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Katey Sagal

Katey Sagal Bio, Age, Early Life, Career and Personal Life

Introduction of Katey Sagal:

Katey Sagal (born January 19, 1954, in Los Angeles, California). She landed the few television movie roles in the early 1970s. Katey returned to acting and landed a role on Mary in the 1980s. She had better luck with her next series, named as Married… With Children. After the series finished, Katey appeared in the television movies and a few short-lived sitcoms. And later her career she made several television guest appearances.

Early Career of Katey Sagal:

Katey Sagal

Katey Sagal (born on January 19, 1954, in Los Angeles, California). She primarily associated with her role as the blunt, rough-around-the-edges mother Peg Bundy on the hit comedy Married… With Children. She came from the show business family. With her parents working as directors and producers in television and film. While several of her siblings acted professionally.
The talented actress and singer, Katey Sagal landed a few television movie roles in the early 1970s before moving on her music career. Sagal mostly worked as a backup singer, touring with the likes of Olivia Bette Midler and Newton-John. In the 1980s, Sagal returned to acting and played a role on Mary, a sitcom starring Mary Tyler Moore, set in the Chicago newspaper office. On the short-lived series, Katey played as Jo Tucker, who was a hard-boiled columnist. Sagal had better luck with her next series which named as Married… With Children.

Married With Children:

Debuting in the year of 1987, the series featured the extremely dysfunctional Bundy family. Sagal played as Peg Bundy, the antithesis of the average television housewife. Brassy and loud, Katey had no interest in the housework or her obnoxious and often sexist husband Al (played the role by Ed O’Neill). The couple had two children named as Bud (David Faustino) and Kelly (Christina Applegate). This was not a very polite comedy of manners because the characters put each other down at nearly every turn. And the show broke new ground regarding about of raunchiness.

Katey Sagal

During the running of the show, Katey Sagal experienced that she has a personal loss. Eight months pregnant, she lost her baby and boyfriend named as Jack White in 1991. Her character had been pregnant on the series as well; the show addressed the situation by making all of the episodes with Peg pregnant as the part of a dream.

After the series ended in the year of 1997, she also appeared in television movies and appeared in a few short-lived sitcom parts. Katey Sagal also branched out in the new direction, lending her voice to the character as Leela, an alien spaceship captain, in the Matt Groening animated series, named as Futurama. Debuting in 1999, the series lasted for 124 episodes and garnered a cult following, ending in the year of 2013.

Katey Sagal Personal Life:

Katey Sagal

Sagal is married to writer-producer named as Kurt Sutter. The couple married in 2004 and welcomed a daughter named as Esmé Louise in 2007 with the help of a surrogate. Sagal has two children, and their names are Sarah and Jackson. Both children are from her second marriage to Jack White. This marriage lasted from 1993-2000 and before that, she married to Freddie Beckmeier from 1978-1981.