Peggy Stewart

Peggy Stewart

Birth
West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA
Death 29 May 2019 (aged 95)
Valencia, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID 199922338 · View Source
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Actress. She was best known to film viewers as the "leading lady" in more than 30 Westerns produced at Republic Pictures in the 1940s and 1950s. Born Peggy O'Rourke, she met actor Henry O'Neill on a family vacation as a young teenage girl and was recommended for her first acting role in the 1937 film "Wells Fargo." She would go on to appear in more than 30 Western serial films produced by Republic Pictures, after signing with the studio in the early 1940s. In the early 1950s, after a stint as a casting director at NBC, she moved from films into television and later appeared in such series as "The Roy Rogers Show," "The Cisco Kid," "Have Gun - Will Travel," "Gunsmoke," "Emergency!," "Quincy M.E.," "The Riches," and "The Office." She also continued acting on the "big screen" with such credits as "When the Clock Strikes" (1961), "The Animals" (1970), "Terror in the Wax Museum" (1973), "Bobbie Jo and the Outlaw" (1976), and "That's My Boy" (2012).

Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye
  • Added: 9 Jun 2019
  • Find A Grave Memorial 199922338
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Peggy Stewart (5 Jun 1923–29 May 2019), Find A Grave Memorial no. 199922338, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Burial Details Unknown.