Elinor Donahue

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Elinor Donahue
Donahue in 1960.
Mary Eleanor Donahue

(1937-04-19) April 19, 1937 (age 86)
Other namesMary Elinor Donahue
Years active1942–present
Spouse(s)Richard Smith (1955–61; divorced)
Harry Ackerman (1962–91; his death)
Lou Genevrino (1992–present)

Mary Eleanor Donahue (born April 19, 1937),[1] best known as Elinor Donahue, is an American actress. She was known for her role in the 1950s sitcom, Father Knows Best. She was born in Tacoma, Washington

Donahue was married for nearly 30 years to producer Harry Ackerman. They met each other on the set of Father Knows Best. She and Ackerman had three children together: Peter, James, and Christopher Ackerman.

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  1. "Elinor Donahue Biography". FilmReference.com.

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