Peggy Cass Overview:

Actress, Peggy Cass, was born Mary Margaret Cass on May 21, 1924 in Boston, MA. Cass died at the age of 74 on Mar 8, 1999 in New York City, NY .



Although Cass was nominated for one Oscar, she never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1958Best Supporting ActressAuntie Mame (1958)Agnes GoochNominated

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Agnes Gooch: [about her evening with Brian... that she can't remember] I lived. I gotta find out what to do now!

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Peggy Cass Facts
She studied drama at HB Studio in Greenwich Village in New York City.

Was one of Jack Paar's stable of comedy players during his run as host of "The Jack Paar Tonight Show" (1957) from 1958-62, a period in which she also appeared regularly as a panelist on numerous game shows.

Won Broadway's 1957 Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Dramatic) for "Auntie Mame," a part that she recreated in an Oscar-nominated performance in the film version of the same name, Auntie Mame (1958).

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