Sister Natalie
- Home Again (2005) ... Sister Natalie
- The 7-10 Split (2004) ... Sister Natalie
 2003 Columbo (TV Series)
 2001 Rock Star
Concert After-Party Guest (uncredited)
 2000 Bar Hopping (TV Movie)
Agent #4
 2000 Beggars and Choosers (TV Series)
Dr. Jocelyn Felt
- Dog Day Afternoon (2000) ... Dr. Jocelyn Felt
 1995 Empty Nest (TV Series)
- My Pal Valy-Val (1995) ... Valerie
 1994 One of Her Own (TV Movie)
Stacy Schoep
 1994 Terror in the Night (TV Movie)
 1993 Not in My Family (TV Movie)
 1990 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series)
Cathy Gerson
- Every Dream Has Its Price (Tag) (1990) ... Cathy Gerson
 1990 Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael
Miss Day Ashburn (as Valerie Landsberg)
 1990 Babies (TV Movie)
 1990 Laugh!s (TV Series)
Betty Adretti
 1990 Unspeakable Acts (TV Movie)
Maggie Rivera
 1989 The Ryan White Story (TV Movie)
 1987-1988 Hotel (TV Series)
Cheryl Dolan
- Aftershocks (1988) ... Cheryl Dolan
- Grand Designs (1988) ... Cheryl Dolan
- Contest of Wills (1988) ... Cheryl Dolan
- Power Play (1988) ... Cheryl Dolan
- Till Death Do Us Part (1988) ... Cheryl Dolan
 1988 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Alice Brooke
- Just Another Fish Story (1988) ... Alice Brooke
 1986-1987 You Again? (TV Series)
- Where the Sun Don't Shine (1987) ... Pam
- Enid Moves In (1986) ... Pam
- Personals (1986) ... Pam
- Sports Fantasy (1986) ... Pam
 1987 1st & Ten: The Championship (TV Series)
- Land of the Free (1987) ... Anna
- Championship Games Jinx (1987) ... Anna
- Blood on Blood (1987) ... Anna
- The Bulls Change Hands (1987) ... Anna
- The Comeback Trail (1987) ... Anna
 1986 All Is Forgiven (TV Series)
Lorraine Elder
- Matt at the Barricades (1986) ... Lorraine Elder
- Paula Russell II (1986) ... Lorraine Elder
- I Can't Say No (1986) ... Lorraine Elder
- And Justice for Oliver (1986) ... Lorraine Elder
- Mother's Day (1986) ... Lorraine Elder
 1980 Marathon (TV Movie)
 1979 The Triangle Factory Fire Scandal (TV Movie)
 1978 Thank God It's Friday
 1976 The Kids from C.A.P.E.R. (TV Series)
Dunga Ginny
- Dunga Din (1976) ... Dunga Ginny
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Beat Madonna for the role of Doris Schwartz in Fame (1982) at the final auditions. See more »

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Just saw her on 'Bring Back Fame' Chopper3
Doris rules ryanbain1
Why dont we see more of her irlbloke
FAME+OLD Flames+Property Masters??!! dangebob
Was she Vergil's wife in 'Citizen Jane'? mandrosa
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