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Peggy Ann Garner’s Credits


Peggy Ann Garner left her imprint on every medium. She is best known for her Oscar-winning portrayal as Francie in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, but that was only one aspect of her exceptional body of work.

Click on any of the links below to go to that section of Peggy Ann’s credits.

Movies
Television
Radio
Plays



Movies

1980:
This Year’s Blonde – Marilyn Monroe’s stepmother

1978:
A Wedding – Candice Ruteledge
Betrayal – Carol Stockwood
Rainbow – MGM teacher


1966:
The Cat – Susan Kilby

1954:
Black Forest – Baron’s Mistress
Black Widow – Nanny Ordway
Eight Witnesses – Helen Hildebrand


1951:
Teresa – Susan

1949:
Bomba, the Jungle Boy – Pat Harland
The Lovable Cheat – Julie Mercadet
The Big Cat – Doris


1948:
The Sign of the Ram – Christine St. Aubyn

1947:
Miracle on 34th Street, trailer – herself
Daisy Kenyon – Rosamund O’Mara
Thunder in the Valley / aka Bob, Son of Battle – Maggie Moore


1946:
Home, Sweet Homicide – Dinah Carstairs

1945:
Junior Miss – Judy Graves
Nob Hill – Katie Flanagan
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn – Francie Nolan


1944:
The Keys of the Kingdom – Nora, as a child
Jane Eyre – Jane Eyre, as a child
The Chastitute – Maria, as a child


1942:
The Pied Piper – Sheila Cavanaugh
Eagle Squadron – child


1940:
Abe Lincoln in Illinois / aka Spirit of the People – little girl

1939:
In Name Only – Ellen Eden
Blondie Brings Up Baby – Melinda Mason


1938:
Little Miss Thoroughbred – praying child

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Television

Series:
1953:
Leave It to the Girls – Panelist

1951, Jan. 20 to Sept. 22:
Two Girls Named Smith – Babs Smith


Guest Appearances:
1983:
The Love Boat

1982:
Hollywood’s Children – herself

1980:
General Hospital

1979:
Lou Grant, “Kids” – Dixie Collins

1978:
The 50th Annual Academy Awards – herself
Insight
The Merv Griffin Show – herself


1977:
Police Woman – probation officer

1975:
This Is the Life, episode Apr. 13, 1975

1970:
The Dating Game – herself

1968:
The Big Valley, “The Prize” – Mrs. Whittaker
Ironside, “Price Tag: Death”


1967:
Batman, “Ring Around the Riddler” – Betsy Boldface

1966:
The Patty Duke Show, “A Visit From Uncle Jed”

1965:
The Outer Limits, “The Probe” – Amanda Frank

1964:
The Man From U.N.C.L.E., “The Project Strigas Affair” – Anne Donfield
The Eleventh Hour, “Who Chopped Down the Cherry Tree?”


1963:
The Hallmark Hall of Fame, “The Patriots” – Patsy Jefferson Randolph
The Untouchables, “The Giant Killer” – Barbara Sultan
Combat!, “Off Limits” – Nurse Lt. Amelia Marsh
Perry Mason, “The Case of Constant Doyle” – Letty Arthur


1962:
Alcoa Premiere, “Impact of an Execution” – Bernice
The Untouchables / aka The Seekers, “Elegy” – Margaret Radick / Margaret Wilson
Alfred Hitchcock Presents, “Victim Four” – Madeline Drake
Adventures in Paradise, “Build My Gallows Low” – Lorrie Hamilton
Have Gun, Will Travel, “Dream Girl” – Ginger


1961:
Bonanza, “The Rival” – Cameo
Naked City, “Button in the Haystack”, with husband Albert Salmi – Edie Baker


1960:
One Step Beyond, “Tonight at 12:17” – Laura Perkins
Adventures in Paradise, “Once Around the Circuit” – Deborah Baxter
Tate, “Stopover” – Julie
Dick Powell’s Zane Grey Theater, “Deception” – Sarah


