Piper Laurie to attend screenings of cult classics The Hustler and Carrie

Piper Laurie in the 1976 film CarrieActress Piper Laurie, who’s appeared in cult cinema classics such as Carrie, The Hustler, The Faculty, Storyville, and Other People’s Money, will make a special appearance during a revival screening series that will include the films The Hustler and Carrie. Laurie will meet fans, be the focus of an on-stage interview, and host a book signing during the event. Laurie, who was born Rosetta Jacobs in Detroit, Michigan, has also made appearances in other major films including, Children of a Lesser God and Wrestling Ernest Hemingway.

Some of Piper Laurie’s many television roles have included: a guest appearances on The Twilight Zone, where she played Aunt Neva in the 1985 segment The Burning Man; a regular character role on Twin Peaks (1990-1991) as Catherine Martell; the Karl Malden drama Skag (1980) as his wife Jo Skagska; and Naked City (1963) as Mary Highmark.

Below is the schedule for full event, which takes place on Saturday, January 28, 2012, at The Loew’s Jersey, located at 54 Journal Square, in Jersey City, New Jersey.

  • 5:15 pm – Meet Piper Laurie with your paid admission to The Hustler film screening
  • 6:00 pm – The Hustler screening begins
  • 7:45 pm – Meet Piper Laurie with your paid admission to Carrie
  • 8:30 pm – On-Stage interview with Piper Laurie
  • 9:15 pm – Carrie screening begins

Find out more about this event at www.loewsjersey.org.

Partial Film Credits

Another Harvest Moon (2010)
Played character June

Hesher (2010)
Played character Grandma

Saving Grace B. Jones (2009)
Played character Marta

Bad Blood… the Hunger (2009)
Played character Milly Lathrop

Hounddog (2007)
Played character Grammie

The Dead Girl (2006)
Played character Arden’s Mother

Bad Blood (2006)
Played character Millie Lathrop

Eulogy (2004)
Played character Charlotte Collins

The Mao Game (1999)
Played character Ida Highland

Palmer’s Pick Up (1999)
Played character Evangelist

The Faculty (1998)
Played character Mrs. Karen Olson

St. Patrick’s Day (1997)
Played character MaryPat Donnelly-McDonough

The Crossing Guard (1995)
Played character Helen Booth

The Grass Harp (1995)
Played character Dolly Talbo

Wrestling Ernest Hemingway (1993)
Played character Georgia

Trauma (1993)
Played character Adriana Petrescu

Rich in Love (1992)
Played character Vera Delmage

Storyville (1992)
Played character Constance Fowler

Other People’s Money (1991)
Played character Bea Sullivan

Tiger Warsaw (1988)
Played character Frances Warsaw

Appointment with Death (1988)
Played character Emily Boynton

Distortions (1987)
Played character Margot Caldwell

Children of a Lesser God (1986)
Played character Mrs. Norman

Return to Oz (1985)
Played character Aunt Em

Tim (1979)
Played character Mary Horton

Ruby (1977)
Played character Ruby Claire

Carrie (1976)
Played character Margaret White

The Woman Rebel (1976)
Played character Margaret Sanger

The Hustler (1961)
Played character Sarah Packard

Ain’t Misbehavin’ (1955)
Played character Sarah Bernhardt Hatfield

Smoke Signal (1955)
Played character Laura Evans

Dawn at Socorro (1954)
Played character Rannah Hayes

Johnny Dark (1954)
Played character Liz Fielding

Dangerous Mission (1954)
Played character Louise Graham

The Golden Blade (1953)
Played character Khairuzan

The Mississippi Gambler (1953)
Played character Angelique ‘Leia’ Dureau

Son of Ali Baba (1952)
Played character Princess Azura of Fez/Kiki

Has Anybody Seen My Gal (1952)
Played character Millicent Blaisdell

No Room for the Groom (1952)
Played character Lee Kingshead

The Prince Who Was a Thief (1951)
Played character Tina

Francis Goes to the Races (1951)
Played character Frances Travers

The Milkman (1950)
Played character Chris Abbott

Louisa (1950)
Played character Cathy Norton

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