Caption: Karen Valentine and her husband Mac McLaughlin in her 1970 Mercedes 280 SL
Born: May 25, 1947
Star sign: Gemini
Height: 5' 4" (1.63 m)
Karen Valentine was born on a chicken farm in northern California and made her professional debut, at the age of 16, on The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) (aka "The Ed Sullivan Show"). After performing as a contestant on a live national broadcast of "The Miss Teenage America Pageant", Ed Sullivan phoned during the ceremonies and invited her to appear on ...