Actress Peggy Rea

February 11, 2011 by Post Team 

Actress Peggy Rea, (PEOPLE) – Actress Peggy Rea, perhaps best known for her work on “The Dukes of Hazzard”, died of congestive heart failure Saturday at her home in Toluca Lake, California. She was 89 years old. Aside from playing Lulu Hogg on The Dukes of Hazzard, “Rea other notable TV roles include Cousin Bertha on” All in the Family, “Rose Burton on The Waltons,” Ivy Baker on “Step By Step” and John Kelly “Grace Under Fire,” according to Hollywood Reporter.

Actress famous TV character died Feb. 5 of congestive heart failure at her Toluca Lake, California home, according to The Hollywood Reporter. She was 89.

Rea was best known for playing Brett Butler’s mother-in law and cousin Grace Under Fire Olivia Walton, Rose on The Waltons. She also regularly on The Dukes of Hazzard and step by step.

Rea began her acting career in the ’60s as a member of the corporation Red Skelton. Over the years, she appeared in hit television series including I Love Lucy, Gunsmoke and MacGyver, and movies made in America and the Devil in a Blue Dress.
The career of the veteran actress in the 1950s when she appeared on the “I Love Lucy” television series starring Lucille Ball. She worked steadily during the 1960s, shows like “Dr. Kildare,” “Mission Impossible” and “The Red Skelton hours.”

In late 1970, Rea portrays Rose Burton on the successful family drama “The Waltons” and in the 1980s could be considered as Lulu Hogg on action-packed television show “The Dukes of Hazzard.”

Actress Peggy also played a role on the popular TV series. Actress Peggy began playing roles on the popular television series in the 1970s and continued until 1990. It should be noted that the actress playing Peggy Rose Burton on The Waltons. ” Actress Peggy began her acting career full time to acting in 1953 appearing as a nurse to “I Love Lucy.”
Burk’s friend Peggy Rea said no member of the immediate family of Peggy Rea survives her.

Peggy Rea went to New York to start acting on stage in 1947. Peggy Rea made appearances on Broadway twice in the 1950s. Peggy Rea then stopped working for some time and moved to Los Angeles to work on “Gunsmoke.”

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