August 14, 1913
New York, New York
|Died||August 30, 2011
Los Angeles, California
|Occupation||Stage actress, television director|
(1936-2011; her death)
Lloyd met her future husband, actor Norman Lloyd, while they were co-starring in the play Crime, which was directed by Elia Kazan. The couple married on June 29, 1936, and remained together until her death, seventy-five years later. They became known for their joint appearances in the Federal Theatre Project, which was run by the Works Progress Administration, early in their marriage during the 1930s.
Norman Lloyd joined Orson Welles's theater company, the Mercury Theatre, became a close associate of director Alfred Hitchcock and directed many of Hitchock's television specials and series episodes.
Peggy Craven was a graduate of the Horace Mann School with the class of 1931. In 2007, Peggy and Norman Lloyd were featured in the documentary Who Is Norman Lloyd? She died on August 30, 2011, at the age of 98. She was survived by her husband of 75 years and their two children, one of whom is the actress Josie Lloyd.