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A bit about me

Penny Peyser is a writer / actress / documentary filmmaker living in Los Angeles. She is a 2018 winner of the Maria Faust Sonnet Contest and her work has been published in Defenestration, Blood & Bourbon, Lunaris Review, Page & Spine, Chantwood Magazine and White Ash Literary Magazine among others. Please follow her @SonnetsSuburbia.

Moving on - I’ve had the extreme pleasure of working in theater, television and film for the last forty something years. Highlights include The Hot l Baltimore, original production at Circle in the Square in NY, the films All the President’s Men, The InLaws, The Frisco Kid and being a “series regular” as we used to say on Rich Man, Poor Man II, The Tony Randall Show, Crazy Like a Fox and Knots Landing. Please visit my IMDB page to see a complete list of my credits plus some amusing videos and pics. I haven’t had a lot of screen kisses but I will admit to Harrison Ford and Sam Elliot. Not too shabby.

Along the way, my husband Doug McIntyre and I made two documentaries: “Trying to Get Good; the Jazz Odyssey of Jack Sheldon” and “Stillpoint”. These projects are polar opposites - one about a magnificent jazz trumpeter/ singer / entertainer and the other about a Zen meditation center. Both are available on Amazon and “Stillpoint” is available for download as well.