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Also Known As: Karen Lynne Valentine Died:
Born: May 25, 1947 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Sebastopol, California, USA Profession: actor

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Perky brunette actress whose slightly bumbling cheerleader charm evokes a combination of Debbie Reynolds and Sally Field. Among Valentine's earliest TV credits was, in fact, "Gidget Grows Up" (1969), in which she played Field's former role. The same year, Valentine won an Emmy for her best-remembered part, that of student teacher Alice Johnson, forever getting caught in the schoolbus doors in the popular comedy-drama "Room 222" (ABC, 1969-74). The 70s were Valentine's busiest period: she was a regular on the Dinah Shore-hosted chat show "Dinah's Place" and starred in her own sitcom, "Karen".

Perky brunette actress whose slightly bumbling cheerleader charm evokes a combination of Debbie Reynolds and Sally Field. Among Valentine's earliest TV credits was, in fact, "Gidget Grows Up" (1969), in which she played Field's former role. The same year, Valentine won an Emmy for her best-remembered part, that of student teacher Alice Johnson, forever getting caught in the schoolbus doors in the popular comedy-drama "Room 222" (ABC, 1969-74). The 70s were Valentine's busiest period: she was a regular on the Dinah Shore-hosted chat show "Dinah's Place" and starred in her own sitcom, "Karen".

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Perfect People (1988) Margo
2.
 Fighting Choice, A (1986) Meg Taylor
3.
 Children in the Crossfire (1984) Pam Chandler
4.
 He's Fired, She's Hired (1984) Annabelle Grier
5.
 Illusions (1983) Linda Dobbins
6.
 Jane Doe (1983) Jane Doe/Victoria Schaeffer
7.
 Money on the Side (1982) Janice Vernon
8.
 Skeezer (1982) Carrie Jessup
9.
 Muggable Mary: Street Cop (1982) Mary Glatzle
10.
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Milestones close milestones

1969:
Played Alice Johnson on the TV comedy-drama, "Room 222"
:
Was a regular on the TV talk and variety show, "Dinah's Place", starring Dinah Shore
1975:
Played Karen Angelo on the sitcom, "Karen"
1975:
Feature film debut in "E'Lollipop"
1978:
US film debut in the western comedy, "Hot Lead and Cold Feet"
1985:
Hosted "Our Time", a short-lived series recalling American popular culture of the 1960s
1991:
Off-Broadway debut in "Breaking Legs"; later headed national tour
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husband:
Gary Verna. Composer.

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mother:
Angie Valentine.
sister:
Valerie Louise Valentine. Born in 1951.

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