, and during her nine years on the show, she grew from a chubby, awkward teenager to a popular sex symbol.
She has since appeared in several feature films and TV miniseries, married and divorced rocker Eddie Van Halen, become a spokesperson for the Jenny Craig weight-loss program and written three books. Penney, Bertinelli caught the acting bug and enrolled at the Tami Lynn School of Artists.
She was enrolled in the Granada Hills High School for her education.
Prior to the ceremony, 100 guests, including Valerie Bertinelli, enjoyed cocktails on the lawn and music provided by the Sonus Quartet.Oprah Winfrey, Dick Van Dyke, Valerie Harper, Bernadette Peters, Julia Louis-Dreyfus were among those who gathered at the home of director James L.Brooks on Sunday, where they shared memories and honored Moore’s life.In 2010, she rediscovered sitcom success with a starring role on the hit show Raised in a Catholic household with one older and two younger brothers, the family traveled to so many cities that she called herself a "GM brat." In her early teens, her father was transferred to the GM assembly plant in Van Nuys, California. In 1974, she made a guest appearance on the CBS drama , produced by Norman Lear.Bertinelli played Barbara Jean Cooper, one of two daughters of Ann Romano, a recently divorced woman played by Bonnie Franklin.Valerie Bertinelli has also been inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame.