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Donna Reed (January 27, 1921 – January 14, 1986) was an American film and television actress. She received the 1953 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Lorene, a prostitute, in From Here to Eternity, and received the 1963 Golden Globe Award for Best TV Star - Female for her performance as Donna Stone, an American middle class wife and mother, in The Donna Reed Show. In 1984, she replaced Barbara Bel Geddes as Miss Ellie in the television melodrama, Dallas, and sued the production company for breach of contract when she was abruptly fired upon Bel Geddes's decision to return to the show. Reed was married three times and the mother of four children. She died of pancreatic cancer.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Donna Reed (January 27, 1921 – January 14, 1986) was an American film and television actress. She received the 1953 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Lorene, a prostitute, in From Here to Eternity, and received the 1963 Golden Globe Award for Best TV Star - Female for her performance as Donna Stone, an American middle class wife and mother, in The Donna Reed Show. In 1984, she replaced Barbara Bel Geddes as Miss Ellie in the television melodrama, Dallas, and sued the production company for breach of contract when she was abruptly fired upon Bel Geddes's decision to return to the show. Reed was married three times and the mother of four children. She died of pancreatic cancer.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 47

Birthday 1921-01-27

Day of Death 1986-01-14

Place of Birth Denison - Iowa - USA

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Also Known As

  • Donnabelle Mullenger

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1994 Intimate Portrait(1 episode)
1983 Deadly Lessons as Miss Wade
1978 Dallas(30 episodes) as Miss Ellie Ewing
1963 Hollywood Without Make-Up
1960 Pepe as Herself
1958 The Donna Reed Show(276 episodes) as Donna Stone
1958 The Whole Truth as Carol Poulton
1956 Beyond Mombasa as Ann Wilson
1956 Backlash as Karyl Orton
1956 Ransom! as Edith Stannard
1956 The Benny Goodman Story as Alice Hammond
1955 The Far Horizons as Sacajawea
1954 They Rode West as Laurie MacKaye
1954 Three Hours to Kill as Laurie Mastin
1954 The Last Time I Saw Paris as Marion Ellswirth
1953 Gun Fury as Jennifer Ballard
1953 From Here to Eternity as Alma 'Lorene' Burke
1953 The Caddy as Kathy Taylor
1953 Raiders of the Seven Seas as Alida
1953 Trouble Along the Way as Alice Singleton
1953 The Academy Awards(4 episodes)
1953 General Electric Theater(1 episode)
1952 Hangman's Knot as Molly Hull
1952 Scandal Sheet as Julie Allison
1951 Saturday's Hero as Gene Hausler (as Aldo DaRe)
1949 Chicago Deadline as Rosita Jean D'Ur
1948 Beyond Glory as Ann Daniels
1947 Green Dolphin Street as Marguerite Patourel
1946 It's a Wonderful Life as Mary Hatch Bailey
1946 Faithful in My Fashion as Jean "Chunky" Kendrick
1945 They Were Expendable as Lt. Sandy Davyss
1945 The Picture of Dorian Gray as Gladys Hallward
1944 Gentle Annie as Mary Lingen
1944 See Here, Private Hargrove as Carol Holiday
1944 Twenty Years After
1943 The Man from Down Under as Mary Wilson
1943 Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case as Marcia Bradburn
1943 The Human Comedy as Bess Macauley
1943 Thousands Cheer as Customer in Red Skelton Skit
1942 Eyes in the Night as Barbara Lawry
1942 Apache Trail as Rosalia Martinez
1942 Calling Dr. Gillespie as Marcia Bradburn
1942 Mokey as Anthea Delano
1942 The Courtship of Andy Hardy as Melodie Eunice Nesbit
1942 The Bugle Sounds as Sally Hanson
1941 Shadow of the Thin Man as Molly Ford
1941 The Get-Away as Maria Theresa 'Terry' O'Reilly

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