Peggy Shannon
Date of Birth
Jan 10, 1910
Birth Place:
Pine Bluff, AR

Biography

Another Hollywood hard-luck case, red-haired Peggy Shannon (born Winona Sammon) was brought in by producer B.P. Schulberg as a replacement for Clara Bow, who had suffered a nervous breakdown during the production of The Secret Call (1931). Shannon earned heaps of publicity, and along with Sylvia Sidney, was considered Bow's replacement in more ways than one. No overnight success, Shannon had...