Donna Reed (actress) - Died January 14, 1986. Born January 27, 1921. American film and television actress and producer. Starred in It's a Wonderful Life. The second Miss Ellie on Dallas, briefly married to William Tuttle. Her other noted film roles are The Picture of Dorian Grey, The Last Time I Saw Paris, Backlash, From Here To Eternity. . . . Her well known television series was The Donna Reed Show.
Actress/singer Shelley Fabares turns the big 7-0 today! Shelley was the daughter in the Donna Reed TV Show and stared opposite Elvis in Girl Happy, Clam Bake and Spinout. She was on TV in such roles as Christine, the love interest of Hayden Fox on the show Coach. Shelley was married to music producer Lou Adler from '64 -80 and is married today to TV Mash star Mike Farrell.