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Piper Perabo Biography

You may have not heard of her before June of 2000, but that hasl all changed for this actress from Toms River, New Jersey.

Piper Perabo, born in 1977, attended the Toms River High School after of which she studied acting at Ohio University and graduated Summa Cum Laude in 1998 with a BFA in acting.

There was no slowing down for this actress in the making. Just like her character in, Violet in Coyote Ugly, she moved to New York. There she studied theatre at LaMama Theatre and was cast in two short-films, Knuckleface Jones and Single Spaced.

However, it was not until her role in Whiteboyz in 1999 where she played the girlfriend of a wannabe rapper that hollywood began to take notice.

From there she can currently be seen in The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Coyote Ugly. Her future film role, in which she's currently filming in Canada, is Lost & Delirious.

Source: piper-perabo.com

Piper Perabo Quotes:

"When I first moved to New York City, I was a cocktail waitress and I sucked at it! I spilled a chocolate martini on a woman in a white suit."

Piper Perabo, Premiere Magazine, July 2000


"The choreography was specific to be moves any girl could pull off just jumping up on the bar."

Piper Perabo on the dancing in Coyote Ugly - Entertainment Weekly

"The story is very similar to my own life - a girl from small-town New Jersey moves to New York to try and make it and is flabbergasted by the city"

Piper Perabo on Coyote Ugly - Premiere Magazine, May 2000