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Valerie Harper

Valerie Harper
Valerie Harper is an established theatre, film and television actress best known for her Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning role as Rhoda Morgenstern on The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Harper's character later earned her own spinoff Rhoda, and she later reunited with former co-star Moore for a TV movie.

Harper was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2009, and announced earlier this year that she had been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. Harper will partner Tristan MacManus on Dancing with the Stars.