Piper Lisa Perabo
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
In 1994, she graduated from Toms River High School North in New Jersey. Four years later, in 1998, Perabo received her Bachelor’s degree in theater from Honors Tutorial College at Ohio University.
She studied acting at the La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club in New York City.
- Father – George William Perabo (Professor of poetry at Ocean County College)
- Mother – Mary Charlotte (née Ulland) (Physical therapist)
- Siblings – Noah Perabo (Younger Brother) (born 1979), Adam Perabo (Younger Brother) (born 1981)
Her career is managed by Tina Thor.
5 ft 5½ in or 166 cm
53 kg or 117 pounds
Boyfriend / Spouse
Piper Perabo dated –
- Andrew Keegan (2001) – The two actors were romantically linked to each other in 2001.
- James Purefoy (2004) – While filming for the movie George and the Dragon, actors James Purefoy and Piper dated for some time.
- Sam Rockwell (2009)
- Stephen Kay (2010-Present) – New Zealand actor, Stephen Kay, who is about 14 years older than Piper started dating her in 2010. They continued dating and engaged in September 2013.
Race / Ethnicity
Piper is of English, Irish, German, and Norwegian descent.
She is naturally a brunette but dyes her hair blonde.
33-24-34 in or 84-61-86 cm
2 (US) or 34 (EU) or 6 (UK)
7 (US) or 37.5 (EU) or 4.5 (UK)
She has appeared in a Burger King commercial.
Best Known For
Playing Violet “Jersey” Sanford in the 2000 film Coyote Ugly.
She is also known for appearing as CIA Agent Annie Walker in Covert Affairs (2010-).
In 1997, she appeared in the short film Single Spaced for her role as “The Dame”.
First TV Show
In 2007, Piper Perabo appeared in Fox’s medical drama series House for her role as Honey in an episode titled “Resignation”.
She has really toned and sexy body as a CIA agent on Covert Affairs. But, she did a series of exercises to achieve that. She does cardio swimming and intense power yoga in the morning session.
She does running in the evening. She also practiced hard and learned combat fighting and other martial arts.
Piper Perabo Favorite Things
- Food – Rosewater waffles, lavender yogurt with white grapefruit, pizza
- Pizza – Crab pizza, artichoke pizza
- Coffee – Cappuccino
- Music – Chopin’s Nocturne in E Minor
Source – NYPost.com, InterviewMagazine.com, TVGuide.com
Piper Perabo Facts
- She was named after actress Piper Laurie. Her parents also thought of naming her as “India Star”.
- Her last name “Perabo” originated in Germany, but it is sometimes described as Portuguese.
- Piper was born in Dallas, Texas but raised in Toms River, New Jersey.
- Her dad is a professor of Poetry and Piper also studied the same (including Latin, and physics) in her final year of the college.
- Piper has also worked as a waitress in the past.
- She is close friends with Lena Headey since 2005.
- She supports LGBT rights.
- Perabo is fluent in French.
- She likes to listen to classical music.
- She co-owns a New York City club called Employees Only (EO).