She played the independent Rhoda Morgenstern on Rhoda and achieved newfound fame for competing on Dancing With The Stars after being diagnosed with terminal cancer in 2013.
She appeared on The Mary Tyler Moore Show before getting her own spin off.
She appeared in the 1959 Broadway show Destry Rides Again with Andy Griffith.
She began her career in roles as a dancer and chorus girl in various Broadway productions.
She was married to Richard Schaal from 1964 to 1978.
- The meaning of the name Harper: Harp Player