Peggy Lee Overview:

Actress, Peggy Lee, was born Norma Delores Egstrom on May 26, 1920 in Jamestown, ND. Lee died at the age of 81 on Jan 21, 2002 in Bel Air, CA .

HONORS and AWARDS:

.

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

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1955Best Supporting ActressPete Kelly's Blues (1955)Rose HopkinsNominated
.

She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Recording.

BlogHub Articles:

No article for at this time. Submit yours here.

Peggy Lee Quotes:

[first lines]
Jim Dear: [Giving Darling a hatbox] It's for you, Darling. Merry Christmas.
Darling: Oh, Jim, dear. It's the one I was admiring, isn't it? Trimmed with ribbons?
Jim Dear: Well, it *has* a ribbon.
[the box is opened; inside is a puppy wearing a ribbon]
Darling: Oh, how sweet.
Jim Dear: You like her, Darling?
Darling: [hugging the puppy] Oh, I love her. What a perfectly beautiful little Lady.


read more quotes from Peggy Lee...



Share this page:
Visit the Classic Movie Hub Blog CMH
Also a Gemini






See All Geminis >>
Best Supporting Actress Oscar 1955






See more Best Supporting Actress awards>>
Peggy Lee on the
Hollywood Walk of Fame



See All Walk of Fame Stars >>
Peggy Lee Facts
At the time of her death, she was leading a potentially groundbreaking class-action lawsuit vs. Universal Music, a unit of Vivendi Universal. In early January 2002, the music giant agreed to pay $4.75 million in back royalties to as many as 300 performers to settle the suit.

In addition to her accomplishments as a singer, she was a very fine songwriter, with several hit songs to her credit, many of them written in collaboration with her first husband, Dave Barbour. Her song writing credits include: "It's a Good Day," "Manana," "I Don't Know Enough About You" (all with Barbour), "Bella Notte," "Peace on Earth" (both with Sonny Burke), "Don't Forget to Feed the Reindeer," and "So, What's New?" (with John Pisano and Ervin "Bud" Coleman).

Received the Women's International Center (WIC) Living Legacy Award in 1987.

See All Related Facts >>