Valerie Curtin Biography (1945?-)

Born March 31, c. 1945, in New York, NY; daughter of Joseph Curtin (a radio actor); cousin of Jane Curtin (an actress and comedienne); married Barry Levinson (a director and writer), December, 1977 (some sources cite 1975; divorced, 1982); remarried.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress, producer, writer, series creator
Birth Details
March 31, 1945?
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Vera, Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, Warner Bros., 1975
  • Intensive care nurse, Silent Movie, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1976
  • Miss Milland, All the President's Men, Warner Bros., 1976
  • Naomi "Peaches" Fishbine, Mother, Jugs & Speed, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1976
  • Plain Jane, Silver Streak, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1976
  • Mary Agnes, The Great Smokey Roadblock (also known as The Lastof the Cowboys), Dimension Films, 1978
  • Phyllis, A Different Story, Avco-Embassy, 1978
  • Mrs. Bok, Why Would I Lie?, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1980
  • Miss Sheffer, Maxie (also known as Free Spirit), Orion, 1985
  • Arlene Hoffman, Big Trouble, Columbia, 1986
  • Pearl Waxman, Down and Out in Beverly Hills, Buena Vista, 1986
  • Also appeared in Elegant John and the Ladies.
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Regular performer, The Jim Stafford Show, ABC, 1975
  • Judy Bernly, 9 to 5 (also known as Nine to Five), ABC, 1982-1983 then syndicated, 1986-1988
  • Movies
  • Miss Goldfarb, The Greatest Thing That Almost Happened, CBS, 1977
  • Kitty, A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story, NBC, 1978
  • Chief warden Stelina Shell, Brave New World, NBC, 1980
  • Muriel, A Christmas without Snow, CBS, 1980
  • Episodic
  • Poet, "Great Expectations," Happy Days (also known as Happy Days Again), ABC, 1974
  • "Dennis' New Love," The New Dick Van Dyke Show, CBS, 1974
  • Gloria Clooney, "Fear of Flying," Barney Miller, ABC, 1976
  • "Fear of Flying," The Bob Newhart Show, CBS, 1976
  • "Sweathogs vs. Phi Beta Kappa," Welcome Back Kotter, ABC, 1976
  • Gopi, Hestor, Jane Patten, and Sky Aquarian, "Quickie Nirvana," The Rockford Files, NBC, 1977
  • Michelle Joyce, "Somebody Has to Say They're Sorry," Rhoda, CBS, 1977
  • Ms. Wright, "Hello, Ms. Chips," Welcome Back Kotter, ABC, 1977
  • "Off to Jail," Rhoda, CBS, 1977
  • Mrs. Warren, "Give Him the Chair!" Frasier, NBC, 1994
  • Helen Underhill, "Coffin to Go," Stark Raving Mad, NBC, 1999
  • Mrs. Russell, "Saving Harvey Cohen," Becker, CBS, 1999
  • "Whatever Works," Party of Five, Fox, 1999
  • Judge Audrey Lasher, "How They Lived," The District, CBS, 2000
  • Judge Audrey Lasher, "The Real Terrorist," The District, CBS, 2000
  • Judge Audrey Lasher, "Surveillance," The District, CBS, 2000
  • Ms. Picklesbee, "Finch in the Dogg House," Just Shoot Me, NBC, 2001
  • Pilots
  • Sandy Lambert, The Primary English Class, ABC, 1977
  • Nurse Bob (unaired), NBC, 1988
  • Television Work
  • Series; Creator; with Others
  • Square Pegs, CBS, 1982-1983
  • Series; Producer
  • Good & Evil, ABC, 1991
  • WRITINGS
  • Screenplays
  • with Barry Levinson
  • ... And Justice for All, Columbia, 1979
  • Inside Moves (adapted from the novel by Todd Walton), Associated,1980
  • Best Friends, Warner Bros., 1982
  • (And with Robert Klane) Unfaithfully Yours (adapted from the 1948Preston Sturges film of the same title), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1984
  • Toys, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992
  • Teleplays
  • Movies
  • "Dusk before Fireworks," Women & Men: Stories of Seduction, HBO, 1990
  • Episodic
  • "Mary's Delinquent," The Mary Tyler Moore Show, CBS, 1975
  • Phyllis, CBS, episodes from 1975 to 1977
  • Stage Appearances
  • Edna Klein, Children of a Lesser God, Center Theatre Group, Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, 1979
  • Appeared in productions with the New Theatre for Now, Center Theatre Group, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, 1983.

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