In this June 13, 2010 photo, Valerie Harper arrives at the 61st Annual Tony Awards in New York. The 73-year-old actress, who played Rhoda Morgenstern on television in the 1970s, has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, according to a report Wednesday, March 6, 2013 on People magazine's website. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer)
NEW YORK (AP) — Valerie Harper, who played Rhoda Morgenstern on television's "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and its spinoff, "Rhoda," has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer.
People magazine reports on its website Wednesday that the 73-year-old actress received the news on Jan. 15. The report says she has as little as three months to live.
Harper tells the magazine in a cover interview: "I don't think of dying. I think of being here now."
Harper's character, Rhoda, was one of television's most beloved sidekicks during the 1970s.
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