She acted in William Inge's play, "Come Back, Little Sheba," in a Classic Contemporary American Plays Production at the Ford Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Pat Harrington, Zooey Deschanel, Brian Callan, Marsha Kramer, Charlie Dell, Jordan Belfi, Mark Bradford, Hill David Spielberg, and Stephen Reynolds in the cast. ...
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Laurie Piper | Fumio Yamaguchi
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Nobody thought of me as an actress. They just remembered that publicity story about my munching flower petals for breakfast. I even thought of giving up the name 'Piper Laurie' because I felt there was a stigma attached to it. I never could figure out just how many parts I lost and how many parts I won because of this name. I know some producers and directors said, 'Well, maybe she can act even ...
Brief social connection to G. David Schine (1927-1996), the hotel heir and staff assistant to Sen. Joseph McCarthy. When Schine was drafted, McCarthy and Schine's staff colleague Roy Cohn unsuccessfully sought to exert influence to gain a commission for Schine. This led to a congressional investigation and the 1954 televised Army-McCarthy hearings.
Frequently casted as young ladies who were either rescued by men or who have fallen in love with men.