Elinor Donahue

Actress | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Pretty Woman (1990) | Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991) | The Andy Griffith Show (1960-1961)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win More »
AKA 
Eleanor Donahue | Mary Eleanor Donahue | Elinor Donohue
BORN 
Apr 19, 1937 (age 81)

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Past Film & Video (24 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (83 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Young and the RestlessThe Young and the Restless (TV Series) Judge Marie Anderson (4 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010–2011 4
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  • Primary photo for Cold CaseCold Case (TV Series) Esther 'Legs' Davis - 2005 (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
    • Colors (Oct 16, 2005) Esther 'Legs' Davis - 2005  Less
  • Primary photo for Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman: The Heart WithinDr. Quinn, Medicine Woman: The Heart Within (TV Movie) Rebecca Quinn Dickinson  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love StoryShake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story (TV Movie) Mrs. Lebowitz  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Dr. Quinn, Medicine WomanDr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (TV Series) Rebecca Quinn (8 episodes, 1993)  Less 1993–1997 8
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  • Primary photo for EllenEllen (TV Series) Delores Warwell (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
    • The Tape (May 14, 1996) Delores Warwell  Less
  • Primary photo for The InvadersThe Invaders (TV Series) Norma Winters (2 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995 2
  • Primary photo for FriendsFriends (TV Series) Aunt Lillian (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for Eek! the CatEek! the Cat (TV Series) Mom (26 episodes, 1992)  Less 1992–1993 26
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  • Primary photo for Biker Mice from MarsBiker Mice from Mars (TV Series) Munsterella (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for CoachCoach (TV Series) Lorraine (2 episodes, 1993)  Less 1993 2
  • Primary photo for The Legend of Prince ValiantThe Legend of Prince Valiant (TV Series) Queen Eleanora (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
    • The Jubilee (Feb 19, 1993) Queen Eleanora (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for Herman's HeadHerman's Head (TV Series) Mrs. Fitzer (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for Get a LifeGet a Life (TV Series) Gladys Peterson (34 episodes, 1990), Performer ("Mack the Knife") (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990–1992 34
    • 1977 2000 (Mar 1, 1992) Gladys Peterson (credit only)  Less
    • SPEWEY and Me (Feb 9, 1992) Gladys Peterson (credit only)  Less
    • Bad Fish (Feb 2, 1992) Gladys Peterson (credit only)  Less
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  • Primary photo for GenerationsGenerations (TV Series) Sylvia Furth (1989)  Less 1989–1991
  • Primary photo for Murder, She WroteMurder, She Wrote (TV Series) Connie Lewis (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for Santa BarbaraSanta Barbara (TV Series) Dr. Anderson (2 episodes, 1989)  Less 1989 2
  • Primary photo for The Golden GirlsThe Golden Girls (TV Series) Katherine (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for NewhartNewhart (TV Series) Irma (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for CBS Schoolbreak SpecialCBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series) Laura Donovan / Mrs. Parsons (2 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984–1988 2
  • Primary photo for The New Adventures of Beans BaxterThe New Adventures of Beans Baxter (TV Series) Susan Baxter (9 episodes, 1987)  Less 1987 9
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  • Primary photo for The Love BoatThe Love Boat (TV Series) Betty Anderson / Andrea Hammond / Mrs. van Buren / Rowena (4 episodes, 1979)  Less 1979–1987 4
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  • Primary photo for RiptideRiptide (TV Series) Elaine Warwick (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
    • Echoes (Aug 22, 1986) Elaine Warwick  Less
  • Primary photo for Days of Our LivesDays of Our Lives (TV Series) Kate Honeycutt (4 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984–1985 4
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  • Primary photo for Happy DaysHappy Days (TV Series) Mrs. Broderick (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for No Earthly ReasonNo Earthly Reason (TV Movie) Mrs. Morrison  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for HotelHotel (TV Series) Louise (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for High School U.S.A.High School U.S.A. (TV Movie) Mrs. Franklin  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Just an Overnight GuestJust an Overnight Guest (TV Short) Social Worker  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The Dukes of HazzardThe Dukes of Hazzard (TV Series) Federal Agent (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Fantasy IslandFantasy Island (TV Series) Blanche Barrens / Madge Nolan / Mrs. Marson (3 episodes, 1980)  Less 1980–1981 3
