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Peggy Lee

Biography

Jazz and pop vocalist who recorded more than 650 tracks on sixty albums, including strikes like “SOMEONE ELSE Is Taking My Place.” She was sponsored by way of a restaurant to sponsor a radio display, where she was paid in meals. She wrote tracks for films like Disney’s Woman as well as the Tramp. She wedded Dave Barbour in 1943, after that Brad Dexter in 1953, Dewey Martin in 1956, and Jack port Del Rio in 1964. She sang in Benny Goodman’s big music group for just two years.

Quick Facts


Full Name Peggy Lee
Date Of Birth May 26, 1920
Died January 21, 2002, Bel-Air, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place Of Birth North Dakota
Height 1.67 m
Profession Jazz Singer
Nationality American
Spouse Jack Del Rio, Dewey Martin, Brad Dexter, Dave Barbour
Children Nicki Lee Foster
Parents Marvin Olof Egstrom, Selma Amelia Anderson
Awards Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Grammy Hall of Fame, Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
Nominations Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Grammy Award for Record of the Year, NME Award for World Female Singer, NME Award for Favourite US Female Singer, Primetime Emmy Award for Best Female Singer
Movies Lady and the Tramp, Johnny Guitar, Pete Kelly's Blues, The Jazz Singer, Jasper in a Jam, The Powers Girl, The Ladies Sing the Blues, Magic Moments: The Best of '50s Pop, Fever: The Music of Peggy Lee, The Quintessential Peggy Lee, Sinatra: The Classic Duets, Peggy Lee: Singing at Her Best, Great Entertainers, Jazz Ball, In Concert Series: Peggy Lee, This Joint Is Jumpin', Peggy Lee: Swing Era, Christmas with Danny Kaye featuring Peggy Lee
TV Shows Caesar's Hour, The Big Party, Cavalcade of Stars, Cavalcade of Bands
Star Sign Gemini

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#Fact
1Became a grandmother for the 1st time at age 44 when her daughter Nicki Lee Foster gave birth to her son, David A. Foster, on October 1, 1964.
2Became a grandmother for the 2nd time at age 47 when her daughter Nicki Lee Foster gave birth to her daughter, Holly E. Foster (Holly Foster Wells), on June 21, 1967.
3Became a grandmother for the 3rd time at age 48 when her daughter Nicki Lee Foster gave birth to her son, Michael J. Foster, on June 2, 1968.
4Following her death, she was interred at Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles, California.
5Peggy Lee passed away on January 21, 2002, four months away from what would have been her 82nd birthday on May 26.
6She was a staunch Republican who gave much of her time and money towards various conservative political causes. She attended several Republican National Conventions, galas and fundraisers, and was active in the campaigns of Wendell Willkie, Thomas E. Dewey, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush.
7Sang the Lord's Prayer at the funeral of Louis Armstrong.
8Ana Gasteyer paid homage to Lee in an April 2013 TV advertisement for Weight Watchers by paroding both her appearance and signature tune, "Fever".
9Recipient of the North Dakota Roughrider Award.
10She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6319 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
11Is the namesake of the "Margarita" cocktail. In 1948 Santos Cruz, a bartender at the famed Texas nightclub the Balinese Room, mixed up a new drink especially for her. He named it for the Spanish version of "Margaret" which is the formal version of "Peggy".
12Peggy Lee's final words, "Virgina doesn't come in till Tuesday." Virgina Bernard was her maid for many years.
13Inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in 1992 and the American Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1999.
14The original line-up on her 1958 smash hit "Fever" comprised: Jack Mondragon (double bass), Shelly Manne (drums) and Howard A. Roberts (electric guitar). It was Peggy Lee's idea to eliminate Roberts' guitar, entirely, and have him provide the funky finger-snapping instead. Manne used his hands and fingers (rather than drumsticks) to tap his snare drum and tom-tom to the accompaniment of his bass drum.
15Is portrayed by Gwyneth Paltrow in Infamous (2006)
16She became engaged to her ex-husband David Barbour, who divorced her because he felt his drinking was not good for his daughter, four days before he died. He claimed he had been sober thirteen years by then and was ready to remarry her.
17She had pneumonia when she gave birth to her daughter and almost died.
