Actress Peggy Lipton Passes Away At Age 72
Actress Peggy Lipton has reportedly passed away. The 72-year-old reportedly died on Saturday, May 11 after suffering complications from colon cancer.
Lipton's daughters, actress Rashida Jones and fashion designer Kidada Jones, confirmed the sad news to The Los Angeles Times. "She made her journey peacefully with her daughters and nieces by her side," the daughters said in a statement to The Times. "We feel so lucky for every moment we spent with her."
Lipton began her acting career in the mid-60s, appearing in Bewitched and The Magical World of Disney. She gained national attention for her role as Julie Barnes in Mod Squad. She was nominated for four Golden Globes, one of which she won in 1971. Lipton was also known for her role as Norma Jennings in the popular supernatural series, Twin Peaks in 1989. She most recently reprised the role in the series reboot in 2017.
The actress married musician and producer Quincy Jones in 1974. She took a hiatus from acting to raise her two daughters, Rashida and Kidada. The couple divorced in 1990.