Valerie Harper – Kicking Cancer New York Style
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Valerie Harper – Kicking Cancer New York Style

Valerie Harper – Kicking Cancer New York Style by Ronald Sklar The beloved Rhoda star helps launch The American Lung Association’s Lung Force initiative. On May 13, 2014 in Manhattan, actress and lung cancer survivor Valerie Harper, along with country music star Kellie Pickler, helped kick off of a new women’s health initiative for The … Continue reading

Golda’s Balcony (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Golda’s Balcony (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

GOLDA’S BALCONY (2006) Starring Valerie Harper. Screenplay by William Gibson. Directed by Jeremy Cagan. Distributed by East-West Ventures.  95 minutes.  Not Rated. Golda’s Balcony was a one-woman show in the theater.  A single person standing on stage, doing a huge monologue for the entire running time. This makes it inherently hard to translate cinematically.  Little things … Continue reading

Valerie Harper – Good as Golda
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Valerie Harper – Good as Golda

Valerie Harper Good as Golda by Ronald Sklar Even all these decades later, the woman who played one of the most beloved TV characters of all time still arouses intense reactions. “Little old Jewish ladies grab my cheeks and say, ‘sweetheart, darling, they tell me you’re not Jewish. Say it isn’t so,’” says Valerie Harper, who played the … Continue reading

Alan Rafkin – The King of Nick at Nite
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Alan Rafkin – The King of Nick at Nite

Alan Rafkin The King of Nick at Nite by Ronald Sklar “I’m still working,” sixty-eight-year-old Alan Rafkin says. “They’ll have to carry me out in a body bag.” If you had his job, they would drag you out kicking and screaming too. Alan Rafkin is a TV sitcom director. And not just another forgotten name … Continue reading