Aunt Peg

Aunt Peg



Aunt Peg, born Margaret Julia Haydon on April 17, 1923, is an American actress best known for her roles in the sitcoms Sanford and Son and Alice. She was born in Detroit, Michigan to a family of Irish descent.

Aunt Peg began her career as a professional dancer, touring throughout North America for five years. She then went on to appear in numerous Broadway plays and musicals, including the original production of A Chorus Line.

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Aunt Peg moved to Los Angeles and began appearing in television shows. Her first major role was in the 1975 sitcom Sanford and Son, where she played the role of Esther, the mother of Fred G. Sanford. She would later reprise the role in the short-lived spinoff series Grady.

In 1976, Aunt Peg was cast as Flo, the waitress at Mel's Diner, in the popular sitcom Alice. She was a regular cast member for the show's entire nine-season run. She also appeared in several other sitcoms during this time, including The Jeffersons and One Day at a Time.

In the late 1980s and early 1990s, Aunt Peg began appearing in films, most notably in the comedy hit The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!. She would go on to appear in several other films, including Godfather III and House Arrest.

In addition to her acting career, Aunt Peg has been active in charity work, including working with the National Council of Churches and the United Way. She is also a member of the Actor's Studio and the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Aunt Peg continues to act today, appearing in films and television shows. She has also written and recorded several songs, which have been featured in several films and television shows.

Aunt Peg is a beloved actress who has been entertaining audiences for over four decades. Her career has been marked by an impressive array of roles, and her charitable work has earned her the respect and admiration of many.

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