She acted in Tennessee Williams' play, "The Glass Menagerie," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with George Grizzard, Pat Hingle and Maureen Stapleton in the cast. George Keathley was director.
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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 ...
In her 2011 autobiography, "Learning to Live Out Loud: A Memoir", she 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.