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. . . Where Are They Now? . . .
Loni Anderson rose to fame playing the role of Jennifer Marlowe on WKRP in Cincinnati, and for her high-profile marriage to Burt Reynolds that was followed by a nasty divorce. How has she been keeping busy over the years since then? Well, find out here!
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WHERE ARE THEY NOW ARCHIVES
--DEAD OR ALIVE?--
See if you know if the following celebrities have had a visit from the "Grim Reaper":
French director of films such as "La Grande Illusion" and "Le Crime de Monsieur Lange"
Producer of several well-known animated TV series, "The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle", "George of the Jungle", "The Dudley Do-Right Show"
German director, "Paris, Texas", "The Wings of Desire"
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Learn More About Loni Anderson on Celebrity Nooz
August 5, 1945, Saint Paul, Minnesota
CLAIM TO FAME:
She is best known for her role as receptionist Jennifer Marlowe on WKRP in Cincinnati.
Anderson was married to Bruce Hasselberg from 1964â??1966, Ross Bickell from 1973â??1981, actor (and one-time co-star) Burt Reynolds from 1988â??1993, and she has been married to musician Bob Flick since 2008. She has a daughter, Deidra Hoffman, from her first marriage to Bruce Hasselberg, and a son, Quinton Anderson Reynolds (born August 31, 1988), whom she and Burt Reynolds adopted.
Anderson had small roles on such shows as S.W.A.T., Police Woman, Barnaby Jones, and Three's Company before securing the role of Jennifer on WKRP in Cincinnati.
Her sexy status led to a bunch of TV movie roles, including playing tragic Hollywood sex sirens Jayne Mansfield in The Jayne Mansfield Story (1980), and Thelma Todd in White Hot: The Mysterious Murder of Thelma Todd (1991).
She paired up with Wonder Woman star Lynda Carter in the series Partners in Crime, which did not meet with much sucess. She also starred in the short-lived series Easy Street (1986) as a Law Vegas showgirl who inherits a bunch of money.
Loni tried her hand in feature films, which is where she met her future husband Burt Reynolds.
Her pinup photo in a bikini became one of the bestselling wall posters of the 1970s.
Is currently a practicing Lutheran.
Was voted Valentine Queen of Valentine's Day Winter Formal when she was a high school senior at Alexander Ramsey Senior High School in Roseville, MN.
Her father was originally going to name her "Leiloni," but then realized to his horror that when she got to her teen years it was liable to be twisted into "Lay Loni."
Is the daughter of Maxine Hazel (nÃ©e Kallin), a model, and Klaydon Carl "Andy" Anderson, an environmental chemist.
Won a bunch of local beauty pageants as a teenager.
Owns a massive collection of Snow White miniatures and other Disney memorabilia.
Is of Swedish descent.
Is a natural brunette.
WHERE IS SHE NOW:
In recent years, Loni has appeared in several sitcoms and series guest spots. Most recently, she played Tori Spelling's materialistic mom in So NoTORIous (2006), which was not approved by Tori's real-life mom. In 2010, she appeared in a segment on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno as Jay's mom.
WRITE TO LONI ANDERSON:
20652 Lassen Street, #98
Chatsworth, CA 91311
2010 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV series)...Jay's Mom (segment "Cop 'n Kitty")
Episode #19.5 (2010)
2006 So noTORIous (TV series)...Kiki Spelling / Kiki Spellman
2003-2004 The Mullets (TV series)...Mandi Mullet-Heidecker
2001 Three Sisters (TV series)...Janet
1999 V.I.P. (TV series)...Carol Irons
Stop or Val's Mom Will Shoot
1999 Movie Stars (TV series)...Audrey Wyatt
Mothers & Brothers
1998 A Night at the Roxbury...Barbara Butabi
1998 3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain...Medusa
1998 Fast Track (TV series)
Good Old Days (1998)
1998 Clueless (TV series)...Barbara Collier
Labor of Love
1997 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV series)...Racine
1996 Melrose Place (TV series)...Teri Carson
What Comes Up, Must Come Down
1995 Deadly Family Secrets (TV movie)...Martha
1995 Burke's Law (TV series)...Claudia Loring
Who Killed the Highest Bidder?
1994 Without Warning (TV movie)...Actress in opening movie egment (uncredited)
1994 Gambler V: Playing for Keeps (TV movie)...Fanny Porter
1993-1994 Nurses (TV series)...Casey MacAfee
1993 Empty Nest (TV series)...Casey MacAfee
Bye-Bye, Baby... Hello: Part 1
1992 Munchie...Cathy Dobson
1992 The Price She Paid (TV movie)...Lacey
1991-1992 The New WKRP in Cincinnati (TV series)...Jennifer Marlowe
Jennifer and the Prince
Where Are We Going?
