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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 ''Series/TwinPeaks'' and the films ''Film/TheHustler'', ''Literature/{{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 ''Series/TwinPeaks''.

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Piper Laurie (born Rosetta Jacobs; January 22, 1932) 1932 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American actress of stage and screen known for her roles in the television series ''Series/TwinPeaks'' and the films ''Film/TheHustler'', ''Literature/{{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 ''Series/TwinPeaks''.


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* ''Film/OtherPeoplesMoney''


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* {{Red Headed Hero}}ine: By default.


* CareerResurrection: Her role as [[Literature/{{Carrie}} Margaret White]] marks her return to film after a thirteen year absence.



* PlayingAgainstType: ''Film/TheHustler'' marks the first time she didn't play TheIngenue. [[HeReallyCanAct It worked]].



* StarMakingRole: As Sarah Packard in ''Film/TheHustler''.



* WrongGenreSavvy: Upon reading the script for ''Literature/{{Carrie}}'', she (along with co-stars Creator/NancyAllen and Creator/JohnTravolta) thought the film is a ''comedy''. As a result, she goes full-on LargeHam in her delivery.
* YouAllLookFamiliar: She guested in ''Series/{{Frasier}}'' twice as different characters.

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* WrongGenreSavvy: Upon reading the script for ''Literature/{{Carrie}}'', she (along with co-stars Creator/NancyAllen and Creator/JohnTravolta) thought the film is a ''comedy''. As a result, she goes full-on LargeHam in her delivery.
* YouAllLookFamiliar: She guested in ''Series/{{Frasier}}'' twice as different characters.


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* ''Series/BeautyAndTheBeast''''Series/{{Beauty and the Beast|1987}}''



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* WrongGenreSavvy: Upon reading the script for ''Literature/{{Carrie}}'', she (along with co-stars Nancy Allen and Creator/JohnTravolta) thought the film is a ''comedy''. As a result, she goes full-on LargeHam in her delivery.

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* WrongGenreSavvy: Upon reading the script for ''Literature/{{Carrie}}'', she (along with co-stars Nancy Allen Creator/NancyAllen and Creator/JohnTravolta) thought the film is a ''comedy''. As a result, she goes full-on LargeHam in her delivery.


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* CareerResurrection: Her role as [[Literature/{{Carrie}} Margaret White]] marks her return to film after a thirteen year absence.
* DamselInDistress: Her earlier, pre-''Literature/{{Carrie}}'' roles.
* EvilRedhead: Her villainous roles, most notably [[Literature/{{Carrie}} Margaret White]].
* HeroesWantRedheads: She's often cast as TheHero's red-headed LoveInterest in her early career.
* TheIngenue: She was [[TypeCasting Type-cast]] in these roles in her early career.
* MsFanservice: Most of her earlier roles.
* PlayingAgainstType: ''Film/TheHustler'' marks the first time she didn't play TheIngenue. [[HeReallyCanAct It worked]].
* {{Red Headed Hero}}ine: By default.
* RescueRomance: Her earlier roles tends to be involved in this.
* StarMakingRole: As Sarah Packard in ''Film/TheHustler''.
* ThoseTwoActors: Starred alongside Creator/SissySpacek in three movies: ''Literature/{{Carrie}} (in 1976 where she played her mother), ''The Grass Harp'' (1995 in where [[HilariousInHindsight she played her sister]]), and the TV movie ''{{Midwives'' (2001).
* TwoFirstNames: Though it's only her StageName.
* WrongGenreSavvy: Upon reading the script for ''Literature/{{Carrie}}'', she (along with co-stars Nancy Allen and Creator/JohnTravolta) thought the film is a ''comedy''.
* YouAllLookFamiliar: She guested in ''Series/{{Frasier}}'' twice as different characters.

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* CareerResurrection: Her role as [[Literature/{{Carrie}} Margaret White]] marks her return to film after a thirteen year absence.
* DamselInDistress: Her earlier, pre-''Literature/{{Carrie}}'' roles.
* EvilRedhead: Her villainous roles, most notably [[Literature/{{Carrie}} Margaret White]].
* HeroesWantRedheads: She's often cast as TheHero's red-headed LoveInterest in her early career.
* TheIngenue: She was [[TypeCasting Type-cast]] in these roles in her early career.
* MsFanservice: Most of her earlier roles.
* PlayingAgainstType: ''Film/TheHustler'' marks the first time she didn't play TheIngenue. [[HeReallyCanAct It worked]].
* {{Red Headed Hero}}ine: By default.
* RescueRomance: Her earlier roles tends to be involved in this.
* StarMakingRole: As Sarah Packard in ''Film/TheHustler''.
* ThoseTwoActors: Starred alongside Creator/SissySpacek in three movies: ''Literature/{{Carrie}}'' (in 1976 where she played her mother), ''The Grass Harp'' (1995 in where [[HilariousInHindsight she played her sister]]), and the TV movie ''Midwives'' (2001).
* TwoFirstNames: Though it's only her StageName.
* WrongGenreSavvy: Upon reading the script for ''Literature/{{Carrie}}'', she (along with co-stars Nancy Allen and Creator/JohnTravolta) thought the film is a ''comedy''. As a result, she goes full-on LargeHam in her delivery.
* YouAllLookFamiliar: She guested in ''Series/{{Frasier}}'' twice as different characters.


* GenreBlind: Upon reading the script for ''Literature/{{Carrie}}'', she (along with co-stars Nancy Allen and Creator/JohnTravolta) thought the film is a ''comedy''.


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* WrongGenreSavvy: Upon reading the script for ''Literature/{{Carrie}}'', she (along with co-stars Nancy Allen and Creator/JohnTravolta) thought the film is a ''comedy''.

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