Loni Anderson

  • Birth Name: Loni Kaye Anderson
  • Birth Place: St. Paul, Minnesota, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Was the runner-up in the Miss Minnesota pageant at the age of 18.
  • Taught high school for a short time before pursuing an acting career.
  • Agreed to take the role of Jennifer Marlowe on WKRP in Cincinnati on the condition that she be allowed to play her as "a bright, sensitive, together woman" rather than a dumb blonde.
  • Wrote, with Larkin Warren, her autobiography, My Life in High Heels, in 1995. 
  • Works to raise awareness of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; both of her parents died from smoking-related illnesses.
  • Married musician Bob Flick on May 17, 2008, the 45th anniversary of the day they met.

Awards

  • 1980, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
  • 1982, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1981, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy or Variety or Music Series: Nominee
  • 1981, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1980, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy or Variety or Music Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Andrea Anderson — Sister
  • Bruce Hasselberg — Ex-husband
  • Burt Reynolds — Ex-husband
  • Maxine Anderson — Mother
  • Klaydon Anderson — Father
  • Quinton Reynolds — Son
  • Ross Bickell — Ex-husband
  • Deidra Hoffman — Daughter
  • Bob Flick — Husband

College

  • Attended University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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Details

  • Birth Name: Loni Kaye Anderson
  • Birth Place: St. Paul, Minnesota, United States
  • Profession: Actor