1991 White Hot: The Mysterious Murder of Thelma Todd (TV movie)...Thelma Todd
1990 Coins in the Fountain (TV movie)...Leah
1990 B.L. Stryker (TV series)...Dawn StClaire
Grand Theft Hotel
1990 Blown Away (TV movie)...Lauren
1989 All Dogs Go to Heaven...Flo (voice)
1989 Blondie & Dagwood: Second Wedding Workout (TV movie)...Blondie Bumstead (voice)
1989 Sorry, Wrong Number (TV movie)...Madeleine Stevenson
1988 Too Good to Be True (TV movie)...Ellen Berent
1988 A Whisper Kills (TV movie)...Liz Bartlett
1988 Necessity (TV movie)...Lauren LaSalle
1987 Blondie & Dagwood (TV movie)...Blondie Bumstead (voice)
1986-1987 Easy Street (TV series)...L.K. McGuire
1986 Stranded (TV movie)...Stacy Tweed
1985 A Letter to Three Wives (TV movie)...Lora Mae Holloway
1985 Amazing Stories (TV series)...Love
1984 Partners in Crime (TV series)...Sydney Kovak
1984 My Mother's Secret Life (TV movie)...Ellen Blake
1983 Stroker Ace...Pembrook Feeney
1982 Country Gold (TV movie)...Mollie Dean Purcell
1978-1982 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV series)...Jennifer Elizabeth Marlowe
1981 Sizzle (TV movie)...Julie Davis
1980 Fantasy Island (TV series)...Kim Holland
The Love Doctor/Pleasure Palace/Possessed
1977-1980 The Love Boat (TV series)...Kitty Fields / Barbie / Kim
1980 The Jayne Mansfield Story (TV movie)...Jayne Mansfield
1980 Siegfried and Roy (TV movie)...Guest
1978 Three's Company (TV series)...Susan Walters
Coffee, Tea, or Jack
1978 The Incredible Hulk (TV series)...Sheila Cantrell
Of Guilt, Models and Murder
1978 Three on a Date (TV movie)...Angela Ross
1977 The Bob Newhart Show (TV series)...Leslie Greely
Carlin's New Suit
1977 The Magnificent Magical Magnet of Santa Mesa (TV movie)...Mrs. Daroon
1976 The McLean Stevenson Show (TV series)...Mrs. Swenson
Going My Way
1976 Barnaby Jones (TV series)...Dee Dee Danvers / Joanna Morgan
Sins of Thy Father
1976 Vigilante Force...Peaches (uncredited)
1975 Police Woman (TV series)...Waitress
Farewell, Mary Jane
1975 Phyllis (TV series)...Rita
The First Date
1975 Harry O (TV series)...Linzy
1975 The Invisible Man (TV series)...Andrea Hanover
Man of Influence
1975 S.W.A.T. (TV series)...Miss Texas
The Steel-Plated Security Blanket
1966 Nevada Smith...Brunette Saloon Girl (uncredited)
To see Then & Now pictures of Loni Anderson, visit:
--Answers to DEAD OR ALIVE--
Born: 09/15/1894 Died: 02/12/1979
Born: 09/20/1920 Died: 10/12/1989
WHO PASSED ON THIS WEEK...
Gabriel Bullet, 91, Swiss Roman Catholic prelate.
Harold Mair, 92, Australian politician.
Eddie Marshall, 73, American jazz drummer.
Hiroe Yuki, 62, Japanese badminton player.
Notable ice hockey players and coaches among the 43 killed in the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl plane crash.
Shigeri Akabane, 70, Japanese professional wrestler, heart attack.
Hans Apel, 79, German politician, Finance Minister (1974â??1978) and Defence Minister (1978â??1982).
Dan David, 82, Romanian-born Israeli businessman and philanthropist, brain hemorrhage.
Archduke Felix of Austria, 95, Austrian royal, last surviving child of Charles I of Austria.
Michael S. Hart, 64, American author, founder of Project Gutenberg.
George Kuchar, 69, American film director.
Janusz Morgenstern, 88, Polish filmmaker.
Wardell Quezergue, 81, American music arranger, producer and bandleader, heart failure.
Donald L. Taffner, 80, American television producer and distributor.
Charles S. Dubin, 92, American film and television director (Hawaii Five-O, Kojak, M*A*S*H), natural causes.
Salvatore Licitra, 43, Italian tenor, injuries from a motor scooter accident.
Georgios-Alexandros Magakis, 89, Greek professor of law and politician, Minister of Justice (1982â??1986).
Vann Nath, 66, Cambodian painter.
Bobby Rhine, 35, American soccer player (FC Dallas), heart attack.
Peter Thuruthikonam, 82, Indian Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Vijayapuram (1988â??2006), heart attack.
Lalla Aicha, 81, Moroccan princess, first female Arab ambassador, Ambassador to United Kingdom (1965â??1969); Greece (1969â??1970); Italy (1970â??1973).
Victor Bussie, 92, American president of Louisiana AFLâ??CIO.
Hugh Fox, 79, American poet and novelist.
Hilde Heltberg, 51, Norwegian musician, cancer.
Bill Kunkel, 61, American video game designer and magazine editor, heart attack.
Jag Mundhra, 62, Indian film director (Bawandar).
Leon Rozitchner, 87, Argentine philosopher.
Lee Roy Selmon, 56, American Hall of Fame football player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), stroke.
Dana Wilson, 28, New Zealand rugby league player, car accident.
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