Quick Interesting Facts and Stats About Ailsa Piper

Ailsa whose birth name is Ailsa Mary Ellen Piper best known for her writing in the drama Small Mercies is an Australian actor, writer, director, and performer and was born in 1959 in Western Australia. There is no information about her parents and what they did for a living. She was also the wife of legendary television and stage actor Peter Curtin. 

Quick Infos
Full NameAlisa Piper
Date of birth1959
Birth Place Western Australia
OccupationActress, Producer, Writer
Net worth$1 million


What is the academic qualification of Ailsa?

Ailsa has not shared much about her life and we are still behind facts about her schooling. The only thing we know is she has a degree in English literature and started acting after she completed her formal studies

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Body Measurement

There is no detail about the actress’s height and weight. Ailsa Piper has blonde hair and attractive and addictive dark brown eyes. She enjoys writing, reading, watching movies, and traveling. 


What is the relationship status of Alisa?

Ailsa Piper was married to Australian television and stage actor Peter Curtin in the year 1987. The actor died in 2014 and Piper was left alone. There is no news about her current relationship status. 


Social Media

Ailsa Piper is active in Social media, but she has her social media account private. Her Instagram account is @ailsapiper and has 894 followers and 7417 posts. 


How did Piper start her career?

This brilliant person career had two phases: The first one being the acting phase and the second one being the writing and directing phase.

She started acting in the early 1980s from the theatre in  Sydney, Perth, and Melbourne. She acted in the theatre till 2000 and finally she made her television debut from the 1984 TV show “man of letters” which is based on the concept of womanizing academic.

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Acting Career

Ailsa Piper got immense recognition after playing the character of Ruth Wilkinson in the soap opera“Neighbours” alongside Russell Brand and Margot Robbie .  she has written for ABC radio, for theatre plays and dramas, magazines like “the Australian slow living” magazine, and online journals, the age, and eureka street. She has also been co-awarded with the Patrick white playwrights awards for her writing in the drama Small Mercies in 2000. 

Ailsa Piper has also narrated audiobooks and is still continuing to do so. She has narrated Peggy Drew written book “Hope farm” and Charlotte Wood written “the natural way of things” in 2016. 

She is very fluent in poetry and her fluency can be seen in a monologue that was telecasted on ABC radio’s Poetica program which was adapted for live performances by Piper herself.


Writing and directing 

Ailsa Piper is famous as a writer and a director as well. Her first book as an individual writer was Sinning Across Spain which was published by Melbourne University press in 2912 and the same year a version of The ditches of malai was produced by Bell Shakespeare which was co-adopted by Ailsa. The book “The Attachment” was published in 2017 by Allen and Unwin and was co-authored by Tony Doherty. 

The writer, actor has directed theatre companies such as Red stitch actor’s theatre, Melbourne theatre company, the faculty of fine arts and music, the western Australian academy of performing arts, and shy tv production. Her direction in “The Night season” alongside Gary Oldman and George Clooney was even nominated for the greenroom award in the category of the best direction. An interesting fact is Alisa Piper is an excellent and experienced moderator, interviewer, and host. 


What kinds of Awards has Ailsa Piper Achieved?

This multitalented person has received an award for her drama Small Mercies in 2000 (Patrick white playwright award). She has even judged the Victorian premier’s literary awards for 5 times among which 4 times was for drama and the left one time was for fiction. She was there in the judging panel for the 2016 and 2017 New South Wales premiers literary award for drama. 

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Net Worth

This actor, writer, director, narrator, host, the moderator has a net worth of $1 million.