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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.wikipedia
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Carrie (1976 film)

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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. Laurie did not appear in another feature film until she accepted the role of Margaret White in the horror film Carrie (1976).
The film also featured Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, Nancy Allen, William Katt, Betty Buckley, and John Travolta in supporting roles.

The Hustler (film)

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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.
The film was shot on location in New York City and stars Paul Newman as "Fast" Eddie Felson, Jackie Gleason as Minnesota Fats, Piper Laurie as Sarah, and George C. Scott as Bert.

James Best

At Universal, she met other soon-to-be familiar actors James Best, Julie Adams, Tony Curtis and Rock Hudson.
One of the busiest actors in Hollywood, Best began his contract career with Universal Studios in 1949, where he met actors Julie Adams, Piper Laurie, Tony Curtis and Rock Hudson.

Twin Peaks

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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.
Hotelier Ben Horne, the richest man in Twin Peaks, plans to destroy the town's lumber mill along with its owner Josie Packard, and murder his lover (Josie's sister-in-law), Catherine Martell (Piper Laurie), so that he can purchase the land at a reduced price and complete a development project, Ghostwood.

List of Twin Peaks characters

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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.
Catherine Martell (played by Piper Laurie) is the sister of Andrew Packard.

Julie Adams

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At Universal, she met other soon-to-be familiar actors James Best, Julie Adams, Tony Curtis and Rock Hudson.
She used her real name until 1949, when she began working for Universal Pictures, the same studio where she met unknown stars such as James Best, Piper Laurie, Rock Hudson and Tony Curtis.

Tony Curtis

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At Universal, she met other soon-to-be familiar actors James Best, Julie Adams, Tony Curtis and Rock Hudson. Several other roles followed: Francis Goes to the Races (1951, co-starring Donald O'Connor); Son of Ali Baba (1951, co-starring Tony Curtis); and Ain't Misbehavin' (1955, co-starring Rory Calhoun).
Under contract at Universal Pictures, he changed his name from Bernard Schwartz to Tony Curtis and met unknown actors Rock Hudson, James Best, Julie Adams and Piper Laurie.

Son of Ali Baba

Several other roles followed: Francis Goes to the Races (1951, co-starring Donald O'Connor); Son of Ali Baba (1951, co-starring Tony Curtis); and Ain't Misbehavin' (1955, co-starring Rory Calhoun).
The film paired Curtis again with Piper Laurie, who co-starred with him in 1951's The Prince Who Was a Thief.

Rock Hudson

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At Universal, she met other soon-to-be familiar actors James Best, Julie Adams, Tony Curtis and Rock Hudson.
He co-starred with Piper Laurie in a comedy, Has Anybody Seen My Gal? (1952), directed by Douglas Sirk.

White Boy Rick

In 2018, she appeared in the film White Boy Rick.
Based on a true story, the film stars Richie Merritt as Richard Wershe Jr., who in the 1980s became the youngest FBI informant ever at the age of 14. Matthew McConaughey, Bel Powley, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Brian Tyree Henry, Rory Cochrane, RJ Cyler, Jonathan Majors, Eddie Marsan, Bruce Dern, and Piper Laurie also star.

Days of Wine and Roses (Playhouse 90)

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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. She appeared in Twelfth Night, produced by Hallmark Hall of Fame; in Days of Wine and Roses with Cliff Robertson, presented by Playhouse 90 on October 2, 1958 (in the film version, their roles were taken over by Jack Lemmon and Lee Remick); and in Winterset, presented by Playhouse 90 in 1959.
John Frankenheimer directed the cast headed by Cliff Robertson, Piper Laurie and Charles Bickford.

Francis Goes to the Races

Several other roles followed: Francis Goes to the Races (1951, co-starring Donald O'Connor); Son of Ali Baba (1951, co-starring Tony Curtis); and Ain't Misbehavin' (1955, co-starring Rory Calhoun).
Francis Goes to the Races is a 1951 American black-and-white comedy film from Universal-International, produced by Leonard Goldstein, directed by Arthur Lubin, that stars Donald O'Connor, Piper Laurie, and Cecil Kellaway.

