Peggy Converse (1905–2001)

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Peggy Converse's film, stage, and television career spanned nearly seven decades. In each of these venues, she frequently played alongside her husband, Don Porter (best known for his roles in Gidget (1965) and The Ann Sothern Show (1958)). She began acting in high school productions and later in college, graduating from Stanford University in 1927. ... See full bio »

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Known For

Miss Sadie Thompson Mrs. Margaret Davidson
(1953)
You Are There Clara Barton
(1956)
Day of the Badman Mrs. Quary
(1958)
Voice in the Mirror Mrs. Harriet Cunningham - Paul's Mother
(1958)

Filmography

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 2009 Mister Ed (TV Series)
Mrs. Bagby
 1988 The Accidental Tourist
Mrs. Barrett
 1986 Small Wonder (TV Series)
Grandma Lawson
- The Grandparents (1986) ... Grandma Lawson
 1982 This Is the Life (TV Series)
Mrs. Caldwell
- The Visitation (1982) ... Mrs. Caldwell
 1981 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
Mother Superior
- Episode #1.4025 (1981) ... Mother Superior
- Episode #1.3986 (1981) ... Mother Superior
- Episode #1.3957 (1981) ... Mother Superior
- Episode #1.3943 (1981) ... Mother Superior
- Episode #1.3906 (1981) ... Mother Superior
 1980 The Chisholms (TV Series)
Mrs. Gilroy
- The Siren Song (1980) ... Mrs. Gilroy
 1979 The Ropers (TV Series)
Mrs. Hollingsworth
- Days of Beer and Rosie (1979) ... Mrs. Hollingsworth
 1979 The Best Place to Be (TV Movie)
Jean Callahan
 1979 Turnabout (TV Mini Series)
Hannah
- Till Dad Do Us Part (1979) ... Hannah
 1978 Cops and Robin (TV Movie)
Housekeeper
 1977 Future Cop (TV Series)
Housekeeper
- Cops and Robin (1977) ... Housekeeper
 1974 Insight (TV Series)
Mother
- When You See Arcturus (1974) ... Mother (as Peg Porter)
 1964 The Danny Thomas Show (TV Series)
Fred's Wife
- The Antique Dealer (1964) ... Fred's Wife
 1957-1960 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Sybil Basset / Myrtle Northrup
- The Case of the Treacherous Toupee (1960) ... Sybil Basset
- The Case of the Vagabond Vixen (1957) ... Myrtle Northrup
 1960 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Mrs. Lyons
- Backward, Turn Backward (1960) ... Mrs. Lyons
 1958 Voice in the Mirror
Mrs. Harriet Cunningham - Paul's Mother
 1958 The Thing That Couldn't Die
Flavia McIntyre
 1958 Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Margaret Reed
- A Grave Undertaking (1958) ... Margaret Reed
 1958 Day of the Badman
Mrs. Quary
 1957 Panic! (TV Series)
Mrs. Oliver
- The Priest (1957) ... Mrs. Oliver
 1956 Telephone Time (TV Series)
 1956 You Are There (TV Series)
Clara Barton
 1955 Your Play Time (TV Series)
Jane
- The Grey and the Gold Dress (1955) ... Jane
 1955 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
Mrs. Alice Lloyd
- Stay On, Stranger (1955) ... Mrs. Alice Lloyd
 1955 Studio 57 (TV Series)
 1955 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Louella Ryan
- The Flood (1955) ... Louella Ryan
 1954 Drum Beat
Mrs. Ulysses S. Grant
 1954 They Rode West
Mrs. Martha Walters
 1954 City Detective (TV Series)
Jane
- Why Should the Beautiful Die? (1954) ... Jane
 1954 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series)
Jane
- The Grey and Gold Dress (1954) ... Jane
 1953 Miss Sadie Thompson
Mrs. Margaret Davidson
 1951 The Family Secret
Sybil Bradley
 1950 Borderline
Suspect Questioned by Whittaker (uncredited)
 1950 Father Is a Bachelor
Genevieve Cassin
 1949 The Devil's Henchman
Connie
 1948 Rusty Leads the Way
Mrs. Waters
 1947 Railroaded!
Marie Weston
 1946 The Brute Man
Mrs. Obringer (uncredited)
 1946 Just Before Dawn
Connie Day (uncredited)
 1945 The Girl of the Limberlost
Jessie Reed
 1943 Good Luck, Mr. Yates
Amy Wallace (uncredited)
 1942 My Sister Eileen
Receptionist (uncredited)

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Alternate Names:

Peg Porter

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Mother of actress Melissa Converse.

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