Piper Perabo Biography, Net Worth, Movies, TV series, and Age.
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Piper Lisa Perabo is an American actress who has appeared on stage, in films, and on television. She is famous for her lead role of ‘CIA Agent Annie Walker in the USA Network action drama television series ‘Covert Affairs.
Quick Profile of Piper Perabo
- Full Nаmеs: Piper Lisa Perabo
- Date of Birth: October 31, 1976
- Place of Birth: Dallas, Texas, United States
- Age: 45 Years
- Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
- Father: George William Perabo
- Mother: Mary Charlotte Ulland-Perabo
- Siblings: Adam Perabo, Noah Perabo
- Ancestry: Irish Americans, Norwegian Americans, British Americans, German Americans
- Nationality: American
- Profession: Actress
- Height: 5’5″ (165 cm)
- Spouse/Ex-: Stephen Kay (M. 2014)
Piper Perabo Biography
Early Life and Education
Piper Lisa Perabo, who was named after American stage and screen actress Piper Laurie, was born on October 31, 1976, in Dallas, Texas, US, to George William Perabo, a professor of poetry at ‘Ocean County College,’ and Mary Charlotte, a physical therapist.
Piper is of English, German, and Irish descent from her father’s side and Norwegian descent from her mother’s side. Piper alongside her two younger brothers Noah and Adam was raised in Toms River, New Jersey
For high school education, she studied at the ‘Toms River High School North’ and graduated from there in 1994.
Thereafter, she proceeded to ‘Honors Tutorial College’ at ‘Ohio University’ and obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theater in 1998.
Before that, in 1996, she went to the Trinity/La MaMa Performing Arts Program and also studied Latin, physics, and poetry in her final year.
During her college days, a year before she graduated, she was on a visit to New York to see her then-boyfriend whom she later accompanied to an audition.
While she was spotted by casting director Denise Fitzgerald and was asked to read a part. Even though she was not a cast, Fitzgerald helped her in getting an agent.
Piper relocated to New York after her graduation and worked as a waitress. In New York, she also enrolled at off-Broadway theatre ‘La MaMa Experimental Theater Club’ and started studying acting as well as performing in various on-stage productions.
Just one month after relocating to the city, she made her debut in her first feature film, ‘American comedy ‘Whiteboyz.’
Quick Glance of Piper Perabo’s Work: Films, Television Series and Stage
- Whiteboyz – 1999 as
- Coyote Ugly – 2000 as Violet “Jersey” Sanford.
- The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle – 2000 as FBI Agent Karen Sympathy.
- Followers – 2000 as Girl at Party.
- Lost and Delirious – 2001 as Pauline “Paulie” Oster.
- Slap Her… She’s French – 2002 as Genevieve Le Plouff / Clarissa Fogelsey.
- Flowers – 2002 as Iris.
- Cheaper by the Dozen – 2003 as Nora Baker.
- Perfect Opposites – 2004 as Julia Bishop.
- The I Inside – 2004 as Anna.
- George and the Dragon – 2004 as Princess Luna.
- Edison – 2005 as Willow Summerfield.
- Karas: The Prophecy – 2005 as Yurine
- The Cave – 2005 as Charlene “Charlie”.
- Imagine Me & You – 2005 as
- Cheaper by the Dozen 2 – 2005 as Nora Baker-McNulty.
- Perception – 2005 as
- 10th & Wolf – 2006 as Brandy.
- First Snow – 2006 as
- The Prestige – 2006 as Julia McCullough.
- Because I Said So – 2007 as Mae Wilder.
- Beverly Hills Chihuahua – 2008 as Rachel Ashe.
- The Lazarus Project – 2008 as Lisa Garvey.
- Sordid Things – 2009 as Tabitha White.
- Carriers – 2009 as Bobby.
- Ashes – 2010 as Bettina.
- Looper – 2012 as Suzie.
- Into the Grizzly Maze – 2015 as Michelle.
- Black Butterfly – 2017 as Laura.
- Angel Has Fallen – 2019 as Leah Banning.
- Spontaneous – 2020 as Angela Carlyle.
- The Prestige: Now That’s Magic – 2006 as Julia McCullough.
- House – 2007 as Honey.
- Backdrop NYC – 2008 as Leslie.
- The Prince of Motor City – 2008 as Meg Riley.
- Law & Order: Criminal Intent – 2009 as Calista Haslum.
- Covert Affairs – 2010–2014 as Annie Walker (Main role) and producer.
- Go On – 2013 as Simone
- Notorious – 2016 as Julia George (Main role).
- ABC Fall Preview Special – 2016 as Herself / Host (Television special).
- Turn Up Charlie – 2019 as Sara (Main role).
- Penny Dreadful: City of Angels – 2020 as Linda Craft.
- The Big Leap – 2021 as Paula Clark (Main role).
- Yellowstone – 2021 as Summer Higgins.
- Reasons to Be Pretty – 2008 as Carly (Lucille Lortel Theater).
- Lost Girls – 2015 as Maggie (Lucille Lortel Theater).
Besides all the above mentioned, Piper co-owns the prohibition-themed bar ‘Employees Only’, located in West Village, Manhattan as well as ‘Jack’s Wife Freda’ restaurant located in SoHo, Lower Manhattan.
Awards and nominations
We must confess that Piper has had a successful career which has not failed to credit her with awards and nominations.
Below are the various awards and nominations:
- Nominated for Blockbuster Entertainment Award in 2001 as Favorite Female – Newcomer for the film Coyote Ugly.
- Won the MTV Movie Award in 2001 as Best Music Moment for the film Coyote Ugly.
- Nominated for MTV Movie Award as Breakthrough Female Performance for the film Coyote Ugly.
- Nominated for Teen Choice Award in 2004 as Choice Movie: Liplock (shared with Ashton Kutcher) for the film Cheaper by the Dozen.
- Nominated for Young Artist Award in 2006 as Best Performance in a Feature Film – Young Ensemble Cast for the film Cheaper by the Dozen 2.
- Nominated for Golden Globe Award in 2011 as Best Performance by an Actress in a TV Series – Drama for the TV series Covert Affairs.
- Won the Gracie Award in 2011 as Outstanding Female Actor in a Breakthrough Role for the TV series Covert Affairs.
- Nominated for People’s Choice Award in 2017 as Favorite Actress in a New TV Series.
Piper Perabo Net Worth
Piper has accumulated a fortune through her successful career as an actress which in estimation is $6 Million.
Piper Perabo’s Love Life
Piper got married to a New Zealand actor, director, and writer Stephen Kay, who directed and produced ‘Covert Affairs’ which had Perabo in the lead, on July 26 2014 in New York City after their engagement in 2013. They don’t have any child together yet but Piper has become the stepmother to Kay’s daughter.
Piper Perabo Biography, Net Worth, Movies, TV series and Age