Piper Laurie Coaster ‘befriends’ Gregory Peck

Piper lorry Over the decades, he has collaborated with one of Hollywood’s most charismatic actresses, most legendary celebrities, producers and directors. His spongy outlook on life has filled him with joy and laughter for the last 90 years.

“I try to find humor in almost everything,” he said Nearly weekly. “And it’s there, even if it’s bizarre.”

Piper Laurie Coaster 'befriends' Gregory Peck
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As a three-time Oscar nominee, it’s no surprise that Turner Classic Movies chose to honor Laurie during their 13th annual TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood, April 21-24, 2022. , Has anyone seen my daughter? (1952) starring Rock Hudson, and Cheater (1961) Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason and George C. With Scott. (He has received an Academy nomination for this role.)

“It’s a big thing for me to be honored,” Lori admits. “It’s a symbol of Grand Old Hollywood and it’s really nice to be included.”

Laurie is thrilled and delighted at her success. “As a young woman, I always wanted to do something wonderful – to somehow change the world. I’ve lived in such a confined space for my first years, and I really need something else, something big. I think most people who go into art have that experience, they want to come out and make a difference in the world. “

Movie fans are fascinated by Laurie’s incredible memory. “I am very lucky; I’ve worked with a lot of good actors and good people like Tony Curtis and Gregory Peck. “

Laurie describes Peck as a “tall, handsome” “beautiful voice.” The pair worked together in a 1991 film Other people’s money.

“We immediately went to the rehearsal with a few other members of the cast. In one scene, I had to offer him something out of a box of cookies. And his line (reaction) was some stupid, cookie name. And it was so unpleasant to hear that from Gregory Peck’s mouth! I had to laugh all the time. We became good friends! ” She is enthusiastic

“Our connection was the smile that I often get with the actors, anyway with me. I had that with Rock Hudson. We laughed all the time. I think it’s a good relief from the tension of making movies. “

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