Donna Reed

Donna Reed
1921 - 1986
Donna Reed  American Actress

Donna Reed dating history


Donna Reed was previously married to Grover Asmus (1974 - 1986), Tony Owen (1945 - 1971), William Tuttle (1943 - 1945) and William Tuttle (1943 - 1945).

Donna Reed was in a relationship with Lew Ayres.

Donna Reed is rumoured to have hooked up with Frank Sinatra (1954).


American Actress Donna Reed was born Donnabelle Mullenger on 27th January, 1921 in Denison, Iowa, USA and passed away on 14th Jan 1986 Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA aged 64. She is most remembered for It's a Wonderful Life (1946). Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Donna Reed was in 17 on-screen matchups, including Carl Betz in The Donna Reed Show (1958), Charlton Heston in The Far Horizons (1955), Dan Dailey in Mokey (1942), Glenn Ford in Ransom! (1956) and John Derek in Saturday's Hero (1951).

Donna Reed is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and Best Musical or Comedy Actress Golden Globe (television) winners.


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Relationship Statistics

Married4 27 years 11 years, 4 months 3 years
Dating1 - - -
Rumoured1 - - -
Total6 27 years 7 years, 7 months 3 years


First Name Donna
Middle Name Belle
Last Name Reed
Maiden Name Mullenger
Full Name at Birth Donnabelle Mullenger
Alternative Name Donna Belle Mullenger, Donna Reed, Donnabelle Mullenger
Age 64 (age at death) years
Birthday 27th January, 1921
Birthplace Denison, Iowa, USA
Died 14th January, 1986
Place of Death Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Pancreatic Cancer
Buried Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
Height 5' 7" (170 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Methodist
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Year(s) Active 1941–1985, 1941–1986
Official Websites,
Father William Richard Mullenger (1893–1981)
Mother Hazel Jane Shives (1899–1975)
Friend Shelley Fabares, Lillian Burns

Donna Reed (born Donna Belle Mullenger; January 27, 1921 – January 14, 1986) was an American actress. Her career spanned more than 40 years, with performances in more than 40 films. She is well known for her role as Mary Hatch Bailey in Frank Capra's 1946 film It's a Wonderful Life. In 1953, she received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Lorene Burke in the war drama From Here to Eternity.

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Partner Comparison

Donna Reed64 AquariusActress
Grover Asmus77 Capricorn
Frank Sinatra82 SagittariusSinger
Tony Owen77 Taurus
William Tuttle95 AriesSpecial Effects
William Tuttle95 AriesSpecial Effects
Lew Ayres88 CapricornActor


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
PennyFemaleTony Owen
TonyMaleTony Owen
TimothyMaleTony Owen
MaryFemaleTony Owen


Deadly Lessons1983Miss WadeTV Movie
The Best Place to Be1979Sheila CallahanTV Movie
Dallas1978Miss Ellie EwingTV Show
The Love Boat1977Polly SullivanTV Show
Pepe1960Donna ReedMovie
The Whole Truth1958Carol PoultonMovie
The Donna Reed Show1958Donna StoneTV Show
Suspicion1957Letty JasonTV Show
Backlash1956Karyl OrtonMovie
Beyond Mombasa1956Ann WilsonMovie
Ransom!1956Edith StannardMovie
The Benny Goodman Story1956Alice HammondMovie
The Far Horizons1955SacajaweaMovie
Tales of Hans Anderson1955TV Show
The Last Time I Saw Paris1954Marion EllswirthMovie
They Rode West1954Laurie MacKayeMovie
Three Hours to Kill1954Laurie MastinMovie
The Big Moment1954Short Film
From Here to Eternity1953Alma - aka LoreneMovie
Gun Fury1953Jennifer BallardMovie
Raiders of the Seven Seas1953AlidaMovie
The Caddy1953Kathy TaylorMovie
Trouble Along the Way1953Alice SingletonMovie
G.E. True Theater1953RaynaTV Show
Hangman's Knot1952Molly HullMovie
Scandal Sheet1952Julie AllisonMovie
The Ford Television Theatre1952Lydia CampbellTV Show
Rainbow 'Round My Shoulder1952Donna Reed (uncredited)Movie
Saturday's Hero1951MelissaMovie
Chicago Deadline1949Rosita Jean d'UrMovie
Beyond Glory1948Ann DanielsMovie
Green Dolphin Street1947Marguerite PatourelMovie
It's a Wonderful Life1946Mary HatchMovie
Faithful in My Fashion1946Jean 'Chunky' KendrickMovie
The Picture of Dorian Gray1945Gladys HallwardMovie
They Were Expendable1945Lt. Sandy DavyssMovie
See Here, Private Hargrove1944Carol HollidayMovie
Gentle Annie1944Mary LingenMovie
Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case1943Marcia BradburnMovie
The Human Comedy1943Bess MacauleyMovie
Thousands Cheer1943Customer in Red Skelton SkitMovie
The Man from Down Under1943Mary WilsonMovie
Suckerbait1943Geraldine - WaitressMovie
Calling Dr. Gillespie1942Marcia BradburnMovie
Eyes in the Night1942Barbara LawryMovie
The Courtship of Andy Hardy1942Melodie NesbitMovie
Apache Trail1942Rosalia MartinezMovie
Mokey1942Anthea DelanoMovie
The Bugle Sounds1942Sally HansonMovie
Personalities1942Short Film
Babes on Broadway1941Jonesy's Secretary (uncredited)Movie
Shadow of the Thin Man1941MollyMovie
The Getaway1941Maria Theresa O'ReillyMovie
Convicted Woman1940Inmate (uncredited)Movie
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Posted commentsView all comments (16)

wjerryzwjerryzDec 7, 2021

She played in so many good movies. I especially liked her in. They Where Expendable 1945

wjerryzwjerryzDec 7, 2021

Died way to soon.

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wjerryzwjerryzOct 11, 2015

Wonderful person and wonderful actress. Could fit in about any role

John ShepardDec 7, 2011

The personification of perfection in a women, ie wife, mother, professinal, beauty. I am proud to have watched and appreciated her Wonderful Life. Doc

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