Valerie Perrine is a former model and actress who gained fame as a result of her roles in movies like Can’t Stop The Music, Superman, and Lenny. The latter earned her four awards – the National Board of Review Award, Cannes Film Festival Award, the New York Film Critics Circle Award, and the British Academy Award. It equally earned her nominations for the Academy and Golden Globe Awards. Valerie once worked as a showgirl in Las Vegas and has appeared nude on a Playboy magazine.
Perrine is also known as the first actress to appear almost nude on a television network as she displayed her breast during the broadcast of the play, Steambath, which aired on Hollywood Television Theatre. During her acting career which spanned over four decades, she appeared in more than sixty films and TV series which includes The Last American Hero, Maid to Order, The Magician of Lublin, My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend, Bright Angel, and others. In her youthful days, the super-hot model and actress was linked to multiple romantic partners. Read on to find out more facts about the life and affairs of the veteran actress.
How Old Is Valerie Perrine Now?
The former actress who ended her career professionally in 2017 was born as Valerie Ritchie Perrine to Kenneth and Winifred Perrine in Galveston, Texas, the United States. She was born on the 3rd of September 1943. Her father was a US military officer while her mother was a professional dancer. She was raised in Japan where her father was stationed after her birth. Due to her father’s occupation, they often changed locations but she eventually spent her teenage years in Arizona.
Is She Dating Anyone?
Perrine has been linked to a good number of celebrities whom she reportedly dated. The first on the list is Steven Mergs Ford – an American actor and son of the former United States president, Gerald Ford, whom she was romantically connected with for a short while. She then kicked off an affair with Jeff Bridges, an actor, singer, and producer whom she featured with in the movie, The Last American Hero and the series, Faerie Tale Theatre in 1972. Unfortunately, the relationship ended the next year.
From 1974 to 1976, Valerie Perrine was romantically linked to the actor, Elliott Gould, having starred alongside him in Just Shoot Me! and Faerie Tale Theatre. Her list of love interest continues as she also dated Nels Van Patten and Dodi Fayed in the year 1977. Patten is an actor and producer known for his roles in Good Company, Summer School, and Magnum, P. I. He has been married to Nancy Valen since October 1994. Dodi Fayed, on the other hand, was an Egyptian socialite and the son of the billionaire, Mohamed El Fayed. He died in a car crash in Paris with Diana Princess of Wales in August 1997.
Later on, Valerie Perrine began dating Morgan Mason, an actor, film producer, and politician; she dated him from 1981 to 1982. After their break up, Mason moved on to marry the American singer and author, Belinda Jo Carlisle in 1986. Meanwhile, in the same year, Perrine was spotted with another boyfriend in the person of Mick Jagger, an English singer, songwriter, actor and film producer who gained worldwide fame as the lead singer and one of the founding members of the Rolling Stones.
The last person on the former actress’ speculated dating list is Stanley Dragoti, a film director whom she reportedly dated from 1982 to 1984. Dragoti was previously married to the model and fashion designer, Cheryl Rae Tiegs; they got married in 1970 and then parted ways in 1979 before he kicked off an affair with Perrine.
Who Is Valerie Perrine’s Husband or Boyfriend?
Based on a reliable source, Valerie Perrine was supposed to get married to a wealthy Los Angeles Playboy who also worked as a gun collector some years back. The pair met while the Superman star was working as a showgirl in Las Vegas and later began an affair which they planned on taking to the next level before the death of her fiance, a month before their planned marriage.
The man died from an accidental discharge, having shot himself to death after a gun discharged, ricocheted off a door and pierced his lung. At the moment, Valerie is said to be single and not dating anyone.