Elinor Donahue Net Worth

Elinor Donahue Net Worth is
$3 Million

Elinor Donahue Biography

Elinor Donahue net worthy of: Elinor Donahue can be an American actress who includes a net well worth of $3 million. She received a TV Property Legend Award for The Andy Griffith Display in 2004 and was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Greatest Supporting Actress (Continuing Personality) in a Humor Series for Father Has learned Greatest in 1959. Donahue’s most widely known part arrived starring as Betty Anderson on the tv screen series Father Knows Greatest. She worked well in vaudeville as a kid actress and had little bit parts as an adolescent. Donahue has over 100 performing credits to her name. Her first part arrived uncredited in the 1942 film Girls’ City. All albums/songs earnings listed below. She following starred as Ellie Walker on The Andy Griffith Display from 1960 to 1961. Elinor starred as Joan Randall in the series Many Content Returns from 1964 to 1965. She starred as Miriam in it series The Odd Few from 1972 to 1975. Donahue starred as Jane Mulligan in the series Mulligan’s Stew in 1977. She had recurring functions in it series Times of Our Lives from 1984-1985, The Like Boat from 1979 to 1987, and THE BRAND NEW Adventures of Coffee beans Baxter in 1987. She starred s Gladys Peterson in it series Get yourself a Life from 1990 to 1992. She also attended ballet lessons. Elinor Donahue was selected to surface in three episodes of the present on ABC, known as “The Flying Nun”. Elinor Donahue was created in Tacoma, Washington in April 1937. We also added few films/dramas earnings which include ‘Dennis and the Wedding ceremony’, Marion Ross

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Quick Facts

Full NameElinor Donahue
Net Worth$3 Million
Date Of BirthApril 19, 1937
ProfessionVoice Actor
SpouseLou Genevrino, Harry Ackerman, Richard Smith
ChildrenChristopher Ackerman, James Ackerman, Brian Ackerman, Peter Ackerman
ParentsDoris Genevieve Donahue, Thomas William Donahue
AwardsTV Land Legend Award
NominationsPrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
MoviesThe Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement, Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare, Pretty Woman, Going Berserk, High School U.S.A., Love Is Better Than Ever, The Happy Years, Winter Wonderland
TV ShowsEek! The Cat, Get a Life, The New Adventures of Beans Baxter, Mulligan's Stew, The Odd Couple, The Andy Griffith Show, Father Knows Best, Many Happy Returns

Interesting Facts

1 In 1963 played character named Laura Holt in "77 Sunset Strip" starring Efrem Zimbalist Jr., whose daughter Stephanie starred in "Remington Steele" in the 1980s as a character named Laura Holt.
2 Performing in A.R. Gurney's play, "Love Letters", with Efrem Zimbalist Jr., October 18, 2003 at the Clark Center for the Performing Arts in Arroyo Grande, California. [September 2003]
3 The song "Ellie's Smile" by Jonathan Lore is a tribute to Elinor, and includes references to her career.
4 Her late husband Harry Ackerman was almost 24 years her senior.
5 Acting mentor was Robert Young.
6 Today, those who fondly recall the archetypal 1950s family sitcom Father Knows Best (1954) may be surprised to learn that when the series debuted in 1954, the show did so poorly in the ratings that CBS canceled it in March of 1955. A flood of protests came from viewers insisting that the show be reinstated. The show was moved to an earlier time, and it gradually became a hit.
7 She has four sons: Brian Ackerman, Peter Ackerman, James Ackerman and Chris Ackerman and two step-children: Susan Peterson and Stephen Ackerman.


All Elinor Donahue pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2004 Legend Award TV Land Awards The Andy Griffith Show (1960) Andy Griffith

Don Knotts

Jim Nabors

George Lindsey

Betty Lynn

Howard Morris

Maggie Mancuso

Harvey Bullock (writer)

Earle Hagen (composer)

Aaron Ruben (producer)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1959 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Best Supporting Actress (Continuing Character) in a Comedy Series Father Knows Best (1954)



