Annie Laurie Starr (Peggy Cummins) brandishes a pair of pistols in a scene from the 1950 film, Gun Crazy
Annie Laurie Starr (Peggy Cummins) brandishes a pair of pistols in a scene from the 1950 film, Gun Crazy.

Peggy Cummins, Welsh-born actress, dies aged 92

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Peggy Cummins has died aged 92 in London, having suffered a stroke. A child star in 1930s Britain, she came to prominence in Hollywood with Gun Crazy (1950), playing a sharpshooter in a travelling carnival.

Later years saw Cummins return to Britain, with notable successes in Hell Drivers (1957) and Night of the Demon (1957). Retiring from acting in the mid-1960s, Peggy Cummins then devoted her time to her family and the Stars Foundation for Cerebral Palsy charity.