Peggy Lipton, a one-time model who soared to fame during the 1960s hit “The Mod Squad” and later turned into the dream of David Lynch’s clique television arrangement “Twin Pinnacles,” has died.
She was 72. Her passing from disease was reported Saturday by Kidada and Rashida Jones (of “The Workplace” and “Parks and Entertainment”), her little girls with previous spouse, music maker Quincy Jones.
“She made her adventure calmly with her little girls and nieces close by,” her girls said in an announcement to The Los Angeles Times. “We feel so fortunate for each minute we went through with her. Peggy was and will dependably be our reference point of light, both in this world and past. She will dependably be a piece of us.”
The cool blonde with demeanor became famous when she was only 21 of every 1968 playing Julie Barnes, one of a group of three covert counterculture cops (with Michael Cole and Clarence Williams III) on the prominent ABC arrangement “The Mod Squad.”
After a singing profession and years concentrating on being a mother to her little girls, she came back to television for another hit, playing Norma Jennings on “Twin Peaks.”
She discussed her first malignant growth finding in her 2005 journal “Breathing Out,” in which she likewise dove into her battles with popularity and the prejudice she experienced amid her 17-year marriage to Jones.