18At the time of her death, she was leading a potentially groundbreaking class-action lawsuit vs. Universal Music, a unit of Vivendi Universal. In early January 2002, the music giant agreed to pay $4.75 million in back royalties to as many as 300 performers to settle the suit.
19Ranked #93 on VH1's 100 Greatest Women in Rock N Roll
20In addition to her accomplishments as a singer, she was a very fine songwriter, with several hit songs to her credit, many of them written in collaboration with her first husband, Dave Barbour. Her songwriting credits include: "It's a Good Day", "Manana", "I Don't Know Enough About You" (all with Barbour), "Bella Notte", "Peace on Earth" (both with Sonny Burke), "Don't Forget to Feed the Reindeer" and "So, What's New?" (with John Pisano and Ervin "Bud" Coleman).
21Voiced four different characters in Lady and the Tramp (1955): Darling, Peg, and both the Siamese cats.
22Has a rose named after her. The "Peggy Lee" rose is pink with a touch of peach.
23She decided to become a singer at age 14, when she earned 50 cents a night at gigs for local PTAs. A few years later, she traveled to Fargo where she sang on a local radio station. The WDAY program director suggested a name change, and she became Peggy Lee.
24Her work on the Disney film Lady and the Tramp (1955) led to a landmark legal judgment 36 years later when a California court awarded her $2.3 million after she sued for a portion of the profits from the videocassette sale of the movie. The case hinged on a clause in her pre-video-era contract barring the sale of "transcriptions" of the movie without her approval.
25A diabetic, Lee was often troubled by weight and glandular problems. In 1961, she was felled by double pneumonia and in 1976, she had a near-fatal fall in a New York hotel. She was again seriously injured in another fall in Las Vegas in 1987. In early 1985, she underwent four angioplasties - balloon surgery to open clogged arteries - and resumed her singing tour. While appearing in New Orleans in October 1985, she underwent double-bypass heart surgery. In 1998, she suffered a stroke which impaired her speech, requiring therapy to recover.
26Gave birth to her only child at age 23, a daughter Nicki Lee Foster on November 11, 1943. Child's father was her 1st ex-husband, Dave Barbour.
27Received the Women's International Center (WIC) Living Legacy Award in 1987.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mwah! The Best of the Dinah Shore Show2003TV Movie documentary performer: "I Got Rhythm" / writer: "It's a Good Day"
Sinatra: The Classic Duets2002TV Movie documentary performer: "Nice Work If You Can Get It" - uncredited
Dean Martin: That's Amore2001TV Movie performer: "I Love Being Here with You", "Mañana Is Soon Enough for Me", "It's a Good Day" / writer: "I Love Being Here with You", "Mañana Is Soon Enough for Me", "It's a Good Day"
Corky Romano2001performer: "Fever"
Night Visions2001TV Series performer - 1 episode
Va Savoir (Who Knows?)2001performer: "Senza Fine"
Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure2001Video writer: "Bella Notte This Is the Night"
What Women Want2000performer: "I've Got The World On A String"
102 Dalmatians2000writer: "Bella Notte This Is The Night"
Lucky Numbers2000performer: "Big Spender"
The Yards2000performer: "I'm Beginning to See the Light" 1944
About Adam2000performer: "Sisters"
Madonna: The Video Collection 93:991999Video lyrics: "Fever"
Dreaming of Joseph Lees1999performer: "Fever"
American Beauty1999performer: "Bali Ha'i"
Me Myself I1999performer: "Cheek To Cheek" 1935
Forces of Nature1999performer: "You Gotta Have Heart"
Blast from the Past1999writer: "It's a Good Day"
B. Monkey1998performer: "THEY CAN'T TAKE THAT AWAY FROM ME"
Simon Birch1998performer: "Fever"
Seinfeld1997TV Series 1 episode
U Turn1997performer: "It's A Good Day" / writer: "It's A Good Day"
Private Parts1997performer: "Fever"
Fools Rush In1997performer: "Fever"
This World, Then the Fireworks1997performer: "MY SILENT LOVE"
Basquiat1996performer: "Is That All There Is?"
