Piper Laurie

Television Actress / Film Actress / Stage Actress | * 01/22/1932 (89) | Detroit, Michigan (United States of America (USA))
Piper Laurie (born Rosetta Jacobs; January 22, 1932) is an American stage and screen actress known for her roles in the films The Hustler (1961), Carrie (1976), and Children of a Lesser God (1986), all of which brought her Academy Award nominations. She is also known for her performances as Kirsten Arnesen in the original TV production of Days of Wine and Roses, and as Catherine Martell in the cult television series Twin Peaks, for which she won a Golden Globe Award in 1991. As of 2020, her acting career has spanned 70 years. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | TV Movies

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Awards & Nominations for Piper Laurie

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie 2x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for Best Actress

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Movies with Piper Laurie as Actress(73)

as Grandma Verna Wershe2018 White Boy Rick
as Rose2018 Snapshots
as Milly Lathrop2012 Bad Blood... the Hunger
as Madeleine Forney2010 Hesher
as Grammie2007 Hounddog
as Arden's Mother2006 The Dead Girl
as Charlotte Collins2004 Eulogy
as Cheryl Visco2001 Midwives
as Aunt Hanna2000 Possessed
as Sarah Brady1999 Inherit the Wind
as Evangelist1999 Palmer's Pick Up
as Mrs. Karen Olson1998 The Faculty
as Lillie Dawson1997 Alone
as Miriam Braynard1997 Intensity
as Jennie1997 A Christmas Memory
as MaryPat Donnelly-McDonough1996 St. Patrick's Day
as Judge Edna Burton1995 Fighting for My Daughter
as Helen Booth1995 The Crossing Guard
as Dolly Talbo1995 The Grass Harp
as Ellis Snow1994 Shadows of Desire
as Margaret Kinsey1993 Sad Inheritance
as Adriana Petrescu1993 Trauma
as Vera Delmage1992 Rich in Love
as Constance Fowler1992 Storyville
as Bea Sullivan1991 Other People's Money
as Catherine Martell1990 Twin Peaks
as Martha Robinson1990 Rising Son
as Martha Cousins1989 Mother, Mother
as Gena Ettinger1989 Dream a Little Dream
as Emily Boynton1988 Appointment with Death
as Margo1988 Go Toward the Light
as Frances Warsaw1988 Tiger Warsaw
as Margot Caldwell1987 Distortions
as Annie Gilbert1986 Promise
as Mrs. Norman1986 Children of a Lesser God
as Darlene Marsh1985 Toughlove
as Christine Groda1985 Love, Mary
as Aunt Em1985 Return to Oz
as Margaret White (archive footage) (uncredited)1984 Terror in the Aisles
as Matilda West1982 Mae West
as Lady Macbeth1981 Macbeth
as Magda Goebbels1981 The Bunker
as Mary Horton1979 Tim
as Ethel Gumm1978 Rainbow
as Elaine1978 The Boss' Son
as Ruby1977 Ruby
as Margaret White1976 Carrie
as Sarah Packard1961 The Hustler
as Kirsten Arnesen Clay1958 Days of Wine and Roses
as Delia Leslie Friskett1957 Until They Sail
as Mina Van Runkle1957 Kelly and Me
as Sarah Hatfield1955 Ain't Misbehavin'
as Laura Evans1955 Smoke Signal
as Liz Fielding1954 Johnny Dark
as Rannah Hayes1954 Dawn at Socorro
as Louise Graham1954 Dangerous Mission
as Khairuzan1953 The Golden Blade
as Angelique 'Leia' Dureau1953 The Mississippi Gambler
as Kiki / Princess Azura1952 Son of Ali Baba
as Lee Kingshead1952 No Room for the Groom
as Millicent Blaisdell1952 Has Anybody Seen My Gal?
as Frances Travers1951 Francis Goes to the Races
as Cathy Norton1950 Louisa
as Chris Abbott1950 The Milkman

TV Shows/Series with Piper Laurie as Actress(29)

as Nina Rommey2003 Dead Like Me
as Sarah Ross1994 ER
as Cora Trapchek1994 Traps
as Mrs. Mulhern1993 Frasier
as Marianne (voice)1993 Frasier
as Catherine Martell1990 Twin Peaks
as Mr. Tojamura1990 Twin Peaks
as Mr. Tojamura / Catherine Martell (voice)1990 Twin Peaks
as Mr. Tojamura / Catherine Martell1990 Twin Peaks
as Catherine Martell (archive footage)1990 Twin Peaks
1986 Matlock
as Elsie Speers1985 Tender Is the Night
as Anne Mueller1983 The Thorn Birds
1982 Hotel
1980 Skag

Full Name: Piper Laurie
Born: Friday, 01/22 1932 (January) in Detroit, Michigan (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 89 years + 248 days)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Art Students League of New York, Los Angeles High School, Hollywood Professional School
Spouses (current/former): Joe Morgenstern
Other names for Piper Laurie (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Rosetta Jacobs"
"Fumio Yamaguchi"
Piper Laurie frequently works together with these people:
Leo Penn (10x, Crew)
David Lynch (9x, Crew)
Richard Kiley (9x, Actor)
Roddy McDowall (8x, Actor)
Eddie Albert (8x, Actor)
Robert Culp (8x, Actor)
Ralph Bellamy (8x, Actor)
Fredric Lehne (8x, Actor)
Keenan Wynn (8x, Actor)
Tom Poston (8x, Actor)
Mark Frost (6x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1748, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/02/2021