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Elinor Donahue was born on April 19, 1937 and is 86 years old now.
Birthday: April 19, 1937
How Old - Age: 86
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Elinor Donahue - Biography
Mary Eleanor Donahue (born April 19, 1937), best known as Elinor Donahue, is an American actress. She played Robert Young's and Jane Wyatt's eldest child, Betty Anderson, on Father Knows Best, a 1950s sitcom.
Donahue achieved stardom for her role as the elder daughter, Betty, on the television family series Father Knows Best. Her co-stars were Robert Young, Jane Wyatt, Billy Gray as her younger brother, James "Bud" Anderson, Jr., and Lauren Chapin as her younger sister, Kathy.
In 1990, she played Bridget, a Beverly Hills clothing-store manager, in the film Pretty Woman. Donahue played Gladys, the mother of Chris Peterson (Chris Elliott), in all 35 episodes of the sitcom Get a Life (1990–92), and had a recurring role as Rebecca Quinn on the CBS drama series Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman.
In September 2010, Donahue made an appearance on The Young and the Restless as Judge Anderson, one of Nikki Newman's old friends and also as the woman minister who will officiate at the wedding of Billy Abbott and Nikki's daughter, Victoria Newman. The wedding took place in front of the Abbott's new home, which just happened to be a replica of the Anderson house from Father Knows Best.