Valerie Anne Bertinelli is an American actress. She first achieved recognition as a child actress, portraying Barbara Cooper Royer on the sitcom One Day at a Time for which she won two Golden Globe Awards for Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries or Television Film. She subsequently earned adult stardom as Gloria on the religious drama series Touched by an Angel and Melanie Moretti on the sitcom Hot in Cleveland, the latter of which gained her a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination. In 2012, she was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Bertinelli has hosted several programs for Food Network, such as the cooking shows Valerie's Home Cooking and Kids Baking Championship, winning two Daytime Emmy Awards for the former out of six nominations. In December 2021, Bertinelli signed a new deal with Food Network. Bertinelli was married to musician Eddie Van Halen from 1981 to 2007, with whom she has one child, Wolfgang. She was married to Tom Vitale from 2011 to 2022.