Lipton, Peggy 1947(?)-

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Lipton, Peggy 1947(?)-


Born August 30, 1947 (some sources cite 1948), in New York, NY; daughter of Harold (a corporate lawyer) and Rita (an artist) Lipton; married Quincy Jones (a producer, composer, actor, music conductor and arranger, and executive), September 14, 1974 (divorced, c. 1987); children: Kidada (an actress), Rashida. Avocational Interests: New Age spiritualism, hatha-yoga.


Agent—Progressive Artists Agency, 400 S. Beverly Dr., Suite 216, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager—THJ Management, 405 E. 54th St., Suite 3H, New York, NY 10022.


Actress. Worked previously as a model, singer, and songwriter.

Awards, Honors:

Golden Globe Award, best actress in a television drama, 1971, and Golden Globe Award nominations, best actress—drama, 1970, 1972, and 1973, Emmy Award nominations, outstanding continued performance by an actress in a leading role, 1969, 1970, 1970 and 1972, all for The Mod Squad; Soap Opera Digest Award nomination, outstanding supporting actress, 1991, for Twin Peaks.


Film Appearances:

Mosby's Marauders (also known as Willie and the Yank), 1966.

Laurie Kramer, Blue, 1968.

A Boya Girl (also known as The Sun's Up), 1969.

I'm Gonna Git You Sucka, 1988.

Television correspondent, War Party, 1988.

Mom, The Purple People Eater, Concorde, 1988.

Kathleen Crowe, Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects, Cannon, 1989.

Rita, True Identity, 1991.

Norma Jennings, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (also known as Twin Peaks), 1992.

Ellen March, The Postman, Warner Bros., 1997.

Roxanne Rochet, The Intern, Moonstone Entertainment, 2000.

Laurabel Pierce, Skipped Parts, Trimark Pictures, 2000.

Janice, Jackpot, Sony Pictures Classics, 2001.

Television Appearances; Series:

Joanna, The John Forsythe Show, NBC, 1965-66.

Julie Barnes, The Mod Squad, ABC, 1968-73.

Norma Jennings, Twin Peaks, ABC, 1990.

Hadley Larson, Angel Falls, CBS, 1993.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Olivia Owens, Secrets (also known as Judith Krantz's "Secrets"), 1992.

Gloria Steinem, The 70s, NBC, 2000.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Julie Barnes, The Return of the Mod Squad, ABC, 1979.

Assistant district attorney, Addicted to His Love, (also known as Sisterhood), ABC, 1988.

Jane Sims, Fatal Charm, 1992.

Helen Stroud, The Spider and the Fly, Lifetime, 1994.

Nancy Weston, Deadly Vows, Fox, 1994.

Carol Mills, Justice for Annie: A Moment of Truth Movie, NBC, 1996.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Twin Peaks and Cop Rock: Behind the Scenes, ABC, 1990.

Presenter, The Screen Actors Guild Awards, 1997.

An All Star Party for Aaron Spelling, ABC, 1998.

The Mod Squad: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 2000.

Quincy Jones: In the Pocket, PBS, 2001.

ABC's 50th Anniversary Celebration, ABC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Secretary, "Your Witch Is Showing," Bewitched, 1965.

Selma, "And Then I Wrote …," Mr. Novak, 1965.

Mary Winters, "Night Fever," The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, 1965.

"The Wolves up Front, the Jackals Behind," The Virginian, 1966.

Bride, "Wall of Crystal," The Invaders, 1967.

Oralee Prentiss, "Willie and the Yank: The Deserter," Disneyland (also known as Disney's Wonderful World, The Disney Sunday Movie and The Wonderful World of Disney), 1967.

Oralee Prentiss, "Willie and the Yank: The Mosby Raiders," Disneyland (also known as Disney's Wonderful World, The Disney Sunday Movie and The Wonderful World of Disney), 1967.

"A Song Called Revenge," Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (also known as The Chrysler Theater and Universal Star Time), 1967.

Girl in museum, "Flight Plan," The F.B.I., 1967.

Jenny Grimmer, "Elizabeth's Odyssey," The Road West, 1967.

The Hollywood Palace, ABC, 1969.

This Is Tom Jones, ABC, 1969.

The David Frost Show, syndicated, 1970.

"Working Girl," The Hitchhiker, 1989.

"The Cast of Twin Peaks," The Phil Donahue Show, syndicated, 1990.

Later with Bob Costas, NBC, 1990.

Miss Jenkins, the schoolteacher, "Miss Jenkins," Wings, NBC, 1994.

Kelly McQueen Foster, "What Makes Sammy Run," Popular, The WB, 2000.

Kelly McQueen Foster, "Two Weddings and a Funeral," Popular, The WB, 2000.

Kelly McQueen Foster, "Timber," Popular, The WB, 2000.

Kelly McQueen Foster, "Baby, Don't Do It," Popular, The WB, 2000.

Politically Incorrect, ABC, 2000.

"Quincy Jones: In the Pocket," American Masters, PBS, 2001.

Olivia Reed, "The Frame," Alias, ABC, 2004.

Olivia Reed, "Hourglass," Alias, ABC, 2004.

Marsha, "The Turkey Triangle," Cuts, 2005.

Dateline NBC, NBC, 2005.

Stage Appearances:

The Guys, Flea Theatre, New York City, 2002.



Mother, Black or White, 1991.

Mother, Dangerous: The Short Films (also known as Michael Jackson-Dangerous: The Short Films), 1993.

Mother, Michael Jackson: Video Greatest Hits-HIStory, 1995.

Reflections on the Phenomenon ofTwin Peaks’, 2002.

The mother, Michael Jackson: Number Ones, 2003.


Singer on the album Peggy Lipton.



Wrote the song "L.A. Is My Lady," recorded by Frank Sinatra.



People Weekly, September 8, 1986; April 4, 1988; May 12, 1997, pp. 180.