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Birth name Peggy Jane Rea
Nationality USA
Birth 31 march 1921 at Los Angeles (USA)
Death 5 february 2011 (at 89 years) at Toluca Lake, Los Angeles (USA)

Peggy Jane Rea (March 31, 1921 – February 5, 2011) was a Los Angeles-born American actress known for her many roles in television, often playing matronly characters.

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Filmography of Peggy Rea (16 films)

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The Cracker Factory
Directed by Burt Brinckerhoff
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about psychiatry, Films set in psychiatric hospitals
Actors Natalie Wood, Perry King, Shelley Long, Vivian Blaine, Marian Mercer, Juliet Mills
Roles Pomeroy
Rating64% 3.242133.242133.242133.242133.24213
Alcoholic Cleveland housewife Cassie Barrett is institutionalized in a psychiatric ward after experiencing a nervous breakdown in the supermarket. We learn this is the latest in a series of hospitalizations from which Cassie emerges supposedly in control of her life but actually still teetering on the edge. During this latest stay, she develops a romantic crush on psychiatrist Edwin Alexander and a close relationship with night supervisor Tinkerbell, both of whom help her take steps toward facing her inner demons and learning to live with sobriety.
Devil in a Blue Dress, 1h42
Directed by Carl Franklin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Noir, Crime
Actors Denzel Washington, Tom Sizemore, Jennifer Beals, Don Cheadle, Maury Chaykin, Terry Kinney
Roles Carter’s Secretary
Rating67% 3.396763.396763.396763.396763.39676
The film begins in noir fashion when Easy Rawlins (Denzel Washington) says, "A man once told me that when you step out of your door in the morning, you're already in trouble. The only question is, are you on top of that trouble or not?"
Made in America, 1h51
Directed by Richard Benjamin
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Whoopi Goldberg, Ted Danson, Nia Long, Will Smith, Jennifer Tilly, Paul Rodriguez
Roles Alberta
Rating51% 2.5541952.5541952.5541952.5541952.554195
Zora Matthews (Long), whose mother Sarah (Goldberg) conceived her with the aid of an anonymous sperm donor, discovers her father is a white man named Hal Jackson (Danson). This comes as a major shock to Sarah, who had explicitly requested a black donor. On top of that, Jackson is a loud, self-promoting car salesman, which clashes with Sarah's intellectualism. The film revolves around Zora and her mother's rocky relationship with Jackson. Jackson eventually comes to have feelings for his supposed daughter and her mother.
Love Field
Love Field (1993)
, 1h42
Directed by Jonathan Kaplan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about families, Political films
Actors Michelle Pfeiffer, Dennis Haysbert, Brian Kerwin, Beth Grant, Louise Latham, Peggy Rea
Roles Mrs. Heisenbuttel
Rating64% 3.2450053.2450053.2450053.2450053.245005
In November 1963, Dallas housewife Lurene Hallett (Michelle Pfeiffer) is obsessed with First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy. Lurene feels a special connection with Jackie through her own loss of a child. Knowing that President John F. Kennedy and his wife will be visiting Dallas, Lurene travels to Love Field Airport to try to catch a glimpse of the couple as they arrive by plane on November 22, 1963. Driving away a few hours later, she notices a quiet chaos developing, and discovers that the President has been assassinated. Lurene leaves her car in the middle of the street and rushes to watch the news through a store window. Lurene's anguish over the death of John F. Kennedy reflects the collective grief of the nation over this tragedy. Ignoring her overbearing husband Ray (Brian Kerwin), she travels by bus to attend the funeral in Washington, D.C. Much to the chagrin of the black patrons on the bus, Lurene talks constantly of the assassination during the bus ride. During her journey, she befriends Jonell (Stephanie McFadden), the young black daughter of Paul Cater (Dennis Haysbert). After the bus has an accident, Lurene notices wounds on Jonell's body. Lurene senses something is wrong, suspects Paul and calls the FBI to report that there has been a kidnapping. Moments after her well-intentioned interference, Paul explains that Jonell's wounds are from an orphanage that he rescued her from and he is indeed her real father. Nevertheless, Lurene's FBI call leads the three of them on an increasingly difficult road trip across America with both the police and Ray in pursuit. Over the course of the film Lurene and Paul develop a deep relationship, leading to a one-night sexual encounter. The police eventually catch Paul and Lurene, and Paul is sentenced to a year in jail.
