Remembering TV Star Peggy Rea: From I Love Lucy To Dukes of Hazard


Peggy Rea

Peggy Rea may not be a household name, but you’d know her if you saw her. And – no doubt – you saw her ALOT. Peggy Rea passed away on February 5th at the age of 89.

The actress was known for her character work on a wide variety of television shows. And her career ran from appearances on “I Love Lucy” back in 1953 to “Grace Under Fire” as recent as 1998. What other shows have you seen her on?She played Lulu Hogg on the “Dukes of Hazard”, Rose Burton on “The Waltons””, and played the mother-in-law on Grace Under Pressure”. She also had guest spots on “The Golden Girls,” “MacGyver,” “One Day at a Time,” “All in the Family,” and the “Doris Day Show” among many, many others.

She died of congestive heart failure at her home in Toluca Lake, California.

Our condolences to her friends and family.

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