Trees Lounge1996writer: "I DON'T KNOW ENOUGH ABOUT YOU"
Nixon1995performer: "FEVER"
Fallen Angels1995TV Series arranger - 1 episode
Frank and Ollie1995Documentary writer: "Bella Note" - uncredited
Cafe Society1995performer: "Remind Me" 1940
Madonna: The Girlie Show - Live Down Under1993TV Movie documentary lyrics: "Fever"
Beavis and Butt-Head1993TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Short Cuts1993lyrics: "I'm Gonna Go Fishin" 1959
Saturday Night Live1993TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Gagay: Prinsesa ng brownout1993lyrics: "Fever" - uncredited
Bitter Moon1992performer: "Fever"
The Music of Disney: A Legacy in Song1992Video documentary lyrics: "Bella Notte"
Bugsy1991performer: "WAITIN' FOR THE TRAIN TO COME IN" 1945, "WHY DON'T YOU DO RIGHT? GET ME SOME MONEY TOO" 1947
Muuttolinnun aika1991"Fever" / arranger: "Fever" / performer: "Fever"
Mermaids1990performer: "Fever"
Tune in Tomorrow...1990performer: "It's A Good Day" / writer: "It's A Good Day"
The Two Jakes1990performer: "Don't Smoke In Bed"
In the Cold of the Night1990performer: "Fever"
The Handmaid's Tale1990writer: "I Don't Know Enought About You"
Men Don't Leave1990writer: "BELLA NOTTE"
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1989TV Series writer - 1 episode
Gorillas in the Mist1988performer: "September in the Rain", "It's A Good Day", "Sugar" / writer: "It's A Good Day"
Monkey Shines1988performer: "There'll Be Another Spring", "Ain't We Got Fun", "That's All", "The Glory of Love" / writer: "There'll Be Another Spring"
Disney Sing-Along-Songs: You Can Fly1988Video short lyrics: "He's a Tramp" / music: "He's a Tramp"
Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Heigh-Ho1987Video short lyrics: "The Siamese Cat Song" / music: "The Siamese Cat Song"
DTV 'Doggone' Valentine1987TV Movie performer: "We Are Siamese" aka "The Siamese Cat Song" / writer: "We Are Siamese" aka "The Siamese Cat Song"
DTV Valentine1986TV Movie writer: "Bella Notte"
After Hours1985performer: "Is That All There Is?"
Chinese Boxes1984performer: "Is That All There Is ?"
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonTV Series performer - 8 episodes, 1974 - 1984 writer - 2 episodes, 1978 - 1984 lyrics - 1 episode, 1974
Reckless1984performer: "IS THAT ALL THERE IS"
TodayTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1983 writer - 1 episode, 1983
Huhtikuu on kuukausista julmin1983lyrics: "Johnny Guitar / Surujen kitara"
Sharky's Machine1981performer: "Let's Keep Dancing"
M*A*S*H1977TV Series writer - 1 episode
Children1976Short performer: "The Folks Who Live on the Hill"
The Nickel Ride1974writer: "The Nickel Ride Theme"
The 46th Annual Academy Awards1974TV Special performer: "The Way We Were"
Duke Ellington... We Love You Madly1973TV Special performer: "Mood Indigo"
Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law1972TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Johnny Cash Show1970TV Series performer - 1 episode
Pieces of Dreams1970performer: "Pieces of Dreams" - as Miss Peggy Lee / performer: "The Pied Piper" - uncredited
The Best on Record1970TV Special performer: "Is That All There Is?"
