Actress Maggie Peterson has died. Actress Maggie Peterson, who recreated Charlene Darling on The Andy Griffith Show, has died at the age of 82. May 15 died. “He died in peace, in his sleep, surrounded by his family,” relatives said on social networks.
Peterson was on The Andy Griffith Show from 1963 to 1966 and starred in other sitcoms as well as the spin-off of the project. After starring in The Wonderful World of Disney in 1987, he quit his acting career and worked at the Nevada Film Commission Studios.
In December, Peterson was widowed by the death of her husband, jazz musician Gus Mancuso. They have been married for over 40 years. The comedy The Andy Griffith Show aired on CBS from 1960 to 1968, with a total of 249 half-hour episodes of the project.
According to them, the actress’ health deteriorated when she lost her husband, jazz musician Gas Mankuso, with whom she had been married for more than 40 years, in December last year. “We are glad we were able to move her home to be closer to her family in her last days,” said Maggie’s relatives.
In the “The Andy Griffith Show” series, Peterson starred from 1963 to 1966, after which he appeared on other television projects. From the mid-1980s, the actress began appearing on screen less frequently and later began working at the Nevada Film Commission.