Birth Name: Peggy Lipton Jones
Peggy is daughter of artist Rita Hetty (née Benson) and Harold Lipton, a corporate lawyer. She was raised in NY with her brothers, Robert, an actor, and Kenneth.
Lipton signed with the Ford Modeling Agency and enjoyed a successful career. In 1964 her family moved to LA and she signed a contract with Universal Pictures the same year.
Spiritually curious, Lipton explored several religions including Hinduism and Scientology. She dated Elvis Presley for a while, but their relationship reportedly ended after she tried to convince Elvis to join the Church of Scientology.
In 1974, Lipton married Quincy Jones and began a self-imposed hiatus from acting in order to devote herself to their growing family.The couple had two children: Kidada Jones, a fashion stylist, and Rashida Jones, an actress. They amicably divorced in 1990 and remain close friends.