Peggy Lipton, star of 'Twin Peaks' and 'The Mod Squad,' with her daughter Rashida Jones. (Photo: Jason Kempin, Getty Images for Vanity Fair)
Peggy Lipton, the actress who rose to fame in TV’s groundbreaking 1960s series “Mod Squad” and starred in the 1990s series “Twin Peaks,” has died at age 72 of cancer.
The news was confirmed by her two daughters Kidada and Rashida Jones, from Lipton’s marriage to music producer Quincy Jones.
“We are heartbroken that our beloved mother passed away from cancer today,” the statement said. “She made her journey peacefully with her daughters and nieces by her side. We feel so lucky for every moment we spent with her.”
The statement called for privacy for the family and continued: “We can’t put all of our feelings into words right now but we will say: Peggy was, and will always be our beacon of light, both in this world and beyond. She will always be a part of us.”
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