Gail Fisher was one of the first African American women to play substantive roles in American television. She's best remembered for playing secretary 'Peggy Fair' on the detective series Mannix CBS). Fisher was 65 yrs when she passed.
I (Iris), remember watching her on the television show, "Mannix". She was the secretary, "Peggy Fair". First African-American actress to win an Emmy for Outstanding Performance in a Dramatic Series in 1970 Actress Gail Fisher (photo taken in
Gail Fisher, who broke many racial barriers for black women on American television, was born August known for her first major role for a black women was as the secretary “Peggy Fair” on the show Mannix from 1968 until 1975
Gail Fisher was best known for playing the role of secretary "Peggy Fair" on the television detective series Mannix from 1968 through a role for which she won two Golden Globe Awards and an Emmy Award.