Grace Zabriskie

Grace Zabriskie

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Updated On November 25, 2021

Grace Zabriskie is an American actress. Grace Zabriskie is popular for her role in ‘Twin Peaks’ and its prequel ‘Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me’ as Sarah Palmer.

Early Childhood

She was born on 17th May 1941 and is currently 80 years old. Her birth name is Grace Caplinger and her zodiac sign is Taurus. Likewise, she was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America and holds American citizenship. Similarly, having Polish ancestry, she belongs to a Caucasian ethnic group and follows Christianity. Regarding her family background, she is the daughter of Marion Grace Zabriskie and Roger Thomas ‘Tom’ Caplinger. Likewise, Marion has a distant Polish ancestry and also is the relative of James Zabriskie who was the railroad industrialist of the 19th century. Likewise, her father also owns the famous french quarter gay bar Café Lafitte in Exile.

Regarding her siblings, there is no information about her total siblings. However, her sister Lane Caplinger was a typist in the District Attorney Jim Garrison’s office on New Orleans. Likewise, she is the one who has made all five copies of the first edition of the ‘Principia Discordia’ in 1965. She herself was a teacher at the academy in which they teach for the black teen dropouts. Furthermore, talking about her educational background, it is The State University of New Jersey.


Grace made her debut in movies in the year 1979. Her major debut is the American drama film ‘Norma Rae’. Followed by this, she made appearances on various series including ‘Galaxy of Terror’. This is the American horror science fiction movie of 1981. Likewise, in the same year, she played another movie ‘East of Eden’. This is the miniseries adaptation of American Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck’s ‘East of Eden’. Likewise, she played the role of the nanny in the American comedy-mystery ‘The Private Eyes’. Similarly, she played the role of an ill-fated orphanage owner in the American slasher film ‘Child’s Play 2’. Likewise, her other movies are ‘Fried Green Tomatoes’ and ‘The Passion of Darkly Noon.

Moreover, she is quite popular for her work in television works and scripts. Likewise, she played a major role in the American mystery drama ‘Twin Peaks’ and its spin-off movie ‘Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me’. Similarly,she became one of the twin sisters on the American comedy romantic crime movie ‘Wild at Heart’. She was the eleven years old actress Isabella Rossellini. Likewise, she is popular as ‘Mrs. Ross’ from the American sitcom television series ‘Seinfeld’.  In this series, she became the mother of a doom daughter Susan Ross who died due to licking the cheap envelope adhesive while mailing her wedding invitation.

Grace Zabriskie

Caption: Grace on ‘Twin Peaks’. (Source: Instagram)

More on career

Likewise, she made a brief appearance on the CBS sitcom ‘The King of Queens’. Her role became the memorable appearance of the episode as an emotionally disturbed and alcoholic mother of Spence Olchin. Similarly, she played in the HBO drama series ‘Big Love’ as Lois Henrickson. This is the series about the patriarch of a fundamentalist Mormon family in contemporary Utah and also explores the issue of polygamy.

Besides movies and television series, she has also worked on radio collaborating with several radio monologist as Joe Frank. Likewise, she appeared on one episode of Frank’s show ‘Home (Original)’ in which she shared about her childhood in New Orleans. Furthermore, her recent work is the American supernatural horror movie ‘The Grudge’ and music video ‘Youth’ by the American alternative rock band ‘Grouplove’.

Net worth

The 79-year old actress is one of the notable actresses of her time. Likewise, Grace’s primary source of income is through her acting career. Similarly, regarding her net worth, she has a net worth of around $1.5 million. However, there is no information about his asset values like houses and cars.

Relationship status and Body Measurement

Regarding her relationship status, Grace is straight and in a marital relationship. Likewise, she tied the knot with John Dunham MacEachron in May 1963 and has two daughters together. Likewise, their one daughter is Marion Lane who is a painter and often works in collaboration with her mother.

Grace Zabriskie

Caption: Grace posing for a picture. (Source: Instagram)

Similarly, about her body measurements, she stands 5 feet 4 inches (64 inches) and weighs around 65 kg. Likewise, she has fair skin with light brown eyes and hair color. Furthermore, regarding her social media presence, the 79-year old actress is not active on any sort of social media channels.