Known for movies

Short Info

Date Of BirthSeptember 26, 1953
DiedJune 15, 1979, New York City, New York, United States
FactWas living with Art Garfunkel when she committed suicide in their Manhattan penthouse. Art Garfunkel wrote the prose poem series "Still Water" in his attempt to deal with her death.


Laurie Bird (born November 23, 1952) is an American actress and photographer. She is best known for her roles in the films Two-Lane Blacktop (1971), Cockfighter (1974), and Hearts of the West (1975).

Bird was born in New York City, the daughter of actress Joyce Bulifant and television producer William Asher. She has two sisters, actress/writer Tracy Bird and production designer Melissa Bird. She was educated at the High School of Performing Arts and the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute.

Bird’s first film role was in the 1971 film Two-Lane Blacktop, opposite James Taylor and Dennis Wilson. She subsequently appeared in the 1974 film Cockfighter, directed by Monte Hellman, and the 1975 film Hearts of the West, opposite Jeff Bridges.

In 1976, Bird appeared in an episode of the television series The Rockford Files, titled “The Kirkoff Case”. She also had a small role in the 1977 film Annie Hall, directed by Woody Allen.

Bird’s last film appearance was in the 1980 film Stardust Memories, also directed by Woody Allen. After Stardust Memories, Bird retired from acting and began working as a photographer.

Bird has been married three times: to actor/director Dennis Hopper (1971-1976), actor/director Warren Beatty (1976-1987), and actor/director Tim Robbins (1988-2009). She has two children: a son, Jackson, with Hopper, and a daughter, Lily, with Robbins.

As of 2020, Bird’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million.

General Info

Full NameLaurie Bird
Date Of BirthSeptember 26, 1953
DiedJune 15, 1979, New York City, New York, United States
Place Of BirthGlen Cove, New York, United States
ProfessionActor, Photographer
NationalityAmerican

Accomplishments

MoviesAnnie Hall, Cockfighter, Two-Lane Blacktop

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Facts

#Fact
1Took the picture of Art Garfunkel, that's featured as the cover photograph on Garfunkel's 1978 album, "Watermark".
2Was living with Art Garfunkel when she committed suicide in their Manhattan penthouse. Art Garfunkel wrote the prose poem series "Still Water" in his attempt to deal with her death.

Pictures

Movies

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Annie Hall1977Tony Lacey's Girlfriend (as Lauri Bird)
Cockfighter1974Dody White Burke
Two-Lane Blacktop1971The Girl

Camera Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cockfighter1974still photographer
Within These Walls1974TV Series lighting technician

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Two-Lane Blacktop1971performer: "Stealin'", "Satisfaction" uncredited

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Welcome to the Basement2015TV SeriesThe Girl

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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