Peggy Cass

Actor, Game show panelist
Several generations recall Peggy Cass as a perennial panelist on TV game and quiz shows, most notably "To Tell the Truth," yet Cass, with her scratchy voice, Boston accent and strawberry blonde hair, was also an ... Read more »
Born: 05/21/1924 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Filmography

Actor (18)

Remember WENN 1995 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Long Ago and Far Away 1988 - 1993 (TV Show)

Voice

Major Dad 1989 - 1990 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Movie Masters 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Columbus Circle 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

The Doctors 1962 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

To Tell the Truth 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

To Tell the Truth 1969 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

Jack Paar Tonight 1972 - 1974 (TV Show)

Actor

Age of Consent 1970 (Movie)

New Yorker's Wife (Actor)

If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium 1969 (Movie)

Edna Ferguson (Actor)

The Tonight Show 1956 - 1962 (TV Show)

Actor

Gidget Goes Hawaiian 1961 (Movie)

Mitzie Stewart (Actor)

Auntie Mame 1958 (Movie)

Agnes Gooch (Actor)

The Marrying Kind 1952 (Movie)

Emily Bundy (Actor)

Danielle Steel's "Zoya" (TV Show)

Actor

Women in Prison (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Several generations recall Peggy Cass as a perennial panelist on TV game and quiz shows, most notably "To Tell the Truth," yet Cass, with her scratchy voice, Boston accent and strawberry blonde hair, was also an accomplished stage actress. Her most notable stage role was Agnes Gooch in the Broadway production of "Auntie Mame," a role she recreated in the 1958 film version starring Rosalind Russell.

Relationships

Raymond James Cass

Father

Margaret Cass

Mother

Eugene Feeney

Husband
married in 1980 survived her

Carl Fisher

Husband
divorced

EDUCATION

Cambridge Rindge and Latin School

Cambridge , Massachusetts

trained with Uta Hagen, Mira Rostova and Tamara Daykarhanova

Milestones

1995

Co-starred in NBC miniseries "Danielle Steel's 'Zoya'"

1981

Panelist on "Cheaters"

1980

Returned again as panelist on "To Tell the Truth"

1968

Co-starred in feature film "If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium"

1968

Regular on short-lived game show "You're Putting Me On"

1958

Reprised Agnes Gooch in feature film "Auntie Mame"; earned Oscar nomination as Best Supporting Actress

1956

Originated role of Agnes Gooch in Broadway production of "Auntie Mame"

1952

Film debut, "The Marrying Kind"

1948

Broadway debut "Burlesque"

1944

Stage acting debut, Australian tour of "The Doughgirls"

Co-starred in Fox sitcom "Women in Prison"

Semi-regular, "The Jack Paar Show"

Panelist, "To Tell the Truth"

Returned as panelist on "To Tell the Truth"

Regular on primetime game show "Keep Talking"

Toured the US in productions of "Nunsense"

Starred in ABC sitcom "The Hathaways"

Provided voices for PBS animated series "Long Ago and Far Away"

Bonus Trivia

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Cass is the subject of a 1978 song by Gary Senick entitled "I'm in Love With Peggy Cass."

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