Valarie Harper Has Started Working On a New TV Movie
Valerie Harper is clearly not letting terminal brain cancer get in the way of doing what she does best. Valarie Harper, best known for playing Rhoda Morgenstern on the ’70s television classics The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Rhoda, has just started working on a new TV movie in Vancouver.
The Wrap reports:
Production began on Wednesday in Vancouver on The Town That Came A-Courtin,’ a film adaptation of Ronda Rich’s novel of the same name that will air on the UP cable network in January 2014. Harper will play Charlotte, the owner of a bed-and-breakfast.
The news of the project comes just a months after Harper, 73, revealed she had been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. At the time, doctors had reportedly given her between three to six months to live. But Valarie has remained upbeat. She tells (Eonline);
“Everybody, don’t go to the funeral until the day of the funeral. Live this day,”
We Love your spirit Valarie.