Maggie Peterson

Born Oct 1, 1941

Maggie Peterson Mancuso is an American television actress. The youngest of four children, Maggie was born to Arthur and Tressa Hill Peterson. Her father was a doctor and her mother a homemaker. She is best known for playing Charlene Darling on The Andy Griffith Show. She also played the character of Doris in the episode "A Girl for Goober" (1968).… Read More

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1941 Birth Born on October 1, 1941.


1954 12 Years Old In 1954, at a Capitol Records convention, Dick Linke (manager of Andy Griffith and Jim Nabors) heard Maggie singing and was so impressed with her, he encouraged her to come to New York, so in 1958, after graduating high school, Maggie and the group did just that. … Read More


1968 26 Years Old 1 More Event
…  She also appeared in the 1968 film An Angel in My Pocket and in The Great Race with Tony Curtis, Jack Lemon, Peter Falk, and Natalie Wood as a saloon singer who opely flirts with the Tony Curtis character ("Welcome to Huracho, Honey!"). … Read More


1986 44 Years Old Aside from the The Andy Griffith Show, she also appeared on other TV shows such as Love American Style, Green Acres, Gomer Pyle USMC, and The Odd Couple. She also appeared in the 1986 movie Return to Mayberry.
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