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Jeff Donnell

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Jeff Donnell (July 10, 1921 — April 11, 1988) was an American film and television actress. Born Jean Marie Donnell, she grew up in South Windham, Maine. As a child, she adopted the nickname "Jeff" after the character in her favorite comic strip, Mutt and Jeff. Donnell graduated from Towson High School, Towson, Maryland, in 1938 and attended the Leland Powers School of Drama in Boston, Massachusetts. Later, she studied at the Yale School of Drama. She was signed to a contract by Columbia Pictures in 1942 and made her film debut in My Sister Eileen. She later had roles in some RKO films. She was not a major star, but she did have a lengthy film and television career in various supporting roles, including the role of Gidget's mother, "Dorothy Lawrence", opposite Carl Reiner in the 1961 movie Gidget Goes Hawaiian. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jeff Donnell, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Jul 10, 1921 In Windham, Maine, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
69
First Appeared:
In the movie My Sister Eileen 1942-09-24
Latest Project:
Movie The Amazing Spider-Man 1978-03-15
Known For
Poster of The George Gobel Show
Poster of The First Time
Poster of Hoedown
Poster of Dancing in Manhattan
Filmography

The Amazing Spider-Man (1978)

Science Fiction Action Adventure Fantasy TV Movie Crime
Movie
as Aunt May Parker
4.8 12 votes

Matt Helm (1975)

Drama
Series

Paper Moon (1974)

Comedy Drama
Series
as Unknown
6.5 2 votes

Here We Go Again (1973)

Series
as Unknown

The Girl with Something Extra (1973)

Comedy Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Series
as Unknown

Police Story (1973)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
6.4 5 votes

Me and the Chimp (1972)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown

Cannon (1971)

Drama Action & Adventure
Series
as Unknown
5.3 6 votes

Felony Squad (1966)

Crime Drama
Series
as Unknown

Gidget (1965)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
5.2 5 votes

The F.B.I. (1965)

Drama Crime
Series
as Unknown
3.4 7 votes

The Addams Family (1964)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.6 51 votes

Daniel Boone (1964)

Action & Adventure Drama
Series
as Unknown
5.8 5 votes

The Iron Maiden (1963)

Movie
as Miriam Fisher
10 1 votes

Mister Ed (1961)

Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.4 9 votes

Dr. Kildare (1961)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
6.3 6 votes

The DuPont Show with June Allyson (1959)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
6.0 1 votes

Destination 60,000 (1957)

Drama
Movie
as Ruth Buckley

The Guns Of Fort Petticoat (1957)

Western Action War
Movie
as Mary Wheller
4.9 10 votes

Perry Mason (1957)

Mystery Drama Crime Family
Series
as Unknown
7.8 28 votes

Sweet Smell of Success (1957)

Drama
Movie
as Sally
7.5 88 votes

My Man Godfrey (1957)

Comedy
Movie
as Molly
6.4 4 votes

The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1956)

Music
Series
as Unknown

Matinee Theater (1955)

Drama
Series
as Unknown

Climax! (1954)

Drama Mystery
Series
as Unknown
6.0 1 votes

Massacre Canyon (1954)

Western
Movie
as Cora

The George Gobel Show (1954)

Comedy
Series

The Blue Gardenia (1953)

Crime Drama Thriller
Movie
as Sally Ellis
6.2 15 votes

Flight Nurse (1953)

War Drama Romance
Movie
as Lt. Ann Phillips
6 1 votes

So This Is Love (1953)

Movie
as Henrietta Van Dyke
5 1 votes

Thief of Damascus (1952)

Adventure Fantasy Romance
Movie
as Sheherazade
7 1 votes

Skirts Ahoy! (1952)

Comedy
Movie
as CPO Giff / Lt. Giff

The First Time (1952)

Comedy
Movie
as Donna Gilbert
6.5 1 votes

Cavalcade of America (1952)

Series
as Unknown

Omnibus (1952)

Series
as Unknown

Three Guys Named Mike (1951)

Romance Comedy
Movie
as Alice Raymend
6 1 votes

Racket Squad (1951)

Drama Action & Adventure Crime
Series
as Unknown

Schlitz Playhouse of Stars (1951)

Drama Comedy
Series
as Unknown

Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951)

Drama
Series
as Unknown

In a Lonely Place (1950)

Drama Mystery Thriller
Movie
as Sylvia Nicolai
7.6 77 votes

The Fuller Brush Girl (1950)

Comedy
Movie
as Jane Bixby
6.5 1 votes

Hoedown (1950)

Western
Movie
as Vera Wright

Walk Softly, Stranger (1950)

Crime Drama Romance
Movie
as Gwen
4.1 6 votes

Redwood Forest Trail (1950)

Western
Movie
as Julie Wescott

Roughshod (1949)

Romance Western Action Drama
Movie
as Elaine Wyatt
4.7 3 votes

Stagecoach Kid (1949)

Western
Movie
as Jessie Arnold

Post Office Investigator (1949)

Crime Drama
Movie
as April Shaughnessy

Easy Living (1949)

Drama
Movie
as Penny McCarr

Mr. District Attorney (1947)

Crime Drama
Movie
as Miss Miller

Night Editor (1946)

Drama
Movie
as Martha Cochrane
5.2 5 votes

The Phantom Thief (1946)

Crime Drama Mystery
Movie
as Anne Parks Duncan
6.0 1 votes

Throw a Saddle on a Star (1946)

Music Western
Movie
as Judy Lane

Cowboy Blues (1946)

Western
Movie
as Susan Nelson

That Texas Jamboree (1946)

Western
Movie
as Jean Warren

Singing on the Trail (1946)

Music Western
Movie
as Cindy Brown

The Unknown (1946)

Thriller Mystery
Movie
as Nina Arnold

The Power of the Whistler (1945)

Crime Mystery
Movie
as Frances 'Francie' Lane
4.4 5 votes

Song of the Prairie (1945)

Western Action Music
Movie
as Penelope 'Penny' Stevens

Over 21 (1945)

Comedy
Movie
as Jan Lupton
3.5 2 votes

She's a Soldier Too (1944)

Drama
Movie
as Mary Fleming (uncredited)

Stars on Parade (1944)

Music
Movie
as Mary Brooks

Dancing in Manhattan (1944)

Romance Comedy
Movie
as Julie Connors

Carolina Blues (1944)

Drama
Movie
as Charlotte Barton

Three Is a Family (1944)

Comedy
Movie
as Hazel Whittaker

Doughboys in Ireland (1943)

War Comedy Music
Movie
as Molly Callahan

There's Something About a Soldier (1943)

Drama
Movie
as Jean Burton
5.8 2 votes

My Sister Eileen (1942)

Comedy
Movie
as Helen Loomis
6 3 votes

A Night to Remember (1942)

Comedy Mystery Romance
Movie
as Anne Stafford Carstairs
7.3 2 votes

The Boogie Man Will Get You (1942)

Comedy Horror
Movie
as Winnie Slade
6.8 5 votes