Piper Perabo playing Violet Sanford
Violet gives it all up in hopes of making it big. The small-town Jersey girl leaves her supportive father and pizza shop job to pursue her dream of making it as a singer. New York City is the dream and she has her eye set right on it. Life hits her hard when she discovers that her apartment is a dump and record that labels aren’t exactly itching to score her a record deal, she quickly needs a job. The big city is expensive and Violet learns it the hard way. She finally gets hired at a mysterious yet energetic bar, Coyote Ugly, as a bartender. There she makes lifelong friends and discovers a confidence that she never knew she had.
Piper Perabo today
After her star-making performance in Coyote Ugly, Perabo went on to star in the hit family comedy Cheaper by the Dozen (and its sequel), the mystery thriller The Prestige, and the romantic comedy Because I Said So. For five seasons she starred as the intelligent and resourceful CIA Agent Annie Walker in the thriller series Covert Affairs. Next up for the Dallas-born actress is in the upcoming action film Angel Has Fallen opposite Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, and Jada Pinkett Smith. She has been married to writer and director Stephen Kay since 2014.