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Donna Reed

Television Actress / Film Actress / Actress | * 01/27/1921 († 64, 01/14/1986) | Denison, Iowa (United States of America (USA))
Donna Reed (born Donna Belle Mullenger; January 27, 1921 – January 14, 1986) was an American actress and comedian. Her career spanned more than 40 years, with performances in more than 40 films. She is well known for her role as Mary Hatch Bailey in Frank Capra's 1946 film It's a Wonderful Life. In 1953, she received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Lorene Burke in the war drama From Here to Eternity. Reed is known for her work in television, notably as Donna Stone, a middle-class American mother and housewife in the sitcom The Donna Reed Show (1958–1966), in which her character was more assertive than most other television mothers of the era. She received numerous Emmy Award nominations for this role and the Golden Globe Award for Best TV Star in 1963. Later in her career, Reed replaced Barbara Bel Geddes as Miss Ellie Ewing Farlow in the 1984–1985 season of the television melodrama Dallas; she sued the produ... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Donna Reed

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress

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Movies with Donna Reed as Actress(48)

as (archive footage)1988 James Stewart's Wonderful Life
as Miss Wade1983 Deadly Lessons
as Sheila Callahan1979 The Best Place to Be
as herself1960 Pepe
as Carol Poulton1958 The Whole Truth
as Alice Hammond1956 The Benny Goodman Story
as Edith Stannard1956 Ransom!
as Karyl Orton1956 Backlash
as Ann Wilson1956 Beyond Mombasa
as Sacajawea1955 The Far Horizons
as Laurie Mastin1954 Three Hours to Kill
as Laurie MacKaye1954 They Rode West
as Marion Ellswirth1954 The Last Time I Saw Paris
as Kathy Taylor1953 The Caddy
as Alma 'Lorene' Burke1953 From Here to Eternity
as Alice Singleton1953 Trouble Along the Way
as Jennifer Ballard1953 Gun Fury
as Molly Hull1952 Hangman's Knot
as Julie Allison1952 Scandal Sheet
as Gene Hausler (as Aldo DaRe)1951 Saturday's Hero
as herself1950 Screen Actors
as Rosita Jean D'Ur1949 Chicago Deadline
as Ann Daniels1948 Beyond Glory
as Marguerite Patourel1947 Green Dolphin Street
as Mary Hatch Bailey1946 It's a Wonderful Life
as Jean "Chunky" Kendrick1946 Faithful in My Fashion
as Lt. Sandy Davyss1945 They Were Expendable
as Gladys Hallward1945 The Picture of Dorian Gray
as Carol Holiday1944 See Here, Private Hargrove
as Mary Lingen1944 Gentle Annie
as Mary Wilson1943 The Man from Down Under
as Customer in Red Skelton Skit1943 Thousands Cheer
as Bess Macauley1943 The Human Comedy
as Marcia Bradburn1943 Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case
as (uncredited)1942 Personalities
as Marcia Bradburn1942 Calling Dr. Gillespie
as Anthea Delano1942 Mokey
as Barbara Lawry1942 Eyes in the Night
as Rosalia Martinez1942 Apache Trail
as Sally Hanson1942 The Bugle Sounds
as Melodie Nesbit1942 The Courtship of Andy Hardy
as Maria Theresa 'Terry' O'Reilly1941 The Get-Away
as Molly Ford1941 Shadow of the Thin Man

TV Shows/Series with Donna Reed as Actress(5)

as Miss Ellie Southworth Ewing Farlow1978 Dallas
as Polly Sullivan1977 The Love Boat
as Donna Stone1958 The Donna Reed Show

Full Name: Donna Reed
Born: Thursday, 01/27 1921 (January) in Denison, Iowa (United States of America (USA))
Died: Tuesday, 01/14 1986 (January) in Beverly Hills (aged: 64)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Los Angeles City College
Spouses (current/former): William J. Tuttle
Other names for Donna Reed (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Donna Belle Mullenger"
Donna Reed frequently works together with these people:
Cedric Gibbons (17x, Crew)
Edwin B. Willis (15x, Crew)
Douglas Shearer (8x, Crew)
Lionel Barrymore (7x, Actor)
Henry O'Neill (7x, Actor)
Irene (7x, Crew)
Van Johnson (6x, Actor)
Juliet Mills (6x, Actress)
Jack Dawn (6x, Crew)
Frank Capra (5x, Crew)
William Lundigan (5x, Actor)
Sidney Salkow (5x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:13435, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 06/05/2021