Peggy McCay

American actress Peggy McCay

Peggy Ann McCay is an American actress whose career began in 1949, and includes soap operas, television, and feature films. She is best known for playing Caroline Brady, a role she originated and has played since February 1983 on the long-running NBC drama, Days of our Lives.
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Peggy McCay, ‘Days of Our Lives’ star, dead at 90
Fox News - 6 days
Peggy McCay, the Emmy-winning actress best known for her role as Caroline Brady on the NBC Soap Opera “Days of Our Lives,” died Sunday. She was 90.
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My Top 10 Daytime Emmy photos
CNN - over 5 years
Some of my favorite photos from the red carpet at the Daytime Emmys. Cady McClain, Heather Roop, Lindsay Hartley, Sal Stowers, Denyse Tontz (All My Children)   Doug Davidson (The Young and The Restless, Lead Actor winner)   Julie Berman (General Hospital, Supporting Actress winner)   Photobombing Peggy McCay (Days Of Our Lives, nominee)   Cady McClain (All My Children, previous two time winner)   Rob Wilson (The Price Is Right, All My Children)   Scott Clifton (The Bold and The Beautiful, Supporting Actor winner)   Chad Duell/Kristen Alderson (General Hospital, Younger Actress winner)   Chrishell Stause (Formerly on All My Children, soon to be on Days Of Our Lives)   Jen Lilley (Formerlly on General Hospital, soon to be on Days Of Our Lives)
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Thesps urge probe into SAG foreign tax revs - Variety
Google News - about 7 years
17 missive include former SAG president Ed Asner, veteran thesps Michael Bell and Peggy McCay, guild activist Michelle Santopietro and screenwriter William Richert ("Winter Kills"). A spokesman for the Dept. of Labor confirmed to Daily Variety that the
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Perry Mason Episodes - Screen Junkies
Google News - about 7 years
... in that it features three guns in the plot. Perry is famous for juggling guns and confusing the police regarding which one is the real murder weapon. It this case he gets to do it in triplicate as he saves guest star Peggy McCay from a murder rap
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No sisterly love on 'Love of Life' - Jackson Clarion Ledger
Google News - about 7 years
Peggy McCay and Jean McBride played the original Van and Meg. A Love of Life website pointed out that the serial focused on the internecine struggles between sisters. One historian, LaGuardia, wrote, "Van and Meg were at loggerheads
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Female Celebrities To Help Build Affordable Housing - Look To The Stars
Google News - over 7 years
... Sarah Drew (Grey's Anatomy), as well as Days of Our Lives stars Arianne Zucker, Camila Banus, Kate Mansi, Louise Sorel, Peggy McCay and Tamara Braun. Also taking part will be Bold & the Beautiful stars Adrianne Frantz, Ashley Jones and Heather Tom,
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Sitcom And Soap Stars To Swing Hammers At Habitat WE Build Event - KHTS Radio
Google News - over 7 years
Other personalities scheduled to take part in the effort are Arianne Zucker, Camila Banus, Kate Mansi, Louise Sorel, Peggy McCay and Tamara Braun of “Days of Our Lives” and Adrienne Frantz, Ashley Jones, Heather Tom, Hunter Tylo, Jennifer Gareis and
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'Cheers' and 'L.A. Law' Top the 43d Annual Emmy Awards
NYTimes - about 27 years
"Cheers" was the big winner in the 43d Annual Prime-Time Emmy Awards Sunday night, with four Emmys, for best comedy series, actress, supporting actress and director. The show, NBC's nine-year-old barroom comedy, also won its series category in 1983, 1984 and 1989. Colleen Dewhurst was given a posthumous Emmy Award as outstanding guest actress in a
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'Cheers' and 'L.A. Law' Top Emmys
NYTimes - about 27 years
"Cheers" was the big winner in the 43d Annual Prime-Time Emmy Awards tonight, picking up four Emmys, for best comedy series, actress, supporting actress and director. "I said we were good, but now we're venerable I guess," said the series's director, co-creator and co-executive producer, James Burrows, who also won the comedy directing trophy. "I
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Peggy McCay
  • 1986
    Age 54
    She was nominated for Daytime Emmy Awards in 1986 and 1987, and in 1991 won a Primetime Emmy Award for her guest starring role on The Trials of Rosie O'Neill as Irene Hayes in the episode "State of Mind".
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  • 1983
    Age 51
    First appearing on the program in February 1983, she signed a long-term contract with the serial in 1985 and has appeared on a regular basis ever since.
  • 1966
    Age 34
    When the show went off the air in 1966, she was written into the storyline on ABC's General Hospital (as Iris Fairchild) until 1970.
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  • 1964
    Age 32
    She returned to daytime television in 1964 as a leads on ABC's The Young Marrieds.
  • 1963
    Age 31
    In 1963 she made a guest appearance on CBS's Perry Mason in "The Case of the Skeleton's Closet".
  • 1962
    Age 30
    In 1962, McCay starred in the feature film, Lad, A Dog.
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    She appeared in four feature films in the late 1950s before landing a lead role in 1962 in the television series Room for One More as Anna Perrott Rose, who had written a memoir about her family life as a foster mother.
  • 1955
    Age 23
    After four years, she left in 1955 to pursue other options.
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  • 1951
    Age 19
    McCay accepted her first major role as the heroine Vanessa Dale on the soap opera Love of Life, which premiered in 1951.
  • 1949
    Age 17
    The Manhattan-born McCay was the only child of Michael McCay, a construction company owner who specialized in building schools, and his wife, Cathryn (or Catherine) McCay. She attended St. Walburga's Convent School and Barnard College, graduating from the latter in June 1949.
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  • 1927
    Age -5
    Born on November 3, 1927.
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