Lynn Hamilton (actress)

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Lynn Hamilton
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Hamilton at The Waltons 40th Anniversary in 2012
Born (1930-04-25) April 25, 1930 (age 84)
Yazoo City, Mississippi, United States
Occupation Actress
Years active 1959–2009

Lynn Hamilton (born April 25, 1930) is an American actress who made her film debut in John Cassavetes' Shadows (1959).

She is best known for her recurring role as Donna Harris, a role she played on the sitcom Sanford and Son, from 1972 to 1977 as the Fred Sanford's girlfriend and fiancee. Donna was a nurse and sometimes took care of Fred.

In addition to Hamilton's work on Sanford and Son, she also had a recurring role as "Verdie" on The Waltons, and made numerous appearances in such television sitcoms, soap operas and miniseries as 227, Dangerous Women, Generations, Port Charles, The Golden Girls, and Roots: The Next Generations. Hamilton also had a recurring role as Judge Fulton on the The Practice.

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