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  • Peggy Wood

    Born on February 9, 1892 in Brooklyn, New York

awards & nominations

The Sound of Music (1965)

Peggy Wood as "Mother Abbess"

A tuneful, heartwarming story, it is based on the real life story of the Von Trapp Family singers, one of the world's best-known concert groups in the era immediately preceding World War II. Julie Andrews plays the role of Maria, the tomboyish postulant at an Austrian abbey who becomes a governess in the home of a widowed naval captain with seven children, and brings a new love of life and music into the home.

Academy Award (1965) Nominated Best Supporting Actress
Golden Globe (1965) Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

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