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Peggy J Scott works in film, television and theatre, across genres, in roles that are often transformational.  Her first professional job as an actor was at La Mama in New York City.  She went on to work extensively in regional theatre, ultimately returning to New York where she has continued to work on and Off Broadway, and in recurring roles and guest appearances on award-winning television shows and in film.

Peggy as Patricia Highsmith in Switzerland at 59E59 Theatres. Daniel Petzold as Edward.

About Me


The Wake | Independent Film | dir. Brian Brightly


Mr Harrigan's Phone | Netflix | dir. John Lee Hancock

Edna Grogan

The 40 Year Old Version | Produced by: Lena Waithe | dir. Radha Blank


Beyond the Night | Independent | dir. Jason Noto

Norma Coleman

We Only Know So Much | Independent | dir. Donal Lardner Ward


The Family Fang | Kap, Inc. | dir. Jason Bateman

Woman in Bank


In Lieu of Flowers | Independent | dir. William Savage​


Finding Amanda | Magnolia Pictures | dir. Peter Tolan​

Serial | Independent | dir. Ken Arbouet & Larry Strong

Mrs. Morris

Special Skills

Languages: American Sign Language (ASL), Fluent French

Pottery on a wheel

Stage Combat Experience

Awards & Nominations

Henry Nominations


Fosse/Verdon | Netflix | dir. Jessica Yu

Irene Ryan (Guest Star)

Succession | HBO | dir. Adam Arkin, Andrij Parekh, Miguel Arteta, S.J. Clarkson

Jeane (Recurring)

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel | Amazon | dir. Amy Shermon-Palladino

Verla (Recurring)

Realtor (Guest Star)

Bull | CBS | dir. Dennis Smith​

Show Me A Hero | HBO | dir. Paul Haggis​

Lucille-Rizetta Lants (Recurring)

Small Miracles | Amazon Prime | dir. Paul Mones​

Grandma Trisch (Guest Star)

House of Cards | Netflix | dir. Allen Coulter, James Foley​

Jean Tusk (Recurring)

The Americans | FX | dir. Nicole Kassell

Elaine (Recurring)

Rescue Me | Sony Pictures | dir. Peter Tolan

Jeannie Reilly (Recurring, 3 Seasons)

Person of Interest | CBS | dir. Stephen Williams

Mrs. Fuentes (Guest Star)

Law & Order: SVU | NBC | dir. Peter Leto

Grandmother Arliss (Guest Star)

The Big C | Showtime | dir. Michael Engler

Nadine, "Lucky Coin" (Guest Star)

30 Rock | NBC | dir. Gail Mancuso

Cheryl, "Cutbacks" (Guest Star)

Delocated | Adult Swim | dir. Jeff Buchanan

Jon Glaser's Mom (Recurring)

Fringe | Fox | dir. Fred Toyes

Mrs. Scott (Guest Star)


Is He Dead? | Lyceum Theatre | dir. Michael Blakemore​

Mmes. Caron and Bathilde U/S

Off-Broadway, Other NYC Work

N/A | Mitzi Newhouse Theater | dir. Diane Paulus

N Standby for Holland Taylor

The Slow Dance | 59E59 Theaters | dir. Lily Kanter Riopelle


Switzerland |59e59 Theaters | dir. Dan Foster


The Lucky One | Mint Theatre Company | dir. Jesse Marchese​

Patricia Highsmith

It Shoulda Been You | Abingdon Theatre | dir. Stuart Ross​


Well | Joesph Papp Public Theatre | dir. Leigh Silverman​

Ann, Ensemble U/S

Everybody's Ruby | Joesph Papp Public Theatre | dir. Kenny Leon​

Madame X, Clerk

Bedfellows | The Flea Theater | dir. Jim Simpson


Walk Two Moons | Lucille Lortel | dir. Melissa Kievman


The We Plays | Negro Ensemble Co. | dir. Douglas Turner Ward


Daniel's Husband |Westside Theatre | dir. Joe Brancato

Lydia U/S & Performance

Regional Theatre

The Cocktail Hour | Theatre Workshop of Nantucket | dir. Dan Foster


Other Desert Cities | Theatre Aspen | dir. ​Sarna Lapine

Silda (Henry Nomination)


A Small Fire | Portland Center Stage | dir. Rose Riordan​

Mrs. Banks

Barefoot in the Park | Actors Theatre of Louisville | dir. Marc Masterson​

Ms. Higgens/Pearce

My Fair Lady | John W. Engeman Theater | dir. Alan Souza​


On Golden Pond | Utah Shakespearean Festival | dir. Kathleen Conlin​

The Woman

The Unexpected Man | Adirondack Theatre Festival | dir. Jeremy Cohen


A Delicate Balance | Delaware Theatre Company | dir. J.R. Sullivan


The Winter's Tale | Shakespeare in Santa Fe | dir. Nagle Jackson


Dancing at Lughnasa | Peterborough Players | dir. Richard Russel Ramos


Saturday Sunday Monday | The Huntington Theatre | dir. Jacques Cartier

Mrs. Gibbs

Our Town | The Guthrie Theatre | dir. Alan Schneider


The Tempest | The Guthrie Theatre | dir. Liviu Ciulei


Eli: A Mystery Play | The Guthrie Theatre | dir. Garland Wright


Betrayal | Virginia Stage Company | dir. Charles Towers

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