Kathie Lee & Hoda: Piper Perabo Interview
Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb talked with Piper Perabo, who has gone from an aspiring songwriter on Coyote Ugly to the girl next door with killer instincts on Covert Affairs, which the new season premieres on July 10 2012 at 10/9c on USA Network.
Piper Perabo: Coyote Ugly
In 2000, Piper Perabo took on her breakout role, as she played Violet ‘Jersey’ Sanford in the hot movie Coyote Ugly. The movie is about an aspiring songwriter who moves from New Jersey to New York City to make it big. To make money, she starts working at Coyote Ugly Bar and it all gets crazy from there.
Piper Perabo: Covert Affairs
On Covert Affairs, Piper Perabo plays Annie Walker, a young CIA operative, who gets into dangerous happenings each week and also gets to visit some amazing countries along the way. Perabo said Annie gets promoted in the CIA and has bigger missions and higher security, so she is traveling a whole lot more and cultivating assets and there is new danger in store for her this season. Perabo said they are in Marrakech for the season premiere and she just got back from Paris for another episode. Sarah Clarke, from 24 fame, stars as her new boss this season.
On Covert Affairs, Perabo said there have been a couple that she doesn’t do, but she does most of the stunts. Also, her character knows 18 languages. Kathie Lee and Hoda asked how tough it is to learn the different languages and she said some are tonal languages. Perabo said that Mandarin is hard and she just started learning Arabic, which is hard also.
Piper Perabo: Personal Life
For the Fourth of July, Piper Perabo said she went down to Jersey Shore for the fireworks with her parents. Besides that, Perabo said it is always work work work.