Donna Anderson Movies and Career Information
Sep 05, 1939
Donna Anderson (born September 5, 1939) is an American actress, who had a film career as a character actress during the 1960s and 1970s. She appeared on television in the series The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters and Little House on the Prairie and many more. Anderson was born Donna Knaflich in Gunnison, Colorado, the daughter of Wenona Hanly-Knaflich and Louis John Knaflich. She made her film debut in 1959 in On the Beach, directed by Stanley Kramer. The following year, Kramer got her to star in Inherit the Wind, which led to her receiving a Golden Laurel nomination for Top New Female personality. In the 1960s she had become more famous with TV than with films, appearing in such television shows such as Gunsmoke, The Incredible Hulk, The A-team and Murder, She Wrote. Her only leading TV role was in ABC's The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters, where she played Jenny from 1963-1964. She hasn't been acting since 1984.