Peggy Lipton is an American actress and former model who shot to fame overnight for portraying flower child Julie Barnes on the ABC counterculture television series 'The Mod Squad' (1968–1973). Easily her best role, it won her the 'Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama' in 1970.
Starting her career as a Ford Agency model at the age of 15, she debuted on television at 19 in the NBC sitcom 'The John Forsythe Show' (1965). Prior to securing a main role on 'The Mod Squad', she made guest appearances on many television shows including 'Bewitched' (1965), 'The Alfred Hitchcock Hour' (1965), 'Mr. Novack' (1965), 'The Virginian' (1966), 'The Invaders' (1967), 'The Road West' (1967), 'The F.B.I.' (1967), and 'Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color' (1967).
Following a hiatus, she returned to acting and received praise for her portrayal of Norma Jennings on the mystery drama series 'Twin Peaks' (1990-91). She also had a main role on 'Angel Falls' (1993) and recurring roles on 'Alias' (2004), 'Crash' (2009) and the revived 'Twin Peaks' series (2017). Her filmography consists mostly of box-office failures, even though 'When in Rome' (2010) and 'A Dog's Purpose' (2017) were successful films.
FBI agent, Chet Desmond, disappears mysteriously while investigating the murder of Teresa Banks of Deerfield. One year later, in the neighboring town of Twin Peaks, Laura Palmer who leads a troubled life as a drug addict, is brutally murdered. Can the events of the last seven days of her life preceding her murder throw any light on the identity of the killer?
A Dog’s Purpose is a comedy-drama film, which revolves around a dog as he passes through four different lifetimes, with several owners. Eventually he begins to understand his purpose.
Originally filmed as Willie and the Yank: The Mosby Raiders, the story focuses on the friendship between Willie Prentiss, a private in the Confederate army and Corporal Jenkins of the Union Army. Posted at a remote river outpost during the Civil War, they eschew their loneliness by talking across the river, holding shooting contests until Willie accidentally shoots Lt. Mosby.
Years after a global conflict leaves United States in disarray, a nameless nomad is forced into the ranks of Holnists, a neo fascist militia that intends to take over the country. On escaping from there, he finds a mail van containing letters, eventually posing to represent the newly restored US government. The news inspires the locals, but frightens the Holnists.
Beth is a twenty-nine year old New Yorker, successful and ambitious; but totally disillusioned with love. But when she meets Nick on her way to Rome, she once again starts believing in love and becomes jealous when she sees him kissing another woman. Drunk and envious, she goes off to pick up some coins from the ‘fountain of love’.
In this 1970s Blaxploitation film, Jack Spade declares vengeance on Mr. Big, a white crime leader and gold chains seller, because of whom Jack's brother died due to overdose from a gold chain.
Peggy Lipton Awards
|The Mod Squad||Best TV Actress - Drama||1971|