Curfew (1989)
, 1h22
Directed by Gary Winick
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Actors Kyle Richards, John Putch, Christopher Knight, Peter Nelson, Niels Mueller, Peggy Rea
Roles Mrs. Mary Cox
Rating43% 2.184352.184352.184352.184352.18435
The Movieweb website provides a terse synopsis: "Two escaped brothers track down the people who sentenced them to death row, including a doctor and the judge. But when they get to the D.A. and his family they have an especially lengthy revenge plot in mind for them."
In Country
In Country (1989)
, 1h48
Directed by Norman Jewison
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Themes Political films
Actors Bruce Willis, Emily Lloyd, Joan Allen, John Terry, Kevin Anderson, Stephen Tobolowsky
Roles Mamaw
Rating58% 2.947292.947292.947292.947292.94729
Recent high school graduate Samantha Hughes, 17, lives in fictional Hopewell, Kentucky with her uncle Emmett Smith, a laid-back Vietnam veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder. Samantha's father, Dwayne, was killed in Vietnam at 21 after marrying and impregnating Samantha's mother, Irene. Samantha finds some old photographs, medals, and letters of her father, and becomes obsessed with finding out more about him.
The Bastard, 4h
Directed by Lee H. Katzin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Historical, Romance
Themes Political films
Actors Andrew Stevens, Tom Bosley, Kim Cattrall, Buddy Ebsen, Lorne Greene, Olivia Hussey
Roles Shopkeeper
Rating67% 3.3971253.3971253.3971253.3971253.397125
Phillipe Charboneau is the illegitimate son of an English duke. When he travels from France to England to claim his inheritance, he incurs the wrath of his father's family and is forced to flee to America, where he becomes involved in the events leading to the American Revolution.
Lipstick (1976)
, 1h29
Directed by Lamont Johnson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Films about sexuality, Rape in fiction, Erotic films, Rape and revenge films, Auto-justice
Actors Margaux Hemingway, Chris Sarandon, Mariel Hemingway, Anne Bancroft, Perry King, John Bennett Perry
Roles Reporter
Rating55% 2.7992152.7992152.7992152.7992152.799215
Chris McCormick (Margaux Hemingway) is a highly paid fashion model whose image serves as the driving force of the ad campaign for a popular brand of lipstick and can be seen in magazines and on billboards all around the world. Gordon Stuart (Chris Sarandon), a part-time composer and full-time music teacher, eagerly accepts Chris's 13-year-old sister Kathy's (Mariel Hemingway) invitation to come to a secluded beachside photo shoot, so Chris can listen to some of his music. But Chris is too busy to give any of her time to Gordon and suggests that they meet another day at the apartment she shares with Kathy. Gordon agrees and shows up at the apartment at the date and time that she mentioned. Though Chris has clearly forgotten about the invitation, she lets him in and politely sits down as he plays her a tape of one of his compositions. What she hears is not easy on her ears, but she smiles as it plays and pretends to appreciate it until a phone call from her lover, Steve Edison (Perry King), thankfully interrupts them and allows her to escape to her room, away from the noise and the very creepy Gordon.
