Peggy Rea

Friday, 11 February 2011

Peggy Rea
"Dukes of Hazzard" actress Peggy Rea dies, age 89

(Reuters) - Actress Peggy Rea, who starred in numerous TV shows over a long career including "The Dukes of Hazzard" and "The Waltons," has died of heart failure, age 89.

Rea died on February 5 at her home in the Los Angeles-area community of Toluca Lake, according to show business newspaper The Hollywood Reporter. A Los Angeles County coroner official was not immediately available for confirmation.

The veteran actress' career dates back to the 1950s when she appeared on the "I Love Lucy" TV series starring Lucille Ball. She worked steadily through the 1960s on shows such as "Dr. Kildare", "Mission Impossible" and "The Red Skelton Hour." ( Read Peggy Rea more... )

Peggy Rea dead at 89

Character actress Peggy Rea died on Saturday of complications from congestive heart failure in Toluca Lake, California. She was 89.

Rea, whose career in television spanned more than five decades, was best known for her portrayal in “Grace Under Fire” as Brett Butler’s mother-in-law. She also appeared in several other TV shows, such as “The Dukes of Hazard,” “The Waltons,” “Step By Step,” and “All in the Family.” ( Read Peggy Rea more... )

Remembering TV Star Peggy Rea: From I Love Lucy To Dukes of Hazard

Peggy Rea may not be a household name, but you’d know her if you saw her. And – no doubt – you saw her ALOT. Peggy Rea passed away on February 5th at the age of 89.

The actress was known for her character work on a wide variety of television shows. And her career ran from appearances on “I Love Lucy” back in 1953 to “Grace Under Fire” as recent as 1998. What other shows have you seen her on?She played Lulu Hogg on the “Dukes of Hazard”, Rose Burton on “The Waltons”", and played the mother-in-law on Grace Under Pressure”. She also had guest spots on “The Golden Girls,” “MacGyver,” “One Day at a Time,” “All in the Family,” and the “Doris Day Show”. ( Read Peggy Rea more... )

'Lost' Star Henry Ian Cusick Returns to TV, Kathy Griffin Wants a Tony in New Broadway Show and More

Another 'Lost' star has finally booked his first post-Island role.

Henry Ian Cusick, who played handsome Scotsman Desmond Hume on 'Lost,' will play the lead in ABC's new Shonda Rhimes pilot about professional crisis management consultant Olivia Price. Cusick's character is a lawyer who works for Kerry Washington's Price, TV Line reports. ( Read Peggy Rea more... )

Tv: e' morta Peggy Rea, star della popolare serie ''Hazzard''

Los Angeles, 10 feb. - (Adnkronos) - L'attrice statunitense Peggy Rea, volto noto di popolari telefilm, e' morta nella sua casa di Toluca Lake, in California, all'eta' di 89 anni per un infarto. Inizio' la carriera di interprete televisiva a meta' degli anni Cinquanta, partecipando ad alcuni episodi di serie come ''Lucy ed io'', ''Bonanza'', ''Gunsmoke'', ''Ironside'', ''Hunter'', ''MacGyver'', ''Alla conquista del West'' e ''Arcibaldo''. ( Read Peggy Rea more... )

Courtesy : Reuters , The News Chronicle , Babble , TV Squad & ADN Kronos

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