Diana Serra Cary, the child silent film star known by the nickname Baby Peggy, died on Monday in Gustine, Calif. She was 101. Born on October 29, 1918 as Peggy Jean Montgomery, Cary began her ...
Diana Serra Cary (born Peggy-Jean Montgomery; October 26, 1918 – February 24, 2020), known as Baby Peggy, was an American silent movie actress, author, and historian. Cary was one of the last surviving actors from the silent movie area.
Feb 24, 2020 · Diana Serra Cary, the silent film sensation known as Baby Peggy whose career in Hollywood came to a crashing halt when she was the ripe old age of 6, has died. She was 101.
Feb 24, 2020 · Post-films, Cary would marry twice (her second marriage to Robert Cary lasted until his death in 2001) and go by the name Diana Serra Cary, hoping to distance herself from the Baby Peggy image. She worked as a radio writer, publisher, and historian.
Diana Serra Cary best known as Baby Peggy was an American child film actress, vaudevillian, author, and also a silent film historian. She was born Peggy-Jean Montgomery on October 29, 1918 and was active in her acting career from 1921 to 1938.
She converted and soon found an opportunity to run the Serra Mission Gift Shop in Santa Barbara, CA…a few hours away from Los Angeles. On the advice of a Father at the mission, Peggy told no one of her movie past and eventually adopted the name Diana Serra Cary. The name she still uses today.
At the age of 5, Diana Serra Cary, better known as child superstar Baby Peggy, was a self-made multimillionaire, the star of nearly 150 shorts and three feature films. At 7, she was blacklisted ...
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In her autobiography, Diana Serra Cary confirms that her real name was in fact Peggy-Jean, and that the suggestion of the name Margaret was rejected by her parents. Interviewed in "Growing Up on the Set: Interviews with 39 Former Child Actors of Classic Film and Television" by Tom Goldrup and Jim Goldrup (McFarland, 2002).
Nov 30, 2015 · Diana Serra Cary was one of the silent era’s biggest stars, a greatly loved child actor who went by the name Baby Peggy. One of the many remarkable things about 97-year-old Cary is that she ...
Mar 02, 2020 · As an adult she changed her name to Diana Serra Cary, and became a well renowned author and historian. As an adult Cary converted to Catholicism, taking the name Serra in honor of Father Serra. When Diana passed away she left behind many final expenses. She was a multimillionaire by 6 and it was lost before she was 10.