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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 22 February 1944Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
Birth NameEdra Jean Peaker

Mini Bio (2)

E.J. (short for Edra Jean) portrayed the role of Minnie Fay in the motion picture Hello, Dolly! (1969). Originally from Oklahoma, E.J. had numerous experience in high school plays, and studied drama at the University of New Mexico as well as experiencing Drama training in Vienna. She also played broadway in "Bye Bye Birdie". E.J. has made over fifty-two television commercials and starred with Robert Morse in a musical series, That's Life (1968). After the picture, E.J. went on to do a lot of broadway and various other films. Renowned for her sweet giggle, E.J. recently moved into the role of producer and lives with her husband and their 11 yr. old son in Los Angeles.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: John <hollywood6444@hotmail.com>

E.J. married accountant Stephen Lee Salkin in 1977 and adopted a son together. 9 years later, E. J. formed a group she called E. J.'s Gems which was an outreach group to the homeless in Encino where she lived. The group would dole out sandwiches and clothes. In an article in the LA Times, E. J. claimed she was compiling stories for a book she was writing to be titled: "E. J.'s Gems: My People of the Street."

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Lauran123

Spouse (2)

Stephen Lee Salkin (19 December 1977 - 17 March 2010) (his death) (1 child)
Bob Zampino (1969 - ?) (divorced)

Trivia (1)

During one of E.J.'s homeless outreaches, she mistakenly offered a sandwich to someone she thought was homeless but was instead was a man who was attempting to change a tire. "He says, 'Are you crazy?' " Peaker recalled. " 'I'm waiting here to have my Rolls-Royce tire fixed.' ".

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