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  • Peggy Cass

    Born on May 21, 1924 in Boston, Massachusetts

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Auntie Mame (1958)

Peggy Cass as "Agnes Gooch"

Mame Dennis (Rosalind Russell), a progressive and independent woman of the 1920s, is left to care for her nephew Patrick (Jan Handzlik/Roger Smith) after his wealthy father dies. Mr. Babcock (Fred Clark), Patrick's assigned executor, objects to Mame's unconventional way of living and tries to force her to send Patrick to prep school. As Mame and Patrick grow closer, Mr. Babcock tries to discipline Patrick and threatens to separate the two if Mame does not comply with his wishes.

Academy Award (1958) Nominated Best Supporting Actress
Golden Globe (1958) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

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