The Dean Martin ShowTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 1967 - 1969 writer - 1 episode, 1970
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter1968writer: "The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter" - uncredited
The Jonathan Winters Show1968TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Ed Sullivan Show1962-1967TV Series performer - 2 episodes
The Danny Kaye ShowTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1966 writer - 1 episode, 1966
Walk Don't Run1966writer: "Happy Feet", "Stay With Me"
The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming1966writer: "The Shining Sea" - uncredited
The Hollywood Palace1966TV Series writer - 1 episode
Joy House1964writer: "Theme From Joy House Just Call Me Love Bird"
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show1962TV Series writer - 1 episode
The DuPont Show of the Week1961TV Series writer - 1 episode
Perry Como's Kraft Music HallTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 1958 - 1960 writer - 1 episode, 1958
Make Room for Daddy1958-1960TV Series writer - 2 episodes
The Revlon Revue1960TV Series performer - 1 episode
Tom Thumb1958lyrics: "tom thumb's Tune", "Are You a Dream" - uncredited / music: "tom thumb's Tune", "Are You a Dream" - uncredited
The Frank Sinatra Show1957TV Series performer - 2 episodes
The Lux Show1957TV Series writer - 1 episode
Johnny Trouble1957writer: "Johnny Trouble"
The Nat King Cole ShowTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1957 writer - 1 episode, 1957
The Rawhide Years1955lyrics: "The Gypsy with the Fire in His Shoes"
Producers' Showcase1955TV Series performer - 1 episode
Pete Kelly's Blues1955performer: "Sugar That Sugar Baby of Mine" uncredited, "Somebody Loves Me" uncredited, "He Needs Me", "Sing a Rainbow"
Lady and the Tramp1955performer: "He's a Tramp", "La La Lu", "The Siamese Cat Song" - uncredited / writer: "He's a Tramp", "La La Lu", "The Siamese Cat Song", "Bella Notte This Is the Night", "Peace on Earth", "What Is a Baby?" - uncredited
The Racers1955performer: "I Belong To You"
About Mrs. Leslie1954writer: "I Love You So" - uncredited
Johnny Guitar1954"Johnny Guitar" / performer: "Johnny Guitar"
Woman They Almost Lynched1953lyrics: "How Strange"
The 25th Annual Academy Awards1953TV Special performer: "Zing a Little Zong"
The Jazz Singer1952performer: "Just One of Those Things" / writer: "This Is a Very Special Day"
The Colgate Comedy Hour1952TV Series writer - 2 episodes
With a Song in My Heart1952writer: "IT'S A GOOD DAY"
The Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue1951-1952TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Bullfighter and the Lady1951writer: "How Strange"
The Frank Sinatra ShowTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1951 writer - 1 episode, 1951
Mr. Music1950performer: "Life Is So Peculiar"
Here Come the Huggetts1948writer: "Mañana"
Midnight Serenade1947Short performer: "It's A Good Day", "You Was Right Baby", "Sugar", "I'm in the Mood For Love" / writer: "It's A Good Day", "You Was Right Baby"
For Sentimental Reasons1947Short writer: "It's a Good Day"
Jasper in a Jam1946Short performer: "Old Man Mose is Dead", "Cherokee"
Jasper and the Beanstalk1945Short performer: "Ain't Goin' No Place"
Stage Door Canteen1943performer: "Why Don't You Do Right" 1941 - uncredited
Tu cara me suena2016TV Series lyrics - 1 episode
Good Girls Revolt2016TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Pete's Dragon2016performer: "It's A Good Day" / writer: "It's A Good Day"
Please Like Me2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
Stalker2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Mad Men2012-2015TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Agent Carter2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
Call the Midwife2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
Swing2014/Iperformer: "It's a Good Day" / writer: "It's a Good Day"
Love, Rosie2014performer: "I'm Confessin That I Love You"
HelixTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
Nånting måste gå sönder2014performer: "You're My Thrill"
The Great Train Robbery2013TV Mini-Series writer - 1 episode
