Oct. 31st, 1976
Dallas, Texas, USA
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Piper Lisa Perabo (born October 31, 1976) is an American stage, film and television actress. Since her breakthrough role in Coyote Ugly (2000), she has appeared in films such as Lost and Delirious (2001), Cheaper by the Dozen (2003), Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005), The Prestige (2006), Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008), and Looper (2012). Since 2010, she has played Annie Walker on the USA Network series Covert Affairs, for which she has been nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.
In 2009, Perabo made her stage debut in Neil Labute's controversial play Reasons to be Pretty directed by Terry Kinney. She co-starred alongside Alison Pill, Thomas Sadoski and Pablo Schreiber.
Although new to the theater, Perabo is no stranger to the screen. In 2007, she was seen in the Christopher Nolan film The Prestige with Hugh Jackman and Christian Bale; in Because I Said So with Diane Keaton and Lauren Graham and in First Snow, a film directed by Mark Fergus and co-starring Guy Pearce and Adam Scott. Next, Perabo was seen in John Glenn's disturbing thriller The Lazarus Project, with 'Paul Walker' and Disney's Beverly Hills Chihuahua alongside 'Jaime Lee Curtis'. Perabo was also seen in Paramount Vantage's Carriers as the female lead opposite Chris Pine and Lou Taylor Pucci in the post-apocalyptic thriller about four friends trying to escape a viral pandemic.
Some of her other film credits include Adam Shankman's Cheaper by the Dozen 2, in which she reprised her role as the eldest daughter to 'Steve Martin' and 'Bonnie Hunt'; the romantic comedy Imagine Me & You, with Lena Headey and Matthew Goode and the crime drama 10th & Wolf with an ensemble cast that included James Marsden and Dennis Hopper. Perabo made her feature film debut in the comedy Whiteboyz, written by Danny Hoch and also starred in Coyote Ugly.
Perabo has been close friends with actress 'Lena Headey' since they starred together in the 2005 films The Cave and Imagine Me & You. She speaks fluent French, and is an advocate of LGBT rights. As of 2013, she is engaged to 'Stephen Kay'. She is the part-owner of the prohibition-themed bar Employees Only in West Village, Manhattan, which opened in 2005, and the restaurant Jack's Wife Freda in SoHo, Lower Manhattan, which opened in 2012.
In 2013, Perabo became engaged to Stephen Kay, a director of the show Covert Affairs, in which Perabo stars. Perabo and Kay married (July 26, 2014) in New York City.