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Famous People Named Peggy 

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Ever thought about how many famous people named Peggy are out there? This list of celebrities named Peggy will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Peggys below include actors named Peggy and athletes named Peggy, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Peggy who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Peggys below include Peggy Lee, Peggy Lipton, and Peggy Fleming.
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Peggy Lee is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Peggy
Songwriter, Actor, Composer

Age: Dec. at 82 (1920-2002)

Birthplace: Jamestown, 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 ...more

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Peggy Lipton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Peggy
Model, Actor, Singer

Age: 72

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

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 ...more

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Peggy Fleming is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Peggy
Figure Skater, Athlete

Age: 70

Birthplace: San 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 Noonan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Peggy
Commentator, Speechwriter, Journalist

Age: 68

Birthplace: New 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 ...more
Peggy Ashcroft is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Peggy
Actor

Age: Dec. at 84 (1907-1991)

Birthplace: Croydon, 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
Peggy March is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Peggy
Singer

Age: 70

Birthplace: Lansdale, 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 ...more
Peggy Whitson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Peggy
Biochemist, Astronaut, Biomedical sciences

Age: 59

Birthplace: Mount 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 ...more

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Peggy Seeger is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Peggy
Film Score Composer, Musician, Composer

Age: 83

Birthplace: New 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 ...more
Peggy Cummins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Peggy
Actor

Age: 90

Birthplace: Prestatyn, 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 ...more
Peggy Trentini is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Peggy
Businessperson, Model, Actor

Age: 50

Birthplace: USA, 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.
Peggy McCay is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Peggy
Actor

Age: 91

Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA

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. ...more
Peggy Smith is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Peggy

Birthplace: Texas

Peggy Smith is a 2006 JBF Awards nominee/winner for the Who’s Who of Food & Beverage in America.
Peggy Ann Garner is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Peggy
Real Estate Broker, Actor

Age: Dec. at 52 (1932-1984)

Birthplace: Canton, Ohio, United States of America

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 ...more
Peggy Shannon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Peggy
Actor

Age: Dec. at 34 (1907-1941)

Birthplace: USA, 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 ...more
Peggy Knudsen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Peggy
Actor

Age: Dec. at 57 (1923-1980)

Birthplace: USA, Minnesota, Duluth

Peggy Knudsen (April 22, 1923 – July 11, 1980) was an American character actress.
Peggy Stewart is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Peggy
Actor

Age: 95

Birthplace: USA, Florida, West Palm Beach

Peggy Stewart (born Peggy O'Rourke; June 5, 1923 – May 29, 2019) was an American actress known for her roles in Western B movies and television series.
Peggy Hsu is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Peggy
Record producer, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter

Age: 38

Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan

Peggy Hsu (Chinese: 許哲珮; pinyin: Xu Zhe-pei, born 2 February 1981) is a Taiwanese singer-songwriter, music composer, and music producer. She is the founder and lead vocalist/keyboardist of the ...more
Peggy King is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Peggy
Actor, Singer

Age: 89

Birthplace: Greensburg, 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 ...more
Peggy Bacon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Peggy
Illustrator, Painter, Printmaker

Age: Dec. at 92 (1895-1987)

Birthplace: Ridgefield, 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 ...more
Peggy Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Peggy
Peggy Gilbert Singer

Age: Dec. at 102 (1905-2007)

Birthplace: Sioux City, Iowa, United States of America

Peggy Gilbert (January 17, 1905 – February 12, 2007), born Margaret Fern Knechtges, was an American jazz saxophonist and bandleader. She was born in Sioux City, Iowa. When she was seven years ...more
Peggy Wood is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Peggy
Actor, Singer

Age: Dec. at 86 (1892-1978)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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 ...more
Peggy Rea is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Peggy
Actor

Age: Dec. at 90 (1921-2011)

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

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.
Peggy Rathmann is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Peggy
Illustrator, Author, Writer

Age: 65

Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota

Margaret Crosby "Peggy" Rathmann (born March 4, 1953) is an American illustrator and writer of children's picture books. Rathmann was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, and graduated from ...more
Peggy Pope is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Peggy
Actor

Age: 89

Birthplace: Montclair, New Jersey, USA

Peggy Pope (born May 15, 1929) is an American actress.
Peggy Ryan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Peggy
Actor, Dancer

Age: Dec. at 80 (1924-2004)

Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States of America

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 ...more