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Peggy Shannon (I) (1907–1941)

Peggy Shannon was born Winona Sammon on January 10, 1907, in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. She attended Catholic school where she became friends with child actress Madge Evans. While visiting her aunt in New York sixteen year old Peggy was discovered by producer Florenz Ziegfeld. He hired her as a chorus girl in The Ziegfeld Follies. Peggy married actor ... See full bio »

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 1940 All About Hash (Short)
Edith Henry, Mickey's mother
 1940 Cafe Hostess
 1939 The Amazing Mr. Williams
Kitty (uncredited)
 1939 Dad for a Day (Short)
Mary Baker (uncredited)
 1939 The Women
Mrs. Jones (uncredited)
 1939 Fixer Dugan
Aggie Moreno
 1939 The Adventures of Jane Arden
Lola Martin
 1939 Blackwell's Island
Pearl Murray
 1938 Girls on Probation
Inmate Ruth (uncredited)
 1937 Youth on Parole
 1937 Romancing Along (Short)
 1936 The Man I Marry
Margot Potts
 1935 The Case of the Lucky Legs
Thelma Bell
 1935 Night Life of the Gods
Daphne Lambert
 1933 Fury of the Jungle
Joan Leesom
 1933 Turn Back the Clock
Elvina Wright / Elvina Gimlet
 1933 Girl Missing
 1932 False Faces
Elsie Fryer
 1932 The Painted Woman
 1932 Society Girl
Judy Gelett
 1932 This Reckless Age
Mary Burke
 1931 Touchdown!
Mary Gehring
 1931 The Road to Reno
Lee Millet
 1931/I Silence
Norma Davis / Norma Powers
 1931 The Secret Call
Wanda Kelly
 1931 The Meal Ticket (Short)
 1931 Opening Night (Short) (Undetermined Secondary Role) (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1930 The Gob (Short)

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Stage Play: Napi. Comedy. Written by Brian Marlow, from the German of Julius Bersti. Directed by Ernest Truex. Longacre Theare: 11 Mar 1931- Mar 1931 (closing date unknown/21 performances). Cast: Beatrice Blinn (as "Jeanne Duval"), Wallis Clark (as "Dr. Corvisart"), Stephen Courtleigh (as "Officer of the Day"), Bernice Elliott (as "Margot"... See more »

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From 1937, her career was increasingly afflicted by alcoholism. See more »

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