  • Primary photo for One Day at a TimeOne Day at a Time (TV Series) Felicia (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for The Grady Nutt ShowThe Grady Nutt Show (TV Movie) Ellie Williams  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Mork & MindyMork & Mindy (TV Series) Dr. Joni Lincoln (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for CHiPsCHiPs (TV Series) Elnor Donahue (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for Barnaby JonesBarnaby Jones (TV Series) Judy Corbett (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for CondominiumCondominium (TV Series) Audrey Ames (2 episodes, 1980)  Less 1980 2
  • Primary photo for Doctors' Private LivesDoctors' Private Lives (TV Mini-series) Mona Welk  Less 1979– 
  • Primary photo for Diff'rent StrokesDiff'rent Strokes (TV Series) Diane Sloane (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for Please Stand ByPlease Stand By (TV Series) Carol Lambert  Less 1979– 
  • Primary photo for No Margin for ErrorNo Margin for Error (TV Movie) Actress  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Police StoryPolice Story (TV Series) Joan Anderson / Camille Tackleberry (2 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977–1978 2
  • Primary photo for Doctors' Private LivesDoctors' Private Lives (TV Movie) Mona Wise  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Father Knows Best: Home for ChristmasFather Knows Best: Home for Christmas (TV Movie) Betty Anderson  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Mulligan's StewMulligan's Stew (TV Series) Jane Mulligan (7 episodes, 1977)  Less 1977 7
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  • Primary photo for InsightInsight (TV Series) Margaret Drill (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for The Father Knows Best ReunionThe Father Knows Best Reunion (TV Movie) Betty Anderson  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Feather and Father GangThe Feather and Father Gang (TV Series) Julie (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for S.W.A.T.S.W.A.T. (TV Series) Marjorie Kemp (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for PetrocelliPetrocelli (TV Series) Joan Hiller (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for The Odd CoupleThe Odd Couple (TV Series) Miriam Welby (17 episodes, 1972)  Less 1972–1975 17
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  • Primary photo for The RookiesThe Rookies (TV Series) Amanda (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Police WomanPolice Woman (TV Series) Ellie Tarlow (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for If I Love You, Am I Trapped Forever?If I Love You, Am I Trapped Forever? (TV Movie) Alice Bennett  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Gidget Gets MarriedGidget Gets Married (TV Movie) Medley Blaine  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for The Flying NunThe Flying Nun (TV Series) Dr. Jennifer Ethrington (3 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968–1970 3
  • Primary photo for In Name OnlyIn Name Only (TV Movie) Esther Garrity  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Star TrekStar Trek (TV Series) Nancy Hedford (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for Occasional WifeOccasional Wife (TV Series) Linda Sue (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for A Man Called ShenandoahA Man Called Shenandoah (TV Series) Julie Wade (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for Many Happy ReturnsMany Happy Returns (TV Series) Joan Randall (24 episodes, 1964)  Less 1964–1965 24
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  • Primary photo for The Eleventh HourThe Eleventh Hour (TV Series) Melanie (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for The VirginianThe Virginian (TV Series) Carole Cole (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
    • Siege (Dec 18, 1963) Carole Cole  Less
  • Primary photo for RedigoRedigo (TV Series) Joanie-Mae Kilpatrick (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for Dr. KildareDr. Kildare (TV Series) Sharon Calloway (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for The United States Steel HourThe United States Steel Hour (TV Series) Fran Crowell (2 episodes, 1961)  Less 1961–1963 2
  • Primary photo for Have Gun - Will TravelHave Gun - Will Travel (TV Series) Letty Mae Stinchcomb (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for 77 Sunset Strip77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) Laura Holt (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for General Electric TheaterGeneral Electric Theater (TV Series) Carol Madsen (1 episode, 1961)  Less 1961 1
  • Primary photo for The Andy Griffith ShowThe Andy Griffith Show (TV Series) Ellie Walker (12 episodes, 1960), Performer ("Seeing Nelly Home" (aka "When I Saw Sweet Nellie Home"), "L'il Liza Jane") (1 episode, 1961), Performer ("Away in a Manger") (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960–1961 12
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  • Primary photo for The Brothers BrannaganThe Brothers Brannagan (TV Series) Kate Warren (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
