Valerie Bertinelli (born April 23, 1960 in Claymont, Delaware) is an actress best known for her role as Bonnie Franklin's younger daughter, Barbara Cooper, on the long-running television show One Day at a Time. In later years, had two short-lived television series: Sydney in which a young Matthew Perry (actor) played her brother, and Cafe AmÃ©ricain. She has also appeared on a number of made-for-television movies and, in 2001, joined the cast of Touched by an Angel.
She married Eddie Van Halen in April 1981; they had a son, Wolfgang "Wolfie" William Van Halen, ten years later. On July 9, 2002, they announced that they had been separated since October 2001. She filed for divorce on December 5, 2005.