Piper Laurie a three time Academy Award Nominee

Piper Laurie (born Rosetta Jacobs on January 22, 1932) is an American actress of stage and screen best known for her roles in the films “The Hustler” (1961) opposite Paul Newman, “Carrie” (1976), and “Children of a Lesser God” (1986), all of which brought her Academy Award nominations, and for her role in the television series “Twin Peaks” for which Laurie won a Golden Globe Award for her portrayal of Catherine Martell.

Piper Laurie

Piper Laurie

Piper Laurie

Piper Laurie

Piper Laurie

Piper Laurie

Piper Laurie with Rock Hudson from "Has Anybody Seen My Gal" (1952)

Piper Laurie with Rock Hudson from
“Has Anybody Seen My Gal” (1952)

Piper Laurie (center) in "Ain't Misbehavin'" (1955)

Piper Laurie (center) in “Ain’t Misbehavin'” (1955)

Piper Laurie and Paul Newman in "The Hustler" (1961)

Piper Laurie and Paul Newman in “The Hustler” (1961)

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