: Played "Esther Crampton" in "Morning's at Seven", a play by Paul Osborn
(Lyceum Theater, New York City, New York, USA).
Laurie Piper | Fumio Yamaguchi
5' 4½" (1.64 m)
Did You Know?
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 ...
In her 2011 autobiography, "Learning to Live Out Loud: A Memoir", Piper Laurie revealed that she and Mel Gibson
had a one-night stand while working together on the movie Tim
(1979), despite their almost-25-year age difference and the fact that she was married at the time.