Valerie Harper’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)


Death Date

August 30, 2019

Age of Death

80 years

Cause of Death

Brain Cancer


TV Actress

The tv actress Valerie Harper died at the age of 80 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Actress who played the independent Rhoda Morgenstern on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and the spin-off series Rhoda. She earned four Emmy Awards for her role as Rhoda across the two series. In 2013, she competed on the 17th season of Dancing With The Stars.

She was married to Richard Schaal from 1964 to 1978. She later married Tony Cacciotti in 1987.



“I really want Americans, and all of us, to be less afraid of death, and know that it’s a passage, but that – don’t go to the funeral before the day of the funeral.” (Valerie Harper)


“I love sitting at home. I love laying in bed watching television.” (Valerie Harper)


“Whatever happens, who cares.” (Valerie Harper)


“Mine’s called leptomeningeal carcinomatosis. It’s incurable. It’s terminal. And it’s in a tiny space – a huge area all around the brain and up and down the spine. But it’s small area where the spinal fluid is. It’s microscopic. You can’t see it. It isn’t lumps that they can say, ‘Oh we can zap that.'” (Valerie Harper)


“Luck is not an acceptable substitute for early detection.” (Valerie Harper)