Valerie Mahaffey

Valerie Mahaffey

actress, producer

Valerie Mahaffey was born on Jun 16, 1953 in Indonesia. Valerie Mahaffey's big-screen debut came with Tell Me My Name directed by Delbert Mann in 1977. Valerie Mahaffey is known for Dead to Me directed by Rebecca Asher, Christina Applegate stars as Jen Harding and Linda Cardellini as Judy Hale. Valerie Mahaffey has got 1 awards and 2 nominations so far. The most recent award Valerie Mahaffey achieved is Primetime Emmy Awards. The upcoming new movie Valerie Mahaffey plays is If I Were You which will be released on Aug 12, 2021.

Valerie Mahaffey is an American character actress and producer. She began her career starring in the NBC daytime soap opera The Doctors (1979-81), for which in 1980 she was nominated for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.In 1992, Mahaffey won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role in the CBS drama series Northern Exposure. She later won fame through her portrayal of extroverted and friendly but ultimately insane women on the television shows Wings, Desperate Housewives, Devious Maids and Big Sky. Mahaffey also appeared in a number of movies, including Senior Trip (1995), Jungle 2 Jungle (1997), Jack and Jill (2011), Sully (2016), and most notably French Exit (2020), for which she received critical acclaim and an Independent Spirit Award nomination.

  • Birthday

    Jun 16, 1953
  • Place of Birth

    Sumatra, Indonesia
  • Also known


Known For


1 wins & 2 nominations

Primetime Emmy Awards
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Winner - Primetime Emmy

Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows