Deborah Van Valkenburgh is an American actress who is famous for her work on ABC television situation comedy Too Close for Confort. She is also famous for her role as Mercy in the Cult film The Warrior. Furthermore, she has also won an Award for Supporting actress.
Deborah Van Valkenburgh was born Deborah Gaye Van Valkenburgh on August 29, 1952, in Schenectady, New York, the U.S. under the birth sign Virgo. She grew up in Schenectady.
As per her nationality, she is American and belongs to white ethnicity. She is very protective when it comes to her family members and siblings.
Furthermore, she attended and graduated from Shaker High School in Latham, New York in June 1970. Later she attended Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. She graduated from there with BFA in painting & drawing.
Deborah Van aged 66, is not married and has no children. Well, she has a secretive personal life which made her relationship status mysterious. She might be married but, has not officially announced of her marriage.
Before that, she was in a relationship with an American musician, Peter Halsten. The duo preferred to keep their dating history far from the media.
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After dating for several years, their relationship came to end. However, the reason for their separation is still unknown.
Furthermore, Deborah stayed single where Peter moved on his life. She has not shared anything about her past relationships. After the separation, Peter dated Barbara Iannoli, Reine Stewart and Jody Babb.
Deborah Van has an estimated net worth of $4 million. Her main source of income is the acting, form which she was able to collect a handsome amount of money.
According to the PayScale, the average salary of an actor/actress is around $50,427 with a median bonus of $1,032. Actors salaries can be affected by their acting skills.
She began her acting career in 1979, by playing a role of mercy in an American movie “The Warriors“. Later she made her another appearance as Marlena in 1998, film “Free Enterprise”.
Until now she has played her role in numerous movies including, Criminal, Rampage, Streets of Fire, The Warriors, King of the Mountain, Venus Conspiracy, and many more.
She has also landed her acting role in television series. Her debut TV acting was in 1987 as Lady Smoke in “Houston Knight“. In the same year, she also appeared on other TV series “Crime Story” as Luca’s Attorney.
Furthermore, she has also appeared as Detective Preston on a famous television series “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” in 1995.
Some of her famous television series includes, Too Close for Comfort, Hotel, Cold Caser, The Unit, Criminal Mind, Without a Trace and Ghost Whisperer.
As a result of her acting, she was able to win 2012 Supporting Actress Award for a Fantasy Film.