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Peggie Castle (December 22, 1927 – August 11, 1973) was an American actress who specialized in playing the "other woman" in B-movies. She was also billed under the names Peggy Castle and Peggie Call.


Born Peggy Blair in Appalachia, Virginia, Castle was discovered by a talent scout while eating in a restaurant in Beverly Hills. She appeared in such films as Payment on Demand, 99 River Street, I, the Jury, Invasion U.S.A., and Arrivederci Roma. Castle then moved to television, where she played the major character Lily Merrill in the television western series Lawman from 1959 to 1962.

Personal life and death

Castle retired from acting after she married director William McGarry in 1964; she was married four times overall. She subsequently became an alcoholic and died at the age of forty-five of cirrhosis of the liver.

For her contribution to the television industry, Peggie Castle has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6230 Hollywood Boulevard.



1947 When a Girl's Beautiful "Koko" Glayde Credited as Peggy Call

Bury Me Dead Bit Uncredited

1949 Mr. Belvedere Goes to College Jean Auchincloss Uncredited

1950 Outside the Wall Waitress Uncredited

Woman in Hiding Waitress Uncredited

Buccaneer's Girl Cleo

I Was a Shoplifter Telephone operator Uncredited

Shakedown Hat Check Girl

1951 Payment on Demand Diana Ramsey

Air Cadet Pat

The Prince Who Was a Thief Princess Yasmin

Bright Victory Eleanor Uncredited

The Golden Horde Lailee

1952 Harem Girl Princess Shareen

Wagons West Ann Wilkins

Invasion U.S.A. Carla Sanford

1953 Cow Country Melba Sykes

Son of Belle Starr Julie Wren

I, the Jury Charlotte Manning

99 River Street Pauline Driscoll

1954 The White Orchid Kathryn Williams

Overland Pacific Ann Dennison

The Long Wait Venus

The Yellow Tomahawk Katherine "Kate" Bolden

Jesse James' Women Waco Gans

1955 Finger Man Gladys Baker

Tall Man Riding Reva

Two-Gun Lady Karen Marshall (alias Kate Masters) Credited as Peggy Castle

Target Zero Ann Galloway

1956 Miracle in the Rain Millie Kranz

Quincannon – Frontier Scout Maylene Mason

The Oklahoma Woman Marie "Oklahoma" Saunders

1957 The Counterfeit Plan Carole Bernard

Hell's Crossroads Paula Collins

Beginning of the End Audrey Aimes

Back from the Dead Mandy Hazelton Anthony

1958 Arrivederci Roma Carol Ralston


1952–1953 Fireside Theater Ann 2 episodes

1956 The Millionaire Candy Caldwell 1 episode

Four Star Playhouse Molly Barry 1 episode

Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater Charity 1 episode

1956–1957 Cheyenne Mary "Mississippi" Brown

Amy Gordon 2 episodes

1957 Conflict Lila Prescott 1 episode

Gunsmoke Nita Tucker 1 episode

Perry Mason Sally Fenner 1 episode

1958 Frontier Justice Charity 1 episode

The Texan Charlotta Rivera 1 episode

77 Sunset Strip Valerie Stacey 1 episode

1958–1959 The Restless Gun Amity Hobbs

Fern Foster 2 episodes

1959 World of Giants 1 episode

1959–1962 Lawman Lily 32 episodes

1966 The Virginian Melissa 1 episode










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