Donna Reed Net Worth

Donna Reed Net Worth is
$10 Million

Donna Reed Biography

Donna Reed Net Value: Donna Reed was an American celebrity and producer who acquired a net value of $10 million. Donna Reed was created in Denison, Iowa in January 1921 and passed on in January 1986. Reed received a superstar on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1960 at 1612 Vine Road. Her debut film functions came in the 1941 films The Getaway, Shadow of the Thin Guy, and Babes on Broadway. She starred on tv in The Donna Reed Present from 1958 to 1966. Reed also starred as Miss Ellie Ewing in it series Dallas from 1984 to 1985. She starred as Mary Hatch in the 1946 film It’s an excellent Life and gained an Academy Award for Greatest Supporting Celebrity as Lorene Burke in the 1953 film From right here to Eternity. We also added few films/dramas earnings which include The Get-Away, Shadow of the Thin Guy, Babes on Broadway, Mokey. She settled out of courtroom and received over $1 million. She had taken over for Barbara Bel Geddes playing Miss Ellie Ewing on Dallas and sued the production firm after she was fired when Geddes made a decision to return to this program. Reed’s profession lasted over 40 years and she also made an appearance in a lot more than 40 movies. All albums/songs earnings listed below. A global known Acress Donna Reed born on Thursday, January 27, 1921

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Quick Facts

Full NameDonna Reed
Net Worth$10 Million
Date Of BirthJanuary 27, 1921
DiedJanuary 14, 1986, Beverly Hills, California, United States
Height1.61 m
EducationDenison High School, Los Angeles City College
SpouseGrover Asmus (m. 1974–1986), Tony Owen (m. 1945–1971), William J. Tuttle (m. 1943–1945)
ChildrenAnthony Owen, Mary Anne Owen, Penny Jane Owen, Timothy Owen
ParentsHazel Jane Mullenger, William Richard Mullenger
AwardsAcademy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best TV Star - Female, Golden Apple Award for Most Cooperative Actress
NominationsPrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Series, TV Land for The Most Irreplaceable Replacement Award, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Series (Lead or Support)
MoviesIt's a Wonderful Life, From Here to Eternity, They Were Expendable, Green Dolphin Street, The Far Horizons, The Picture of Dorian Gray, The Last Time I Saw Paris, Shadow of the Thin Man, Gun Fury, The Benny Goodman Story, See Here, Private Hargrove, Trouble Along the Way, Hangman's Knot, Chicago Deadline, The Human Comedy, The Courtship of Andy Hardy, The Caddy, Three Hours to Kill, They Rode West, Raiders of the Seven Seas, Eyes in the Night, Scandal Sheet, The Man from Down Under, Beyond Mombasa, Deadly Lessons, Calling Dr. Gillespie, Apache Trail, Beyond Glory, The Bugle Sounds, Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case, Faithful in My Fashion, Mokey, Backlash, Saturday's Hero, Gentle Annie, Ransom!, Elizabeth Taylor Triad, 27. By-Line: Jeffrey Stone, 26. What Price Home?, 25. So You Really Think You're Young at Heart

