Katey Sagal

Actress + Singer-songwriter
Born Jan 19, 1954

Catherine Louise "Katey" Sagal is an American actress and singer-songwriter. She first achieved widespread fame as Peggy Bundy on the long-running Fox comedy series Married... with Children, for which she was nominated for four Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress in a Comedy Television Series and two American Comedy Awards during the show's run.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Katey Sagal.


1954 Birth Born on January 19, 1954.


1971 17 Years Old Sagal attended from California Institute of the Arts and began her acting career in Hollywood, appearing in several made for TV movies between 1971 and 1975, including a small role as a receptionist in the Columbo installment "Candidate for Crime" (directed by her father). … Read More


1975 21 Years Old …  Sagal's mother, Sara Zwilling, was a singer who died of heart disease in 1975; her father, Boris Sagal, was a Ukrainian-born director who died in 1981 in an accident on the set of the television movie World War III. … Read More
1978 24 Years Old Sagal was married to musician Freddie Beckmeier from 1978 to 1981 and drummer Jack White from 1993 to 2000.


1991 37 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1991, while working on Married... with Children, Sagal learned that she was pregnant. … Read More


1994 40 Years Old One after-effect of Sagal's having lost her stillborn daughter was that the tragedy inspired her to write the lyrics for "(You) Can't Hurry the Harvest". She recorded this selection on her debut album, Well, which was released in April 1994.
1998 44 Years Old After the end of Married... with Children, several more television films followed; she also contributed to the children's cartoon Recess as the voice of Spinelli's mother. In 1998, Matt Groening cast her as the purple-haired, cyclopian spaceship captain, Leela, in his science fiction animated comedy Futurama. … Read More
2000 46 Years Old 1 More Event
She starred in the short-lived NBC sitcom Tucker in 2000.
2002 48 Years Old She was cast as the wife of John Ritter in the sitcom 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter in 2002. … Read More


2004 50 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2004, she married Kurt Sutter.
2005 51 Years Old In 2005, she made four appearances on Lost as Helen Norwood.
2007 53 Years Old In 2007, she had a role in the season finale of The Winner as Glen Abbot's former, and Josh's current, teacher, with whom Glen has his first sexual experience.
2008 54 Years Old In 2008, she appeared in four episodes of the short-lived series Eli Stone.
2009 55 Years Old 1 More Event
In January 2009, Sagal reunited with her TV son David Faustino (Bud Bundy from Married... with Children) for an episode of Faustino's show Star-ving. … Read More
2010 56 Years Old In 2010, she returned to the stage in Randy Newman's musical Harps & Angels. … Read More
2013 59 Years Old In 2013, Sagal had a cameo on Glee as Nancy Abrams, Artie Abrams' mother. … Read More


2014 60 Years Old On September 9, 2014, Sagal received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on which most of the Married with Children cast - including Ed O'Neill, Christina Applegate and David Faustino - were present to celebrate the actor's recognition.
Both Katey and Norman also acknowledged when Norman received the 2016 Achievement in Television eXcellence award that she was not only his goddaughter, but that he was also the one who had introduced her parents. … Read More
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