Remembering Valerie Harper – ‘Chicago, I just love the place’

Valerie Harper arrives at the AARP Movies for Grownups Film Showcase at Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE on Friday, November 7, 2014 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision for AARP/AP Images)

Valerie Harper, the actress best known for her roles on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and its spinoff “Rhoda,” has died at age 80 following a long battle with cancer, according to multiple reports. She appeared a number of times on WGN Radio over the years. Two of those visits are below.

Dean Richards calls up his longtime friend Valerie Harper, known for her work as “Rhoda” on the Mary Tyler Moore Show and her own spinoff.  Dean talks to her about her battle with cancer, what’s going on in her life right now, and discuss her appearance in ‘Signed, Sealed, Delivered’ which airs on Hallmark Channel. (4/20/2014)

Valerie Harper, best known for her role on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and “Rhoda,” visits with Steve Cochran and Dean Richards talking about her health: “My doctor doesn’t like the word recession, but [the cancer] seems to be receding.” She also discusses her Hallmark Channel movie debuting on Easter Sunday.  (4/9/2014)


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