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Karen Valentine

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Karen Valentine was born on a chicken farm in northern California and made her professional debut, at the age of 16, on The Ed Sullivan Show (aka "The Ed Sullivan Show"). After performing as a contestant on a live national broadcast of "The Miss Teenage America Pageant", Ed Sullivan phoned during the ceremonies and invited her to appear on his iconic variety show the following week. She has since starred in countless productions on stage and screen, including the acclaimed series, Room 222 as student teacher Alice Johnson, for which she received an Emmy Award. She was a regular panelist on the popular game show The Hollywood Squares, exchanging quips with Paul Lynde, George Gobel and host Peter Marshall. Over the years she has starred in many made-for-television movies, series episodes and variety specials, as well as several feature films. She has been a fixture on TV talk shows and guest-hosted for Johnny Carson on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Across the country, Ms. Valentine has appeared in many stage productions, on Broadway and off, as well as touring with national companies.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Karen Valentine in 'Room 222': 'Memba Her?

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in 'Room 222' 'Memba Her?

Actress Karen Valentine became famous as student teacher Alice Johnson in the '70s TV series "Room 222." Guess what she looks like now! READ MORE >

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