Virginia Gregg

Born Mar 6, 1916

Virginia Gregg was an American actress best known for her many roles in radio dramas. Born in Harrisburg, Illinois, she was the daughter of musician Dewey Alphaleta (née Todd) and businessman Edward William Gregg.

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1916 Birth Born on March 6, 1916.


1937 21 Years Old Before going into radio, Gregg played the double bass with the Pasadena Symphony and Pops. She was a member of the Singing Strings group heard initially on KHJ in Los Angeles, California, in 1937 and later on CBS and Mutual. … Read More


1948 32 Years Old Gregg married producer Jaime del Valle in 1948, (Another source says October 15, 1947, in Las Vegas, Nevada.) and they had three children, Gregg, Jaime, and Ricardo. They were divorced December 22, 1959. … Read More
1954 38 Years Old …  Jack Webb used her in dozens of roles on both the radio and TV versions of the show, as well as in the 1954 film version of Dragnet. … Read More


1958 42 Years Old Gregg also played non-recurring character roles in four episodes of the long-running CBS series Perry Mason, including the 1958 episode, "The Case of the Cautious Coquette," and "The Case of the Pathetic Patient" from 1961.


1967 51 Years Old Gregg supplied the voice of "Mrs. Bates" in Psycho as did Jeanette Nolan and Paul Jasmin, all uncredited. Only Gregg did the voice in the sequels Psycho II and Psycho III. She voiced "Tarra" on the 1967 animated TV series, The Herculoids.


1981 65 Years Old She reprised that role when the series was revived in 1981 as part of the Space Stars animated series.
1986 71 Years Old Gregg died from lung cancer in Encino, California, September 15, 1986, aged 70. … Read More
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