Quick Facts of Margaret Ann McCay

Peggy McCay was an American actress, best known for her role, Vanessa Dale on the CBS’ soap opera, Love of Life. She was also known for her portrayal of Caroline Brady in the daytime soap opera, Days of Our Lives. Before gaining popularity, she acted as Ann of Brittany in Muriel Roy Bolton‘s play, The Golden Porcupine at the Theatre ’50 in Dallas, Texas.

With her fantastic personality and killing looks, Peggy had won the hearts of millions of peoples. So, was she married to =anyone? If yes so, who was McCay’s spouse?

Who is Margaret Ann McCay? Bio & Wiki

Peggy was born as Margaret Ann McCay on 3rd November 1927, in New York City, New York, United States. Moreover, she was an American by her nationality, and her ethnicity was Caucasian white. She was the only-begotten daughter of Catherine Tighe (mother, 1900-1976) and Michael Joseph McCay (father, 1897-1958).

Photo of Peggy McCay.
Photo of Peggy McCay.                                                                              Source: Fandom

McCay attended Saint Walburga’s Convent School. Later, she graduated from Barnard College in June 1949. After her father’s sudden demise, she and her mother ran their construction company for a time. Further, she joined impresaria Margo Jones’ Texas-based theatre company where she portrayed numerous roles.

Inside of Peggy McCay’s Career

Peggy McCay started her career from Broadway where she first portrayed in the musical drama, Kraft Theatre in 1949. Later, she appeared in the television comedy series, Somerset Maugham TV Theatre in 1951. She also featured in many TV shows, including Love of Life, Matinee Theatre, and many others.

Check out Peggy McCay’s interview after completing 50 years in Days of Our Lives

McCay made her appearance in the American made-for-television movie, The Bride’s Teapot where she acted under the direction of Albert McCleery in 1952. Furthermore, she starred Mrs. Jane Harris in the crime-drama film, The Case Against Brooklyn in 1958. Similarly, her other movie credits are Lad: A Dog, Let Go, etc.

How Rich Was Peggy McCay

Peggy McCay had a net worth of $10 Million at the time of her demise. Likewise, she earned a lucrative salary in the range of $6 Million to $8 Million per year. She also made a handsome fortune from her other works, which include advertisement, endorsement deals, etc. So, these works undoubtedly helped her to add an impressive wealth in her bank balance.

Peggy McCay's Days of Our Lives co-stars kissing her on the chicks.
Peggy McCay’s Days of Our Lives co-stars kissing her on the cheeks. Source: Instagram

McCay co-starred with Lisa Jay and Maya Gilbert in the American daytime soap opera, Days of Our Lives on NBC. So, Jay and Gilbert have a net worth of $0.5 Million and $600 Thousand. She also appeared with many celebrities who have maintained a hefty sum of wealth.

Peggy McCay’s Personal Life: Married, Husband & Children

Peggy died as an unmarried woman nor shared any children with anyone. She had kept her personal life far away from the lights of media. So, there are no records of her past and present relationship affairs with any person.

Peggy McCay arrived at the Days of Our Lives co-stars' wedding ceremony.
Peggy McCay arrived at the Days of Our Lives co-stars’ wedding ceremony.                                                                                                        Source: People

On 7th October 2018, McCay died from natural causes at her home in the Greater Los Angeles area. She was buried in Los Angeles, California area by her family. At the age of 90, she left the world, leaving all the problems that she had.


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