Peggy Lipton, ‘Mod Squad’ and ‘Twin Peaks’ Star, Dies at 72

Lipton played one of a trio of Los Angeles undercover “hippie cops” on “The Mod Squad,” which aired on ABC.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Peggy Lipton, a star of the groundbreaking late 1960s TV show “The Mod Squad” and the 1990s show “Twin Peaks,” died of cancer Saturday. She was 72. Lipton died surrounded by her family, her daughters, Rashida and Kidada Jones, said in a statement. “We are heartbroken that our beloved mother passed away from cancer today,” they said. “She made her journey peacefully with her daughters and nieces by her side. We…

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