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Valerie Harper, Emmy award-winning star of TV series Rhoda, dies aged 80

Valerie Harper, Emmy award-winning star of TV series Rhoda, dies



Harper was a breakout star on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, then the lead of her own series, RhodaValerie Harper, who stole hearts and busted TV taboos as the brash, self-deprecating Rhoda Morgenstern on back-to-back hit sitcoms in the 1970s, has died aged 80.Longtime family friend Dan Watt confirmed Harper died on Friday, adding the family was not immediately releasing any further details. She had been suffering from cancer for years, and her husband said recently he had been advised to put her in hospice care. Continue reading…



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Publish date : 2019-08-31 00:54:28

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