33 Facts About Katey Sagal


Catherine Louise "Katey" Sagal is an American actress and singer.


Katey Sagal is known for playing Peggy Bundy on Married.


Katey Sagal's mother, Sara Zwilling, was a singer, producer, and television writer who died of heart disease in 1975, and Sagal's father, Boris Sagal, worked as a television director.


Katey Sagal's godfather is sitcom producer and writer Norman Lear.


Katey Sagal started her career in show business as a singer and songwriter.


Katey Sagal was a member of Bette Midler's backup group The Harlettes in 1978, and again from 1982 to 1983.


Katey Sagal performed the song "It's the Time for Love" that appears in the movie Silent Rage featuring Chuck Norris.


Katey Sagal provided the vocals for "Loose Cannons," the theme song for the 1990 movie of the same name featuring Gene Hackman and Dan Aykroyd.


Katey Sagal worked with the band for her album Covered.


Katey Sagal was briefly seen in the 1986 music video for Debbie Harry's song French Kissin.


However, Katey Sagal later explained that she initially styled her own hair, then once the show took off, the producers began to invest in a wig.


Katey Sagal reprised her role as Leela in these films, and in the sixth season that began airing June 24,2010.


Katey Sagal guest-starred as Edna Hyde, Steven Hyde's mother, in three episodes of That '70s Show.


Katey Sagal starred in the short-lived NBC sitcom Tucker in 2000.


Katey Sagal was cast as the wife of John Ritter in the sitcom 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter in 2002.


In 2005 and 2006, Katey Sagal made two appearances on Lost as Helen Norwood.


From 2008 to 2014, Katey Sagal starred as Gemma Teller Morrow on the TV show Sons of Anarchy, whose creator, Kurt Sutter, she had married in 2004, four years before the series premiered.


In 2013, Katey Sagal had a cameo on Glee as Nancy Abrams, Artie Abrams' mother.


Katey Sagal co-starred in Pitch Perfect 2, released in 2015, as the mother of Hailee Steinfeld's character.


Katey Sagal next appeared in the biography drama film Bleed for This, as the mother of Vinny Pazienza.


On September 9,2014, Katey Sagal received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame; most of the Married.


On September 20,2016, Katey Sagal appeared on The Big Bang Theory as Susan, the mother of Penny.


Katey Sagal was a series regular on the CBS sitcom Superior Donuts from 2017 to 2018.


Katey Sagal appeared on Shameless as Frank's latest, crazy lover.


Katey Sagal appeared in a recurring role as Dan Conner's love interest, Louise Goldufski, in The Conners after Roseanne Barr's firing.


Katey Sagal had a cameo appearance in the Netflix series Dead to Me in season 2, episodes 9 and 10 as Judy Hale's estranged, emotionally abusive, incarcerated mother Eleanor Hale.


In 2021, Katey Sagal played the lead role of Annie "Rebel" Bello in the ABC drama series Rebel, which was written by Krista Vernoff.


On February 9,2022, Hulu announced that streaming service would be reviving Futurama for a 20-episode 11th season run set to premiere in 2023 with Katey Sagal returning as the voice of the character Leela.


Katey Sagal was married to musician Freddie Beckmeier, from 1978 to 1981 and Jack White, from 1993 to 2000.


Katey Sagal married writer-producer Kurt Sutter in a private ceremony on October 2,2004, at their home in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Los Feliz.


In scenes where Peg was shown, Katey Sagal had her midsection obscured, such as in a taxi or at a craps table in Las Vegas and was often seen or heard talking to family members over the phone.


One after effect of Katey Sagal's having lost her stillborn daughter was the inspiration to write the lyrics for " Can't Hurry the Harvest".


Katey Sagal recorded this song on her debut album, Well.