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radio director , writer , Actress , radio producer

Peggy Webber, American actress, radio director, radio producer, writer. Founder, president California Artists Radio Theatre Non-profit Corporation, artistic director; Member of Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters (former board directors), Actors Equity Association.

Background

Webber, Peggy was born on September 15, 1925 in Laredo, Texas, United States. Daughter of Mathew Edward and Margaret Ann (Pierce) Weber.

Education

Student, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1942-1944;Associate of Arts, CUESTA, 1973;student, California Polytechnic U.

Career

Her screen debut came in the 1946 film Her Adventurous Night. One of her most notable roles came in the 1956 movie The Wrong Man, directed by Alfred Hitchcock. In 1979, she played many characters on Sears Radio Theater.

Achievements

  • She is the founder of California Artists Radio Theatre.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Actor(writer, director, producer): (television series) Treasures of Literature (Outstanding Production award Academy television Arts and Sciences, 1948, 1949). Author (director, producer): California Artists Radio Theatre Series, (National Public Radio series) Mysteries in the Air, 1987—2002. Actor: over 8,000 network radio broadcasts, and 300 national television telecasts.

      (films) Orson Welles' Macbeth, Hitchcock's The Wrong Man, Farrow's Submarine Command, and others. Author (producer, director over 100 drama, literature, music productions): National Public Radio, 1984—2002. Producer(writer, director): XM Radio Dramas, since 2002.

      Executive director: 7 theaters. Actor(starred in): Twilight Zone for radio, 2006.

Membership

Founder, president California Artists Radio Theatre Non-profit Corporation, artistic director. Member of Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters (former board directors), Actors Equity Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: walking, history, genealogy, archaeology.

Connections

Married Robert Sinskey, August 8, 1951 (divorced 1968). Children: Teresa Dickinson, Patricia Wynn, Robert Marshall Junior. Married Sean McClory, March 17, 1983.

father:
Mathew Edward Weber

mother:
Margaret Ann (Pierce) Weber

spouses:
Robert Sinskey

Sean McClory

children:
Teresa Dickinson Webber

Patricia Wynn Webber

Robert Marshall Junior Webber