E. J. Peaker

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E. J. Peaker
E. J. Peaker and Robert Morse - 1968.jpg
Peaker with Robert Morse, 1968
Born Edra Jean Peaker
(1944-02-22) February 22, 1944 (age 74)
Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1966–2001
  • Robert Zampino (m. 1965; div. 1977)
  • Stephen Lee Salkin (m. 1977; d. 2010)
Children 1

Edra Jean "E. J." Peaker (born February 22, 1944) is an American actress. Peaker is best known for her appearances in the movie Hello Dolly! and in the TV musical series That's Life.


Peaker was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She began acting in high school plays and studied drama at the University of New Mexico. She also had drama training in Vienna, Austria.

She has made over 50 television commercials, guest-starred on television and appeared in films. She co-starred with Robert Morse in the 1968 musical television series That's Life and played Minnie Fay in the 1969 movie Hello, Dolly! She was the associate producer of the 1993 made-for-TV movie Broken Promises: Taking Emily Back.

Peaker lives in Encino, California where she has been a champion of the homeless.[1]

Selected filmography[edit]



  • Hello, Dolly! (1969) .... Minnie Fay
  • Getting Away from It All (1972) .... Alice Selby
  • The All-American Boy (1973) .... Janelle Sharkey
  • Graduation Day (1981) .... Blondie
  • Fire in the Night (1986) .... Mary Swanson
  • Private Road: No Trespassing (1987) .... Virginia Milshaw
  • The Banker (1989) .... Renee
  • Dreamrider (1993) .... Mrs. Jennings
  • The Last Producer (2000) .... Rosie


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