1959:
Sunday Showcase, “The Practical Dreamer”
The Lineup, “Thrills”
The U.S. Steel Hour, “We Wish on the Moon”


1958:
Westinghouse Studio One in Hollywood, “Man Under Glass”, with husband Albert Salmi
G.E. Theatre, “The Unfamiliar”
Kraft Theatre, “The Velvet Trap”


1957:
Dupont Show of the Month, “Beyond This Place”
Kraft Television Theatre, “The Killer Instinct”


1955:
Stage 7, “The Time of Day” – Miranda
Westinghouse Studio One, “Strange Companion” – Jenny
Climax!, “The First and the Last”
Best of Broadway, “Stage Door”
Robert Montgomery Presents, “Deadline”
Danger, “Precinct Girl”
Who Said That?, quiz show
Justice, “Shadow of Terror”


1954:
Robert Montgomery Presents, “Once Upon a Time”
Justice, “Edge of Fear”


1953:
Revlon Mirror Theatre, “A Reputation”
Leave It To The Girls
Suspense, “The Runaway”


1952:
Schlitz Playhouse of Stars, “Mr. Thayer”
Westinghouse Studio One, “Plan for Escape” – Honey Weber / Frances Westing
Hollywood Opening Night, “Somebody I Know”
Hollywood Opening Night, “Terrible Tempered Tolliver”
Lux Video Theatre, “The Orchard”
Lux Video Theatre, “Salad Days”
Robert Montgomery Presents, “Claire Ambler”


1951:
The Toast of the Town – herself
Celebrity Time, quiz show
Penthouse Party
The Kate Smith Hour – herself, with husband Richard Hayes


1950:
Prudential Family Playhouse, “The Man” – Ruth
Prudential Family Playhouse, “Call It A Day”
Chevrolet Tele-Theatre, “Once to Every Boy”


1949:
Ford Theatre Hour, “Little Women” – Beth March

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Radio

1951:
Somerset Maugham Theater, “Raw Material”

1950:
Salute to Bing Crosby
Meet Me In St. Louis, “The Suffragettes”
The MGM Theater of the Air, “Young Ideas”
Theater Guild on the Air, “National Velvet”


1948:
Family Theater, “The World of David Lee”

1947:
Reader’s Digest Radio Edition, “Sunny, the Spirit of ‘76”
The Screen Guild Theatre, “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn”
March of Dimes, broadcast from the White House in Washington D.C.


1946:
Cavalcade of America, “That Powell Girl”
The Screen Guild theatre, “Junior Miss”
Hollywood Star Time, “Junior Miss”
Hollywood Star Time, “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn”
The Eddie Canter Show
Silver Theater, “My Father and I”


1945:
Command Performance, “Frankie and the Kids”
This Is My Best, “This Is Violet”


1939:
Lux Radio Theatre, “In Name Only”

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Plays

1962:
Write Me a Murder – Tour
Watch the Birdie! – Tour


1955-56:
Bus Stop – National tour
John Loves Mary – Alcazar Theatre, San Francisco


1954:
Home Is the Hero – Theatre Guild
The Moon is Blue


1953:
The Youngest – Tour
The Moon is Blue – Summer stock
John Loves Mary – Summer stock
Debut – The Empress Playhouse, St. Louis
The Pick-Up Girl – The Empress Playhouse, St. Louis


1952:
First Lady – City Center Theater, Broadway

1951:
The Royal Family – City Center Theater, Broadway

1950:
The Man – Fulton Theatre, Broadway

1949:
Peg o’ My Heart – Summer stock tour

1948:
The Pick-Up Girl – Tour
Kiss and Tell


1937:
Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch – Summer stock, Olney Theatre

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Plain Beautiful: The Life of Peggy Ann Garner, by Sandra Grabman, is available in both print and audio formats. Read by the author herself, the unabridged audiobook runs 6 hours and 6 minutes.


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