Donna Reed

1921 - 1986

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Donna Reed (born Donna Belle Mullenger; January 27, 1921 – January 14, 1986) was an American actress and comedian. Her career spanned more than 40 years, with performances in more than 40 films. She is well known for her role as Mary Hatch Bailey in Frank Capra's 1946 film It's a Wonderful Life. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Donna Reed has received more than 4,763,878 page views. Her biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia. Donna Reed is the 655th most popular actor (up from 863rd in 2019), the 1,181st most popular biography from United States (up from 1,672nd in 2019) and the 326th most popular American Actor.

Donna Reed was an American actress who is most famous for her role as Mary Hatch Bailey in the 1946 film It's a Wonderful Life.

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Among actors, Donna Reed ranks 655 out of 10,030Before her are Robert Powell, Cornel Wilde, Horst Buchholz, Lila Kedrova, Hardy Krüger, and Shia LaBeouf. After her are Philip Seymour Hoffman, Marlène Jobert, Jim Belushi, Benedict Cumberbatch, Pedro Armendáriz, and Eric Roberts.

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Among people born in 1921, Donna Reed ranks 58Before her are Yitzhak Navon, Paul Watzlawick, Zdeněk Miler, Giuseppe Di Stefano, Alexandra of Yugoslavia, and Moacir Barbosa Nascimento. After her are Paul Schäfer, György Cziffra, Mario Lanza, Zizinho, Herschel Grynszpan, and Dobrica Ćosić. Among people deceased in 1986, Donna Reed ranks 44Before her are Stanley Rous, Erik Bruhn, Robert S. Mulliken, Dean Reed, Minoru Yamasaki, and Nikolay Semyonov. After her are J. Allen Hynek, Fritz Albert Lipmann, Michel de Certeau, Otto Preminger, Serge Lifar, and Ye Jianying.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Donna Reed ranks 1,181 out of 15,968Before her are Joe Satriani (1956), Tess Gerritsen (1953), Elisha Otis (1811), Carl Woese (1928), Shia LaBeouf (1986), and Phil Spector (1939). After her are George Jung (1942), Paul Lauterbur (1929), Willard Van Orman Quine (1908), Richard Donner (1930), Philip Seymour Hoffman (1967), and Mario Lanza (1921).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Donna Reed ranks 326Before her are David Duchovny (1960), Barbara Bach (1947), Linda Hunt (1945), Mr. T (1952), Sarah Jessica Parker (1965), and Shia LaBeouf (1986). After her are Philip Seymour Hoffman (1967), Jim Belushi (1954), Eric Roberts (1956), Bette Midler (1945), Brooke Shields (1965), and River Phoenix (1970).

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