Caption: Tom Chatterton and Peggy Stewart in Code of the Prairie (1944)
Born: June 5, 1923
Star sign: Gemini
Known for: That's My Boy (2012), The Runaways (2010), Alias Billy the Kid (1946), Son of Zorro (1947)
Florida-born Peggy O'Rourke's parents divorced when she was very young. Peggy's mother eventually married a wealthy attorney named Stewart, and Peggy took his name. She grew up in Atlanta (where she developed the athletic skills she would later demonstrate in her many westerns for Republic Pictures). On a family vacation to Los Angeles to visit her...