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Tiffani Thiessen is an American actor and model. Thiessen portrays Valerie Malone on Beverly Hills, 90210.


Thiessen began modelling at 9, went on to be the 1987 Miss Junior America[1] and won a Teen Magazine Model Search.[2] At 15, Thiessen began starring as Kelly Kapowski in the NBC daytime teen sitcom Saved by the Bell (1989—1993), and it's short-lived primetime spin-off, Saved by the Bell: The College Years (1993—1994).


  • Thiessen was originally only contracted for Season 5, as, when production on the season began in summer 1994, the fifth season was expected to be the last.[3]
  • Thiessen auditioned for Models Inc.[2][3]


Tiffani-Amber Thiessen keeps busy (EW • JULY 1995)
WITH AN EYE ON . . . : Tiffani-Amber Thiessen zips into ‘90210' ready to defy expectations (EW • SEPTEMBER 1994)

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