CAREER IN THE '60s: At eighteen Peggy was a successful NY model. Moving to L.A. in the mid-'60s, she made early TV appearances as a young teen in "The Virginian" and in episode twenty of the new "Bewitched" in '64. Then she was a regular on the short-lived "The John Forsythe Show" in '65, she also did "The Invaders" in '67. That year she signed a contract with Paramount Pictures for $250 a week, but Aaron Spelling managed to "borrow" her from Paramount for his new cop show. The Mod Squad was actually Peggy Lipton's second regular TV series, after debuting on The John Forsythe Show in 1965.
Peggy took a few years off from acting after the show was canceled, re-emerging in 1979 for the TV movie The Return of the Mod Squad. She had supporting roles in several movies in the 80s and in 1990 she returned to series television for the hit show Twin Peaks, playing Norma Jennings. She has worked steadily since, mostly in TV movies like 1994's Deadly Vows, and with small roles in feature films like 1997's The Postman. Last year she took on the role of Gloria Steinem in the miniseries The 70s, as well as roles in The , Skipped Parts & Jackpot. She was Brooke McQueen's mother on the WB show Popular. Peggy was married to Quincy Jones from 1974 to 1989 and they have two daughters, Kidada, an actress/model and Rashida an actress.… Expand
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