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Biography

Brooklyn, New York, USA
Above all else, singer/actress Peggy Wood has endeared herself to both TV and film audiences with one single role in each medium. She made warm, lasting impressions as the benevolent, strong-willed Scandinanvian matriarch Marta Hansen in the series drama Mama (1949), and as the knowing Mother Abbess who gently but firmly steers Julie Andrews' novice away from the nunnery and into the arms of love and a certain Austrian captain with her stirring rendition of "Climb Every Mountain" in, what is arguably considered the finest musical film ever made, The Sound of Music (1965). Read more...

Actor

Character: Ernestine Yates

Handy Andy 1934

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Character: Miss Phillips - Central Casting Clerk

A Star Is Born 1937

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Character: Ethel Francis

Call It a Day 1937

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Character: Grace Apley

The Bride Wore Boots 1946

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Character: Peggy Wood - Theatre Guild Member

Main Street to Broadway 1953

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Character: Mama

Mama 1949

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Character: Lillian Granet

The United States Steel Hour 1953

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Character: Marcella Higgins

The Doctors and the Nurses 1962

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Character: Sarah Jolland

Zane Grey Theater 1956

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