Mostly Credited As: Valerie Bertinelli Birth Name: Valerie Anne Bertinelli Date Of Birth: April 23, 1960 (Age 54) Country Of Birth: USA Birth Place: Wilmington, Delaware Height: 5' 2" (1.57 m)
Valerie Bertinelli was born on April 23, 1960 to a General Motors executive. She was born in Wilmington, DE. In her younger part of life her father was transferred to Van Nuys, California. She lived with one older brother and 2 younger ones. She always joked of being a “GM brat” Since they moved around a lot before moving to California. During this time Valerie was in attendance at Tami Lynn School of Artists where her main focus of study was acting. Valerie landed her first television appearance in a J.C. Penny’s commercial. Via this training when a new situation comedy was written and additions were held Valerie tried out for the part as Barbara Cooper in “One Day at a Time.” She landed the part. The show ran from 1975 to 1984 with its production ended but the show was never canceled. This show gave Valerie her start as an actress. Shortly after the show ended Valerie landed a part in a movie in 1986. Valerie’s career took off from there. Eventually Valerie married Eddie Van Halen. on April 11, 1981. They had a son together named Wolfgang Van Halen. who was born on March 16, 1991.
In 1980 Valerie won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series, One Day at a Time. In 1981 Valerie won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series, One Day at a Time Valerie is the daughter of Andrew and Nancy Bertinelli Valerie did a narration of a book called “ Princess" by Jean P. Sasson in 1992. In 1991 Valerie was nominated for the Young Artists Awards. Valerie appeared on “Who wants to be a Millionaire” for charity In 1978 Valerie was invited to appear at NBC Salutes the 25 Anniversary of the Wonderful World of Disney. Valerie helped David Copperfield on his show “The Magic of David CopperfieldII in 1979. Valerie played Barbara one more time after the shows ending when it had a “One Day at a Time Reunion” show in 2005. One of Valerie’s greatest films was made in 1991. “In a Childs Name” continues to rerun often.