Ain't Misbehavin' (film)

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Several other roles followed: Francis Goes to the Races (1951, co-starring Donald O'Connor); Son of Ali Baba (1951, co-starring Tony Curtis); and Ain't Misbehavin' (1955, co-starring Rory Calhoun).
Ain't Misbehavin is a 1955 musical film released by Universal-International and starring Rory Calhoun, Piper Laurie, Jack Carson and Mamie Van Doren.

Children of a Lesser God (film)

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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.
He finds out that Sarah refuses to go home, and figures that her mother (Piper Laurie) has also lost interest in her.

Cliff Robertson

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She appeared in Twelfth Night, produced by Hallmark Hall of Fame; in Days of Wine and Roses with Cliff Robertson, presented by Playhouse 90 on October 2, 1958 (in the film version, their roles were taken over by Jack Lemmon and Lee Remick); and in Winterset, presented by Playhouse 90 in 1959.
Robertson received superb reviews for Days of Wine and Roses on TV with Piper Laurie.

Tim (film)

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In 1979, she appeared as Mary Horton in the Australian movie Tim opposite Mel Gibson.
Tim is a 1979 Australian romantic drama film written and directed by Michael Pate and starring Piper Laurie, Mel Gibson, Alwyn Kurts, Pat Evison, and Deborah Kennedy.

Louisa (film)

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Her breakout role was in Louisa, with Ronald Reagan, whom she dated a few times before his marriage to Nancy Davis.
Piper Laurie as Cathy Norton

Breaking Point (1963 TV series)

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In 1964, she appeared in two medical dramas — as Alicia Carter in The Eleventh Hour episode "My Door Is Locked and Bolted", and as Alice Marin in the Breaking Point episode "The Summer House".
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The Faculty

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In 1997, she appeared in the film A Christmas Memory with Patty Duke (then known as Patty Duke Astin), and in 1998, she appeared in the sci-fi thriller The Faculty.
The Faculty is a 1998 American science fiction teen horror film written by Kevin Williamson, directed by Robert Rodriguez, and starring Elijah Wood, Josh Hartnett, Shawn Hatosy, Jordana Brewster, Clea DuVall, Laura Harris, Robert Patrick, Bebe Neuwirth, Piper Laurie, Famke Janssen, Usher Raymond, Salma Hayek, and Jon Stewart.

Promise (1986 film)

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That same year, she was awarded an Emmy for her performance in Promise, a "Hallmark Hall of Fame" television movie, co-starring James Garner and James Woods.
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Trauma (1993 film)

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She also appeared in Other People's Money with Gregory Peck (1991), and in horror maestro Dario Argento's first American film, Trauma (1993).
Trauma is a 1993 giallo horror film directed by Dario Argento and starring Asia Argento, Christopher Rydell, Piper Laurie, and Frederic Forrest.

The Eleventh Hour (1962 TV series)

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In 1964, she appeared in two medical dramas — as Alicia Carter in The Eleventh Hour episode "My Door Is Locked and Bolted", and as Alice Marin in the Breaking Point episode "The Summer House".
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Margaret White (Carrie)

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Laurie did not appear in another feature film until she accepted the role of Margaret White in the horror film Carrie (1976).
In the original film adaptation by Brian De Palma, Margaret is portrayed by Piper Laurie.

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

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Laurie won a [[Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie]] for her role in the 1986 TV movie Promise, opposite James Garner and James Woods.
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James Garner

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That same year, she was awarded an Emmy for her performance in Promise, a "Hallmark Hall of Fame" television movie, co-starring James Garner and James Woods.
During the 1980s, Garner played dramatic roles in a number of television films, including Heartsounds with Mary Tyler Moore, Promise with Piper Laurie, and My Name Is Bill W. In 1984, he played the lead in Joseph Wambaugh's The Glitter Dome for HBO Pictures, which was being directed by his Rockford Files co-star Stuart Margolin.