Piper Laurie

Actor
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Piper Laurie 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... read more

Piper Laurie 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. In 2018, she appeared in the film White Boy Rick.

Birth Name

Rosetta Jacobs

Born

Friday, 22 January 1932

Actress Filmography

Carcerem Ama 2020
Eli Roth's History of Horror Self 2018
White Boy Rick Grandma Verna Wershe 2018
Snapshots Rose / Patty's mother 2018
Twin Peaks Catherine Martell 2017
EW Reunites Catherine Martell 2016
MacGyver Edith 2016
Larry Kramer in Love and Anger Rena Weeks 2015
Tony Curtis: Driven to Stardom Self 2012
Another Harvest Moon June 2010
(see additional filmography)

Actress Filmography

Carcerem Ama 2020
Eli Roth's History of Horror Self 2018
White Boy Rick Grandma Verna Wershe 2018
Snapshots Rose / Patty's mother 2018
Twin Peaks Catherine Martell 2017
EW Reunites Catherine Martell 2016
MacGyver Edith 2016
Larry Kramer in Love and Anger Rena Weeks 2015
Tony Curtis: Driven to Stardom Self 2012
Another Harvest Moon June 2010
Hesher Grandma / Madeleine Forney 2010
Saving Grace B. Jones Marta Shrank 2009
Hounddog Grammie 2007
The Dead Girl Arden's Mother 2006
Eulogy Charlotte Collins / Grandma Collins 2004
Partners Roberta Stahler 2004
Cold Case Rose 2005 2003
Dead Like Me Nina Rommey 2003
A Decade Under the Influence Self 2003
Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration Self 2001
The Last Brickmaker in America Ruth Anne 2001
State of Grace Aunt Sophie 2001
Midwives Cheryl Visco 2001
Possessed Aunt Hanna 2000
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Dorothy Rudd 1999
Inherit the Wind Sarah Brady 1999
The Rage: Carrie 2 Margaret White 1999
Palmer's Pick-Up Evangelist / Radio Evangelist 1999
The Faculty Mrs. Karen Olson 1998
Brother's Keeper Jane Waide 1998
Will & Grace Sharon 1998
Alone Lillie Dawson 1997
A Christmas Memory Jennie 1997
Intensity Miriam Braynard 1997
E! True Hollywood Story Herself 1996
In the Blink of an Eye Kay Trafero 1996
The Road to Galveston Wanda Kirkman 1996
The Crossing Guard Helen Booth 1995
The Grass Harp Dolly Talbo 1995
Fighting for My Daughter Judge Edna Burton 1995
Touched by an Angel Annie Doyle 1994
Shadows of Desire Ellis Snow 1994
ER Sarah Ross 1994
Traps Cora Trapchek 1994
Wrestling Ernest Hemingway Georgia 1993
Diagnosis Murder A.D.A. Susan Turner 1993
Frasier Marianne, Mrs. Mulhern 1993
The 65th Annual Academy Awards Self 1993
Love, Lies & Lullabies Margaret Kinsey 1993
Trauma Adriana Petrescu 1993
Rich in Love Vera Delmage 1992
Storyville Constance Fowler 1992
Other People's Money Bea Sullivan 1991
Rising Son Martha Robinson 1990
Twin Peaks Catherine Martell, Mr. Tojamura / Catherine Martell 1990
Dream a Little Dream Gena Ettinger 1989
Go Toward the Light Margo 1988
Tiger Warsaw Frances Warsaw 1988
Appointment with Death Emily Boynton 1988
Beauty and the Beast Mrs. Davis 1987
Distortions Margot Caldwell 1987
Biography Self - Actress 1987
The 59th Annual Academy Awards Self - Nominee 1987
Promise Annie Gilbert 1986
Children of a Lesser God Mrs. Norman 1986
Matlock Claire Leigh 1986
Toughlove Darlene Marsh 1985
Love, Mary Christine Groda 1985
The Twilight Zone Gramma (segment "Gramma"), Aunt Neva (segment "The Burning Man") 1985
Tender Is the Night Elsie Speers 1985
Return to Oz Aunt Em 1985
Murder, She Wrote Peggy Shannon 1984
Terror in the Aisles Margaret White 1984
The Thorn Birds Anne Mueller 1983
St. Elsewhere Fran Singleton 1982
Hotel Jessica 1982
Mae West Matilda West 1982
The Bunker Magda Goebbels 1981
Macbeth Lady Macbeth 1981
Skag Jo Skagska 1980
Tim Mary Horton 1979
Rainbow Ethel Gumm 1978
The Boss' Son Elaine 1978
In the Matter of Karen Ann Quinlan Julie Quinlan 1977
Ruby Ruby Claire / Ruby 1977
The Paul Ryan Show Self - Guest 1977
Carrie Margaret White 1976
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Lee Wiley 1963
Breaking Point Alice Marin 1963
The Eleventh Hour Alicia Carter 1962
The Tonight Show Self - Actress 1962
Ben Casey Kathleen Dooley 1961
The Hustler Sarah Packard 1961
Play of the Week Eurydice 1959
Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse Eileen Gorman 1958
Naked City Mary Highmark 1958
Until They Sail Delia Leslie Friskett 1957
Alcoa Theatre 1957
Kelly and Me Mina Van Runkle / Mina Van Runkel 1956
Playhouse 90 Kirsten Arnesen Clay, Ruth McAdam 1956
Ain't Misbehavin' Sarah Hatfield / Sarah Bernhardt Hatfield 1955
Smoke Signal Laura Evans 1955
The Best of Broadway Billie Moore 1954
Dawn at Socorro Rannah Hayes 1954
Johnny Dark Liz Fielding 1954
Dangerous Mission Louise Graham 1954
The United States Steel Hour Edna Cartey 1953
The Golden Blade Khairuzan 1953
General Electric Theater Cleopatra, Jessica Galloway, Phoebe Durkin 1953
The Mississippi Gambler Angelique 'Leia' Dureau 1953
This Is Your Life Self 1950
Son of Ali Baba Kiki / Princess Azura of Fez / Princess Azura 1952
Has Anybody Seen My Gal Millicent Blaisdell 1952
No Room for the Groom Lee Kingshead 1952
The Name's the Same Self - Contestant 1951
The Prince Who Was a Thief Tina 1951
Francis Goes to the Races Frances Travers 1951
The Milkman Chris Abbott 1950
Penthouse Party Self 1950
The Colgate Comedy Hour Self / Sarah Bernhardt Hatfield 1950
Louisa Cathy Norton 1950
What's My Line? Herself - Mystery Guest 1950
Robert Montgomery Presents Stacey Spender 1950
Studio One Ruth Cornelius 1948
The Ed Sullivan Show Self 1948
Front Row Center Judy Jones 1945
1999 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated
1991 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Won
1991 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
1990 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
1987 Oscar Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
1987 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Special Won
1987 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1984 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1984 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
1983 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Special Nominated
1981 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Special Nominated
1977 Oscar Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
1977 Golden Globe Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Motion Picture Nominated
1962 Oscar Best Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
1959 Emmy Best Single Performance by an Actress Nominated
1958 Emmy Actress - Best Single Performance - Lead or Support Nominated
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