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  • Piper Laurie

    Born on January 22, 1932 in Detroit, Michigan

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Twin Peaks (1990)

Piper Laurie as "Catherine Martell"

A crime drama mixed with healthy doses of the surreal, this series is about FBI Agent Dale Cooper, who travels to the small logging town of Twin Peaks to solve the murder of seemingly innocent high schooler Laura Palmer. Almost nothing is as it seems, however, and the show's sometimes eerie visuals, oddball characters and wild dream sequences drive the point home.

Emmy (Primetime) (1991) Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Golden Globe (1991) Won Best Performance by An Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Emmy (Primetime) (1990) Nominated Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

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Jan 18th 2010, 5:02PM

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Retro Cinema: Carrie

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Jeffrey M. Anderson on Oct 7th 2007, 2:32PM

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Connie Stevens Jumps Behind the Camera

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Monika Bartyzel on Sep 19th 2007, 12:02PM

Sep 19th 2007, 12:02PM

Review: The Dead Girl

Posted by
Scott Weinberg on Dec 29th 2006, 7:01AM

Dec 29th 2006, 7:01AM

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