Cathy O'Donnell

Cathy O'Donnell
1923 - 1970

Cathy O'Donnell  American Actress


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Cathy O'Donnell was previously married to Robert Wyler (1948 - 1970).


American Actress Cathy O'Donnell was born Ann Steely on 6th July, 1923 in Siluria, Alabama, USA and passed away on 11th Apr 1970 Los Angeles, California, USA aged 46. She is most remembered for The Best Years of Our Lives. Her zodiac sign is Cancer.

Cathy O'Donnell was in an on-screen matchup with Harold Russell in The Best Years of Our Lives (1946).

Cathy O'Donnell is a member of the following lists: American film actors, Cancer deaths in California and American stage actors.


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First Name Ann (Cathy)
Last Name O'Donnell
Maiden Name Steely
Full Name at Birth Ann Steely
Alternative Name Ann Steely
Age 46 (age at death) years
Birthday 6th July, 1923
Birthplace Siluria, Alabama, USA
Died 11th April, 1970
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Cerebral Hemorrhage (brought on by cancer)
Buried Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University Oklahoma City Univeristy, American Academy of Dramatic Arts
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame The Best Years of Our Lives
Year(s) Active 1945–1964

Cathy O'Donnell (born Ann Steely, July 6, 1923 – April 11, 1970) was an American actress, best remembered for her roles in The Best Years of Our Lives and film noirs.

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Cathy O'Donnell46 CancerActress
Robert Wyler70 LibraProducer


Tate1960AmyTV Show
Bonanza1959Sarah KnowltonTV Show
The Detectives1959Laurie DolanTV Show
The Rebel1959Felicity Bowman, Prudence GantTV Show
My World Dies Screaming1958Sheila Wayne (as Kathy O'Donnell)Movie
Target1958TV Show
The Deerslayer1957Judith HutterMovie
The Story of Mankind1957Early Christian WomanMovie
Perry Mason1957Norma BrooksTV Show
Sugarfoot1957AngelTV Show
Man Without a Gun1957TV Show
The Californians1957Grace AdamsTV Show
Zane Grey Theater1956Jennie ParsonsTV Show
The Man from Laramie1955Barbara WaggomanMovie
Matinee Theatre1955VelnaTV Show
Mad at the World1955Anne BennettMovie
Climax!1954Mona HerbertTV Show
Eight O'Clock Walk1954Jill ManningMovie
Loves of Three Queens1954Enone (segment: The Face That Launched a Thousand Ships)Movie
Center Stage1954TV Show
The Best of Broadway1954Amy FisherTV Show
The Motorola Television Hour1953TV Show
The Philip Morris Playhouse1953TV Show
The Woman's Angle1952Nina Van RhyneMovie
Orient Express1952Francine GilmanTV Show
Detective Story1951Susan CarmichaelMovie
Never Trust a Gambler1951Virginia MerrillMovie
Side Street1950Ellen NorsonMovie
The Miniver Story1950Judy MiniverMovie
The Amazing Mr. X1948Janet BurkeMovie
They Live by Night1948KeechieMovie
Bury Me Dead1947'Rusty' CarlinShort Film
The Best Years of Our Lives1946Wilma CameronMovie
Lights Out1946TV Show
Wonder Man1945Pelican Club Patron (uncredited)Movie
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Posted commentsView all comments (3)

wjerryzwjerryzApr 18, 2020

Looks most beautiful with out make up.

wjerryzwjerryzFeb 18, 2019

Very beautiful

wjerryzwjerryzDec 16, 2016

Such a beautiful actress to go so fast. RIP

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