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Piper Laurie
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Sex:F
Age:79
Birth Date:January 22, 1932
Astrology Sign:Aquarius
Chinese Sign:Sheep - Yang
Birth Name:Rosetta Jacobs
Birth Place:Detroit, MI
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Occupation:Movie actress

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PIPER LAURIE
Piper Laurie

Biography:Piper Laurie (born January 22, 1932) is an American actress.

Born Rosetta Jacobs to a Jewish family in Detroit, Michigan, she moved to Los Angeles when she was young. She signed a contract with Universal Studios when she was 17, co-starring with Ronald Reagan (whom she dated a couple of times before his marriage to Nancy Davis) in Louisa.

Dissatisfied with the work she was being offered in Hollywood, Laurie went to New York City in 1955 to work on the live television programs of the 1950s, in such productions as Twelfth Night and Days of Wine and Roses. In 1961 she returned to Hollywood to star opposite Paul Newman in The Hustler, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress.

Once again disenchanted with the work available, Laurie returned to semi-retirement to raise a family. She appeared in the Australian film Tim opposite a very young Mel Gibson (in which she can be credited in doing the first love scene on screen with him), but perhaps her most famous role in her later career was as the fanatically religious mother in Carrie, for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She received another Supporting Actress nomination in 1987 for Children of a Lesser God.

Laurie also starred as the devious Catherine Martell in the television series Twin Peaks. Following the character's supposed death in a mill fire at the end of the first season, the actress returned in disguise as Fumio Yamaguchi, playing the mysterious Mr. Tojamura, who would eventually be revealed to be Catherine Martell in disguise. Supposedly the other cast members never knew it was Laurie underneath the makeup, but this is hard to believe.

Achievements: (Filmography)
The Faculty (1998)
Children of a Lesser God (1986)
The Hustler (1961)

Chinese Horoscope for Piper Laurie
Includes characteristics and Vices
Piper Laurie's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 17, 1931 - February 05, 1932
Birthday: January 22, 1932

The Sheep is a Yang,
and is the Eighth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Characteristics:    
Invention
Sensitivity
Perseverance
Whimsky
Good Manners
Taste
Vices:
Parasitism
Lack of Foresight
Tardiness
Pessimism
Impracticality
Worry


Personality and Character Cards:
Numerology is used to calculate tarot cards

Piper Laurie's Personality Tarot Card Justice - Personality Card

Birthday: January 22, 1932

Balance, wisdom and a need for rational, logical solutions.

Piper Laurie's Character Tarot Card The High Priestess - Character Card

Birthday: January 22, 1932

Wisdom, secrets to be revealed, and the development of intuition.


This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Piper Laurie's Growth Tarot Card The Hermit

Birthday: January 22, 2011

A time for soul searching and meditation; a need for patience and solitude.

 

 

 

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