Peggy Lipton, Actress in TV’s ‘Mod Squad,’ ‘Twin Peaks,’ Dies at 72

Tommaso Boddi
Peggy Lipton
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Previously married to composer and record producer Quincy Jones, Lipton was the mother of actress Rashida Jones.

Actress Peggy Lipton, known for Mod Squad and Twin Peaks, has died at the age of 72. She was reportedly suffering from colon cancer.

Previously married to composer and record producer Quincy Jones, Lipton was the mother of Rashida Jones.

The Los Angeles Times was first to report the news after Rashida and sister Kidada informed the newspaper of Lipton’s death. “She made her journey peacefully with her daughters and nieces by her side, said the daughters in statement to The Times. “We feel so lucky every moment we spent with her.”

Born in New York City in 1946, Lipton began her acting career in television in 1965, appearing in Bewitched and The Magical World of Disney, among many other shows. She gained recognition in Mod Squad, taking on the role of Julie Barnes from 1968 — 1973. During that time, Lipton was nominated for four Golden Globe awards and won in 1971.

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Published on May 12, 2019 at 7:46 am by boredop

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May 12, 2019 - 8:39 pm

Thor God of Thunder

She was a very beautiful person. I met her and swooned and she handled it gracefully lol. Rest in Peace lovely girl.


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