: Played "Esther Crampton" in "Morning's at Seven", a play by Paul Osborn
(Lyceum Theater, New York City, New York, USA).
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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. I know some producers and directors said, 'Well, maybe she can act even ...
Prior to Laurie's birth, her sister, Sherry Arlene Jacobs, was ill with asthma, a disease her sister had, since birth. She and her parents were really concerned that at one point, loaded Laurie and Sherry, onto a bus, where their mother came to Arizona, to see if the climate would help Sherry Arlene's asthma. Unfortunately, it didn't help.
Red hair and brown eyes