From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Valorie Armstrong (also credited as Valerie Armstrong) is an American actress most notably recognized from her role as Perkins family matriarch, Marisa Perkins on NBC's soap opera Santa Barbara during 1984-1985. Her other roles include various guest-starring roles on TV shows. Prior to her role as Marisa Perkins, she had a featured role as Alice McRaven, the best friend of Sandy Duncan's character, Sandy Stockton on Funny Face, in the 1970s. In 1990, the two worked together again when Ms. Armstrong had a guest role as Mrs. Gordon, in an episode of Miss Duncan's later series, The Hogan Family. Description above from the Wikipedia article Valorie Armstrong, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.