(2011) Release of her book, "Learning to Live Out Loud: A Memoir".
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Laurie Piper | Fumio Yamaguchi
5' 4½" (1.64 m)
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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...
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
, despite their almost-25-year age difference and the fact that she was married at the time.
Frequently casted as young ladies who were either rescued by men or who have fallen in love with men.