Anne Grace Morgenstern

Who is Anne Grace Morgenstern? Is she the daughter of Piper Laurie?


For long decades, there have been great actors and actresses who have made contributions to Hollywood cinema with their stupendous acting talent garnering immense fan following. One big example is Piper Laurie. The beautiful actress is the mother of Anne Grace Morgenstern. The American actress has now turned 90 years old according to her date of birth which is 22 January 1930 in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. She has 70 years of acting span doing a variety of roles. 

The American actress is lauded for her remarkable roles in films like The Hustler, Carrie, and Children of God. These films came from 1961 to 1986. She is also known for her performances in the television production Days of Wine and Roses. In 1991 Piper has been the recipient of the Golden Globe Award for Twin Peaks. It was a cult TV series where she played the character of Catherine Martell.


Let us get to know briefly about the early life of Piper Laurie, mother of Anne Grace Morgenstern. She was born Rosetta Jacobs in 1932 on the 22nd of January in Detroit, Michigan. Piper is the youngest among her two siblings (both girls). Her father worked as a furniture dealer. Her mother is Charlotte Sadie Jacobs. Where her grandparents from the paternal side came from Poland, and her maternal grandparents came from Russia. Both were Jewish immigrants. 

Personal relationships

Piper Laurie was married to movie critic Joe Morgenstern. They came close in 1961 during the release of her film The Hustler. He interviewed the actress during the promotion of her film. Very soon, both had a liking for each other and thus started dating each other. 

When no big roles came her way after The Hustler, they started staying in Woodstock, New York after relocation. And there they adopted a girl child named Anne Grace Morgenstern. But in 1982, both parted ways after following a divorce. She continued her career in films and TV. She was quoted saying losing her virginity to actor turned US president Ronald Reagan. Piper was merely 18 years old at that time and he was her first love.


There is a huge long list of Piper Laurie roles in films. Some of the few films to name include:

  • The Hustler
  • The Prince Who Was a Thief
  • Son of Ali Baba
  • The Golden Blade
  • Kelly and Me
  • Children of a Lesser God
  • Tiger Warsaw
  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
  • The Crossing Guard
  • Rich in Love
  • The Dead Girl
  • Bad Blood


Apart from films, Piper has also been active in television series. Some of them include:

  • The Best of Broadway
  • Playhouse 90
  • Front Row Center
  • Naked City
  • The Eleventh Hour
  • Rainbow
  • The Thorn Birds
  • Murder, She Wrote
  • Love, Mary
  • The Twilight Zone
  • Promise
  • Beauty and the Beast

How much is the net worth of Piper Laurie

$12 million is supposed to be the estimated net worth of yesteryear Hollywood famed actress Piper Laurie. She has earned her fortune with her acting talent in several films and television series. 

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