Valerie Harper to Guest Star on ABC's Desperate Housewives
Harper will play Claire, the sister of Sophie (played by Lesley Ann Warren) and aunt to Susan (played by Teri Hatcher).
Harper recently starred on Broadway in the biodrama Looped last season and received a Tony Award nomination for her portrayal of Tallulah Bankhead. Among her other Broadway credits are The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, Subways Are For Sleeping and Wildcat. In addition, she starred in the national tour of Golda's Balcony.