Loni Anderson

Born Aug 5, 1946

Loni Kaye Anderson is an American actress who played the role of Jennifer Marlowe on the television sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati.

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1946 Birth Born on August 5, 1946.


1963 16 Years Old As a senior at Alexander Ramsey Senior High School in Roseville in 1963, she was voted Valentine Queen of Valentine's Day Winter Formal. … Read More
1966 19 Years Old Her acting debut came with a bit part in the 1966 film Nevada Smith, starring Steve McQueen. … Read More


1976 29 Years Old She was offered the role when producers saw the poster of her in a red swimsuit—a pose similar to Farrah Fawcett's famous 1976 pin-up. … Read More


1980 33 Years Old Owing to her rising popularity as the show's so-called "main attraction," Anderson walked out on the sitcom during the 1980 summer hiatus of the series, requesting a substantial salary increase. … Read More
1982 35 Years Old After the network agreed to her meet her requests, Anderson returned to the show and remained with it until its cancellation in 1982. … Read More
1984 37 Years Old She was teamed with Wonder Woman actress Lynda Carter in the critically panned television series, Partners in Crime in 1984. … Read More


1991 44 Years Old After Delta Burke was fired from the CBS comedy Designing Women in 1991, producers offered Anderson a role as Burke's replacement, which eventually never came to pass because the network refused to pay Anderson the salary she had requested. … Read More
1993 46 Years Old In 1993, Anderson was added to the third season of the NBC sitcom Nurses, playing hospital administrator Casey MacAffee. … Read More


1997 50 Years Old …  Anderson's autobiography, My Life in High Heels, was published in 1997.
1999 52 Years Old Growing up with parents of the World War II generation, who both smoked, Anderson witnessed the effects of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a lung disease often caused by smoking. In 1999, Ruane Communications contacted and secured Anderson as the first spokesperson for COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), leading a national COPD education campaign, sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim, maker of Combivent, an inhalation treatment for COPD. … Read More


2008 61 Years Old On May 17, 2008, Anderson married musician Bob Flick, one of the founding members of the folk band The Brothers Four.
2009 62 Years Old In 2009, her daughter Deidre was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and stepped away from her position as a high school principal. … Read More
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