Piper Laurie

1932 - Today

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Rosetta Jacobs (born January 22, 1932), known professionally as Piper Laurie, is an American stage and screen actress known for her roles in the films The Hustler (1961), Carrie (1976), and Children of a Lesser God (1986), all of which brought her Academy Award nominations. She is also known for her performances as Kirsten Arnesen in the original TV production of Days of Wine and Roses, and as Catherine Martell in the cult television series Twin Peaks, for which she won a Golden Globe Award in 1991. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Piper Laurie has received more than 2,644,347 page views. Her biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Piper Laurie is the 1,262nd most popular actor (down from 1,240th in 2019), the 2,305th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,301st in 2019) and the 627th most popular American Actor.

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  • 2.6M

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  • 66.11

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 34

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.94

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.25

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Piper Laurie ranks 1,262 out of 10,030Before her are Carolyn Jones, Olympia Dukakis, Sam Rockwell, Rupert Everett, Alain Cuny, and James Tolkan. After her are Channing Tatum, Stockard Channing, Charles Durning, James Doohan, Eva Dahlbeck, and George Sanders.

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Among people born in 1932, Piper Laurie ranks 121Before her are Dušan Makavejev, Renato Martino, Harry Gregg, Naina Yeltsina, Kurt Diemberger, and John G. Thompson. After her are Tavo Burat, Amrish Puri, Anna Moffo, Michihiro Ozawa, Dino Sani, and Geraldine McEwan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Piper Laurie ranks 2,305 out of 15,968Before her are Larry Scott (1938), Matthew Ridgway (1895), Michael J. Smith (1945), Max Baer (1909), Joe Pass (1929), and James Tolkan (1931). After her are Dean Acheson (1893), Samuel Fuller (1912), Stockard Channing (1944), Melvil Dewey (1851), Charles Durning (1923), and Florence Griffith Joyner (1959).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Piper Laurie ranks 627Before her are Eddie Fisher (1928), Van Heflin (1908), Carolyn Jones (1930), Olympia Dukakis (1931), Sam Rockwell (1968), and James Tolkan (1931). After her are Stockard Channing (1944), Charles Durning (1923), Karen Black (1939), Patricia Clarkson (1959), Teri Hatcher (1964), and Jessica Biel (1982).

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