Peggy Connelly is a singer and actress. Connelly was born in Shreveport, Louisiana and raised in Fort Worth, Texas. She had a career as a singer and actress, starting with local dance groups in the Fort Worth-Dallas area. In 1956, she recorded a standard album, Peggy Connelly with Rusell Garcia - That Old Black Magic, for Bethlehem Records, which was reissued by Fresh Sound on Russell Garcia's Wigville Band. She also recorded two albums with The New Christy Minstrels. In 1957, she married Dick Martin. They divorced in the early 1960s. Connelly appeared in The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing, Houseboat, and the Take a Good Look with Ernie Kovacs television show. She moved to Europe in the early 1970s and was active as an artist until the mid-1990s when she, Sarah Tullamore and Wendy Taylor formed a trio called The Jazzberries. Jazzberries played a lot in Paris and all over Europe until they were dissolved in 2000 .
|Birth name||Peggy Lou Connelly|
|Born||September 25, 1931, Shreveport, Louisiana, U.S.|
|Died||June 11, 2007, Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.|
|Associated acts||The Jazzberries, The New Christy Minstrels|
|IMDb||Peggy Connelly's IMDb|
Occasional actress who became known as the wife of Dick Martin. She appeared in the movie The Matchmaker.
She sang in local Dallas productions after high school.
She had brief acting roles in the 1958 films Houseboat and The Matchmaker.
She had one son, Cary, with Dick Martin.
She appeared in the 1958 Cary Grant film Houseboat.
- Texas actresses
- Texas singer
Latest information about Peggy Connelly updated on June 14 2021.