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Peggy Ryan

Margaret O’Rene”Peggy”Ryan was born on August 28,1924 and was an American dancer who was best known for starring in a series of musicals at Universal pictures with Donald O’Connor and Gloria Jean.She joined her parents act called,”The Merry Dancing Ryans”.Actor George Murphy noticed her singing,acting and dancing skills who helped her get a role in Top of the Town in 1937.She had a solo part in a feature film called What’s Cook in?Here screen characters were generally brash,boy crazy and wisecracking.In 1944 she worked in more productions in support of Jack Oakie and Abbott and Costello.She married James Cross and left Universal in 1945.Then she returned to the screen with Ray McDonald for 1949’s There’s a Girl in My Heart and Shamrock Hill and All Ashore of 1953.They wed in 1953  and toured together in a nightclub act before she got divorced in 1957.


Dance forms
  • Ballet
  • Tap dance
Choreography Experience
  • Events
Dance Experience
  • Advanced




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Peggy Ryan

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