The Young and the Restless 2010-2011 TV Series Judge Marie Anderson
Cold Case 2005 TV Series Esther 'Legs' Davis - 2005
The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement 2004 Lady Palimore
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman: The Heart Within 2001 TV Movie Rebecca Quinn Dickinson
Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story 1999 TV Movie Mrs. Lebowitz
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman 1993-1997 TV Series Rebecca Quinn
Ellen 1996 TV Series Delores Warwell
The Invaders 1995 TV Series Norma Winters
Friends 1994 TV Series Aunt Lillian
Biker Mice from Mars 1993 TV Series Munsterella
Coach 1993 TV Series Lorraine
The Legend of Prince Valiant 1993 TV Series Queen Eleanora
Eek!stravaganza 1992-1993 TV Series Mom
Herman's Head 1992 TV Series Mrs. Fitzer
Get a Life 1990-1992 TV Series Gladys Peterson
Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare 1991 Orphanage Woman
Murder, She Wrote 1990 TV Series Connie Lewis
Pretty Woman 1990 Bridget
Santa Barbara 1989 TV Series Dr. Anderson
Generations 1989 TV Series Sylvia Furth (1989)
The Golden Girls 1989 TV Series Katherine
Newhart 1988 TV Series Irma
CBS Schoolbreak Special 1984-1988 TV Series Laura Donovan / Mrs. Parsons
The New Adventures of Beans Baxter 1987 TV Series Susan Baxter
The Love Boat 1979-1987 TV Series Betty Anderson / Andrea Hammond / Mrs. van Buren / ...
Riptide 1986 TV Series Elaine Warwick
Days of Our Lives 1984-1985 TV Series Kate Honeycutt
Happy Days 1984 TV Series Mrs. Broderick
No Earthly Reason 1984 TV Movie Mrs. Morrison
Just an Overnight Guest 1983 TV Short Social Worker
Hotel 1983 TV Series Louise
High School U.S.A. 1983 TV Movie Mrs. Franklin
Going Berserk 1983 Margaret Anderson
The Dukes of Hazzard 1982 TV Series Federal Agent
Fantasy Island 1980-1981 TV Series Blanche Barrens / Madge Nolan / Mrs. Marson
One Day at a Time 1981 TV Series Felicia
The Grady Nutt Show 1981 TV Movie Ellie Williams
Mork & Mindy 1981 TV Series Dr. Joni Lincoln
Barnaby Jones 1980 TV Series Judy Corbett
Condominium 1980 TV Series Audrey Ames
Doctors' Private Lives 1979 TV Mini-Series Mona Welk
Diff'rent Strokes 1979 TV Series Diane Sloane
Please Stand By 1979 TV Series Carol Lambert
No Margin for Error 1978 TV Movie
Police Story 1977-1978 TV Series Joan Anderson / Camille Tackleberry
Doctors' Private Lives 1978 TV Movie Mona Wise
Father Knows Best: Home for Christmas 1977 TV Movie Betty Anderson
Mulligan's Stew 1977 TV Series Jane Mulligan
Insight 1977 TV Series Margaret Drill
The Father Knows Best Reunion 1977 TV Movie Betty Anderson
The Feather and Father Gang 1977 TV Series Julie
S.W.A.T. 1976 TV Series Marjorie Kemp
Petrocelli 1975 TV Series Joan Hiller
The Odd Couple 1972-1975 TV Series Miriam Welby
The Rookies 1974 TV Series Amanda
Police Woman 1974 TV Series Ellie Tarlow
If I Love You, Am I Trapped Forever? 1974 TV Movie Alice Bennett
Gidget Gets Married 1972 TV Movie Medley Blaine
The Flying Nun 1968-1970 TV Series Dr. Jennifer Ethrington
In Name Only 1969 TV Movie Esther Garrity
Star Trek 1967 TV Series Nancy Hedford
Occasional Wife 1967 TV Series Linda Sue
A Man Called Shenandoah 1965 TV Series Julie Wade
Many Happy Returns 1964-1965 TV Series Joan Randall
The Eleventh Hour 1964 TV Series Melanie
The Virginian 1963 TV Series Carole Cole
Redigo 1963 TV Series Joanie-Mae Kilpatrick
Dr. Kildare 1963 TV Series Sharon Calloway
The United States Steel Hour 1961-1963 TV Series Fran Crowell
Have Gun - Will Travel 1963 TV Series Letty Mae Stinchcomb
77 Sunset Strip 1963 TV Series Laura Holt
General Electric Theater 1961 TV Series Carol Madsen
The Andy Griffith Show 1960-1961 TV Series Ellie Walker
The Brothers Brannagan 1960 TV Series Kate Warren
Dennis the Menace 1960 TV Series Georgiana Balanger
Father Knows Best 1954-1960 TV Series Betty Anderson / Donna Stuart
Goodyear Theatre 1960 TV Series Connie Peters
Girls Town 1959 Mary Lee Morgan
Imitation of Life 1959 Lora's Friend (uncredited)
U.S. Marshal 1958 TV Series Martha Watson
The Ford Television Theatre 1956 TV Series Katherine Casey
Crossroads 1956 TV Series
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show 1956 TV Series Emily Vanderlip Foster
Matinee Theatre 1956 TV Series
The Loretta Young Show 1955 TV Series Janey / Debbie Waring
Lux Video Theatre 1955 TV Series Helen Richards
Where's Raymond? 1954 TV Series
Sweethearts on Parade 1953 Student (uncredited)
Schlitz Playhouse 1952 TV Series
Love Is Better Than Ever 1952 Pattie Marie Levoy
Her First Romance 1951 Lucille Stewart
My Blue Heaven 1950 Mary (uncredited)
Tea for Two 1950 Lynne Smith (uncredited)
The Happy Years 1950 Connie Brown (uncredited)
Singing Guns 1950 Mike Murphy's Kid
An Old-Fashioned Girl 1949 Maud Shaw (as Mary Eleanor Donahue)
The Arkansas Swing 1948 Toni MacGregor (as Mary Eleanor Donahue)
Tenth Avenue Angel 1948 Cynthia (uncredited)
Three Daring Daughters 1948 Alix Morgan (as Mary Eleanor Donahue)
The Unfinished Dance 1947 Josie (as Mary Eleanor Donahue)
Little Miss Big 1946 Young Girl (uncredited)
Winter Wonderland 1946 Betty Wheeler (as Mary Eleanor Donahue)
And Now Tomorrow 1944 Janice - Age 4 (uncredited)
Bowery to Broadway 1944 Young Bessie Jo (uncredited)
Honeymoon Lodge 1943 Janie Thomas (uncredited)
Mister Big 1943 Muggsy (as Mary Eleanor Donahue)
Girls' Town 1942 Bit Role (uncredited)


Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare 1991 performer: "Skip To My Lou" - uncredited
Get a Life 1990 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Andy Griffith Show 1960-1961 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Father Knows Best 1960 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Three Daring Daughters 1948 performer: "THE DICKEY-BIRD-SONG", "HAPPY BIRTHDAY" - uncredited


Star Trek: Inside the Roddenberry Vault 2016 Documentary Herself
Entertainment Tonight 2010 TV Series Herself
Make or Break TV 2008 TV Series documentary Herself
TV Land's Top Ten 2005 TV Series documentary Herself
The 2nd Annual TV Land Awards 2004 TV Special Herself
E! True Hollywood Story 2000 TV Series documentary Herself
Dear God 1996 Herself
Our Time 1985 TV Series Herself
The 36th Primetime Emmy Awards 1984 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Outstanding Comedy Series
Match Game/Hollywood Squares Hour 1984 TV Series Herself - Panelist
CHiPs 1980 TV Series Herself
Battle of the Network Stars III 1977 TV Special Herself - NBC Team Captain
The Merv Griffin Show 1977 TV Series Herself - Guest
Good Old Days 1977 TV Movie Herself
Here's Hollywood 1962 TV Series Herself
The Juke Box Jury 1959 TV Series Herself

Archive Footage

Pioneers of Television 2014 TV Mini-Series documentary Betty Anderson
Love, Hate & Propaganda: The Cold War 2011 TV Series documentary Betty Anderson
The Andy Griffith Show Reunion: Back to Mayberry 2003 TV Special documentary Elinore 'Ellie' Walker
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman 1995-1997 TV Series Rebecca Quinn
Get a Life 1992 TV Series Gladys Peterson
Sex Violence & Values: Changing Images 1986 TV Movie Older Daughter (uncredited)
Father Knows Best 1960 TV Series Betty Anderson

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