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Peggy Wood

Peggy Wood

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

Lowest Rated: 83% 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.

Highest rated movies

100% A Star Is Born
83% The Sound of Music

Photos

THE SOUND OF MUSIC, Peggy Wood, 1965, TM and Copyright ©20th Century Fox Film Corp. All rights reserved.. THE STORY OF RUTH, Peggy Wood, Elana Eden, 1960, TM and Copyright (c) 20th Century-Fox Film Corp. All Rights Reserved THE SOUND OF MUSIC, Julie Andrews, Peggy Wood, Anna Lee, 1965. TM and Copyright (c) 20th Century Fox Film Corp. All rights reserved. THE SOUND OF MUSIC, Julie Andrews, Peggy Wood, 1965. TM and Copyright (c) 20th Century Fox Film Corp. All rights reserved.. THE SOUND OF MUSIC, Julie Andrews (left), Peggy Wood (center), Marni Nixon (2nd from right), 1965. TM and Copyright (c) 20th Century Fox Film Corp. All rights reserved. HANDY ANDY, Will Rogers, Peggy Wood, 1934, (c) 20th Century Fox, TM & Copyright HANDY ANDY, Peggy Wood (second left), Will Rogers, Paul Harvey, 1934, (c) 20th Century Fox, TM & Copyright THE STORY OF RUTH, Peggy Wood, Elana Eden, 1960, TM and Copyright (c) 20th Century-Fox Film Corp. All Rights Reserved HANDY ANDY, Peggy Wood, WIll Rogers, 1934, (c) 20th Century Fox, TM & Copyright HANDY ANDY, Will Rogers, Peggy Wood, 1934, (c) 20th Century Fox, TM & Copyright HANDY ANDY, from left: Will Rogers, Peggy Wood, 1934, TM & Copyright © 20th Century Fox Film Corp HANDY ANDY, Peggy Wood, Mary Carlisle, Will Rogers, 1934, (c) 20th Century Fox, TM & Copyright HANDY ANDY, Peggy Wood, 1934, (c) 20th Century Fox, TM & Copyright THE SOUND OF MUSIC, Julie Andrews, Peggy Wood, 1965. TM and Copyright ©20th Century Fox Film Corp. All rights reserved.. THE HOUSEKEEPER'S DAUGHTER, Joan Bennett, Peggy Wood, 1939 HANDY ANDY, Peggy Wood, 1934, ©20th Century Fox, TM & Copyright THE STORY OF RUTH, Peggy Wood, 1960, TM and Copyright (c) 20th Century-Fox Film Corp. All Rights Reserved

Filmography

Movies

Credit
83% 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 15% The Bride Wore Boots Grace Apley (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet 8% Magnificent Doll Mrs. Payne (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet 62% The Housekeeper's Daughter Olga (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet Call It a Day Ethel Francis (Character) - 1937
100% 78% 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 Theatre Unknown (Character) 1957