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Peggy Lee
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Age 81
Birthday 26 May, 1920
Birthplace Jamestown, North Dakota
Died 21 January, 2002
Place of Death Bel Air, Los Angeles, California
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Nationality American
Occupation Singer
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Peggy Lee (born Norma Deloris Egstrom; May 26, 1920 – January 21, 2002) was an American jazz and popular music singer, songwriter, composer and actress, in a career spanning six decades. From her beginning as a vocalist on local radio to singing with Benny Goodman's big band, she forged a sophisticated persona, evolving into a multi-faceted artist and performer. She wrote music for films, acted, and created conceptual record albums—encompassing poetry, jazz, chamber pop, and art songs.

Filmography

355 Credits »
2002 Hudson & Halls -
1971 Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law Jenny Rush
1966 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. Packer Jo
1963 Big Night Out -
1955 Lady and the Tramp Darling, Si, Am, ...
1955 Pete Kelly's Blues Rose Hopkins
1954 Shower of Stars Mary Rigley
1954 Red Skelton Revue Guest Vocalist, Two-Gun Nellie
1953 G.E. True Theater Natalia Cory
1952 The Jazz Singer Judy Lane
1952 The Jackie Gleason Show Guest Jazz, Pop Vocalist, Guest Vocalist

Songs

1,236 Songs »
RankTitleYear*
1 Fever 2014
2 Winter Wonderland 2011
3 I'm A Woman 1963
4 Black Coffee 1963
5 He's A Tramp 1963
6 Big Spender 1963
7 Bali Ha'i 2013
8 A Doodlin' Song
9 Happy Holiday 2011
10 It's A Good Day 2002
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)

Quotes

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"I sang before I could talk."

Awards

2 Awards »
Nominated for 2 Awards

In The News

33 Stories »

Lists

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