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Peggy Cosgrave Biography ((?)-)
Born June 23, in San Mateo, CA; daughter of John (in real estate) and Beryl Marie (a secretary; maiden name, Seeley) Cosgrave. Addresses: AGENTS--Kenny Kaplan and David Kolander, Agency for the Performing Arts, 888 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019.
Favorite roles: Chick in Crimes of the Heart, Stella Mae in Come Back to theFive and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean, Charlotte Wallace in Beyond Therapy, and Cathleen in Long Day's Journey into Night. Among her other credits, PeggyCosgrave also provided the voiceover narration for the ABC-TV network's soapopera update, Sneak Preview.
- Birth Details
- June 23,
- San Mateo, California, United States
Credits; STAGE APPEARANCES
- STAGE DEBUT--Cathleen, Long Day's Journey into Night, Hartke Theatre, Washington, DC, 1971.
- OFF-BROADWAY DEBUT--Stella Mae, Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean, Hudson Guild Theatre, 1980.
- BROADWAY DEBUT--Clelia Waldgrave, The Nerd, Helen Hayes Theatre, 1987, for 190 performances.
- Saunders, Fallen Angels, Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn, NJ, 1977.
- Hannah Mae, A Coupla White Chicks Sitting Around Talking, Cincinnati Playhouse-in-the-Park, Cincinnati, OH, 1982.
- Jane, Fallen Angels, Coconut Grove Playhouse, Coconut Grove, FL, 1982.
- Zelda Spearman, Fugue, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1986.
- Mrs. Hedges, Born Yesterday, 46th Street Theatre, New York City, 1989.
- Also appeared in Straight Up and The Importance of Being Earnest, both PAF Playhouse, Huntington Station, NY, 1975; Sally's Gone, She Left Her Name, Center Stage, Baltimore, MD, 1980; Holiday, Long Wharf Theatre, 1982; as Charlotte Wallace, Beyond Therapy, Berkshire Theatre Festival, Stockbridge, MA; Chick, Crimes of the Heart.
- Lorraine Sheldon, The Man Who Came to Dinner; Jessie, 'night Mother; Mrs.West, Member of the Wedding; Aggie, Love Gifts; Reba Speldine,A Visit to a Small Planet; Eunice Hubble, A Streetcar Named Desire; MAJOR TOURS Hilary, Tribute, U.S. cities, 1980.
- Hannah Mae, A Coupla White Chicks Sitting Around Talking, U.S.
- cities, 1982.
- Also Cathleen, Long Day's Journey into Night, U.S. cities; Rosemary, Eccentricities of a Nightingale, U.S. cities; Mae, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, U.S. cities; Kitty, The Royal Family, U.S. cities; Saunders, Fallen Angels, U.S. cities; Blanche, Romantic Comedy, U.S. cities; Florrie, Supporting Cast, U.S. cities; Maxine and Megan, 84 Charing Cross Road, U.S. cities; and The Dining Room, U.S. cities.
Credits; FILM APPEARANCES
- Ticket agent, Penn and Teller Get Killed, Warner Brothers, 1989.
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