Peg Phillips Net Worth

Peg Phillips Net Worth is
$4 Million

Peg Phillips Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Peg Phillips (September 20, 1918 – November 7, 2002) was an American actress best known for playing storekeeper Ruth-Anne Miller on the television series Northern Exposure.Phillips was born Margaret Linton in Everett, Washington, to Charles and Myrtle Linton. She wanted to be an actress from the age of four and performed in dinner theater as a hobby. She was the wife of Daniel Greene, a Navy man stationed in the Territory of Hawaii when the attack on Pearl Harbor occurred. She was married to Chester Phillips in the 1950s, during which time she suffered a near-fatal bout of "polio and a serious abdominal infection". Both marriages ended in divorce. She had three daughters, Elizabeth, Kathy, and Virginia, and a son, Arthur.She lived with Kathy, Virginia and Arthur in Santa Cruz, California, in the early to mid-1960s. Her oldest daughter, Elisabeth, had left the household. She worked as an accountant at Sweet Service in Santa Cruz during that time. She was involved with local theatrical groups; her favorite play was Bell, Book and Candle. After retiring from accounting, Phillips moved back to Washington to enroll in drama school at the University of Washington, but never completed her degree "because I started getting so much work."She started acting professionally in her late 60s. Her first film performance was in the TV movie Case in 1985. In 1990, she originated the role of Ruth-Anne Miller on Northern Exposure. The character had been intended to be intermittent, but gradually appeared more frequently until she became a regular. After the fifth season of the show was wrapped up in 1995, she was undergoing heart surgery when an aortic aneurysm ruptured. Had she not already been on the operating table, it probably would have been fatal.After Northern Exposure, Phillips played several guest roles, especially on 7th Heaven. She played the dude ranch-owning godmother of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen's characters in How the West Was Fun. Her last role was a guest spot on ER in 2000. She also founded the Woodinville Repertory Theatre in 1998 and served as its artistic director in Woodinville, Washington, until her death.She died in 2002 from pulmonary disease in Seattle, aged 84. (Like her Northern Exposure character, she was a smoker from an early age, having started at thirteen.) Her son Arthur died in 1970 and her second daughter, Kathy, also preceded Phillips in death.
IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of BirthSeptember 20, 1918
Place Of BirthEverett, Washington, U.S.
ProfessionActress, Soundtrack
SpouseChester Phillips
Star SignVirgo
1Was the Artistic Director of The Woodinville Repetory Theatre in Woodinville, Washington, until her death. While Artistic Director, she directed and performed in many productions.
2She was a Navy wife in the Territory of Hawaii when the Japanese attacked on 7 December 1941.


7th Heaven1996-1999TV SeriesMrs. Hinkle
Jerry Maguire1996Video Tape at Bachelor Party - "He was no slouch in bed" (uncredited)
Touched by an Angel1996TV SeriesZelda Widdenberg
Boston Common1996TV SeriesRose
Suddenly Susan1996TV SeriesJudge Cameron
Northern Exposure1990-1995TV SeriesRuth-Anne Miller / Ruth-Anne / Rhoda
How the West Was Fun1994TV MovieNatty
Dogfight1991Older Cafe Customer
Waiting for the Light1990Iris
Chase1985TV MovieAuntie Jane
ER2000TV SeriesMrs. Duffy


Northern Exposure1994TV Series performer - 1 episode


The 45th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1993TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1992TV SeriesHerself - Guest

Nominated Awards

1995ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesNorthern Exposure (1990)
1994Q AwardViewers for Quality Television AwardsBest Supporting Actress in a Quality Drama SeriesNorthern Exposure (1990)
1993Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesNorthern Exposure (1990)
1993American Television AwardAmerican Television AwardsBest Supporting Actress in a Dramatic SeriesNorthern Exposure (1990)

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