Peg LaCentra (Actor)

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(04-10-1910 - 06-01-1996) Age 86

Peg LaCentra got her start on Boston radio as an actress and singer. She did voice dubbing in films for many actresses.

She appeared in the following episode of Radio Mystery Theater
Date Episode Title Plot
09/16/1975 0345 The Prison of Glass In order to escape the emotional baggage in her life, a talented but troubled actress dreams of being able to seek refuge in a glass snow globe she has an unusual fixation with.

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Peg LaCentra (born Margherita Maria Francesca La Centra, ( 10. April 1910 in Boston, Massachusetts; - 1. Juni 1996 in Los Angeles, California) Singer Peg LaCentra is most famous for her work with Artie Shaw in the late 1930s. LaCentra grew up in Boston and briefly attended the New England Conservatory of Music. Her main ambition in life though was to become an actress, and she concluded her studies at the Katharine Gibbs Finishing School and the Fenway Academy of Dramatic Art. She later appeared in a number of films and episodic TV, particularly dubbing non-singing actresses. The most famous of these are Susan Hayward in Smash-Up: The Story of a Woman (1947) and Ida Lupino in The Man I Love (1947) and Escape Me Never (1947). She appeared (as herself) in the background of Joan Crawford's Humoresque (1946), singing.


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