Piper Perabo

Biography

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Piper Lisa Perabo (born October 31, 1976) is a Golden Globe Award nominated American stage, film and television actress. Since her breakthrough role in Coyote Ugly (2000), she has appeared in films such as Lost and Delirious (2001), Cheaper by the Dozen (2003), Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005), The Prestige (2006), Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008), and Looper (2012). Since 2010, she has played Annie Walker on the USA Network series Covert Affairs, for which she has been nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.

Early life

Perabo was born in Dallas, Texas, the daughter of Mary Charlotte (née Ulland), a physical therapist, and George William Perabo, a professor of poetry at Ocean County College. She is of English, German, Irish, and Norwegian descent; while her surname is sometimes described as Portuguese, it originates in Germany, where her paternal grandfather's family came from. She grew up in Toms River, New Jersey.

Perabo's parents named her after actress Piper Laurie. She has two younger brothers: Noah (born 1979) and Adam (born 1981). She graduated from Toms River High School North in 1994, and earned a bachelor's degree in theater from Honors Tutorial College at Ohio University in 1998. She also studied Latin, physics, and poetry in her final year.

Perabo was first noticed a year before she graduated from university. She was in New York City, visiting her then-boyfriend, and accompanied him to an audition. Casting director Denise Fitzgerald spotted her and asked her to read for a part. She was not cast, but when Fitzgerald found out that she didn't have any representation, she made phone calls on Perabo's behalf and found her an agent.

Personal life Perabo has been close friends with actress Lena Headey since they starred together in the 2005 films The Cave and Imagine Me & You. She speaks fluent French, and is an advocate of LGBT rights. As of 2013, she is engaged to Stephen Kay.She is the part-owner of the prohibition-themed bar Employees Only in West Village, Manhattan, which opened in 2005, and the restaurant Jack's Wife Freda in SoHo, Lower Manhattan, which opened in 2012.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Piper Perabo, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Piper Lisa Perabo (born October 31, 1976) is a Golden Globe Award nominated American stage, film and television actress. Since her breakthrough role in Coyote Ugly (2000), she has appeared in films such as Lost and Delirious (2001), Cheaper by the Dozen (2003), Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005), The Prestige (2006), Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008), and Looper (2012). Since 2010, she has played Annie Walker on the USA Network series Covert Affairs, for which she has been nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.

Early life

Perabo was born in Dallas, Texas, the daughter of Mary Charlotte (née Ulland), a physical therapist, and George William Perabo, a professor of poetry at Ocean County College. She is of English, German, Irish, and Norwegian descent; while her surname is sometimes described as Portuguese, it originates in Germany, where her paternal grandfather's family came from. She grew up in Toms River, New Jersey.

Perabo's parents named her after actress Piper Laurie. She has two younger brothers: Noah (born 1979) and Adam (born 1981). She graduated from Toms River High School North in 1994, and earned a bachelor's degree in theater from Honors Tutorial College at Ohio University in 1998. She also studied Latin, physics, and poetry in her final year.

Perabo was first noticed a year before she graduated from university. She was in New York City, visiting her then-boyfriend, and accompanied him to an audition. Casting director Denise Fitzgerald spotted her and asked her to read for a part. She was not cast, but when Fitzgerald found out that she didn't have any representation, she made phone calls on Perabo's behalf and found her an agent.

Personal life Perabo has been close friends with actress Lena Headey since they starred together in the 2005 films The Cave and Imagine Me & You. She speaks fluent French, and is an advocate of LGBT rights. As of 2013, she is engaged to Stephen Kay.She is the part-owner of the prohibition-themed bar Employees Only in West Village, Manhattan, which opened in 2005, and the restaurant Jack's Wife Freda in SoHo, Lower Manhattan, which opened in 2012.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Piper Perabo, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Gender Female

Known Credits 36

Birthday 1976-10-31

Place of Birth Dallas - Texas - USA

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Notorious(2 episodes) as Julia George
2015 Into the Grizzly Maze as Michelle
2012 Looper as Suzie
2010 Ashes as Bettina
2010 Covert Affairs(86 episodes) as Annie Walker
2009 Carriers as Bobby
2008 The Lazarus Project as Lisa Garvey
2008 Beverly Hills Chihuahua as Rachel Ashe Lynn
2007 Indie Sex: Teens as Herself
2007 In Vivid Detail as Leslie
2007 Because I Said So as Mae
2006 The Prestige as Julia McCullough
2006 First Snow as Deirdre
2006 10th & Wolf as Brandy
2005 Cheaper by the Dozen 2 as Nora Baker-McNulty
2005 The Cave as Charlie
2005 Edison as Willow Summerfield
2005 Imagine Me & You as Rachel
2005 Perception as Jen
2004 House(1 episode)
2004 George and the Dragon as Princess Luma
2004 Perfect Opposites as Julia Bishop
2004 The I Inside as Anna
2003 Cheaper by the Dozen as Nora Baker
2002 Slap Her... She's French as Genevieve Le Plouff
2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent(1 episode)
2001 Lost and Delirious as Pauline 'Paulie' Oster
2000 Followers as Girl at Party
2000 Coyote Ugly as Violet Sanford
2000 The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle as Karen Sympathy
1999 Knuckleface Jones as That Girl
1999 Whiteboyz as Sara
1999 The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn(1 episode)
1997 Single Spaced as The Dame
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(1 episode)
1900 Wake

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