What's the Matter with Helen?, 1h41
Directed by Curtis Harrington
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror, Musical, Crime, Romance
Actors Debbie Reynolds, Shelley Winters, Dennis Weaver, Agnes Moorehead, Harry Dean Stanton, Peggy Rea
Roles Mrs. Schultz
Rating62% 3.1460153.1460153.1460153.1460153.146015
Leonard Hill and Wesley Bruckner are seen being loaded into a paddywagon to face life sentences in prison for the Iowa murder of Ellie Banner. Their mothers, Helen Hill (Shelley Winters) and Adelle Bruckner (Debbie Reynolds) fight a crowd to their car.
Cold Turkey, 1h39
Directed by Robert Downey Sr., Norman Lear
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Dick Van Dyke, Bob Newhart, Paul Benedict, Helen Page Camp, Bob Elliott, Vincent Gardenia
Roles Mrs. Proctor
Rating65% 3.2975853.2975853.2975853.2975853.297585
As part of a public relations and marketing strategy to compare the empathy of Big Tobacco to the nobility of the Nobel Peace Prize, advertising executive Merwin Wren (Bob Newhart) convinces the Valiant Tobacco Company to propose a challenge: a tax-free check for $25,000,000 (equal to $160 775 862 today) to any city or town in America that can stop smoking, or go cold turkey, for thirty days.
The Learning Tree, 1h47
Directed by Gordon Parks
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors Estelle Evans, Dana Elcar, Kevin Hagen, Malcolm Atterbury, Richard Ward, Russell Thorson
Roles Miss McClintock
Rating70% 3.5437953.5437953.5437953.5437953.543795
Newt Winger (Kyle Johnson) is an African-American teenager living in rural Kansas in the late 1920s and early 1930s. He generally confronts the prejudices of the era with pride and an even temper, unlike his hot-headed friend Marcus Savage (Alex Clarke). As circumstances slowly pull Newt and Marcus further apart, Newt witnesses a murder – one committed by Marcus' father Booker (Richard Ward).
Valley of the Dolls, 2h3
Directed by Mark Robson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical theatre, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about television, Children's films
Actors Barbara Parkins, Sharon Tate, Patty Duke, Susan Hayward, Lee Grant, Tony Scotti
Roles Neely O'Hara's Vocal Coach (uncredited)
Rating60% 3.0000753.0000753.0000753.0000753.000075
Three young women meet when they embark on their careers. Neely O'Hara (Duke) is a plucky kid with undeniable talent who sings in a Broadway show—the legendary actress Helen Lawson (Hayward) is the star of the play—while Jennifer North (Tate), a beautiful blonde with limited talent, is in the chorus. Anne Welles (Parkins) is a New England ingenue who recently arrived in New York City and works as a secretary for a theatrical agency that represents Lawson. Neely, Jennifer, and Anne become fast friends, sharing the bonds of ambition and the tendency to fall in love with the wrong men.
Strange Bedfellows, 1h38
Directed by Melvin Frank
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Rock Hudson, Gina Lollobrigida, Gig Young, Terry-Thomas, Edward Judd, Alan Caillou
Roles Mavis Masters
Rating61% 3.0981153.0981153.0981153.0981153.098115
A wealthy American (Hudson) and a bohemian Italian woman (Lollobrigida) meet in London, and impulsively marry. Then finding they have virtually nothing in common they separate. Seven years later, just days before the divorce is due to be finalized, they meet again and begin to rekindle the romance.
7 Faces of Dr. Lao, 1h40
Directed by George Pal
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Fantasy, Action, Western
Themes Circus films
Actors Tony Randall, Barbara Eden, John Ericson, Arthur O'Connell, Noah Beery, Jr, Lee Patrick
Roles Mrs. Peter Ramsey
Rating70% 3.5468153.5468153.5468153.5468153.546815
It is the dawn of the 20th century, and an elderly Chinese man rides a jackass into Abalone, Arizona, his only visible possession a fishbowl occupied by an innocuous-looking fish. This magical visitor, Dr. Lao (Tony Randall), visits Edward Cunningham's (John Ericson) newspaper and places a large ad for his traveling circus, which will play in Abalone for two nights only.