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- June 23, 2003
- Vol. 59
- No. 24
Eddie Set, Go!
Army Veteran Mark Valley Gets His Marching Orders in TV's Keen Eddie
After parts on Days of Our Lives and ER, former Army lieutenant Mark Valley, 38, bags a starring role: Eddie Arlette, a rough-edged Manhattan cop transplanted to London in the new FOX series Keen Eddie. At first the out-doorsman wasn't keen on spending six months in England shooting: "It's raining. People are smoking all the time. But it was great."
•Go West Point, young man.
Son of math teacher Mike Valley, 60, and Martha, 60, who ran a nursery school, the Ogdensburg, N.Y., native graduated from the military academy in 1987. "I needed the discipline. I didn't think I'd be General MacArthur, but I thought, 'Who knows?' "
Valley served as a transport driver in the 1991 Gulf War. "It was dangerous," he recalls. "Most of the casualties were on the road." While stationed in Berlin postwar, he took a bit part in The Innocent, a '93 movie starring Anthony Hopkins. "Watching Hopkins planted a seed that maybe I should join this circus." He was right to enlist, says costar Julian Rhind-Tutt: "He's a good actor because he's got the life experience, the intelligence and the know-how to back him up."
Living in L.A. since 1997, he shares a rented apartment with cats Cairo and Gooey. Currently unattached, he has a daughter, Sherri, 15, by an old girlfriend. "She lives with her mom and stepdad. She was just here for a visit."
•Soldier, you've earned your R & R.
The man who learned to skydive in the Army is planning a relatively safe hiking vacation in Washington State. "I don't really need to be risking my life anymore," he says. "I've got a pretty good one going here."
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