Lori Petty is an American actress and director. Her one episode stint made out to appear Petty in the full-fledged role in the 4th and 5th seasons of Netflix’s ‘Orange is the New Black’. Further, her role in the film like ‘Point Break’, ‘A League of Their Own’, and ‘Tank Girl’ has made Petty notable to the nation.
Further, the Tennessee-born actress has fled to New York in search of an exciting job which landed her to the entertainment industry in LA. She has also given her voice for the animated series like Cassidy Freeman, Lucas Neff, and Brit Baron.
Lori Petty: Bio, Family, Education
The actress was born on 14 October 1964, in Tennessee, the United States of America. She was born as the eldest daughter of a Pentecostal minister. Her father had to travel a lot because of his work. So, he would love to take his children with them and Lori has accompanied him the most. She has two younger siblings whose information are not available.
Looking at her education, she has completed her education from North High School in Iowa. Other than this, there is no information on her education. After graduation, she has worked some time as a graphic designer. Then started to search for an exciting job and landed in New York where she joined acting classes. After struggling for a time period, during mid-1980, she faced the camera.
Lori Petty: Career & Achievements
Lori started her acting career with the minor appearances on the TV series like ‘The Equalizer’ and 1986 ‘The Twilight Zone’. After that, she began to appear in the guest and recurring role in TV films and series. It includes ‘Stingray’, ‘The Line’, and ‘Head of the Class’. Before making her debut in the film ‘Cadillac Man’, she already appeared in the 1988 short film ‘…They Haven’t Seen This…’ Then she featured over 22 films in which her breakthrough movies include ‘Point Break’ along with Keanu Reeves. Also, in 1992 ‘A League of Their Own’ where she played a tomboyish baseball player as a ‘Kit Keller’.
In 1993, she gained a major role in family drama ‘Free Willy’, portrayed the character of a young woman as a kind and animal lover. In 1995, she again bragged the main role in 1995 film ‘Tank Girl’, British adapted comic-book series. Her role in the movie was appreciated by critics and followers. There are several series and dramas were her work has appreciated by all people. Her career step ahead when she decided to be a director and scriptwriter. After that, she directed the film ‘The Poker House’ which was based on her childhood days and also a scriptwriter for the film.
Lori Petty: Personal Life & Boyfriend
Talking about the personal life of an actress, she is a bit secretive and has not revealed much information about her. However, she most probably is single currently. Further, many people are speculating her to be a lesbian. But, there is no exact proof to support the sentiments. Also, previously, she was in a relationship with David Alan Grier during mid-1990. Since, then, there is no information about her relationships. In addition, she is one of the actresses who believe to have a single life and enjoy it.
The veteran actress has been surrounded by several controversies and rumors, however, it does not have affected her reputation. During 2009, she was found guilty for the case ‘drink n drive’. So, she had sentenced five years of probation and a fine.
Lori Petty: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
The hard-working actress has made a huge income from her acting career. Although her exact income is not available, her net worth has an estimation of around $3 million.
Lori is pretty much active over social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram. She keeps updated with her fans through these platforms. On Instagram, she has account @lori_petty with 382K followers. she has the handle @loripetty with 866K followers. But it seems that actress is not active much on Facebook.
Lori Petty: Body Measurements
The actress has a decent height of 5 feet 6½ inches or 1.69 meters with a slim and fit body type. Her weight weighs around 60 kg and measures to 34-24-34 inches. Further, she has short dark hair color and attractive blue eyes.