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Peggy Shannon (Winona Sammon)

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Biography

Pine Bluff, Arkansas, USA
Peggy Shannon was born Winona Sammon on January 10, 1907, in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. She attended Catholic school where she became friends with child actress Madge Evans. While visiting her aunt in New York sixteen year old Peggy was discovered by producer Florenz Ziegfeld. He hired her as a chorus girl in The Ziegfeld Follies. Peggy married actor Alan Davis in 1926. The following year she was starring on Broadway in Earl Carrol's production of What Anne Brought Home. In 1931 she was offered a contract at Paramount studios. Read more...

Actor

Character: Elvina Wright / Elvina Gimlet

Turn Back the Clock 1933

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Character: Aggie Moreno

Fixer Dugan 1939

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Character: Edith Henry, Mickey's mother

All About Hash 1940

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