Piper Laurie

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Piper Laurie (born Rosetta Jacobs; January 22, 1932) is an American actress of stage and screen best known for her roles in the television series Twin Peaks and the films The Hustler, Carrie, and Children of a Lesser God, all of which brought her Academy Award nominations. In 1991 she won a Golden Globe Award for her portrayal of Catherine Martell in Twin Peaks.

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Piper Laurie (born Rosetta Jacobs; January 22, 1932) is an American actress of stage and screen best known for her roles in the television series Twin Peaks and the films The Hustler, Carrie, and Children of a Lesser God, all of which brought her Academy Award nominations. In 1991 she won a Golden Globe Award for her portrayal of Catherine Martell in Twin Peaks.

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Gender Female

Known Credits 85

Birthday 1932-01-22

Place of Birth Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

Adult Actor False

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2012 Bad Blood... the Hunger as Milly Lathrop
2012 Partners(13 episodes)
2010 Another Harvest Moon as June
2010 Hesher as Madeleine Forney
2007 Creating Twin Peaks: Secrets From Another Place
2007 Hounddog as Grammie
2006 The Dead Girl as Arden's Mother
2004 Eulogy as Charlotte Collins
2003 Cold Case(1 episode)
2003 Dead Like Me(1 episode)
2001 The Last Brickmaker in America as Ruth Anne
2000 Possessed as Aunt Hanna
2000 Dario Argento: An Eye for Horror as Herself
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit(1 episode)
1999 Palmer's Pick Up as Evangelist
1998 The Faculty as Mrs. Karen Olson
1998 Will & Grace(1 episode)
1997 A Christmas Memory as Jennie
1997 Alone as Lillie Dawson
1996 The Road to Galveston
1995 The Crossing Guard as Helen Booth
1995 The Grass Harp as Dolly Talbo
1995 Fighting for My Daughter as Judge Edna Burton
1994 ER(2 episodes)
1994 Traps(5 episodes) as Cora Trapchek
1993 Wrestling Ernest Hemingway as Georgia
1993 Frasier(2 episodes)
1993 Trauma as Adriana Petrescu
1993 Rich in Love as Vera Delmage
1992 Storyville as Constance Fowler
1991 Other People's Money as Bea Sullivan
1990 Rising Son as Martha Robinson
1990 Twin Peaks(5 episodes)
1990 Twin Peaks(30 episodes) as Catherine Martell
1989 Dream a Little Dream as Gena Ettinger
1988 Go Toward the Light as Margo
1988 Tiger Warsaw as Frances Warsaw
1988 Appointment with Death as Emily Boynton
1987 Beauty and the Beast(1 episode)
1987 Distortions as Margot Caldwell
1986 Promise as Annie Gilbert
1986 Children of a Lesser God as Mrs. Norman
1986 Matlock(1 episode)
1985 Love, Mary as Christine Groda
1985 The Twilight Zone(1 episode)
1985 Return to Oz as Aunt Em
1983 Hotel(1 episode)
1983 The Thorn Birds(4 episodes)
1983 The Thorn Birds as Anne Mueller
1982 St. Elsewhere(3 episodes)
1982 Mae West as Matilda West
1981 The Bunker as Magda Goebbels
1981 Macbeth as Lady Macbeth
1980 Skag(6 episodes)
1979 Tim as Mary Horton
1978 Rainbow as Ethel Gumm
1977 In the Matter of Karen Ann Quinlan as Julie Quinlan
1977 Ruby as Ruby
1976 Carrie as Margaret White
1963 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre(1 episode)
1961 Ben Casey(1 episode)
1961 The Hustler as Sarah Packard
1958 Naked City(1 episode)
1957 Until They Sail as Delia Leslie Friskett
1957 Kelly and Me as Mina Van Runkle
1955 Ain't Misbehavin' as Sarah Hatfield
1955 Smoke Signal as Laura Evans
1954 Dawn at Socorro as Rannah Hayes
1954 Johnny Dark as Liz Fielding
1954 Dangerous Mission as Louise Graham
1953 The Golden Blade as Khairuzan
1953 General Electric Theater(3 episodes)
1953 The Mississippi Gambler as Angelique 'Leia' Dureau
1952 This Is Your Life(1 episode)
1952 Son of Ali Baba as Kiki / Princess Azura
1952 Has Anybody Seen My Gal? as Millicent Blaisdell
1952 No Room for the Groom as Lee Kingshead
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame(2 episodes)
1951 The Prince Who Was a Thief as Tina
1951 Francis Goes to the Races as Frances Travers
1950 The Milkman as Chris Abbott
1950 Louisa as Cathy Norton
1950 Robert Montgomery Presents(1 episode)
1948 Westinghouse Studio One(1 episode)
1929 The Academy Awards(1 episode)
1900 Playhouse 90(0 episodes)

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