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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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Best Supporting Actress Oscar 1958

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Peggy Cass Facts
She had an encyclopedic mind and appeared in many TV quiz shows in the 1960s.

The daughter of Raymond James and Margaret Cass.

In a botched 1980 surgical procedure, Dr. Norman Scott, longtime physician for the New York Knicks (1978-2005), operated on Peggy's right knee instead of her injured left knee. After she noticed the mix-up in the recovery room, he had to wheel her back in and fix the other one. She sued him for malpractice and was awarded $460,000 in 1985.

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