|Peggy Lipton Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 6 in|
|Date of Birth||August 30, 1946|
|Date of Death||May 11, 2019|
Peggy Lipton was an American actor, model, singer, musician, and stage artist who is known for her roles like playing Julie Barnes in the ABC crime drama series The Mod Squad, Hadley Larson in the CBS drama series Angel Falls, and Norma Jennings in the ABC mystery drama series Twin Peaks. She was also cast in many other shows such as Rules of Engagement, Cuts, Bewitched, The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, The Virginian, There’s… Johnny!, The Invaders, The Hitchhiker, House of Lies, Angie Tribeca, and Psych. Moreover, her film credits include War Party, Purple People Eater, The Intern, Fatal Charm, True Identity, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me, When in Rome, Jackpot, Skipped Parts, and A Dog’s Purpose.
Margaret Ann Lipton
She was born on August 30, 1946.
On May 11, 2019, Peggy Lipton died of colon cancer at the age of 72 in Los Angeles, California, United States.
New York City, New York, United States
Peggy Lipton studied at Lawrence Junior High School and the Professional Children’s School.
Actor, Model, Singer, Musician, Stage Artist
- Father – Harold Lipton (Corporate Lawyer)
- Mother – Rita Benson (b. Rita Hetty Rosenberg) (Artist)
- Siblings – Robert Lipton (Older Brother) (Actor), Kenneth Lipton (Brother)
- Others – Max Lipschitz/Lipton (Paternal Grandfather), Alice Goldfarb (Paternal Grandmother), Hyman Rosenberg (Maternal Grandfather), Jeanie “Jane” Benson (Maternal Grandmother), Quincy Delight Jones Sr. (Ex Father-In-Law) (Carpenter), Sarah Frances Wells (Ex Mother-In-Law) (Bank Executive), Lloyd W Jones (Ex Brother-In-Law), Isaiah Jones Koenig (Grandson)
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, she had a net worth of $10 Million at the time of her death.
5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm
58 kg or 128 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Peggy Lipton dated –
- Lou Adler – She was once romantically involved with music and film producer Lou Adler.
- Keith Moon – Peggy dated Keith Moon, an English musician who served as the drummer for the rock band The Who, for some time.
- Terence Stamp – English actor Terence Stamp and Peggy Lipton were once an item.
- Paul McCartney (1963) – She reportedly had a short-term romance with English singer, songwriter, and musician Paul McCartney in the year 1963.
- Sammy Davis Jr. (1971) – In 1971, she hooked up with singer, actor, comedian, and dancer Sammy Davis Jr.
- Elvis Presley (1972) – She had a fling with noted singer Elvis Presley in 1972.
- Quincy Jones (1974-1986) – In 1974, Peggy Lipton got married to record producer, songwriter, composer, arranger, and film and television producer Quincy Jones. They were blessed with 2 daughters – Kidada Jones (b. March 22, 1974) and Rashida Jones (b. February 25, 1976). Both of their daughters pursued a career in acting. Quincy and Peggy separated in 1986 and divorced in 1989.
- Bruce Davison (2003) – She started dating Bruce Davison in March 2003 but the duo parted ways only after a few months in May.
Race / Ethnicity
Peggy Lipton was of Ashkenazi Jewish descent.
Peggy Lipton was cast in a TV commercial for Verizon FIOS.
She was raised in a Jewish household.
Peggy Lipton Facts
- She was born into an upper-middle-class family.
- Lipton was s*xually abused by an uncle when she was young and that made her a nervous and withdrawn child with a stutter so severe that she was sometimes unable to say her own name.
- Her family shifted to Los Angeles in 1964 and she eventually became what she called a “Topanga Canyon hippie” who explored meditation and yoga.
- She started struggling with depression at a young age and began using drugs at the age of 18.
- For her role as Julie Barnes in the crime drama The Mod Squad, Peggy Lipton won the Golden Globe Award for “Best Actress – Television Series Drama”.
- Peggy was a lifelong Democrat.
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