Whatever Happened To: Karen Valentine
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Karen Valentine

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Submitted By: stuntpope
Posted Date: February 12, 2010
Last Updated: November 9, 2014
Karen Valentine
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.
Karen Valentine
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.
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Jim said:
February 11, 2014 5:32 AM
I have been madly in love with this woman since I first saw Room 222, (why isn't that available online???).
Karen if you are single, please call me. I would love to take you to dinner or anywhere you would like to go.
Bradleigh H Horton said:
September 5, 2014 11:52 AM
You need to check your facts about Room 222 carefully. The show last from 1969 to 1974. Karen Valentine hosted a pageant show in 1966.
Christine Harrington said:
June 4, 2016 9:17 PM
I love the music for the show
Christine Harrington said:
June 4, 2016 9:56 PM
I love the music for the show
I'm probably Miss Valentine's all time biggest fan said:
June 6, 2016 2:47 AM
Karen just turned 69 on 5/25/16. The last time we met was outside of Baltimore about 4 years when she spent the weekend (w Michael Constantine) at an autograph convention. Her husband Gary Verna, Patty Duke, and Davy Jones (about a month before he passed) were also there. It was beyond a total privilage to sit w Karen for a couple of hours and catch up. She's as lovely as you'd think she'd be. I've adored her since I was 9 years old, which is 46 years ago! We first met when she debuted on Brosdway in "Romantic Comedy" in 1980(?). Here's hoping she'll get more acting gigs real soon. -TRET Tierney, NYC
Fresco Johnwaban said:
February 6, 2017 2:37 PM
She made me puke!
Ms. Valentine on Rm. 222 was my first crush at 9 y said:
February 17, 2017 4:28 PM
@Fresco Johnwaban. Thought these comments sections was where FANS could say something nice about actors they like, Not a site for ASSHOLES to spout unnecessary putdowns.
I sure would like to see Room 222 again said:
February 20, 2017 7:28 AM
I sure would like to see Room 222 again
Karen Valentine said:
February 22, 2017 7:11 PM
Karen Valentine was Miss Napa/Sonoma in the Miss Ametica California Pageant in June 1965! I know this for sure since I competed with her representing
my city Downey as Miss Downey, Marilyn Granger.
Miss Los Angeles County , Sandra Lynne
Becker won the titled of Miss California. Karen Valentine did not place in the top five! She was noticed for talent as I remember for a comedy dance
and song performance that was very good!
Roger Feigenbaum said:
February 27, 2017 6:19 PM
She was the ultimate crush for every young man.
Linda mayshack said:
March 8, 2017 3:19 AM
I would like Room 222 Air again with all new cast. .
Can still see it said:
March 12, 2017 8:25 PM
I watch room 222 everyday on aspire channel 381 directv
She Was Always A Sweetheart said:
March 24, 2017 5:01 AM
I went to high school with Karen and her sister, Valerie. Karen was just as perky, funny and fun loving as she appeared to be in so many of her roles. Karen, wherever you are, I'll never forget you. -Misty Garoutte-
Steve Uzzell: said:
March 31, 2017 6:51 AM
I met Karen one nite in L'express on Ventura Blvd. in 1985. We had a great time writing out the menu for that nite's specials on the white board. A lovely, fun woman.
loved her before I even knew love said:
April 13, 2017 3:38 AM
Everybody speaks of room 222.. Yes she was , in my opinion, the hottest, cutest and perky woman on tv BUT I especially loved seeing her in the many episodes of Love American Style where she was absolutely sexy as well
On tv said:
April 16, 2017 2:47 AM
Room 222 is on the Aspire cable network.
Back In The Day said:
April 25, 2017 1:36 PM
Rm 222, Aspire Network, as we speak there is a marathon... watching it, what a blast from the past!
Back In The Day said:
April 25, 2017 1:36 PM
Rm 222, Aspire Network, as we speak there is a marathon... watching it, what a blast from the past!
Paddy Sydes said:
August 8, 2017 6:07 PM
I always loved Karen Valentine. She was the absolute CUTEST and ADORABLE girl on TV back in those days. My crush on her exists to this day.
Karen I LOVE YOU! Paddy.
Steve Walker said:
August 10, 2017 2:44 PM
One of my first "crushes"! Still just as beautiful as ever...
I worked on a made for TV Movie with her in 1976 said:
August 25, 2017 10:46 AM
I thought she was so cute and pretty so I made myself ask her out for dinner. She accepted. Oh, I was on my white horse when I asked her. She was in the dressing trailer. It was just a fun thing at my parents' restaurant, we were craft services. She was just 15 years older than me..;-) I think about her every once in awhile and remember how sweet and bubbly she was.
Alex Buder , M.D . October 16 2017 2:45 pm. said:
October 16, 2017 7:49 PM
I was flipping through the TV channels and came across Room 222 starring Karen Valentine a couple of weeks ago . She may remember a skinny looking , long hair New York cabbie asking her for her autograph while she was walking on Central Park West sometime in the early 70"s . I was standing by my yellow Checker cab by the Plaza Hotel waiting for a fare when I saw her walk by. I called out to her " Hey you from Room 222 " since I was too excited to remember her name . Anyway , she walked over to me with a big smile and gave me her autograph . That's all I can remember since that happened about 45 yrs ago . I will never forget it .
Maureen Howland - Nov. 14, 2017 said:
November 14, 2017 4:20 AM
Karen is a beautiful woman. I just had the pleasure of watching her tonight on a rerun of Laugh-In. She was great and it was very obvious that she is very talented.
JOEY G said:
December 5, 2017 3:59 AM
Nikali Boldrini said:
March 16, 2018 12:24 AM
I was in Mr Debelos' drama class with Karen in high school. She was very serious about school and in fact was voted most likely to succeed. I thought she was awfully cute but I was too shy to talk to her. I am glad she made the big time. Nikali Boldrin.
Richard Wyatt said:
April 13, 2018 10:33 AM
My mother thought the theme song sounded like someone snoring.
Carl P said:
July 27, 2019 1:26 PM
I'm the c/o 78 at L.A.High were the show was filmed, looking at the old building before it burned down, brings back memories. plus Ms. Valentines was HOT looking back then,
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Submitted by: stuntpope  - 02/12/2010
Denise Nicholas starred as teacher Liz McIntyre in Room 222 from 1969 to 1974 for which she was twice nominated for Golden Globes.
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Submitted by: stuntpope  - 02/14/2010
About Jesus Copyright, american/brazilian fashion model, he says to be virgin(like Adriana Lima) and vegan. recently meets with Mr. Al Gore on Brazil.