She is an actress. SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 20: Yuna Kim of South Korea competes in the Figure Skating Ladies' Free Skating on day 13 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Iceberg Skating Palace on February 20, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
, Peggy Fleming was one of the best American figure skaters. She began skating at age nine, and her family made several sacrifices to support the young athlete’s amateur career. When she was 12, her coach was among those killed when a plane carrying the U.S. figure skating team crashed in Belgium. With her new coach, Carlo Fassi, the lithe, elegant skater went on to win five U.S. titles and three world championships.