Peggy Allenby

Show Count: 10
Series Count: 5
Role: Old Time Radio Star
Old Time Radio
Born: February 14, 1901, New York City, New York, U.S.A.
Died: March 23, 1966, New York City, New York, U.S.A.

Peggy Allenby (February 14, 1901 – March 23, 1966) was an American silent film actress who continued as performer in television. She appeared in silent films, including The Man Who Came Back (1922).


Allenby may be best known for her role as "Mattie Lane Grimsley" on the CBS-TV soap opera Edge of Night. Peggy Allenby was in the show's cast from 1956-66. She also appeared onCosmopolitan Theater (1951), The Philco Television Playhouse (1951), Taste of Tomorrow (1952), First Love (1954), Studio One (1954) and The United States Steel Hour (1959).

From 1930 to 1950, her voice was a part of such radio broadcasts as David Harum and Road of Life. On stage she played the role of the wife of Willy Loman in Death of a Salesman. She also appeared in The Happy Journey to Trenton and Camden on Broadway.

Personal life and death

Allenby was married to actor John McGovern. She died in 1966 in Park West Hospital after a short illness, aged 65.

Source: Wikipedia

ABC Mystery TimeABC Mystery Time
Show Count: 13
Broadcast History: 1957 to 1958
Cast: Michael Redgrave, Laurence Olivier, Ann Loring, Bill Johnstone, Peggy Allenby, Frank Butler
Host: Don Dowd, Laurence Olivier
It's mystery time! Time now, for the best in mystery...
Archie AndrewsArchie Andrews
Show Count: 43
Broadcast History: 31 May 1943 to 24 December 1943, 17 January 1944 to 2 June 1944, and 2 June 1945 to 5 September 1953
Sponsor: Swift and Company
Cast: Charles Mullen, Jack Grimes, Burt Boyar, Bob Hastings, Harlan Stone, Cameron Andrews , Rosemary Rice, Joy Geffen, Doris Grundy, Gloria Mann, Vivian Smolen , Alice Yourman, Arthur Kohl, Vinton Hayworth, Reese Taylor, Peggy Allenby, Paul Gordon, Arthur Maitland
Producer: Kenneth W. MacGregor
Archie Andrews, created in 1941 by Vic Bloom and Bob Montana, is a fictional character in an American comic book series published by Archie Comics, as well as the long-running Archie Andrews radio series, a syndicated comic strip, The Archie Show, and Archie's Weird Mysteries.
It's Higgins, SirIt's Higgins, Sir
Show Count: 13
Broadcast History: 3 July 1951 to 25 September 1951
Cast: Harry McNaughton, Vinton Hayworth, Peggy Allenby, Charles Nevil, Pat Hosley, Denise Alexander
Director: Paul Harrison
Broadcast: 21st September 1956
Added: Sep 24 2007
Broadcast: 19th October 1956
Added: Nov 18 2008