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Loni Anderson

Loni Anderson

Loni Anderson is an American actress, best known for her role as bodacious with an attitude Jennifer Marlowe on the television sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati and as a former wife of Burt Reynolds (from 1988 to 1993). Her divorce from Reynolds was a bitter, well-publicized debacle.

As she tells it in her autobiography, My Life in High Heels, 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. So it was changed to just plain Loni.

Shortly after her divorce from Reynolds, she appeared as a regular in the final season (1993-1994) on the NBC sitcom Nurses.

Her most famous acting role came as the highly-paid, sexy, intelligent secretary Jennifer Marlowe on WKRP in Cincinnati. She has also been in various movies. Anderson made a series of cameo appearances on television shows in the late 1990s and early 2000s, such as the Spellmans' witch-trash cousin on Sabrina, The Teenage Witch and Vallery Irons' mother on V.I.P.. Most recently she starred in the UPN flop, The Mullets.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

Loni Anderson Facts

Birth NameLoni Kaye Anderson
BirthdayAugust 5, 1946 (76)
BirthplaceSt. Paul, Minnesota, USA
Height5' 6" (1m68)  How tall is Loni Anderson compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Coming to America
WKRP In Cincinnati: The Complete Series
A Night at the Roxbury
Stroker Ace
All Dogs Go to Heaven 1 & 2
3 Ninjas: High Noon At Mega Mountain
The Lonely Guy
Of Guilt, Models and Murder
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