'Plain Beautiful' by Sandra Grabman


Who On Earth



Albert Salmi

Peggy Ann

Pat Buttram

No Retakes!

Lloyd Nolan


“‘Impossible’ is
Just a
Frame of Mind”

“A Book That’s
Meant to Be”

“A Day in the
Life of a

“Problems Are
for Creativity”

“It’s Not
All Bad, Folks”


“House of Esther”

Plain Beautiful Biography Credits Fan Forum DVDs

The tragedy of Peggy Ann Garner’s life is that
she was told from early childhood that she was “plain” –
and she believed it.

Peggy Ann Garner

That was a lie.

Peggy Ann Garner

Peggy Ann was a beautiful child

who later blossomed into a lovely lady

Peggy Ann Garner

On February 2, 2005, BearManor Media published Plain Beautiful: The Life of Peggy Ann Garner. In addition to offering a complete listing of her work, this biography also includes details of her complex relationship to her determined mother . . .

Peggy Ann Garner

Peggy Ann Garner

Peggy’s triumphs . . .

her three marriages . . .

Peggy Ann Garner
Catherine Ann Salmi

the tragic story of her only child, Catherine Ann Salmi . . .

Peggy Ann’s untimely death and the grandchildren she never knew.

NOTE: The whereabouts of Peggy’s diaries, letters, and Oscar are unknown. If you have any information about them, please contact the author, Sandra Grabman, at srgrabman@cableone.net.

Find out more about Peggy Ann Garner here:

Peggy’s page on IMDb
Peggy’s TV film schedule
Peggy’s Yahoo group, established by Peggy fan Celia Foster
Elizabeth’s Reel Classics
Classic Movie Kids
TV Tome
Young Hollywood Hall of Fame

Tune into Sandra’s YouTube channel for a video about Plain Beautiful: The Life of Peggy Ann Garner:

Plain Beautiful: The Life of Peggy Ann Garner, by Sandra Grabman, is available through these on-line booksellers:

BearManor Media
Cover Out
Amazon US