10 years ago tonight, March 14, 2010, “Looped” starring Valerie Harper opened on Broadway. Valerie was nominated for a Tony Award for her performance portraying the iconic actress, Tallulah Bankhead. – Play Summary: Based on an existing audiotape of an …Read More »
Valerie 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! Valerie was reunited with Mary Tyler Moore in the 2000 made-for-TV film, Mary and Rhoda.
Seven years ago, Valerie and our daughter, Cristina, appeared on “The Talk” showing her strength and honesty of her cancer diagnosis. “Rhoda” was filmed at the same studio on Stage 16. She had a photo opportunity at the stage door …Read More »
I’m so proud of my wife for receiving the Hasting Pudding Woman of the Year award from Harvard University 45 years ago today! Much appreciation for the Hasty Pudding Theatricals Society for honoring her talents and work. — Tony Cacciotti …Read More »
This weekend marks the 20th Anniversary of the premier airing of the reunion movie, “Mary and Rhoda.” It was wonderful to see Valerie and Mary working together again. Sharing a note Valerie wrote in February 2000 expressing her gratitude for …Read More »
Today is National Wear Red Day to show support for the awareness of heart disease. In February 2010, Valerie walked the runway for the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week for heart disease awareness.Read More »