Born Juliet Carr in Burbank, California, 1938, she taught ESL in Finland, Greece, Mexico, and Japan - before entering the porn industry at the almost-unheard-of age of 39 under the name Juliet Anderson. Her most famous moniker however was Aunt Peg, a lusty persona under which she made many films, and for which she was best known.
In her own words, "the Aunt Peg character exemplified the lusty, intelligent, self-assured older woman".
As Nina Hartley has noted, Aunt Peg, "was the original cougar"; her style was bold, she could really act, and her performances were legendary (onscreen, she insisted on achieving real orgasms for the camera). Dropping out of porn in 1984, after getting shafted on her directorial debut "Educating Nina" (Nina Hartley's first film), Peg/Anderson spent the next decade running a B&B and operating a massage clinic.
Imagine waking up to breakfast with Aunt Peg!
"...even more gratifying than being in front of the camera was the one-woman comedy sex shows I took around the country. I created ten different characters who dispel myths about mature women and sexuality".
As of 1995, she returned to porn, both as an actress and a producer/director. She was also involved in couples therapy focused on 'loving touch'. Sadly, Aunt Peg passed away earlier this month, on January 11th in her bed at home. She brought a lot of happiness to a lot of people and, I think it's fair to say, will continue to do so for a long time yet to come.