Interesting Facts

1 Mentioned in the song "Living Dead Girl" by Rob Zombie.
2 Attended the LACC Theater Academy. Other alumni include Morgan Freeman, Mark Hamill, Cindy Williams, and Rene Michelle Aranda.
3 Is one of 13 actresses who won their Best Supporting Actress Oscars in a movie that also won the Best Picture Oscar (she won for From Here to Eternity (1953)). The others are Hattie McDaniel for Gone with the Wind (1939), Teresa Wright for Mrs. Miniver (1942), Celeste Holm for Gentleman's Agreement (1947), Mercedes McCambridge for All the King's Men (1949), Eva Marie Saint for On the Waterfront (1954), Rita Moreno for West Side Story (1961), Meryl Streep for Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), Juliette Binoche for The English Patient (1996), Judi Dench for Shakespeare in Love (1998), Jennifer Connelly for A Beautiful Mind (2001), Catherine Zeta-Jones for Chicago (2002) and Lupita Nyong'o for 12 Years a Slave (2013).
4 Paternal great granddaughter of Richard Bartley Johnston (1833-1913), born in Illinois, and Elizabeth Herner (1841-1917), born in Canada.
5 Paternal granddaughter of William G. Mullenger (1857-1934), born in Wisconsin, and Mary Ann Johnston (1864-1955), born in Illinois.
6 Daughter of William Richard Mullenger (1893-1981) and Hazel Jane Shives (1899-1975). Both were born and raised in Iowa.
7 Maternal granddaughter of Charles (1860-1936) and Mary Etta Petty (1866-1947). Both were born and raised in Illinois.
8 She was of English, as well as some German and Irish, ancestry. Some of her forebears were Canadian-born.
9 Was the 39th actress to receive an Academy Award; she won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for From Here to Eternity (1953) at The 26th Annual Academy Awards (1954) on March 25, 1954.
10 She was a lifelong Republican.
11 Ex-sister-in-law of Thomas Tuttle.
12 Had a close relationship with her TV daughter, Shelley Fabares. Was considered by Fabares as her second mother until Reed's death in 1986.
13 Although her image was generally associated that of the the squeaky-clean, conservative 1950s housewife and mother, she won her Oscar for From Here to Eternity (1953) for playing a prostitute.
14 Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume Two, 1986-1990, pages 725-727. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1999.
15 In Italy, a great deal of her films were dubbed by Renata Marini and Dhia Cristiani (most notably From Here to Eternity (1953)). Occasionally she was also dubbed by Miranda Bonansea (in Green Dolphin Street (1947)), Rosetta Calavetta and Micaela Giustiniani. The great Lidia Simoneschi also lent her voice to Reed in Frank Capra's much celebrated It's a Wonderful Life (1946).
16 The woman on the cover of Rush's Permanent Waves album is modeled after her.
17 Learned of her firing from Dallas (1978) from a reporter while on a vacation to Paris. She was in the process of suing the show's producers before her death in January, 1986.
18 Four children by husband/producer Tony Owen : Penny Owen, Tony Owen Jr., Timothy Owen and Mary Owen. Two were adopted. Mary, their last child, was born to them in 1957, a year before the start of Donna's classic TV show, which Tony executive produced.
19 In the scene from It's a Wonderful Life (1946) where she and James Stewart throw rocks at the old Granville house, director Frank Capra had originally planned to use a double in Donna's place to throw the rock. Miss Reed, however, was an accomplished baseball player in high school and threw very well, as evidenced by her toss in the movie.
20 Her last husband Grover Asmus started a program called the Donna Reed Foundation that led to the Donna Reed festival held yearly in Denison, IA. It's a celebration of Donna, and includes classes, performances. Many stars attend such as Shelley Fabares, Debbie Reynolds, and Loren Janes.
21 Despite her association with the squeaky-clean and conservative 1950s, Reed became an anti-nuclear activist and anti-Vietnam protester. She also founded the group Another Mother for Peace.


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1 When you handle yourself, use your head; when you handle others, use your heart.
2 I hope more people decide to become organ donors.
3 What we look for in the school is unrealized potential.
4 If nuclear power plants are safe, let the commercial insurance industry insure them. Until these most expert judges of risk are willing to gamble with their money, I'm not willing to gamble with the health and safety of my family.
5 I've been involved with blood donation since the 1980s because there is a critical need.
6 Forty pictures I was in, and all I remember is 'What kind of bra will you be wearing today, honey?' That was always the area of big decision - from the neck to the navel.


All Donna Reed pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2006 OFTA TV Hall of Fame Online Film & Television Association Actors and Actresses
1964 Golden Apple Golden Apple Awards Most Cooperative Actress
1963 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best TV Star - Female The Donna Reed Show (1958)
1960 Star on the Walk of Fame Walk of Fame Motion Picture On 8 February 1960. At 1612 Vine Street.
1954 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Actress in a Supporting Role From Here to Eternity (1953)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2006 TV Land Award TV Land Awards The Most Irreplaceable Replacement Dallas (1978)
2004 TV Land Award TV Land Awards Irreplaceable Replacement Dallas (1978)
1962 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Series (Lead) The Donna Reed Show (1958)
1961 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Series (Lead) The Donna Reed Show (1958)
1960 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Series (Lead or Support) The Donna Reed Show (1958)
1959 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Best Actress in a Leading Role (Continuing Character) in a Comedy Series The Donna Reed Show (1958)

2nd Place Awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1965 Bravo Otto Germany Bravo Otto Best Female TV Star (TV-Star w)

3rd Place Awards

3rd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1964 Bravo Otto Germany Bravo Otto Best Female TV Star (TV-Star w)



