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Holly Marie Combs (Charmed)

Better known as Pieper in the US Hit Television series “Charmed”, Holly Marie Combs happened to be the only one of the Sisters Three that didn’t show any…you know, when all around her the Angels – rather than Witches – were almost baring all to get the ratings. So, here she is…baring something, but not a Clip Pic in sight of any Charmed episodes. Enjoy. To see more of Holly Marie Combs then please, click HERE.

Holly Marie Combs

Date of Birth

3 December 1973, San Diego, California, USA

Birth Name

Holly Marie Combs




5′ 2″ (1.57 m)

Mini Biography

Holly moved to New York at the tender age of 7. Already her stunning looks had turned heads, resulting in jobs in print ads and commercials. Soon these experiences lead to a desire to act, a dream shared by Holly’s mother, who herself was only 24. After a few bit parts, Holly landed a leading role as Kimberly in TV drama “Picket Fences” (1992). This show ran for 4 years, winning Holly critical acclaim and a Young Actors award. After the show ended, Holly starred in more roles in TV movies, enjoying her marriage and career success. This wasn’t to last; in 1997, she divorced husband Bryan Travis Smith and yearned for more challenging roles. Then in 1998, Holly’s good friend Shannen Doherty told her about a new television show based around three sisters who happen to be witches, who save the world from evil. Holly auditioned for the middle sister, won the role and is now known world wide for her portrayal of Piper Halliwell in the WB smash hit show “Charmed” (1998). Holly now lives in Burbank with her husband and their three sons.


David W. Donoho         (14 February 2004 – present) 3 children

Bryan Travis Smith       (28 February 1993 – 1997) (divorced)


She (along with actresses Tangi Miller and Alyson Hannigan) is a spokesperson for breast cancer, and will appear in a new four page brochure (to be featured in Vogue, Glamour, Self, Mademoiselle, and Women’s Sports and Fitness) to raise awareness about the disease. [May 2000]

Education: Professional Children’s School N.Y. Coached by the great Ernie Martin

Daughter of David Combs and Lauralei Combs.

Hobbies include gardening and horseback riding.

Pets: 3 horses – Jake, Jezebel and Jesse. 4 fish – all un-named. 4 birds – only two of which are named, Lollie and Flower. 6 dogs – Travis, Hugo, Sugar, Thunder, Lola and Fly Guy. 2 Cats – Blue and Selena. 2 rabbits – Thumper and Jack. The cats and rabbits are the only pets that live indoors.

Was engaged to Storm Lyndon but they split up late in 2000.

Was a bridesmaid at the wedding of Alyssa Milano. [1999]

#62 in FHM’s 100 sexiest women countdown [2002]

#78 in Stuff magazines 103 sexiest women countdown [2003]

Married “Charmed” (1998) key grip David W. Donoho on February 14, 2004

Sons, Finley Arthur Donoho, born on April 26, 2004, Riley Edward Donoho, born on October 26, 2006, and Kelly James Donoho, born on May 26, 2009. All three of her sons were born by C-section, Kelly, by emergency C-section, at 35 weeks.

Upon Shannen Doherty’s departure from “Charmed” (1998), Holly Marie Combs’ character Piper became the oldest sister, despite being the youngest of all four actresses who have played Halliwell sisters in the series.

The scar in her eyebrow was caused by her walking into a marble table when she was learning to walk.

Her mother had her when she was only 15.

Her favorite books include, “The Garden of Eden” by Ernest Hemingway and “Practical Magic” by Alice Hoffman.

She is a huge Remy Zero fan.

Was the only cast member of “Charmed” (1998) to want the show to continue.

Enjoys horror movies.

Filmed an unaired pilot called Rockenwagner.

Is good friends with Charisma Carpenter.

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