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Valerie Perrine

After making her debut in the Kurt Vonnegut classic Slaughterhouse Five, she has played with some of the most respected actors of our time; Gene Hackman in Superman, Jack Nicholson and Harvey Keitel in The Border, Robert Mitchum in Agency, Jackie Gleason in Mr. Billion, Dennis Hopper and Wesley Snipes in Boiling Point, Robert Redford and Jane Fonda in The Electric Horseman, etc. There have also been numerous MOW's, pilots, and guest appearances on Nash Bridges, The Practice, Homicide, and ER.Valerie's acting has generated numerous awards and nominations. For her dramatic role in Lenny opposite Dustin Hoffman, directed by Bob Fosse, she received the Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival, the New York Film Critics Award, the British Academy Award, the New York Board of Review, the National Association of Theaters Award, the United Motion Picture Association award, the Hollywood Women’s Press Club Newcomer of the Year nomination and a nomination for an Oscar as "Best Actress" at the American Academy Awards. An ACE Award nomination for a Miss Piggy-type bimbo in Shelly Duvals' Faeire Tale Theatre proved her talent as a comedienne.Even with all these accomplishments, many remember Valerie for her numerous photos in Playboy.Valerie has lived all over the world: four years in Japan, two years in Paris, four years in London, and two years in Rome, where she appeared in Italian films and TV. From Italy Valerie moved to NY. With this move came the return of her desire to work on stage, in front of a live audience... something she hadn't done since her late teens as a dancer in Las Vegas .Her activities included collecting Dogs (she once shared her home with 4 Great Danes and a Mastiff )  Currently she has a Labrador Retriever... MoJo. .  She enjoys needlepoint, sewing, reading, painting, gardening, and her latest love... her computer which she is using to write her first novel. Valerie also loves traveling... enabling her to study foreign cultures and languages.

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Sep 3, 1943 In Galveston - Texas - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Diamonds Are Forever 1971-12-17
Latest Project:
Movie The Californians 2005-10-21
Known For
Poster of Third Watch
Poster of ER
Poster of Walker, Texas Ranger
Poster of Homicide: Life on the Street
Movie The Californians 2005-10-21
Movie Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star Teacher at Microphone 2003-09-05
Series Grounded for Life Unknown 2001-01-10
Movie Superman Special Edition Eve Teschmacher 2001-11-20
Movie What Women Want Margo 2000-12-15
Movie My Girlfriend's Boyfriend Rita 1999-02-22
Movie Shame Shame Shame Maura's Mother 1999-08-21
Series Family Law Unknown 1999-09-20
Series Third Watch Unknown 1999-09-23
Series The Practice Unknown 1997-03-04
Series Nash Bridges Unknown 1996-03-29
Movie The Break Delores Smith 1995-09-01
Movie Girl in the Cadillac Tilly Baker 1995-10-24
Series ER Unknown 1994-09-19
Series Homicide: Life on the Street Unknown 1993-01-31
Series Walker, Texas Ranger Unknown 1993-04-21
Movie Boiling Point Mona 1993-04-16
Movie Bright Angel Aileen 1990-11-01
Movie Sweet Bird of Youth Miss Lucy 1989-10-01
Movie Maid to Order Georgette Starke 1987-07-10
Series Leo & Liz in Beverly Hills 1986-04-25
Movie Water Pamela Weintraub 1985-01-01
Series George Burns Comedy Week Unknown 1985-09-18
Movie Mask of Murder Maria 1985-10-15
Movie Marian Rose White Stella White 1982-01-19
Movie The Rodney Dangerfield Show: It's Not Easy Bein' Me various 1982-05-12
Movie The Border Marcy 1982-01-29
Movie The Cannonball Run Female Cop Pulling Over Lamborghini Babes (uncredited) 1981-06-19
Movie Agency Brenda Wilcox 1980-02-14
Movie Can't Stop the Music Samantha Simpson 1980-06-20
Movie Superman II Eve Teschmacher 1980-12-04
Movie The Electric Horseman Charlotta Steele 1979-12-21
Movie Superman Eve Teschmacher 1978-12-14
Movie Mr. Billion Rosie Jones 1977-03-03
Movie W.C. Fields and Me Carlotta Monti 1976-03-31
Movie Lenny Honey Bruce 1974-11-10
Movie The Last American Hero Marge Dennison 1973-01-01
Movie Steambath Meredith 1973-05-04
Movie Slaughterhouse-Five Montana Wildhack 1972-03-15
Movie Diamonds Are Forever Shady Tree's Acorn (uncredited) 1971-12-17