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
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 ...
Frequently plays young ladies who were either rescued by men or who have fallen in love with men