Dallas 1984-1985 TV Series Miss Ellie Ewing
The Love Boat 1984 TV Series Polly Sullivan
Deadly Lessons 1983 TV Movie Miss Wade
The Best Place to Be 1979 TV Movie Sheila Callahan
The Donna Reed Show 1958-1966 TV Series Donna Stone
Pepe 1960 Donna Reed
The Whole Truth 1958 Carol Poulton
Suspicion 1957 TV Series Letty Jason
General Electric Theater 1957 TV Series Rayna
Beyond Mombasa 1956 Ann Wilson
Backlash 1956 Karyl Orton
Ransom! 1956 Edith Stannard
The Benny Goodman Story 1956 Alice Hammond
Tales of Hans Anderson 1955 TV Series
The Far Horizons 1955 Sacajawea
The Ford Television Theatre 1954 TV Series Lydia Campbell
The Last Time I Saw Paris 1954 Marion Ellswirth
Three Hours to Kill 1954 Laurie Mastin
They Rode West 1954 Laurie MacKaye
Gun Fury 1953 Jennifer Ballard
The Caddy 1953 Kathy Taylor
From Here to Eternity 1953 Alma aka Lorene
Raiders of the Seven Seas 1953 Alida
Trouble Along the Way 1953 Alice Singleton
Hangman's Knot 1952 Molly Hull
Castle in the Air 1952 Donna Reed (uncredited)
Scandal Sheet 1952 Julie Allison
Saturday's Hero 1951 Melissa
Chicago Deadline 1949 Rosita Jean d'Ur
Beyond Glory 1948 Ann Daniels
Green Dolphin Street 1947 Marguerite Patourel
It's a Wonderful Life 1946 Mary Hatch
Faithful in My Fashion 1946 Jean 'Chunky' Kendrick
They Were Expendable 1945 Lt. Sandy Davyss
The Picture of Dorian Gray 1945 Gladys Hallward
Gentle Annie 1944 Mary Lingen
See Here, Private Hargrove 1944 Carol Holliday
Thousands Cheer 1943 Customer in Red Skelton Skit
The Man from Down Under 1943 Mary Wilson
Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case 1943 Marcia Bradburn
The Human Comedy 1943 Bess Macauley
Personalities 1942 Short uncredited
Eyes in the Night 1942 Barbara Lawry
Apache Trail 1942 Rosalia Martinez
Calling Dr. Gillespie 1942 Marcia Bradburn
Mokey 1942 Anthea Delano
The Courtship of Andy Hardy 1942 Melodie Nesbit
The Bugle Sounds 1942 Sally Hanson
Babes on Broadway 1941 Jonesy's Secretary (uncredited)
Shadow of the Thin Man 1941 Molly Ford
The Getaway 1941 Maria Theresa O'Reilly


Father Dowling Mysteries 1990 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Picture of Dorian Gray 1945 "Good-Bye, Little Yellow Bird", uncredited
The Human Comedy 1943 performer: "All the World Will Be Jealous of Me" 1917, "A Dream" 1902 - uncredited
Mokey 1942 "The Prisoner's Song If I Had the Wings of an Angel" 1924, uncredited


The Moviemakers 1983 TV Series
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Frank Capra 1982 TV Special documentary Herself
The 50th Annual Academy Awards 1978 TV Special Herself - Audience Member and Past Winner
ABC's Silver Anniversary Celebration 1978 TV Special Herself
ABC Late Night 1974 TV Series Herself
The 36th Annual Academy Awards 1964 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Best Costume Design
The 35th Annual Academy Awards 1963 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Best Cinematography
The 13th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1961 TV Special Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Performance by an Lead Actress in a Series and Presenter
The 11th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1959 TV Special Herself - Presenter
I've Got a Secret 1958 TV Series Herself - Guest Panelist
This Is Your Life 1958 TV Series
MGM Parade 1956 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 27th Annual Academy Awards 1955 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Best Supporting Actor
The 26th Annual Academy Awards 1954 TV Special Herself - Winner: Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Screen Snapshots: Hollywood Laugh Parade 1953 Short Herself
Screen Snapshots: Hollywood's Famous Feet 1950 Documentary short Herself (uncredited)
Screen Actors 1950 Documentary short Herself (uncredited)
Sucker Bait 1943 Documentary short Geraldine - Waitress

Archive Footage

Sinatra: All or Nothing at All 2015 TV Mini-Series documentary Herself
The Sixties 2014 TV Mini-Series documentary Donna Stone - Donna Reed Show
A Night at the Movies: Merry Christmas! 2011 TV Movie documentary Mary Bailey (uncredited)
Stars of the Silver Screen 2011 TV Series Mary Hatch
I Am 2010/III Documentary Mary Hatch (uncredited)
Costas Now 2006 TV Series Donna Stone
Polònia 2006 TV Series Mary Hatch Bailey
Love Find Andy Hardy Intro 2004 Video documentary short Herself
The 71st Annual Academy Awards 1999 TV Special Mary Hatch Bailey (uncredited)
Intimate Portrait 1999 TV Series documentary Herself
Television: The First Fifty Years 1999 Video documentary Donna Stone
Christmas Unwrapped: The History of Christmas 1997 TV Movie documentary Mary Bailey
Escape from It's a Wonderful Life 1996 TV Movie Mary Hatch (uncredited)
Éste es mi barrio 1996 TV Series Mary Hatch Bailey
The Our Gang Story 1994 Video documentary Mary Hatch
Funny Women of Television 1991 TV Movie documentary Herself
Father Dowling Mysteries 1990 TV Series Mary Hatch
Free Spirit 1989 TV Series Herself
Cinema Paradiso 1988 Mary Hatch (uncredited)
Cheers 1987 TV Series Mary Hatch
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to James Stewart 1980 TV Special documentary Actress 'It's a Wonderful Life' (uncredited)
America at the Movies 1976 Documentary Mary Hatch Bailey
Hollywood Without Make-Up 1963 Documentary Herself

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