Anderson has since returned to guest-starring on several popular television series, such as playing the "witch-trash" cousin on Sabrina the Teenage Witch and as Vallery Irons' mother on V. Loni Kaye Anderson born August 5,  is an American actress. The sitcom's creator, Hugh Wilson , later admitted Anderson got the role because her body resembled Jayne Mansfield and because she possessed the innocent sexuality of Marilyn Monroe. In , her daughter Deidre was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. She grew up in suburban Roseville, Minnesota. Retrieved October 11,
Sawyer. Age: 32.
Growing up with parents of the World War II generation, who both smoked, Anderson witnessed the effects of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease COPD , a lung disease often caused by smoking.
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Episode: "Not So Great Grandma" . Aside from her acting career, Anderson has become known for her colorful personal life, particularly her relationship and marriage to actor Burt Reynolds. In , her daughter Deidre was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. In the early s, she attempted to co-star with her husband Burt Reynolds on his new CBS sitcom Evening Shade , but the network was not fond of the idea, thus replacing Anderson with Marilu Henner.