February 12, 2010
November 9, 2014
Claim to fame:
Karen Valentine best known as the petite, perky student-teacher Alice Johnson in the television series Room 222 which aired from 1966-71.
Where are they now?
Now 58, Karen Valentineis still acting in small theater productions. In 2003, she appeared in a theater production of “Steel Magnolias” and still does episodic TV roles and the occasional made-for-TV movie including a Hallmark TV movie, Wedding Daze, with John Larroquette. Born on May 25, 1947 in Sebastopol, Ca., Valentine represented California in the Miss Teenage America pageant where she got noticed by Ed Sullivan. After Room 222, Valentine starred as Gidget in the film “Gidget Grows Up.” She had her own short-lived sitcom “Karen” and was a regular on Hollywood Squares in the late 1970s.