Peggie Castle

About Peggie Castle

Who is it?: Actress, Soundtrack
Birth Day: December 22, 1927
Birth Place:  Appalachia, Virginia, United States
Cause of death: Cirrhosis
Other names: Peggy Castle Peggie Call
Occupation: Actress
Spouse(s): Revis Call (m. 1945; div. 1950) Robert H. Rains (m. 1951; div. 1954) William McGarry (m. 1955; div. 1969) (1 child) Arthur Morganstern (m. 1971–1973) (his death)
Children: Erin McGarry (b. 1963)

Peggie Castle

Peggie Castle was born on December 22, 1927 in  Appalachia, Virginia, United States, is Actress, Soundtrack. Tall, sultry, green-eyed blonde Peggie Castle was actually spotted by a talent scout while she was lunching in a Beverly Hills restaurant. In her films she was usually somebody's "woman" rather than a girlfriend, and her career was confined to mostly "B"-grade action pictures, dramas or westerns: Harem Girl (1952), Wagons West (1952), The Prince Who Was a Thief (1951), Jesse James' Women (1954), among others. She did, however, have good roles in such films as Payment on Demand (1951) with Bette Davis, 99 River Street (1953) with John Payne, I, the Jury (1953), The White Orchid (1954), Miracle in the Rain (1956) with Jane Wyman and in Arrivederci Roma (1957) with Mario Lanza. After three seasons playing sexy femme lead Lily Merrill, the dance-hall hostess and romantic interest for steely-eyed Marshal Dan Troop in the TV western series Lawman (1958), she left show business in 1962. She later developed an alcohol problem and died of cirrhosis of the liver in 1973 at age 45.
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Does Peggie Castle Dead or Alive?

As per our current Database, Peggie Castle has been died on August 11, 1973(1973-08-11) (aged 45)\nHollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S..

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When Peggie Castle die, Peggie Castle was 45 years old.

Popular As Peggie Castle
Occupation Actress
Age 45 years old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Born December 22, 1927 ( Appalachia, Virginia, United States)
Birthday December 22
Town/City  Appalachia, Virginia, United States
Nationality United States

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Peggie Castle’s zodiac sign is Capricorn. According to astrologers, Capricorn is a sign that represents time and responsibility, and its representatives are traditional and often very serious by nature. These individuals possess an inner state of independence that enables significant progress both in their personal and professional lives. They are masters of self-control and have the ability to lead the way, make solid and realistic plans, and manage many people who work for them at any time. They will learn from their mistakes and get to the top based solely on their experience and expertise.

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Peggie Castle was born in the Year of the Rabbit. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rabbit enjoy being surrounded by family and friends. They’re popular, compassionate, sincere, and they like to avoid conflict and are sometimes seen as pushovers. Rabbits enjoy home and entertaining at home. Compatible with Goat or Pig.

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Castle was discovered by a talent scout while eating in a restaurant in Beverly Hills. She was signed to a seven-year contract with Universal-International and made her film debut in the 1947 film When a Girl's Beautiful. In 1949, she was named "Miss Cheesecake" by the Southern California Restaurant Association. Later that year, the Junior Chamber of Commerce named Castle "Miss Three Alarm". She later appeared in such films as Payment on Demand (1951), The Prince Who Was a Thief (1951) Invasion U.S.A. (1952), 99 River Street (1953), and Arrivederci Roma (1957).


In the 1950s, Castle moved into television. She appeared in multiple guest roles on Fireside Theater, Cheyenne, 77 Sunset Strip, and The Restless Gun. In 1957 she played defendant Sally Fenner in the Perry Mason episode, "The Case of the Negligent Nymph."


Castle was married four times. Her first marriage was to Revis Call. They married in 1945 and divorced in 1950. She married Universal publicist Robert H. Raines January 4, 1951. They divorced April 29, 1954. Her third marriage was to producer/director william McGarry in 1955. They had a daughter, Erin, before divorcing in 1969. Castle's fourth and final marriage was to Arthur Morganstern in 1971. They remained married until Morganstern's death in April 1973.


From 1959 to 1962, she co-starred in the television western series Lawman — her first continuing series. Her role as saloon owner Lily Merrill brought out a new dimension of Castle's talent. She stated "For the first time in my life I'm a singer — that's the producer's opinion, not mine."


For her contribution to the television industry, Peggie Castle has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6230 Hollywood Boulevard. It was dedicated February 8, 1960. (This source lists the address as 6266 Hollywood Boulevard.)


Her final onscreen role was a guest appearance in a 1966 episode of The Virginian.


In her later years, Castle developed alcoholism. On August 11, 1973, her third husband, william McGarry found her body on the couch of her Hollywood apartment. Her death was later determined to be caused by cirrhosis.

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