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Valerie Harper Dead at 80
Valerie Harper
Dead at 80

Valerie Harper Dead at 80

The 'Mary Tyler Moore Show,' 'Rhoda' actress fought a long battle with cancer

(Newser) - Valerie Harper, who played the beloved character Rhoda Morgenstern on the Mary Tyler Moore Show and later Rhoda, died Friday at age 80, her husband Tony Cacciotti said. "My dad has asked me to pass on this message," the couple's daughter, Cristina Cacciotti , posted on Twitter . "...

Valerie Harper Starts GoFundMe for Medical Bills

TV's 'Rhoda' is battling cancer

(Newser) - In 2013, Valerie Harper announced she had terminal brain cancer and likely just months to live . Since then, the actress—best known for playing Rhoda Morgenstern on the Mary Tyler Moore Show and the ensuing Rhoda—has beat expectations (she even competed on Dancing With the Stars ), while also...

7 Celebs Who've Revealed Surprising Health Conditions

From Angelina Jolie to Michael Douglas

(Newser) - It was revealed this week that celebrity chef Sandra Lee, who told fans in May that she had breast cancer , underwent surgery again for complications related to her mastectomy, reports People . "I am a long way from where I was and a long way from where I need to...

Valerie Harper Sued for $2M—Over Her Cancer

Playwright says she should have disclosed illness earlier

(Newser) - It's bad enough that Valerie Harper has terminal brain cancer , but now a playwright wants the Rhoda actress to pay $2 million over the diagnosis. Matthew Lombardo says Harper failed to tell him her lung cancer came back in 2012, while she was working on his Broadway play Looped,...

We Have Good News, Bad News About New DWTS Cast

New 'Dancing With the Stars' competitors revealed

(Newser) - The bad news: Snooki will appear on the next season of Dancing With the Stars. The good news: Bill Nye the Science Guy will also appear. The cast for season 17 was announced on Good Morning America today; it also includes:
  • Valerie Harper, who played Rhoda on The Mary Tyler

TV's Rhoda Has 3 Months to Live: Doctors

Valerie Harper diagnosed with terminal brain cancer

(Newser) - Valerie Harper, the actress best known for her role as Rhoda Morgenstern on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and the ensuing Rhoda, has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, reports People in a cover story. Doctors say the 73-year-old Harper, who fought lung cancer just four years ago, is suffering...

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