Karen Valentine

  1. Shelley Long, Cheers, TV, 1982-1993.      NBC saw a whole bunch of girls for Diane Chambers including Bess Armstrong, Julia Duffy, Lisa Eichhorn, Wendie Malick.   Plus Valentine, who’d had her own series, Karen, in 1975, leading to a long TV career…while Ling played Diane in the first 124 episodes, then by Kirstie Alley for the next 149 episodes.  

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