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Peggy Ann Garner ACTOR

Peggy Ann Garner was born on February 3rd, 1932 in Canton, Ohio with the middle name Garner, to William H. and Virginia Garner.  By the age of six with the encouragement from her mother she began participating in summer stock and later relocated to Los Angeles, California with her mother.
Garner began appearing in films soon after her arrival with roles in, "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" (1945), "Junior Miss" (1945), "Home, Sweet Homicide" (1946), "Thunder in the Valley" (1947) and "Daisy Kenyon" (1947).
Garner then decided at the age of twenty to leave Hollywood after having difficulty making the transition from child actor to working in the industry as an adult.  She moved to New York where she began auditioning for Broadway.  She also studied acting at the Actor's Studio and added such stage credits to her resume as, "The Man" (1950), "A Royal Family" (1951) and "Home is the Hero" (1954).
In addition to her film and stage work she was able to get cast in a  variety of television series such as, "Justice", "Kraft Theater", "Alfred Hitchcock Presents", "Naked City", "Bonanza", "Perry Mason", "The Untouchables" and "The Big Valley".  She did make a come back to the film industry with a role in, "A Wedding", in 1978 and her final screen performance was on the television movie, "This Year's Blonde" (1980).
Peggy Ann Garner married three times throughout her lifetime, first to Richard Hayes in 1951 through 1953.  She then married Albert Salmi in 1956 and they had one child together, Catherine Ann who sadly at the age of thirty eight passed away from premature heart disease.  This marriage came to an end in 1963.  Her third husband was Kenyon Foster Brown whom she married in 1964 and yet again another marriage came to an end just four years later.  She never re-married and on October 16th, 1984, Garner passed away at the age of fifty two in Woodland Hills, California after suffering from pancreatic cancer.


1980   This Year's Blonde 

1979   Lou Grant 

1978   Betrayal

1978   A Wedding 

1978   Insight 

1975   This Is the Life

1968   The Big Valley 

1968   Ironside 

1967   Batman 

1966   The Cat

1965   The Outer Limits 

1964   The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

1964   The Eleventh Hour 

1963   The Patriots

1962-1963  The Untouchables

1963   Combat!

1963   Perry Mason

1963   Alcoa Premiere 

1962   Alfred Hitchcock Presents 

1960-1962  Adventures in Paradise 

1962   Have Gun - Will Travel 

1961   Bonanza 

1961   Naked City 

1960   Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond

1960   Tate

1960   Zane Grey Theater

1959   Sunday Showcase 

1959   The Lineup

1959   The United States Steel Hour

1952-1958  Studio One in Hollywood 

1958   G.E. True Theater 

1957-1958  Kraft Theatre

1957   The DuPont Show of the Month 

1955   Stage 7

1955   Climax!

1954-1955  Justice

1955   The Best of Broadway 

1952-1955  Robert Montgomery Presents

1955   Danger

1954   Black Widow

1954   Eight Witnesses

1954   The Black Forest

1953   The Revlon Mirror Theater 

1952   Schlitz Playhouse

1952   Hollywood Opening Night 

1952   Lux Video Theatre 

1951   Teresa

1951   Two Girls Named Smith

1950   The Prudential Family Playhouse

1950   The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre 

1949   The Ford Theatre Hour 

1949   The Lovable Cheat

1949   The Big Cat 

1949   Bomba, the Jungle Boy 

1948   The Sign of the Ram 

1947   Daisy Kenyon

1947   Thunder in the Valley 

1946   Home, Sweet Homicide

1945   Junior Miss 

1945   Nob Hill 

1945   A Tree Grows in Brooklyn 

1944   The Keys of the Kingdom

1943   Jane Eyre

1942   The Pied Piper

1942   Eagle Squadron 

1940   Abe Lincoln in Illinois

1939   Blondie Brings Up Baby

1939   In Name Only 

1938   Little Miss Thoroughbred

Matinee Classics - The Keys of the Kingdom starring Gregory Peck, Thomas Mitchell, Vincent Price, Rose Stradner, Roddy McDowall, Edmund Gwenn, Cedric Hardwicke, Dennis Hoey, Ruth Nelson, Edith Barrett, Peggy Ann Garner, Jane Ball, James Gleason, Anne Revere, Benson Fong, Leonard Strong, Philip Ahn, Arthur Shields, Sara Allgood, Ruth Ford, Richard Loo, H.T. Hsiang, Si-Lan Chen and Eunice Soo-Hoo
Matinee Classics - The Big Cat starring Lon McCallister, Peggy Ann Garner, Preston Foster, Forrest Tucker, Skip Homeier, Sara Haden, Irving Bacon and Gene Reynolds

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