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Baby Peggy

Silent moppet star Jackie Coogan, immortalized as Charles Chaplin's The Kid (1921), had only one screen rival during the early 1920s, and that was none other than Baby Peggy. She was "discovered" while visiting the Century Studios lot on Sunset Boulevard with her mother when she was a mere 19-months-old and went on to appear in nearly 150 shorts (... See full bio »

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 2015 Broncho Billy and the Bandit's Secret (Short)
The Movie Star
 1938 Having Wonderful Time
Camp Guest (uncredited)
 1937 True Confession
Autograph Hunter (uncredited)
 1937 Souls at Sea
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1936 Girls' Dormitory
Student (uncredited)
 1935 Ah, Wilderness!
Schoolgirl at Graduation (uncredited)
 1934 A Girl of the Limberlost
School bully (uncredited)
 1934/I The Return of Chandu
Judy Allen - Party Guest [Ch. 1] (uncredited)
 1934 Eight Girls in a Boat
Hortense (as Peggy Montgomery)
 1932 Off His Base (Short)
Peggy (as Peggy Montgomery)
 1924 The Family Secret
Peggy Holmes
 1924/I Jack and the Beanstalk (Short)
 1924 Poor Kid (Short)
 1924 Stepping Some (Short)
 1924 The Flower Girl (Short)
 1924 Our Pet (Short)
 1924 The Law Forbids
 1924 Peg o' the Mounted (Short)
 1924 Such Is Life (Short)
The Little Match Girl
 1923 Hansel and Gretel (Short)
 1923 The Darling of New York
Santussa (as Baby Peggy Montgomery)
 1923 Miles of Smiles (Short)
The Twins (dual role)
 1923 Little Miss Hollywood (Short)
Little Miss Hollywood
 1923 Carmen, Jr. (Short)
 1923 Tips (Short)
The Hotel Bellhop
 1923 Nobody's Darling (Short)
 1923 Taking Orders (Short)
 1923 The Kid Reporter (Short)
 1923 Sweetie (Short)
The Little Newspaper Vendor
 1923 Peg o' the Movies (Short)
 1922 Fools First
Little girl
 1922 The Little Rascal (Short)
Baby Peggy
 1922 Peggy, Behave! (Short)
 1922 Penrod
Baby Rennsdale (as Peggy Jane)
 1922 Little Miss Mischief (Short)
Little Miss Mischief
 1922 Circus Clowns (Short)
 1922 The Straphanger (Short)
The Baby (unconfirmed)
 1921 Chums (Short)
 1921 Fool's Paradise
Child (uncredited)
 1921 Get-Rich-Quick Peggy (Short)
 1921 Teddy's Goat (Short)
 1921 A Muddy Bride (Short)
Baby Peggy
 1921 Sea Shore Shapes (Short)
 1921 Brownie's Baby Doll (Short)
 1921 A Week Off (Short)
 1921 Brownie's Little Venus (Short)
 1921 Golfing (Short)
 1921 The Clean Up (Short)
 1921 Third Class Male (Short)
 1921 Pals (Short)
 1921 On Account (Short)
 1921 Playmates (Short) (as Peggy Montgomery)
 1921 The Kid's Pal (Short)
 1921 On with the Show (Short)
 1921 Her Circus Man (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Biography: "Jackie Coogan: The World's Boy King: A Biography of Hollywood's Legendary Child Star". Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2003. ISBN 0810846500 See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 9 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Diana Sera Carey | Diana Serra Cary | Dianna Serra Cary | Peggy Jane | Baby Peggy Montgomery | Peggy Montgomery

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[talking about her life in Cuernavaca, Mexico, where she moved after she left Hollywood] Occasionally even here people find out that I was once a child star, but the name confuses them and they say, "So this is whatever happened to Baby Jane!" See more »


Has an older sister, called Louise or, occasionally, Jackie, who was legally named Jack-Louise. See more »

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