Glee2011-2013TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Red Obsession2013Documentary performer: "Fever"
Gangster Squad2013performer: "Bless You For the Good That's in You" / writer: "Bless You For the Good That's in You"
Gambit2012/Iperformer: "Once IIs S'Aimaient"
Weeds2005-2012TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel2011Documentary performer: "Sans Souci" / writer: "Sans Souci"
So You Think You Can Dance Canada2011TV Series performer - 1 episode
Queens of Pop2011TV Series documentary lyrics - 1 episode
Timeshift2011TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
L.A. Noire2011Video Game performer: "I'm Confessin' That I Love You"
The Future2011performer: "Where or When"
The Music Never Stopped2011performer: "Till There Was You"
Call Me Fitz2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
Mafia II2010Video Game performer: "HAPPINESS IS A THING CALLED JOE", "WHY DON'T YOU DO RIGHT GET ME SOME MONEY TOO"
Disney Sing It: Family Hits2010Video Game writer: "He's A Tramp"
The Runaways2010lyrics: "Fever" / performer: "Fever"
DoctorsTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
Ne change rien2009Documentary writer: "Johnny Guitar"
Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1940s: Stars, Stripes and Singing2009Video documentary performer: "Why Don't You Do Right?" - uncredited
Chuck2009TV Series performer - 1 episode
World's Greatest Dad2009/Iperformer: "It's a Good Day" / writer: "It's a Good Day"
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button2008performer: "Manana Is Soon Enough For Me" / writer: "Manana Is Soon Enough For Me"
Sex: The RevolutionTV Mini-Series documentary lyrics - 1 episode, 2008 performer - 1 episode, 2008
The Cleaner2008TV Series performer - 1 episode
Of Time and the City2008Documentary performer: "The Folks Who Live on the Hill"
Pretextos2008performer: "Johnny Guitar" / writer: "Johnny Guitar"
Bones2007TV Series performer - 1 episode
Grow Your Own2007performer: "Big Spender"
La tête de maman2007performer: "You're so right for me"
Introducing the Dwights2007writer: "Manana"
The Savages2007performer: "I Don't Want to Play in Your Yard"
Fido2006writer: "It's A Good Day"
Bernard and Doris2006performer: "Somebody Nobody Loves", "The Best Is Yet to Come", "I Love the Way You're Breaking My Heart"
Brainstorm2006Short performer: "How Long Has This Been Going On?"
Cold CaseTV Series 1 episode, 2006 performer - 1 episode, 2004
Diva2006Video writer: "No pidas más"
Dancing with the Stars2006TV Series 1 episode
King Kong2005performer: "Bye Bye Blackbird"
Las Vegas2005TV Series performer - 1 episode
AMV Hell 3: The Motion Picture2005performer: "We Are Siamese"
The Notorious Bettie Page2005performer: "Goody Goody", "It's a Good Day" / writer: "It's a Good Day"
Mad Hot Ballroom2005Documentary "FEVER"
Floating2004/IShort performer: "I Love Being Here With You" / writer: "I Love Being Here With You"
Exorcist: The Beginning2004performer: "We'll Meet Again"
Six Feet UnderTV Series 1 episode, 2001 performer - 6 episodes, 2001 - 2004 writer - 2 episodes, 2001 - 2004
Look at Me2004"It's a good day"
The O.C.2003TV Series performer - 1 episode
Anything Else2003writer: "There'll Be Another Spring"
Soldier's Girl2003TV Movie performer: "Fever"

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hudson & Halls1976TV Series 1977
Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law1972TV SeriesJenny Rush
The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.1967TV SeriesPacker Jo
Big Night Out1961TV Series performer: 'Fever'
- The Peggy Lee Show 1961 ... performer: 'Fever'
General Electric Theater1960TV SeriesNatalia Cory
The Jackie Gleason Show1952-1957TV SeriesGuest Jazz / Pop Vocalist / Guest Vocalist
Shower of Stars1956TV SeriesMary Rigley
Pete Kelly's Blues1955Rose Hopkins
Lady and the Tramp1955Darling Si Am ... (voice)
The Colgate Comedy Hour1954TV SeriesHalo ad singer
Red Skelton Revue1954TV SeriesGuest Vocalist / Two-Gun Nellie
The Jazz Singer1952Judy Lane
Mr. Music1950Peggy Lee
Midnight Serenade1947ShortPeggy Marsh
Jasper in a Jam1946ShortHarp (voice)
Jasper and the Beanstalk1945ShortLyre (voice)
Stage Door Canteen1943Benny Goodman Orchestra Singer (uncredited)

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Pencil Case2004Short musician: cello
