Peggie Castle Biography
Birthday: December 22, 1927 (Capricorn)
Born In: Appalachia, Virginia, United States
Peggie Castle, also known as Peggy Castle and Peggie Call, was a yesteryear American actress best remembered for portraying the "other woman" in B-movies. She commenced her acting career with the radio soap opera ‘Today's Children’. She signed a seven-year contract with Universal-International after being discovered by a talent scout in a Beverly Hills restaurant. Her film debut happened with the comedy, music romance film ‘When a Girl's Beautiful’. Over the years, she mostly played somebody's "woman" rather than a girlfriend in B-grade action movies, dramas or westerns. These include ‘Jesse James' Women’, ‘The Prince Who Was a Thief’, ‘Wagons West’ and ‘Harem Girl’. However she also played other roles breaking the stereotype in films like ‘Miracle in the Rain’, ‘The White Orchid’, ‘99 River Street’ and ‘Payment on Demand’. Castle forayed into television in the 1950s and guest featured in many series including ‘Fireside Theater’, ‘The Restless Gun’ and ‘77 Sunset Strip’. One of her most memorable portrayals was that of saloon owner Lily Merrill in the American western television series ‘Lawman’ that marked her first continuing series. Castle received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.