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Peggy Blow: Bio, Lifestyle, Career, Net Worth & More

Who is Peggy Blow?

Peggy Blow is a well-known German-American actress. Best known for her role as Marisol Martinez on the Netflix series On My Block, Peggy Blow started her acting career in theater.

Peggy Blow has acted in several television shows and movies, including Rabbit Test, Gary’s Walk, Desperate Waters, ER, The Jeffersons, Murphy Brown, City of Angels, That’s So Raven, Dexter, Castle, Seinfeld, and Alright Already.

Peggy Blow Biography
Peggy Blow Biography

Quick Facts

Full NamePeggy Ann Blow
NicknamesPeggy Blow
BirthdateJune 5th, 1952
Age70 years old
Sun signGemini
TraitsPositive: Intelligent, Adaptable, and Social Butterfly
Negative: Impulsive, Double-faced, and Moody
BirthplaceKarlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityGerman-American
GenderFemale
Height5 feet 5 inches
ParentsNot Available
Net Worth$5 million
Social MediaInstagram

Peggy Blow Birthday

Peggy Blow was born on June 5th, 1952. She was born in Karlsruhe, a city located in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Her full name is Peggy Ann Blow.

Height and Appearance

America’s favorite Abuela, Peggy Blow, is known for her infectious smile and sassy personality.

Peggy Blow young photo
Peggy Blow’s young photo

Standing tall at about 5 feet and 5 inches, The Raven’s Home actress has curly black hair and dark brown eyes. In addition, she has a large forehead and thin eyebrows.

Peggy Blow Career

With a career spanning over three decades, Peggy Blow is one of the most respected TV actresses. She has not only acted in countless TV shows but has also made appearances in many movies. 

Early Career

Early on in her career, Peggy Blow was a theater actress. Later, Blow made her acting debut in the 1978 film Rabbit Test, where she played the role of Bunny. The film, directed and co-written by Joan Rivers, revolves around a pregnant man. 

In 1982, Blow acted in the drama film Penitentiary II. She played the role of Ellen Johnson in the movie directed by Jamaa Fanaka. 

Peggy made her TV debut the following year in the American serial police procedural TV series Hill Street Blues. She appeared in two episodes of the show as Justine Tatum

From 1984 to 1985, Blow portrayed the role of Paula in the American medical drama TV series ER. The hit show aired on NBC from September 1994 to April 2009. 

In 1985 and 1987, Blow appeared in The Jeffersons and 227, respectively. Likewise, Blow was a part of the TV mini-series Drug Wars: The Camarena Story. The mini-series was released in 1990. 

The same year, she appeared in an episode of Hardball. In addition, Blow played the role of Marge Smallwood in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

Marge Smallwood from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Peggy as Marge Smallwood in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

In 1997, Blow appeared in shows such as Melrose Place, Alright Already, and Murphy Brown. In addition, blow played the role of Mail Clerk in an episode of Seinfeld in the same year.

Later Career

Like the previous decade, Peggy acted in numerous TV shows and movies in the 2000s and 2010s. In 2000, she was cast as Thelma Holmes in City of Angels. She appeared in an episode of the show titled “Cry Me a Liver.” 

Blow appeared in the Disney Channel sitcom, That’s So Raven in 2005. She played the role of Fern Parrish in Desperate Housewives in 2008. 

Similarly, Blow appeared in other shows like Criminal Minds alongside Joe Mantegna and In Justice in the late 2000s. In 2010, she was cast in an episode of The New Adventures of Old Christine.

Blow played the role of Florencia Estrada in Dexter in 2012. She also appeared in an episode of Castle as Cedric Resident the following year. 

Moreover, Blow was cast as Mrs. Lopez in two episodes of Crash and Bernstein. In 2016, Blow appeared in an episode of the critically-acclaimed show How To Get Away With Murder. In 2017, Blow had roles in several TV Shows, including Snowfall, I’m Dying Up Here, and Real Rob. 

Between 2016 and 2018, Peggy appeared in three episodes of the American anthology true-crime TV series, American Crime Story as Miriam and Rosa Lopez.

In 2018, Blow played the role of Madame Le Doux in the family comedy-drama TV series, Andy Mack. The following year, she was cast as Ida Heartstark in Last Seen. 

Moreover, Blow also acted in films such as Twin Betrayal and Desperate Waters in the late 2010s. From 2018 to 2021, Blow played the role of Marisol Martinez, Ruby’s Abuela, in the teen comedy-drama series, On My Block. This has been her most successful role to date. 

Peggy Blow as Ruby’s Grandma, On My Block
Marisol Martinez, Ruby’s Grandma from On My Block

Peggy Blow’s most recent work includes the Raven’s Home, an American family sitcom that premiered on Disney Channel on July 21, 2017. She appeared in an episode of the show in 2022 as Nurse Julie. 

Peggy Blow Net Worth and Lifestyle

As of 2022, Peggy Blow has an estimated net worth of approximately $5 million. In addition, the On My Block actress has accumulated impressive earnings as a TV and film actress.

Peggy Blow Relationships & Dating History

Despite being in the media spotlight since the 1980s, Peggy Blow has managed to keep details about her private life under wraps. As a result, no information about her family members, romantic relationships, and dating history is available.  

Social Media Presence

Peggy Blow Instagram

On Instagram, Peggy Blow is active under the username “peggy.blow_”. The Desperate Waters actress has over 64k Instagram followers, and she follows 52 other accounts.

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