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      Peggy Wood

      Peggy Wood

      Highest Rated: 100% A Star Is Born (1937)

      Lowest Rated: 84% The Sound of Music (1965)

      Birthday: Feb 9, 1892

      Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA

      Peggy Wood was an actress who founded her entertainment career success with roles in film. In 1917, she had her first leading stage role in "Maytime." In 1910, she made her professional singing debut at age 18 in the chorus of "Naughty Marietta." Wood's career in acting began with her roles in various films like "Handy Andy" (1934), "A Star Is Born" (1937) with Janet Gaynor and the Joan Bennett comedy "The Housekeeper's Daughter" (1939). She also appeared in the Ginger Rogers period drama "Magnificent Doll" (1946). She continued to act in productions like the Barbara Stanwyck comedy adaptation "The Bride Wore Boots" (1946) and "Dream Girl" (1948). Wood was most recently credited in "Welcome to Woop Woop" (1998). Wood continued to exercise her talent in the sixties through the nineties, taking on a mix of projects like "The Story of Ruth" with Stuart Whitman (1960). Wood was married to John Van Alstyn Weaver and had one child. Wood passed away in March 1978 at the age of 86.

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      A Star Is Born
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      The Sound of Music

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      Credit
      84% 91% The Sound of Music Mother Abbess (Character) $109.0K 1965
      No Score Yet 72% The Story of Ruth Naomi (Character) - 1960
      No Score Yet 9% The Bride Wore Boots Grace Apley (Character) - 1946
      No Score Yet 8% Magnificent Doll Mrs. Payne (Character) - 1946
      No Score Yet 67% The Housekeeper's Daughter Olga (Character) - 1939
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Call It a Day Ethel Francis (Character) - 1937
      100% 79% A Star Is Born Miss Phillips (Character) - 1937
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Right to Live Nurse Wayland (Character) - 1935
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Jalna Meg Whiteoaks (Character) - 1935
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Handy Andy Ernestine Yates (Character) - 1934
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Wonder of Women Brigitte (Character) - 1929

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Dr. Kildare Unknown (Guest Star) 1962
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Zane Grey Theater Unknown (Character) 1957