    • Duet (Oct 22, 1960) Kate Warren  Less
  • Primary photo for Dennis the MenaceDennis the Menace (TV Series) Georgiana Balanger (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for Father Knows BestFather Knows Best (TV Series) Betty Anderson / Donna Stuart (192 episodes, 1954), Performer ("Happy Birthday To You") (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1954–1960 192
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  • Primary photo for Goodyear TheatreGoodyear Theatre (TV Series) Connie Peters (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
  • Primary photo for U.S. MarshalU.S. Marshal (TV Series) Martha Watson (1 episode)  Less 1958–1960 1
  • Primary photo for The Ford Television TheatreThe Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) Katherine Casey (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
    • Sheila (May 24, 1956) Katherine Casey  Less
  • Primary photo for CrossroadsCrossroads (TV Series) Actress (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for The George Burns and Gracie Allen ShowThe George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series) Emily Vanderlip Foster (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
    • The Newlyweds (Apr 2, 1956) Emily Vanderlip Foster  Less
  • Primary photo for Matinee TheatreMatinee Theatre (TV Series) Actress (1 episode, 1956)  Less 1956 1
  • Primary photo for Letter to LorettaLetter to Loretta (TV Series) Janey / Debbie Waring (2 episodes, 1955)  Less 1955 2
  • Primary photo for Lux Video TheatreLux Video Theatre (TV Series) Helen Richards (1 episode, 1955)  Less 1955 1
  • Primary photo for Where's Raymond?Where's Raymond? (TV Series) Actress (2 episodes, 1954)  Less 1954 2
  • Primary photo for Schlitz Playhouse of StarsSchlitz Playhouse of Stars (TV Series) Actress (1 episode, 1952)  Less 1952 1
Self (16 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Star Trek: Inside the Roddenberry VaultStar Trek: Inside the Roddenberry Vault Herself  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Make or Break TVMake or Break TV (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Archives of American TelevisionArchives of American Television (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for TV Land's Top TenTV Land's Top Ten (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The 2nd Annual TV Land AwardsThe 2nd Annual TV Land Awards (TV Special) Herself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for E! True Hollywood StoryE! True Hollywood Story (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Dear GodDear God Herself  Less 1996 $22MM $7.1MM / —
  • Primary photo for Our TimeOur Time (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The 36th Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 36th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Presenter  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Match Game/Hollywood Squares HourMatch Game/Hollywood Squares Hour (TV Series) Herself - Panelist (5 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984
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  • Primary photo for Battle of the Network Stars IIIBattle of the Network Stars III (TV Special) Herself - NBC Team Captain  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Herself - Guest (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Good Old DaysGood Old Days (TV Special) Herself  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for Here's HollywoodHere's Hollywood (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962
  • Primary photo for The Juke Box JuryThe Juke Box Jury (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1959)  Less 1959
Archive Footage (7 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Pioneers of TelevisionPioneers of Television (TV Series) Betty Anderson (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
    • Doctors and Nurses (Apr 22, 2014) Betty Anderson (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Love, Hate & Propaganda: The Cold WarLove, Hate & Propaganda: The Cold War (TV Series) Betty Anderson (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Andy Griffith Show Reunion: Back to MayberryThe Andy Griffith Show Reunion: Back to Mayberry (TV Special) Elinore 'Ellie' Walker (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Dr. Quinn, Medicine WomanDr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (TV Series) Rebecca Quinn (2 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995–1997
    • Colleen's Paper (Feb 8, 1997) Rebecca Quinn (archive footage)  Less
    • Ready or Not (May 13, 1995) Rebecca Quinn (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Get a LifeGet a Life (TV Series) Gladys Peterson (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992
    • Clip Show (Mar 8, 1992) Gladys Peterson (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Sex Violence & Values: Changing ImagesSex Violence & Values: Changing Images (TV Movie) Older Daughter (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Father Knows BestFather Knows Best (TV Series) Betty Anderson (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960
    • Adopted Daughter (Mar 28, 1960) Betty Anderson (archive footage)  Less

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