Peggy Lipton, Beloved Star of 'Mod Squad' And Iconic 'Twin Peaks', Died From Cancer Aged 72

May 13, 2019 11:10

The Hollywood community mourns the passing of an incredible actress, Mod Squad star, Peggy Lipton, who died from cancer.

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RIP, dear Peggy!

Peggy Lipton, a people’s favorite actress, a talented singer, and just a very attractive woman, died from cancer on Saturday, May 11. She was 72.

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Peggy was first diagnosed with colon cancer back in 2004. She bravely battered the disease for long years.

Lipton spent her last minutes surrounded by her loved ones – her daughters and nieces. Peggy’s daughters commented on their beloved mother’s demise in a statement to the Los Angeles Times:

Peggy was and will always be our beacon of light, both in this world and beyond. She will always be a part of us.

Lipton was best-know for her iconic roles in the popular series Mod Squad and Twin Peaks. She was also a talented singer with her three best singles hitting the Billboard charts.

The actress was married to a famous music producer, Quincy Jones. The couple divorced in 1990 after 16 years of marriage.

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Fans and co-stars pay touching tributes to Peggy

Peggy Lipton was loved and admired by so many people. Their heart-melting tributes to the late actress prove that she was truly a living legend. RIP, dear Peggy!