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Valerie Bertinelli

Valerie Anne Bertinelli (born April 23, 1960) is an American actress, best known for her roles as Barbara Cooper Royer on the television series One Day at a Time (1975–1984), Gloria on the television series Touched by an Angel (2001–2003) and Melanie Moretti on the sitcom Hot in Cleveland (2010–present). Bertinelli was born in Wilmington, Delaware to Irish/Italian-American parents Nancy (née Carvin) and Luke Bertinelli (a General Motors executive). She had an older brother, Mark, who died at 17 months from an accidental poisoning before Valerie was born. Along with her other three brothers, one older and two younger, the family lived in Claymont, Delaware, and Clarkston, Michigan. They later moved to Oklahoma City before moving to the Los Feliz section of Los Angeles, California, where Bertinelli studied acting at the Tami Lynn School of Artists. She attended Granada Hills High School until 1978 but did not graduate. As of January 2008, she was pursuing the last few credits needed for her high school diploma. She was raised Roman Catholic. Following her appearance in an episode of Apple's Way, Bertinelli was approached by producer Norman Lear to audition for the role of cooperative

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Valerie Bertinelli -- Married in Malibu

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Valerie Bertinelli got married this afternoon in Malibu ... TMZ has learned.We got this picture of Valerie, taken just after she exchanged vows with Tom Vitale at her Malibu home.Valerie got… READ MORE >

'Hot in Cleveland' Ladies: Who'd You Rather?

'Hot in Cleveland' Ladies
Who'd You Rather?

"Hot in Cleveland" stars Valerie Bertinelli, Betty White, Jane Leeves and Wendy Malick all showed up to the same event in NYC on Tuesday.Question is ...  READ MORE >

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Someone Owes Jenny an Apology

Someone
Owes Jenny an Apology

Queen Latifah out at the Grove yesterday, Valerie Bertinelli in West Hollywood on Wednesday.They're both spokeswomen for Jenny Craig, but do they both practice what they preach? READ MORE >

- 2453 days ago
Bertinelli -- Forget Jenny, Pass the Popovers!

Bertinelli -- Forget Jenny, Pass the Popovers!

A very hot-looking Valerie Bertinelli was busted coming out of BLT Steak in West H-Wood last night -- and let's put it this way, she wasn't eatin' four ounces of… READ MORE >

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What's the Matter -- Jenny Craig Got Ya Tongue?

What's the Matter -- Jenny Craig Got Ya Tongue?

Valerie Bertinelli is really good at shutting up.insertBCSinglePlayer(1447240575);One persistent pap was relentless in trying to get her to talk -- asking her an endless stream of questions about… READ MORE >

- 2481 days ago
Valerie Bertinelli: Chunk Change

Valerie Bertinelli: Chunk Change

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