Nickel & Dime1992composer: song "It's a Good Day"
Lady and the Tramp1955songs by
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1955TV Series songs - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sinatra 75: The Best Is Yet to Come1990TV Special documentaryHerself
CBS This Morning1990TV SeriesHerself
Night of 100 Stars III1990TV MovieHerself
Wogan1990TV SeriesHerself
The Reporters1989TV SeriesHerself
Live with Kelly and Michael1989TV SeriesHerself
Good Morning America1976-1989TV SeriesHerself
Today1983-1988TV SeriesHerself
The Late Show1986TV SeriesHerself
The Quintessential Peggy Lee1984VideoHerself
On Stage America1983-1984TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1969-1984TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
London Night Out1983TV SeriesHerself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts1982TV SpecialHerself
A Gift of Music1981TV SpecialHerself
Tomorrow Coast to Coast1981TV SeriesHerself
Something Spectacular with Steve Allen1981TV MovieHerself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts1979TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Ella Fitzgerald
America Alive!1978TV SeriesHerself
The People's Command Performance1978TV SpecialHerself
Peggy1977TV MovieHerself
America Salutes Richard Rodgers: The Sound of His Music1976TV MovieHerself
Andy1976TV SeriesHerself
Dinah!1974-1975TV SeriesHerself
The Merv Griffin Show1963-1975TV SeriesHerself
Evening at Pops1974TV Series documentaryHerself
The 46th Annual Academy Awards1974TV SpecialHerself - Performer
Julie's Christmas Special1973TV MovieHerself / Sugar Plum Fairy
The Bobby Darin Show1973TV SeriesHerself
The Carol Burnett Show1970-1973TV SeriesHerself
This Is Your Life1973TV SeriesHerself
Duke Ellington... We Love You Madly1973TV SpecialHerself
The Julie Andrews Hour1973TV SeriesHerself
Louis Armstrong: 1900 - 19711971TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Pearl Bailey Show1971TV SeriesHerself
The Dean Martin Show1965-1971TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Singer
Petula1970TV SpecialHerself
The Johnny Cash Show1970TV SeriesHerself - Singer
The Kraft Music Hall1969-1970TV SeriesHerself
The Best on Record1970TV SpecialHerself - Performer
The David Frost Show1970TV SeriesHerself
The Ed Sullivan Show1948-1970TV SeriesSinger / Herself / Herself - Singer
The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour1970TV SeriesHerself
The World of Peggy Lee1969TV MovieHerself
The Andy Williams Show1969TV SeriesHerself
The Joey Bishop Show1968-1969TV SeriesHerself
The Jonathan Winters Show1968TV SeriesHerself
The Hollywood Palace1968TV SeriesHerself
Center Stage1967TV Mini-SeriesHerself - Singer
The Danny Kaye Show1966TV SeriesHerself
The Andy Williams Show1962-1966TV SeriesHerself
The Sammy Davis, Jr. Show1966TV SeriesHerself
The Jack Paar Program1965TV SeriesHerself
The Judy Garland Show1963TV SeriesHerself
The Jerry Lewis Show1963TV SeriesHerself
The World of Benny Goodman1963TV MovieHerself
President Kennedy's Birthday Salute1962TV MovieHerself
The Lively Ones1962TV SeriesHerself
The DuPont Show of the Week1961TV SeriesHerself
Summer on Ice1961TV MovieHerself
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall1951-1961TV SeriesHerself
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show1959-1961TV SeriesHerself
The Jo Stafford Show1961TV SeriesHerself
Person to Person1960TV Series documentaryHerself
The Revlon Revue1960TV SeriesHerself
What's My Line?1957-1960TV SeriesHerself - Mystery Guest
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show1957-1960TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Singer
The Big Party1959TV SeriesHerself
The Bing Crosby Show1959TV SeriesHerself
Swing Into Spring!1959TV MovieHerself
The George Gobel Show1958TV SeriesHerself
The Bob Crosby Show1958TV SeriesHerself
The Eddie Fisher Show1958TV SeriesHerself
The Pat Boone-Chevy Showroom1958TV SeriesHerself
The Frank Sinatra Show1957TV SeriesHerself
The Guy Mitchell Show1957TV SeriesHerself
The DuPont Show of the Month1957TV SeriesHerself
The Nat King Cole Show1957TV SeriesHerself - Singer
The Jackie Gleason Show1952-1957TV SeriesHerself - Guest Vocalist / Herself - Guest Hostess / Herself - Guest Host / ...
