Coyote Ugly celebrates its 22nd anniversary featuring cast including Piper Perabo, Tyra Banks, John Goodman and more.

The 2000 comedy-drama film was a critical and commercial success, grossing $113 million at the worldwide box office.

Coyote Ugly follows the character of Piper, an ambitious girl who moves to New York City to pursue a career as a musician when she starts working at a Coyote Ugly bar.

Many of the cast members went on to appear in famous films and series, while others branched out into various projects. So, what happened to the actors? Let’s find out where they are now.

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Following the film’s success, actress Violet Piper Perabo appeared in several films and series, including Cheaper than Dozen, The Looper, Covert Affairs, and Penny Dreadful: City of Angels.

Most recently, she landed the role of Andy Salter on Showtime’s Billions and appeared as Summer Higgins in Yellowstone. You can find it on Twitter under the handle @Piper I’ll do it.

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Adam Garcia

Aside from playing Coyote Ugly, Adam Garcia is also known for his roles in Kiss Me, Kate, and Saturday Night Fever.

Among his most recent manifestations are murder on the Orient Express, death on the Nile, and the afterlife of the party.

John Goodman

John Goodman has taken on a number of iconic roles after playing Violet’s father in the film. Some of the movies he has starred in include Storytelling, Beyond the Sea, and Evan Almighty, while he was also a regular presenter on Saturday Night Live.

He received a Primetime Emmy Award for his role as Judge Robert Pepe on Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip.

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Melanie Lenski

Melanie Lensky has gone on to a very successful career in Hollywood, starring in Two and a Half Men, YellowJackets, Candy, among many other roles.

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Tyra Banks is one of the popular cast members in the movie as she was already a well-known model and media personality at the time of her role.

After the movie, she created Next Top Model in America which aired for 24 seasons and landed her own talk show she hosted from 2005 to 2010.

Recently, Tyra was a presenter in the latest series of Dancing With The Stars.

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Bridget Moynahan

Bridget Moynahan has had roles in many well-known films, including John Wick, The Journey Home, Serendipity, I, Robot, among others.

She played Natasha in Sex and the City and reprized her role on the spin-off and just like that.

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Maria Bello

Maria Bello, who played the innkeeper in Coyote Ugly, starred in The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor and Lights Out.

Recently, she landed the role of Jack Sloane/Flashback Bertha in the series NCIS (2017-2021).

Isabella Miko

After Coyote Ugly, Isabella Mica starred in Deadwood, The Cape, and Chicago Fire.

She has also appeared as a guest on The Flight Attendant, NCIS: Hawai’i, Hunters and NCIS: Los Angeles.

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