Donna Reed -- I was appalled when I realized I had left her out. One of the loveliest faces to ever grace the screen. An Oscar winner for "From Here To Eternity." And, of course, "The Donna Reed Show" on television which was a huge hit in the early 60's.
donna reed - (born donna belle mullenger) was an american actress best known for her roles in "it's a wonderful life", "from here to eternity" (for which she won an academy award), and "the donna reed show" which she co-produced and starred in - a groundbreaking achievement for a woman in the 1950's. besides acting, donna had a love for politics and debate, and in 1966 she co-chaired the advocacy group "another mother for peace" which strongly opposed the vietnam war.
Donna Reed(born Donna Belle Mullenger, January 27, 1921 – January 14, 1986) was an American film and television actress and producer. Her career spanned over forty years with appearances in over forty films. She is well known for her role as Mary Hatch Bailey in Frank Capra's 1946 film It's a Wonderful Life. In 1953, she received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Lorene Burke in the war drama From Here to Eternity.