It has been over 40 years since people first tuned into their TVs to watch the legendary comedy show “WKRP in Cincinnati.” Even though its last episode aired in 1982, the show is still fondly remembered to this day. The show launched the careers of many of its actors and actresses, one of which was the actress Loni Anderson. 

Through her role of Jennifer Marlowe on the show, she made her mark as one of the leading ladies of the 70s and 80s. Since then, we have seen Anderson in many movies and shows, and she has had a rather successful career, to say the least. Although Anderson has had an eventful thing afterward, everyone wants to know what she has been up to lately. In this article, we take a look at what Anderson has been up to since the end of “WKRP in Cincinnati” and catch up on the current status of the 76-year-old actress.

Loni Anderson: Career Highlights

Before Anderson made her debut as Jennifer Marlowe on “WKRP in Cincinnati,” she had already had a distinguished modeling career, but it was the show that made her a household name. Following her iconic portrayal of the receptionist, Loni Anderson had plenty of roles and projects throughout the decades after the show’s end, a career that consists of several parts in television series, a book published in 2005, awards, and several other distinctions. Let’s take a look at the most important highlights from her career since the end of “WKRP in Cincinnati.”

Television Series

Anderson has had several guest roles on many television series throughout the decades, some of which include:

  • “Dancing with the Stars” Season Four in 2007

  • “St. Elsewhere” in 1987

  • “The Nanny” in 1994

  • “Nash Bridges” in 1997

  • “The King of Queens” in 2002

  • “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” in 2002

  • “Two and a Half Men” in 2011

  • “2 Broke Girls” in 2013


Like the television series she has been part of, Anderson has had roles in several movies, which include:

  • “Stroker Ace” in 1983

  • “Grumpy Old Men” in 1993

  • “Grumpier Old Men” in 1995

  • “The Utopian Society” in 2003

  • “Dumb and Dumber To” in 2014


During Loni Anderson’s long career, she has been the recipient of many awards. Some of her most noteworthy awards are:

  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 1983

  • Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series or Television Film in 1984

  • Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress in a TV Series Musical or Comedy in 1988

  • Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Dramatic Special in 1989

  • Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1996

Loni Anderson Today

When Anderson recently made an appearance on the red carpet back in November 2019, it was rather overwhelming for many to find out that although she looked gorgeous and not a single thing had changed about her beauty and charm, she has reached her mid-70s. Anderson is currently living in Los Angeles, California and is currently in a relationship with Robert.

Love Life

During Anderson’s long career, her love life had been quite a roller coaster ride. She was first married to Bruce Hasselberg in 1964 and divorced him in 1966. From 1973 to 1981, she was married to Ross Bickell, with whom she adopted a child, Deidre. After her divorce from Ross Bickell, Anderson got married to her love of many years, the actor Burt Reynolds, in 1988. The couple divorced in 1992. After that, she has been in a relationship with Bob Flick, the member of the folk scene of the 60s, whom she gets along with great.


Since Anderson has had such a long and successful career, it is no surprise that she has been featured in several photo shoots through the years. take a look at some of Loni Anderson’s most iconic gallery photos throughout the years.

Loni Anderson is a legendary actress that made her mark in television and film by performing in dozens of projects throughout the decades and gaining people’s hearts along the way. Even now, 40 years after playing Jennifer Marlowe in “WKRP in Cincinnati,” Anderson is still active and has a packed agenda. Her talent and beauty have never been affected by age, and we can only hope that she continues to shine and make us laugh for many more years.