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Winifred ‘Renee’ Perrine

Winifred “Renee” Perrine, mother of actress Valerie Perrine, died Jan. 9 in Cedar Grove, N.J.. She was 92.

Born and raised in Helensburgh, Scotland, she moved to New York to pursue a career in show business, eventually working as a showgirl in Earl Carroll’s Vanities.

In addition to her daughter, Valerie, she is survived by a son and a granddaughter.

A memorial will be held later this month in Los Angeles.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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