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Peg La Centra (Margherita Maria Francesca La Centra)

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Biography

Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Peg LaCentra, born in 1910, grew up in Boston. She very briefly attended the New England Conservatory of Music, studying piano. She also attended the Katharine Gibbs Finishing School and the Fenway Academy of Dramatic Art, as her early goal was to become an actress. Before moving to New York in 1931, she was an announcer at Boston radio station WNAC. Once she hit New York, she soon joined NBC as a singer and actress.

While singing with Dick McDonough's Orchestra on "The Mell-O-Roll Ice Cream Show," in 1936, Peg met Artie Shaw, then a sideman with McDonough. Read more...

Actor

Character: Angie's Singing Voice

Smash-Up: The Story of a Woman 1947

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Character: Loretta Anderson

Dr. Kildare 1961

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