American actress Piper Laurie died at the age of 91. reported Associated Press agency. The actress is known for her role as Catherine Martell in David Lynch’s series Twin Peaks.
According to her manager Marion Rosenberg, Laurie died of old age.
Piper Laurie (real name Rosetta Jacobs) was born on January 22, 1932 in Detroit, Michigan. Her grandparents were Jewish immigrants from Russia and Poland.
Laurie’s debut work was the film “Louise” directed by Alexander Hall in 1950, where the main role was played by the future US President Ronald Reagan. The actress was nominated three times for an Oscar for her work in the films “The Rascal,” “Carrie,” and “Children of a Lesser God.” The actress received a Golden Globe Award for her role in the TV series Twin Peaks.
In 2016, after the cast list for the third season of Twin Peaks appeared, Laurie expressed regret that the authors did not invite her to participate in the filming. “I’m surprised and don’t understand why they didn’t call me. I even sent David a note saying I would love to be back on the show.” told actress to Entertainment Weekly. At the same time, Laurie was convinced of the success of the project.