Elinor Donahue

Elinor Donahue

Elinor Donahue  American Actress


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Mary Eleanor Donahue (born April 19, 1937), best known as Elinor Donahue, is an American actress. She played Robert Young's and Jane Wyatt's eldest child, Betty Anderson, on Father Knows Best, a 1950s sitcom....

Confirmed Relationships4
Longest Relationship29 yrs, 8 mths
Average Relationship Length9 yrs, 7 mths
First Name Elinor
Middle Name Eleanor
Last Name Donahue
Full Name at Birth Mary Eleanor Donahue
Age 79 years
Birthday 19th April, 1937
Birthplace Tacoma, WA
Build Average
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Aries
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Father Knows Best
Year(s) Active 1942–present
Official Websites www.nndb.com/people/521/000092245/, goldengirls.wikia.com/wiki/Elinor_Donahue, www.behindthevoiceactors.com/Elinor-Donahue/
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Elinor Donahue79 AriesActress
Lou Genevrino-
Harry Ackerman78 ScorpioFilm/TV Producer
Jack Jones78 CapricornSinger
Richard Smith-



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The Legend of Prince Valiant1991 Queen Eleanora TV Show
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Get a Life1990 Gladys Peterson TV Show
Coach1989 Lorraine TV Show
Generations1989 Sylvia Furth (1989) TV Show
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CBS Schoolbreak Special1984 Laura Donovan, Mrs. Parsons TV Show
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Riptide1984 Elaine Warwick TV Show
Santa Barbara1984 Dr. Anderson TV Show
No Earthly Reason1984 Mrs. Morrison TV Movie
Going Berserk1983 Margaret Anderson Movie
High School U.S.A.1983 Mrs. Franklin TV Movie
Hotel1983 Louise TV Show
Just an Overnight Guest1983 Social Worker TV Movie
Newhart1982 Irma TV Show
The Grady Nutt Show1981 Ellie Williams TV Movie
Condominium1980 Audrey Ames TV Movie
The Dukes of Hazzard1979 Federal Agent TV Show
Doctors' Private Lives1979 Mona Welk TV Show
Please Stand By1979 Carol Lambert TV Show
Diff'rent Strokes1978 Diane Sloane TV Show
Mork & Mindy1978 Dr. Joni Lincoln TV Show
Doctors' Private Lives1978 Mona Wise TV Movie
No Margin for Error1978 TV Movie
Father Knows Best: Home for Christmas1977 Betty Anderson TV Movie
Fantasy Island1977 Blanche Barrens, Madge Nolan, Mrs. Marson TV Show
Mulligan's Stew1977 Jane Mulligan TV Show
The Love Boat1977 Betty Anderson TV Show
The Father Knows Best Reunion1977 Betty Anderson TV Movie
The Feather and Father Gang1976 Julie TV Show
One Day at a Time1975 Felicia TV Show
S.W.A.T.1975 Marjorie Kemp TV Show
Happy Days1974 Mrs. Broderick TV Show
Petrocelli1974 Joan Hiller TV Show
Police Woman1974 Ellie Tarlow TV Show
If I Love You, Am I Trapped Forever?1974 Alice Bennett TV Movie
Barnaby Jones1973 Judy Corbett TV Show
Police Story1973 Joan Anderson, Camille Tackleberry TV Show
The Young and the Restless1973 Judge Marie Anderson TV Show
Gidget Gets Married1972 Medley Blaine TV Movie
The Rookies1972 Amanda TV Show
The Odd Couple1970 Miriam Welby TV Show
In Name Only1969 Esther Garrity TV Movie
The Flying Nun1967 Dr. Jennifer Ethrington TV Show
Occasional Wife1966 Linda Sue TV Show
Star Trek1966 Nancy Hedford TV Show
A Man Called Shenandoah1965 Julie Wade TV Show
Days of Our Lives1965 Kate Honeycutt TV Show
Many Happy Returns1964 Joan Randall TV Show
Redigo1963 Joanie-Mae Kilpatrick TV Show
The Eleventh Hour1962 Melanie TV Show
The Virginian1962 Carole Cole TV Show
Dr. Kildare1961 Sharon Calloway TV Show
Insight1960 Margaret Drill TV Show
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The Brothers Brannagan1960 Kate Warren TV Show
Girls Town1959 Mary Lee Morgan Movie
Imitation of Life1959 Lora's Friend (uncredited) Movie
Dennis the Menace1959 Georgiana Balanger TV Show
77 Sunset Strip1958 Laura Holt TV Show
U.S. Marshal1958 Martha Watson TV Show
Goodyear Theatre1957 Connie Peters TV Show
Have Gun - Will Travel1957 Letty Mae Stinchcomb TV Show
Crossroads1955 TV Show
Matinee Theatre1955 TV Show
Father Knows Best1954 Betty TV Show
G.E. True Theater1953 Carol Madsen TV Show
The Loretta Young Show1953 Janey, Debbie Waring TV Show
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Sweethearts on Parade1953 Student (uncredited) Movie
Where's Raymond?1953 TV Show
Love Is Better Than Ever1952 Pattie Marie Levoy Movie
The Ford Television Theatre1952 Katherine Casey TV Show
Schlitz Playhouse1951 TV Show
Her First Romance1951 Lucille Stewart Movie
My Blue Heaven1950 Mary (uncredited) Movie
Singing Guns1950 Mike Murphy's Kid Movie
Tea for Two1950 Lynne Smith Movie
The Happy Years1950 Connie Brown (uncredited) Movie
Lux Video Theatre1950 Helen Richards TV Show
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show1950 Emily Vanderlip Foster TV Show
An Old-Fashioned Girl1949 Maud Shaw (as Mary Eleanor Donahue) Movie
Tenth Avenue Angel1948 Cynthia (uncredited) Movie
Three Daring Daughters1948 Alix Morgan (as Mary Eleanor Donahue) Movie
Arkansas Swing1948 Toni MacGregor (as Mary Eleanor Donahue) Movie
The Unfinished Dance1947 Josie (as Mary Eleanor Donahue) Movie
Winter Wonderland1946 Betty Wheeler (as Mary Eleanor Donahue) Movie
Little Miss Big1946 Young Girl (uncredited) Movie
And Now Tomorrow1944 Janice - Age 4 (uncredited) Movie
Bowery to Broadway1944 Young Bessie Jo (uncredited) Movie
Mister Big1943 Muggsy (as Mary Eleanor Donahue) Movie
Honeymoon Lodge1943 Janie Thomas (uncredited) Movie
Girls' Town1942 Bit Role (uncredited) Movie
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Comments on Elinor Donahue

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heatherachaseJan 9, 2011

great in pretty woman

Steve L.Dec 31, 2010

Fortunately for Elinor, she and I are NOT related.

Candace Bailey WestJun 15, 2010

i am also elinor`s cousin, through my dad. they were 1st cousins and i would love to write to her. how exciting!

Jo Ann Donahue O`BannonJun 30, 2009

I am Elinor`s first cousin and would enjoy hearing from her. We haven`t seen one another since we were children.

mabgMar 3, 2009

I fell in love with her when she played Betty Anderson on Father Knows Best and she looked so beautiful in STAR TRECK as Nancy Hedford

LJG1015Aug 9, 2008

I liked her when she played Ellie Walker on The Andy Griffith Show.

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