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Piper Laurie Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : January 22, 2019

Other Name: Rosetta Jacobs
Other Professions: Television Actress Theatre Actress Writer Author
Appearance: Hollywood

Short Biography

Piper Laurie was born in Detroit, Michigan, United States on 22nd January 1932. Her actual name is Rosetta Jacobs. She is an American stage and film Actress and Writer & Author. She is best known for her films like The Hustler, Carrie and Children of a Lesser God.

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Piper Laurie Complete Bio & Career

Universal signed her as when she was just 17-years-old, and also changed her credit name to Piper Laurie. She then made her film debut with the film Louisa in 1950 and became very close friends with her co-star, Ronald Reagan. After which she starred in Francis Goes to the Races and Son of Ali Baba in 1951 and Tony Curtis in 1955.
 
She relocated to New York City to learn acting, and there she worked on live television by starring in "Twelfth Night" in 1957, "The Days of Wine and Roses" in 1958 and "Winterset" in 1959. 
 
In 1961, she played the role of Paul Newman's disabled girlfriend in the cult classic film, The Hustler in 1961. This film gave her much needed success and also an Oscar nomination. After which she acted in several hit films and most notable among them being Children of a Lesser God and Promise in 1986. Till date, she has appeared in more than 60 films in a career that has spanned over 6 decades from 1950 to 2010.
 
She married Actor Joe Morgenstern in 1962 with whom she has a daughter, Anne Grace Morgenstern. The couple divorced in 1982.

Piper Laurie Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown


88 years, 5 months, 15 days old age Piper Laurie will turn 89 on 22 January, 2021. Only 6 months, 14 days, 17 hours, 55 minutes has left for her next birthday.

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