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Peggy Wood

Peggy Wood

Name - Mary Margaret Wood

Date Of Birth - 9th February 1892

Parents - Newspaper columnist who encouraged her musical ambitions

Birthplace - Brooklyn, New York (USA)

Death - 18th March 1978 (aged 86). She died of a cerebral haemorrhage in Stamford, Connecticut (USA).

Jobs - In the Chorus in 'Naughty Marietta' - 1910
'Vera Steinway' in 'The Three Romeos - 1911
'Valerie' in 'The Lady of the Slipper' - 1912 - 1913
'Nanette' in 'Mlle Modiste - 1913
'Gilette' in 'The Madcap Duchess - 1913 - 1914
'Elsie Workingson' in 'Hello Broadway' - 1914 - 1915
'Young America' - 1915
'Peggy' in 'Love O'Mike' - 1917
'Ottillie Van Zandt' in 'Maytime' - 1917 - 1918
'Julie' in 'Buddies' - 1919-1920
'Mlle Majolaine Lachesnais' in 'Majolaine' - 1922
'Antoinette Allen' in 'The Clinging Vine' - 1922-1923
'Marie Duquesne' in 'The Bride' - 1924
'Candida' in 'Candida' - 1925
'Lady Percy' in 'King Henry 1V Part 1' - 1926
'Clarissa' in 'A Lady in Love' - 1927
'Portia' in 'The Merchant of Venice' - 1928
'Anne Russel' in 'A Play Without a Name' - 1928 - 1929
'Marguerite Langdon' in 'A Saturday Night' - 1933
'Jaqueline' in 'Best Sellers' - 1933
'Rosalinde' in 'Champagne Sec' - 1933 - 1934
'Handy Andy' - 1934 (screen)
'Jennifer Lawrence' in 'Birthday' - 1934-1935
'Jalna' - 1935 (screen)
'Secretary' in 'A Star is Born' - 1937 (screen)
'Call It A Day' - 1937 (screen)
'Liz Quis' in 'Miss Quis' - 1940 Wood co-wrote this play
'Mrs Foresight' in 'Love For Love' - 1940
'Mildred Watson Dave' in 'Old Acquaintance' - 1940 - 1941
Authored her biography 'How Young You Look' - 1941 Update printed 'Arts and Flowers' in 1963
'Ruth' in 'Blithe Spirit' - 1943
'The Housekeepers Daughter' - 1946 (screen)
'The Bride Wore Boots' - 1946 (screen)'Magnificent Doll' - 1946 (screen) 'Dream Girl' - 1948 (screen)
'Clara Graves' in 'The Happiest Years' - 1949
'Mama' in 'I Remember Mama' - 1949 (screen)
'Mrs George Collins' in 'Getting Married' - 1951
'Donna Lucia D'Alvadorez' in 'Charleys Aunt' - 1953 - 1954
'Voice of Goddess Kali' in 'Transposed Heads' - 1958
'Aunt Hettie' in 'The Girls in 509' - 1958 - 1959
'Hera' in 'Rape of the Belt' - 1960
'Naomi' in 'The Story of Ruth' - 1960 (screen)
'Mother Abbess' in 'The Sound of Music' - 1965 (screen)
She also wrote a biography of John Drew called 'A Splendid Gypsy', a novel called 'The Star Wagon'.
'Dr. Kate Nolan' in 'One Life' - 1969 (screen)

Peggy Wood Marriage - John V A Weaver 1924 - 1938. Poet and writer with whom Wood had one child. Weaver died in 1973 of tuberculosis.
Will Walling 1946 - 1973. Walling worked in the printing business and he and Wood had one child together.

Interesting Facts - Throughout filming 'The Sound of Music' Peggy Wood was one of the crowd at the Bristol Hotel that would spend their evenings singing and drinking Dom Perignon Champagne while listening to Christopher Plummer play piano. Charmian Carr was also in that crowd!

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