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  • Real name : Piper Lisa Perabo
  • Place of birth : Texas
  • Date of birth : 31/10/1976

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  • Perabo Piper

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Piper Perabo (1976)

Piper Lisa Perabo

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Piper Lisa Perabo is a Golden Globe Award nominated American stage, film and television actress.

  Biography  

 early life
Perabo was born in Dallas, Texas and grew up in Toms River, New Jersey, the daughter of Mary Charlotte (née Ulland), a physical therapist, and George William Perabo, a professor of poetry at Ocean County College. Piper is of Portuguese and Norwegian descent. Her parents named her after actress Piper Laurie. She has two brothers: Noah , and Adam , and graduated summa cum laude from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio with a degree in theater.

 career
In 2000, Perabo was cast in The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle, as FBI agent Karen Sympathy. Her next film role was in Coyote Ugly as Violet 'Jersey' Sanford, for which she won an MTV Movie Award for Best Music Moment for "One Way or Another".

In 2001, Perabo starred in an independent Canadian movie called Lost and Delirious, playing a boarding school student who falls in love with a female classmate. The next year, she starred as a French exchange student in Slap Her... She's French, which was shelved in North America for two years, then released under the new title She Gets What She Wants. The film was released under its original title in Europe. In 2003, she had a role as the eldest Baker child, Nora, in Cheaper by the Dozen , a role she reprised in the film's 2005 sequel.

Her other films include The I Inside , Perfect Opposites , George and the Dragon , The Cave , Imagine Me & You , Edison , The Prestige , and Beverly Hills Chihuahua . She appeared as a nutritionist on the Fox TV show House.

In 2009, Perabo made her Broadway debut in the Neil LaBute play Reasons to Be Pretty. In June 2009, Perabo was cast as the lead character, CIA agent Annie Walker, in the television spy series Covert Affairs on the USA Network.

On August 20, 2010, Perabo was injured filming an episode of Covert Affairs. After the finale of the first season it was announced that the second season would begin in summer of 2011. For her work on Covert Affairs, she received a nomination for the 2010 Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Television Series Drama.

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