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Piper Laurie

Piper Laurie
Laurie at the 1990 Annual Emmy Awards
Personal information
Birth nameRosetta Jacobs
Birth dateJanuary 22, 1932(age 84)
Place of birthDetroit, Michigan, U.S.
Years active1950 present
SpouseJoe Morgenstern (1962 81; divorced)

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Piper Laurie (born Rosetta Jacobs; January 22, 1932) is an American actress of stage and screen 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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