Valorie Armstrong (also credited as Valerie Armstrong) is an Americanactress most notably recognized from her role as family matriarch Marisa Perkins on NBC's soap operaSanta Barbara during 1984–1985. Her other roles include various guest-starring roles on TV shows. Prior to her role as Marisa Perkins, she had appeared on One Life to Live as Minna, a former prostitute pal of Katrina Karr's and Karen Wolek's (1981–1983). She also 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.