Actress Valerie Bertinelli was born in Wilmington, Delaware on the 23rd of April 1960. Valerie's first acting job was a commercial for J.C. Penney in 1978. Later that year she was cast to play Barbara Cooper on the sitcom One Day at a Time. In 1980 she starred in The Promise of Love with Shelley Long from T.V.'s Cheers. In 1987 she starred in the movie I'll Take Manhattan with Jane Kaczmarek of Malcolm In The Middle. In 1981 Valerie Bertinelli married VanHalen Guitarist Eddie VanHalen. She currently can be seen on televisions Touched By Angel. Two of her closest friends are Faith Ford And Jane Leeves. Recently she has written a weight-loss book entitled Losing It.