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 Donna Reed

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Donna Reed Famous memorial

Birth
Denison, Crawford County, Iowa, USA
Death
14 Jan 1986 (aged 64)
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial
Westwood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot
Section D, #110
Memorial ID
1172 View Source

Actress. Born Donnabelle Mullenger, she was attending Los Angeles City College when she gave an impressive screen test for MGM Studios and was signed to a contract. She made her screen debut in "The Getaway" (1941), followed by supporting roles in "Apache Trail" (1942), "Gentle Annie" (1944), "They Were Expendable" (1945), "It's A Wonderful Life" (1946), and "Scandal Sheet" (1952). In 1953, she was awarded the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role as Alma, the dancehall girl in the film "From Here To Eternity." Her other credits included "The Last Time I Saw Paris" (1954), "The Far Horizons" (1955), "The Benny Goodman Story" (1956), "Ransom" (1956), and "The Whole Truth" (1958). For television, she is best remembered for her own series, "The Donna Reed Show," which aired from 1958 to 1966.

Actress. Born Donnabelle Mullenger, she was attending Los Angeles City College when she gave an impressive screen test for MGM Studios and was signed to a contract. She made her screen debut in "The Getaway" (1941), followed by supporting roles in "Apache Trail" (1942), "Gentle Annie" (1944), "They Were Expendable" (1945), "It's A Wonderful Life" (1946), and "Scandal Sheet" (1952). In 1953, she was awarded the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role as Alma, the dancehall girl in the film "From Here To Eternity." Her other credits included "The Last Time I Saw Paris" (1954), "The Far Horizons" (1955), "The Benny Goodman Story" (1956), "Ransom" (1956), and "The Whole Truth" (1958). For television, she is best remembered for her own series, "The Donna Reed Show," which aired from 1958 to 1966.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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MY LOVE,
DONNA REED ASMUS
1921 - 1986


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 31 Dec 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 1172
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/1172/donna-reed: accessed ), memorial page for Donna Reed (27 Jan 1921–14 Jan 1986), Find a Grave Memorial ID 1172, citing Westwood Memorial Park, Westwood, Los Angeles County, California, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.