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Who Is The Most Famous Peggy In The World?

Updated January 25, 2021 353 votes 26 voters 7.7k views41 items

List RulesVote up all of the Peggys you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Peggy can you think of? The famous Peggys below have many different professions, including notable actors named Peggy, famous musicians named Peggy, and even athletes named Peggy.

Peggy Lee is certainly one of the most famous Peggys on this list. One of the famous actresses named Peggy, she appeared in The Jazz Singer and Johnny Guitar among other films. She was also a singer with Benny Goodman's big band. Peggy Mount and Peggy Ashcroft are also famous actresses named Peggy.

Another of the famous people with the first name Peggy is Peggy Lipton. She was the actress who played Norma in Twin Peaks and Julie in The Mod Squad. She was also the mother of Kidada and Rashida Jones.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people named Peggy? Just add them to the list!

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    Peggy Lee

    1920-05-26

    BirthplaceJamestown, North Dakota, United States of America

    Norma Deloris Egstrom (May 26, 1920 – January 21, 2002), known professionally as Peggy Lee, was an American jazz and popular music singer, songwriter, composer, and actress, in a career spanning six...  more

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    Peggy Lipton

    1946-08-30

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Margaret Ann "Peggy" Lipton (August 31, 1946 – May 11, 2019) was an American actress, model, and singer. She was well known through her role as flower child Julie Barnes in the counterculture...  more

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    Peggy Noonan

    1950-09-07

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Margaret Ellen "Peggy" Noonan (born September 7, 1950) is an American author, weekly columnist for The Wall Street Journal, and contributor to NBC News and ABC News. She was a primary speechwriter...  more
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    Peggy Ashcroft

    1907-12-22

    BirthplaceCroydon, London, United Kingdom

    Dame Edith Margaret Emily Ashcroft, (22 December 1907 – 14 June 1991), known professionally as Peggy Ashcroft, was an English actress whose career spanned more than sixty years. Born to a...  more
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    Peggy Seeger

    1935-06-17

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Margaret "Peggy" Seeger (born June 17, 1935) is an American folksinger. She is also well known in Britain, where she has lived for more than 30 years, and was married to the singer and songwriter...  more

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    Peggy March

    1948-03-08

    BirthplaceLansdale, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Peggy March (born Margaret Annemarie Battavio, March 8, 1948 in Lansdale, Pennsylvania) is an American pop singer. In the United States, she is primarily known for her 1963 million-selling song "I...  more
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    Peggy Whitson

    1960-02-09

    BirthplaceMount Ayr, Iowa

    Peggy Annette Whitson (born February 9, 1960) is an American biochemistry researcher, retired NASA astronaut, and former NASA Chief Astronaut. Her first space mission was in 2002, with an extended...  more
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    Peggy Fleming

    1948-07-27

    BirthplaceSan Jose, California, United States of America

    Peggy Gale Fleming (born July 27, 1948) is an American former figure skater. She is the 1968 Olympic Champion in Ladies' singles and a three-time World Champion (1966–1968). Fleming has been a...  more
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    Peggy Trentini

    1968-06-22

    BirthplaceUSA, California, Newport Beach

    Peggy Trentini is a former American actress and model. She started acting in movies in 1982 and played 25 roles until 2002 whereupon left acting. She was married to rock bassist Dana Strum....  more

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    Peggy Cummins

    1925-12-18

    BirthplacePrestatyn, United Kingdom

    Peggy Cummins (18 December 1925 – 29 December 2017) was an Irish actress, born in Wales, who is best known for her performance in Joseph H. Lewis's Gun Crazy (1950), playing a trigger-happy femme...  more
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    Peggy McCay

    1927-11-03

    BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA

    Alternative NamePeggy McCay

    Margaret Ann "Peggy" McCay (November 3, 1927 – October 7, 2018) was an American actress whose career began in 1949, and includes theatre, television, soap operas, and feature films. McCay may be...  more
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    Peggy Knudsen

    1923-04-22

    BirthplaceUSA, Minnesota, Duluth

    Peggy Knudsen (April 22, 1923 – July 11, 1980) was an American character actress....  more
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    Peggy Shannon

    1907-01-10

    BirthplaceUSA, Pine Bluff, Arkansas

    Peggy Shannon (born Winona Sammon; January 10, 1907 – May 11, 1941) was an American actress. She appeared on the stage and screen of the 1920s and 1930s. Shannon began her career as a Ziegfeld girl...  more
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    BirthplaceCanton, Ohio, USA

    Peggy Ann Garner (February 3, 1932 – October 16, 1984) was an American actress. As a child actress, Garner had her first film role in 1938. At the 18th Academy Awards, Garner won the Academy Juvenile...  more
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    Peggy King

    1930-02-16

    BirthplaceGreensburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    Peggy King (born February 16, 1930, Greensburg, Pennsylvania) is a jazz and pop vocalist and former TV personality. She got her start with the bands of Charlie Spivak, Ralph Flanagan and Ray Anthony...  more
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    Peggy Bacon

    1895-05-02

    BirthplaceRidgefield, Connecticut

    Margaret Frances "Peggy" Bacon (May 2, 1895 – January 4, 1987) was an American printmaker, illustrator, painter and writer. Bacon was known for her humorous and ironic etchings and drawings, as well...  more
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    Peggy Ryan

    1924-08-28

    BirthplaceLong Beach, California, USA

    Margaret O'Rene "Peggy" Ryan (August 28, 1924 – October 30, 2004) was an American dancer and actress, best known for starring in a series of movie musicals at Universal Pictures with Donald O'Connor...  more
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    Peggy Wood

    1892-02-09

    BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York, USA

    Mary Margaret Wood (February 9, 1892 – March 18, 1978) was an American actress of stage, film, and television. She is best remembered for her performance as the title character in the CBS television...  more
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    Peggy Fears

    1903-06-01

    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

    Peggy Fears (June 1, 1903 - August 24, 1994) was an American actress, who appeared in Broadway musical comedies during the 1920s and 1930s before becoming a Broadway producer....  more
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    Peggy Moran

    1918-10-23

    BirthplaceUSA, Clinton, Iowa

    Peggy Moran (born Mary Jeanette Moran, October 23, 1918 – October 24, 2002) was an American film actress who appeared in films between 1938 and 1943....  more
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    BirthplaceUSA, Berkley, Virginia, Norfolk

    Peggy Hopkins Joyce (born Marguerite Upton; May 26, 1893 – June 12, 1957) was an American actress, artist's model and dancer. In addition to her performing career, Joyce was known for her flamboyant...  more
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    Peggy Rea

    1921-03-31

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, USA, California

    Alternative NamePeggy Rae

    Peggy Jane Rea (March 31, 1921 – February 5, 2011) was a Los Angeles-born American actress known for her many roles in television, often playing matronly characters....  more
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    Peggy Mondo

    1927-08-12

    BirthplaceUSA, Connecticut

    Peggy Mondo is an actress born in Connecticut, USA on August 12, 1927....
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    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

    Peggy Cartwright (November 14, 1912 – June 12, 2001) was a Canadian silent film actress perhaps best known for her short stint as the leading lady of the Our Gang comedy series during the silent film...  more
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    Peggy Pope

    1929-05-15

    BirthplaceMontclair, USA, New Jersey

    Peggy Pope (born May 15, 1929) is an American actress....  more
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