Lori Petty was born on October 14, 1963, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States. She is an American, and her horoscope is Libra.
She is the eldest child among three siblings and was born to a father who was a Pentecostal minister and would transverse the US to spread the gospel. Details of her mother remain unmasked to date. Her only known sibling is Lisa Petty, her sister.
She was brought up in Lowa, and that is where she attended school. Immediately after completing elementary education, she joined North High School and was participating in other co-curricular activities such as debates alongside her education.
Lori became the female editor of the North High School newspaper until she graduated in 1981.
Lori was considered an introvert and a misfit while schooling since she talked less to people and utilized much of her time developing herself.
She is a Christian, 1.73 m tall, and weighs approximately 60 kg.
Lori Petty Profile Summary
|Full Name: Lori Lee Petty||Nationality: American|
|Place of Birth: Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States||Parents: N/A|
|Date of Birth: October 14, 1963||Marital Status: Unmarried|
|Zodiac Sign: Libra||Spouse: N/A|
|Height: 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m)||Occupation: Graphic designer, actor, screenwriter, film director|
Lori Petty career, professional life
Lori Petty, an American actress, has been a prominent figure on screens for over three decades.
Interestingly, acting was not Lori’s initial career choice. After completing her secondary education, she pursued a career as a self-taught graphic designer. Lori worked as a graphic designer in Omaha, Nebraska, Douglas County, for a period. However, she soon discovered her passion for acting in the mid-1980s.
Initiating her acting career in New York, Lori later realized that the city did not provide the ideal environment for her budding career. Consequently, she relocated to Los Angeles and made appearances in numerous films and TV shows.
Her debut in the film industry was marked by “Freddy’s Nightmares: A Nightmare on Elm Street The Series,” in which she played a central role.
Lori subsequently secured guest-starring roles in various TV shows, including “The Equalizer,” “The Twilight Zone,” “Stingray,” “Bates Motel,” “Head of The Class,” “The Thorns,” “Miami Vice,” “Perry Mason: The Case of the Musical Murder,” “Alien Nation,” “Prison Break,” “Orange Is the New Black,” “Swedish Dicks,” “Station Eleven,” and others.
She has lent her voice to the villainous stock character Livewire in DC comics and Warner Bros.’ productions, including “Superman: The Animated Series” and “The New Batman Adventures.”
Lori is not only an actress but also a screenwriter and director. She contributed to the independent drama film “The Porker House,” drawing inspiration from her experiences growing up in the 1970s.
In her recent works, Lori portrayed the role of Radio Operator in the thriller film “The Survivalist” (2021) and took on the character of The Conductor in the fiction miniseries “Station Eleven” by Patrick Somerville.
Lori Petty movies, films
* 1990 – Cadillac Man as Lila
* 1991 – Point Break as Tyler Ann Endicott
* 1992 – A League of Their Own as Kit Keller
* 1993 – Free Willy as Rae Lindley
* 1993 – Poetic Justice as Penelope
* 1994 – The Glass Shield as Deputy Deborah Fields
* 1994 – In the Army Now as Christine Jones
* 1995 – Tank Girl as Rebecca Buck / Tank Girl
* 1996 – Countdown as Sara Daniels
* 1998 – Relax…It’s Just Sex as Robin Moon
* 1999 – The Arrangement as Candy
* 1999 – Clubland as India
* 2001 – MacArthur Park as Kelly
* 2001 – Firetrap as Lucy
* 2001 – Route 666 Deputy U.S. as Marshal Stephanie
*2001 – Horrible Accident as Six
* 2003 – Prey for Rock & Roll as Faith
* 2006 – Cryptid as Dr. Lean Carlin
* 2007 – Broken Arrows as Erin
* 2008 – The Poker House
* 2009 – Prison Break: The Final Break as Daddy
* 2010 – Chasing 3000 as Deputy Fryman
* 2014 – Happy Fists Claudia as Brenda
* 2016 – Dead Awake as Dr. Sykes
* 2018 – Fear, Love, and Agoraphobia as Francis
* 2020 – A Deadly Legend as Wanda Pearson
* 2021 – The Survivalist as Radio Operator
* 2022 – You’re All Gonna Die as Donatella
Lori Petty net worth
Lori Petty has accumulated significant wealth throughout her career in the entertainment industry, starting from her debut in the 1980s.
In 1998, she secured a lucrative deal to appear in TV commercials for the National Thoroughbred Racing Association, sponsored by Omnicom Group Inc.
As of now, Lori Petty’s net worth is estimated to be $3 million.
Lori Petty husband, Children, relationship history
Lori Petty has never entered into marriage, and as she approaches her sixties, she appears unfazed by this fact.
During the 1990s, she engaged in a romantic relationship with fellow actor David Alan Grier, but the couple parted ways as Lori decided to prioritize her career.
There were rumors linking her to jazz tap dancer and singer Gregory Hines, who unfortunately passed away in 2003 after battling cancer. However, it was later revealed to be inaccurate information.
Additionally, there were speculations about her dating Keanu Reeves, especially after expressing that he was the world’s nicest and sexiest man alive. Lori clarified that they were just friends.
As of now, Lori Petty remains single and does not have any children.
Lori Petty cancer, health
Lori Petty is not battling cancer; she is in good health. Despite speculations arising from her distinctive short hair, it is simply her unique trademark.
Similarly, Lori Petty does not suffer from Huntington’s disease. Her portrayal of a character with Huntington’s disease, specifically Janice Burke in the TV show “House,” was a role she played as an actress.
Lori Petty facts
On May 30, 2009, Lori Petty faced legal consequences when she was arrested for striking a skateboarder in the Venice Beach area while driving under the influence.
Following her arrest, she appeared in court, where she was found guilty. The court sentenced her to five years of probation and imposed a fine.