The Walter Winchell Show1956TV SeriesHerself
The 28th Annual Academy Awards1956TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role & Co-Presenter: Art Direction-Set Decoration Awards
Texaco Star Theatre1953-1956TV SeriesHerself - Singer
Happy New Year1956TV MovieHerself
Producers' Showcase1955TV SeriesHerself
The Colgate Comedy Hour1952-1955TV SeriesHerself - Singer / Herself
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1955TV SeriesHerself
The Dinah Shore Show1954TV SeriesHerself
Caesar's Hour1954TV SeriesHerself
A Star Is Born World Premiere1954TV ShortHerself
The Orchid Award1953TV SeriesHerself
The 25th Annual Academy Awards1953TV SpecialHerself - Performer
Cavalcade of Stars1952TV SeriesHerself - Guest Vocalist
The Paul Whiteman's Goodyear Revue1951-1952TV SeriesHerself
The U.S. Royal Showcase1952TV SeriesHerself
Songs for Sale1951-1952TV SeriesHerself
This Is Show Business1952TV SeriesHerself
The Steve Allen Show1952TV SeriesHerself
Celebrity Time1951TV SeriesHerself
The Ken Murray Show1951TV SeriesHerself
20 Questions1951TV SeriesHerself
The Patricia Bowman Show1951TV SeriesHerself - Guest Host
TV's Top Tunes1951TV SeriesHerself - Regular (1951)
Star of the Family1951TV SeriesHerself
Cavalcade of Bands1951TV SeriesHerself
The Frank Sinatra Show1951TV SeriesHerself - Singer / Sketch Actor
Kreisler Bandstand1951TV SeriesHerself
The Arthur Murray Party1950TV SeriesHerself
The Star-Spangled Revue1950TV MovieHerself
The Ed Wynn Show1949TV SeriesHerself
The Powers Girl1943Herself - Goodman Band Vocalist (uncredited)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dean Martin: That's Amore2001TV MovieHerself
The Nightclub Years2001TV Special documentaryHerself
Petula Clark: This Is My Song2001TV MovieHerself
Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Honor to Us All1998Video short
The Real Las Vegas1996TV Series documentaryHerself
Sinatra Duets1994TV SpecialHerself
The Ladies Sing the Blues1989Herself
Disney Sing-Along-Songs: You Can Fly1988Video shortPeg
Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Heigh-Ho1987Video shortSi Am
Great Performances1985TV SeriesHerself
Disney's Halloween Treat1982VideoSi Am
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1981-1982TV SeriesSi / Am / Herself / ...
Jazz Ball1956TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Nation's Favourite Disney Song2015TV Movie documentaryHerself - Singer
My Music: Songbook Standards - As Time Goes By2015TV Movie
My Music: Starlight Ballroom2015TV MovieHerself
Wogan: The Best Of2015TV SeriesHerself
When Seattle Invented the Future: The 1962 World's Fair2012TV Movie documentaryHerself
My Music: Big Band Vocalists2012TV MovieHerself
My Music: 50s Pop Parade2007TV Movie documentaryHerself
Duet Impossible2006TV SpecialHerself - Performer
American Masters1993-2006TV Series documentaryHerself
Bette Midler Sings the Peggy Lee Songbook2005Video short
Judy Garland Duets2005TV MovieHerself
Peggy Lee: Singing at Her Best2004VideoHerself
Fever: The Music of Peggy Lee2004TV Movie documentaryHerself
9th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2003TV SpecialMemorial tribute
Mwah! The Best of the Dinah Shore Show2003TV Movie documentaryHerself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1960Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameRecordingAwarded on Feb. 8 1960, at 6319 Hollywood Blvd.

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1956OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Actress in a Supporting RolePete Kelly's Blues (1955)
1956Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsBest Female Singer


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#Quote
1On personal power: Some of us just go along... until that marvelous day people stop intimidating us -- or should I say we refuse to let them intimidate us?
2I sang before I could talk.
3On her animated doggie character Peg in Lady and the Tramp (1955): Mamie Eisenhower was our First Lady at the time, and she always wore bangs. The little dog has bangs and her name in the script was Mamie, so Walt [Disney] was afraid someone might think we were being a little less than polite about the First Lady. That's why I have the honor of having the character named after me.
4I loved acting, but my agents never brought me scripts. I was worth a lot more to them on the road.

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Acting professional, comedian and musician that has earned performing nominations from the brand new York …