Hottest Pictures Of Donna Reed. Donna Reed had an interest in politics. In 1967, she became a peace activist and co-chaired the anti-war advocacy group. Donna supported Barry Goldwater in the 1964 United States presidential election. The actress also opposed the Vietnam War, and she endorsed Democratic Senator Eugene McCarthy in the presidential election in 1968.
She was born on 27th January in 1921 in Denison, Iowa, in the U.S. Her parents were William Richard Mullenger and Hazel Jane. While attending Los Angeles City College, she performed in several stage productions.
In 1941, she got an offer and signed with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or MGM. Donna made her on-screen debut that year with the film, The Get-Away. Later, she had a supporting role in The Bugle Sounds in 1942.
Donna also starred in They Were Expendable, in which the actress played the role of a nurse. She came to prominence after MGM lent her to RKO Pictures and Donna played the role of Mary Hatch Bailey in the film; It was a Wonderful Life in 1946.
In 1950, Donna signed a contract with Columbia Studios and starred in the film Scandal Sheet in 1952. The actress gained fame and won the Academy Award for her portrayal of Lorene Burke in the war drama From Here to Eternity.
She also became famous for her television series The Donna Reed Show, to which she was attached from 1958-1966. After the series ended, Donna took time off from acting and returned in the late ’70s with the television film The Best Place to be in 1979.
From 1984-1985, the actress appeared as Miss Ellie Ewing, and it was her last screen appearance. She has gone through two failed marriages. She had four children with her second husband, Tony Owen.
She was married to Grover Asmus till her death. On 14th January in 1986, the actress died of pancreatic cancer. Apart from the Academy Award, she won the Golden Globe Award and the Golden Apple Award.
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