Peggy Lipton Biography – Peggy Lipton Wiki
Peggy Lipton born Margaret Ann Lipton, was an American actress and model.
Lipton began modeling at age 15 and at age 19, she made her television debut on the sitcom “The John Forsythe Show,” going on to make appearances on such series as “Bewitched,” “The Alfred Hitchcock Hour” and “The Virginian.”
Lipton came to stardom playing undercover police officer Julie Barnes in the series “Mod Squad,” which ran from 1968 to 1973. That role earned her four Golden Globe nominations and a 1971 Golden Globe award for best actress in a TV drama. She also starred as Norma Jennings on the television series “Twin Peaks.”
Lipton parlayed her role on “The Mod Squad” into a singing career, enjoying chart success with her cover versions of “Stoney End” and “Lu” by Laura Nyro and “Wear Your Love Like Heaven” by Donovan.
In recent years, Lipton continued to appear in occasional supporting roles in films such as “When in Rome” and “A Dog’s Purpose” and TV series like “Alias,” “Crash” and 2017’s “Twin Peaks” revival.
Peggy Lipton Age
She was born on August 30, 1946 in New York City, New York, United States. She died on May 11, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. She was 72 years old.
Peggy Lipton Parents
Lipton’s parents were Harold Lipton, a corporate lawyer, and Rita Benson, an artist.
Peggy Lipton Family
Lipton was raised in a comfortably upper-middle-class Jewish family. Her paternal grandparents were Russian Jews, and her mother was born in Dublin, Ireland, to Jewish parents who had emigrated from Eastern Europe. She had two brothers, Robert Lipton and Kenneth.
Peggy Lipton Husband
Lipton married musician and producer Quincy Jones, in 1974. They had two daughters, Rashida and Kidada Jones. She separated from Jones in 1986, and they divorced in 1990.
Peggy Lipton Children
She had two daughters, Rashida Jones and Kidada Jones. Rashida is known for her roles on the comedy series “The Office” and “Parks and Recreation.”
Peggy Lipton Death
Lipton died on May 11, 2019 aged 72. Her death was announced in a statement from her daughters, Kidada and Rashida Jones.
“She made her journey peacefully with her daughters and nieces by her side. We feel so lucky for every moment we spent with her. We can’t put all of our feelings into words right now, but we will say: Peggy was and will always be our beacon of light, both in this world and beyond. She will always be a part of us.”
Peggy Lipton Cause of Death
Peggy Lipton’s cause of death was cancer.
Peggy Lipton Cancer
Lipton revealed that she had been diagnosed with colon cancer in 2004 and treated for it.
Peggy Lipton Net Worth
She had an estimated net worth of $3 million.
Peggy Lipton Ethnicity
Lipton was of White ethnicity.
Peggy Lipton Height
She stood at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).