Piper Perabo bio, age, family, height, career, net worth

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Who is Piper Perabo?

Piper Lisa Perabo is an American actress. Following her breakthrough in the comedy-drama film Coyote Ugly, she starred in The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle, Lost and Delirious, Cheaper by the Dozen

Piper Perabo bio

Mary Charlotte (née Ulland), a physical therapist, and George William Perabo, an Ocean County College poetry lecturer, are the parents of Perabo.

She is of English, German, Irish (from her father’s side) and Norwegian (from her mother’s side) ancestry; her last name is occasionally mistranslated as Portuguese.

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In Toms River, New Jersey, she was raised.

Piper Perabo education

She received her high school diploma from Toms River North in 1994 and her bachelor’s degree in drama from Ohio University’s Honors Tutorial College in 1998.

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She participated in the Trinity/La MaMa Performing Arts Program in 1996.

In her final year, she also took Latin, Physics, and Poetry.

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Piper Perabo career

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She relocated to New York after finishing college, where she worked as a server while studying acting at the La MaMa Experimental Theater Club and appeared in a variety of productions.

After being featured in the short film “Single Spaced,” Piper went on to play the girlfriend of a want tobe rapper in the 1999 film “Whiteboyz,” before being cast as FBI agent Karen Sympathy in The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle in 2000.

She played as Violet Sanford in the romantic musical comedy-drama “Coyote Ugly,” which was the role that really helped her gain recognition. In recognition of her stirring rendition of “One Way or Another,” Perabo received an MTV Movie Award for Best Music Moment.

Although the movie received mixed reviews from critics, it was a huge box office hit and made $133 million worldwide.

Following the success of “Coyote Ugly,” Perabo gained newfound prominence and started concentrating on indie movies. She portrayed a boarder school student who falls in love with a female classmate in the 2001 film “Lost and Delirious.”

Despite the movie’s mixed reception, critics commended Perabo and her co-stars Jessica Pare and Mischa Barton for their performances. She played a French exchange student in the independent comedy “Slap Her..French” She’s the year after that.

The movie was put on hold for two years in North America before being re-released under the new title “She Gets What She Wants.”

She played the oldest daughter, Nora, in a minor role in Cheaper by the Dozen in 2003. Perabo went on to participate in the following movies: “The I Inside” in 2003, “Perfect Opposites” in 2004, “George and the Dragon” that same year, “The Cave,” “Imagine Me and You,” “Edison,” all in 2005, and 2006’s “The Prestige.”

By 2008, she already had more high-profile big-screen projects in her resume, including “The Heaven Project” and “South of the Border.”

Perabo co-starred in the family comedy film “Beverly Hills Chihuahua” alongside Jamie Lee Curtis in 2008, and in the off-Broadway production of Neil LaBute’s “Reasons To Be Pretty” in 2009, she played Carly.

Perabo read the script for “Covert Affairs,” a television spy drama series on the USA Network, as the play was drawing to an end.

On August 20, 2010, she was hurt during filming an episode of “Covert Affairs,” in which she was later cast as CIA field agent Annie Walker, the main character.

She was nominated for the 2010 Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama for her performance in “Covert Affairs.” The television show aired from 2010 to 2014 for five seasons.

In the 2012 time-travel thriller “Looper,” Perabo appeared in a supporting role alongside Bruce Willis and Emily Blunt. In December of that same year, Perabo landed a recurring part in the sitcom “Go On,” portraying Simone opposite Matthew Perry’s character.

She was supposed to appear in three episodes, but she ended up in four. Perabo first appeared in the thriller “Into the Grizzly Maze” in 2015, and in 2016 she played Julia George in the ABC drama series “Notorious.” Perabo and Antonio Banderas co-starred in the suspenseful movie “Black Butterfly” in may 2017.

Piper was cast as Sara in the Netflix comedy series “Turn Up Charlie” in 2018. The following year, she played Leah Banning in the action movie “Angel Has Fallen.” In 2020, Perabo had a recurring role as Linda Craft in Showtime’s supernatural horror series “Penny Dreadful: City of Angels,” in which she made an appearance in six episodes.

She co-starred in the science fiction fantasy movie “Spontaneous” in 2020 as Angela.

Piper Perabo net worth

Piper Perabo is a Golden Globe Award nominated American stage, film and television actress who has a net worth of $10 million.

Piper Perabo husband

Perabo married director and writer Stephen Kay on July 26, 2014, in New York City. Kay’s daughter has Perabo as a stepmother.


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