Valerie Mahaffey


10 Things You Didn’t Know about Valerie Mahaffey

Valerie Mahaffey’s career is proof just how important every character is to a project. Although she hasn’t always had starring roles in the shows and movies she’s been in, she’s always left a lasting impact with her work. Her ability to get into character and make any role feel authentic has allowed her to work with some of the biggest names in the industry. Most recently, she has gotten a lot of attention for her role as Helen in the ABC series Big Sky. Her ability to bring the complex character to life has earned her the respect of her peers and the admiration of countless viewers at home. Keep reading for 10 things you didn’t know about Valerie Mahaffey.
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The TVLine Performer of the Week: Valerie Mahaffey

THE EPISODE | “I Fall to Pieces” (Feb. 2, 2021) THE PERFORMANCE | Whenever Mahaffey shows up in a series, you know you’re in for an entertainingly kooky run. She’s just so spot-on at playing characters who are slightly off! To wit: Her performance as the smiling yet too-strict Helen Pergman, which unfortunately came to a close in this week’s episode when Helen died at her son’s hand.
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Big Sky star Valerie Mahaffey on that mother of a twist

Warning: This article contains spoilers about Tuesday's episode of Big Sky, "I Fall to Pieces." Big Sky might have just hit the mother lode when it comes to Ronald's propensity for evil. On Tuesday's episode of the ABC drama, things came to a head between long-haul-trucker-turned-kidnapper Ronald (Brian Geraghty) and...

Big Sky episode 7: Is Ronald’s mom Helen dead, Valerie Mahaffey leaving?

Entering Big Sky episode 7 on ABC Tuesday night, we knew that there was a chance for some enormous events to take place. That is especially the case when you think about Ronald. We’re talking here about a guy who is enormously desperate. He wants to escape his situation, especially when so many people are focusing on him as a kidnapper. He can also pin down Legarski further, which everyone is desperate to do.