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Peggy Cass (1924–1999)


Mary Margaret Cass was born May 21, 1924, in Boston, Massachusetts. After three years in the Cambridge Latin School drama club without one speaking part, she moved to New York, where she worked as a secretary, telephone operator, advertising solicitor and model. She joined a USO troupe that took her to Australia for seven months, but she did not ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Match Game
The Match Game Herself - Team Captain / Herself - Team Member
(1962-1969)
To Tell the Truth
To Tell the Truth Herself - Panelist / Herself - Guest Panelist
(1960-1967)
The Jack Paar Tonight Show
(1958-1962)
To Tell the Truth
To Tell the Truth Herself / guest panelist
(1990)

Filmography

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 1997 Remember WENN (TV Series)
Edna Sweet
- Prior to Broadway (1997) ... Edna Sweet
 1995 Zoya (TV Movie)
Mrs. Molloy
 1991 The Emperor's New Clothes (TV Short)
Mandy (voice)
 1989 Major Dad (TV Series)
Esther Nettleton
- Pilot (1989) ... Esther Nettleton
 1989 Monsters (TV Series)
June Ellers
- Parents from Space (1989) ... June Ellers
 1987-1988 Women in Prison (TV Series)
Eve Shipley
- The Triangle (1988) ... Eve Shipley
- I Do, I Don't (1988) ... Eve Shipley
- One Hero with Relish (1988) ... Eve Shipley
- 52 Pick Up (1988) ... Eve Shipley
- Prisoners of Love (1988) ... Eve Shipley
 1987 Everything's Relative (TV Series)
Rhoda
- Hit the Road, Jack (1987) ... Rhoda
 1985 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series)
Big Millie
- Columbus Circle (1985) ... Big Millie
 1984 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
Nadine Turman
- Pain Killer (1984) ... Nadine Turman
 1983 Hotel (TV Series)
Sheila
- Charades (1983) ... Sheila
 1983 Breakaway (TV Series)
Host
 1981 The Leprechauns' Christmas Gold (TV Short)
Faye (voice)
 1980 Cheaters (TV Movie)
 1980 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Fay Piermont
- Invisible Maniac/September Song/Peekaboo (1980) ... Fay Piermont
 1980 Vega$ (TV Series)
Dottie
- Golden Gate Cop Killer: Part 2 (1980) ... Dottie
- Golden Gate Cop Killer: Part 1 (1980) ... Dottie
 1979 The Doctors (TV Series)
Sweeney
- Episode dated 19 March 1979 (1979) ... Sweeney
 1972 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Mrs. Baxter (segment "Love and the Unbearable Fiance")
- Love and the Amateur Night/Love and the Cheaters/Love and the Love Nest/Love and the Unbearable Fiance (1972) ... Mrs. Baxter (segment "Love and the Unbearable Fiance")
 1970 Paddy
Irenee
 1969 Age of Consent
His Wife
 1968 That's Life (TV Series)
- Life in Suburbia (1968)
 1961 The Ladies Man (scenes deleted)
 1961 Gidget Goes Hawaiian
Mitzi Stewart
 1961 The Barbara Stanwyck Show (TV Series)
Nurse Annie Bergner
- Call Me Annie (1961) ... Nurse Annie Bergner
 1958-1959 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
WAC Pvt. Polly Porter / Daphne Smathers
- Bilko's Sharpshooter (1959) ... WAC Pvt. Polly Porter
- Operation Love (1958) ... Daphne Smathers
 1959 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Rhoda Motherwell
- Six People, No Music (1959) ... Rhoda Motherwell
 1954 Campbell Summer Soundstage (TV Series)
 1952 The Marrying Kind
Emily Bundy (uncredited)
 1951 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Betty
- Dames Are Poison (1951) ... Betty
 1951 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Nellie Shayne (1986)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: The Live Wire. Comedy. Written and directed by Garson Kanin. Playhouse Theatre: 17 Aug 1950- 9 Sep 1950 (28 performances). Cast: Sheila Bond (as "Ursula Poe"), Heywood Hale Broun (as "Harry Holland"), Peggy Cass (as "Liz Fargo"), Douglas Chandler, John Drew Colt (as "Rip Hulett"), Elspeth Eric (as "Dorothy Parrish"), Jack ... See more »

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Won Broadway's 1957 Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Dramatic) for "Auntie Mame," a part that she recreated in an Oscar-nominated performance in the film version of the same name, Auntie Mame (1958). See more »

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