One of the many advantages of the movie making is that it can take us back to the time when we were not even born yet. Peggy Lipton is an American Actress and a former model who has graced the screen of television and movie since 1965. She won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama in her debut role of a flower child Julie Barnes in the ABC counterculture television series The Mod Squad. She has enjoyed success in singing and music too with her songs being on the Billboard charts.
Career and Progression:
Peggy was always a charming and elegant lady, that’s why her father arranged her modeling jobs in New York. She became a Ford Agency Model at 15 where she enjoyed a successful career. Then after moving to Los Angeles, she signed a contract with the Universal Pictures and made a debut at age 19 with NBC sitcom The John Forsythe Show. She then went on to appear in Bewitched, The Virginian, The Invaders, The Road West, The F.B.I., Walt Disney's Willie and the Yank, The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, and Mr. Novack.
She also sang the songs like Stoney End, Wear Your Love Like Heaven, Lu and also co-wrote a hit song L.A. Is My Lady. Her three singles even landed on the Billboard chart.
Her role in The Mob Squad earned an enormous success and recognition along with several Emmy Award nominations and a Golden Globe win. After a brief break from the industry, she returned to acting in 1988 to give more impressive performances. She is currently working on a series Twin Peaks and has already received good attention for her performance.
How Much is Peggy's Worth?
The actress comes from the upper middle-class family and has achieved success in her career. She has the reported net worth of $3 million. She has been in the industry for almost fifty years and worked in the best series and movies in her career. Even at the age of 70, she is doing brilliant work in the television series as well as movies.
Married Life, Children, and Divorce:
There’s no doubt that the actress has always been one of the prettiest and brilliant women. There seems to be a time when she has trouble in decision making and choosing a partner as she struggled in relationships with abusive, alcoholic and married men. She even took drugs at the time.
She got married to musician and producer Quincy Jones in 1974. She met her husband in 1969 in the Bahamas on a sailboat chartered by a mutual friend. But they only got to date after two years of their first date. The couple has two children together, both daughter Rashida Jones and Kidada Jones. Both of them are actresses like their mother. After 12 years of their marriage, the couple decided to part their ways in 1986 and got a divorce in 1990.
Long after her marriage ended, she began a relationship with American actor Bruce Davison in 2003. The relationship couldn’t last long, and they split the same year. Before her marriage, she was linked to or been in a relationship with people like Keith Moon, Terence Stamp Paul McCartney, and Elvis Presley.
Peggy Lipton currently aged 70 was born on 30th August 1946 in New York City, New York, U.S. She was born to parents Harold Lipton and Rita Benson. She has two brothers Robert and Kenneth who are also actors. The American National belongs to Russian-American ethnicity. She had colon cancer in 2004 but has cured by now. She still maintains her body and has perfect body shape and measurement with the height of 5 feet and 6 inches.