Donna Anderson

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Donna Anderson
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Anderson (1963)
Born Donna Knaflich
(1939-09-05) September 5, 1939 (age 77)
Gunnison, Gunnison County
Colorado, United States
Other names Donna Anderson Marshall, Donna Marshall
Occupation Actress
Years active 1959–1984

Donna Anderson (born September 5, 1939)[1] is an American character actress, active primarily in television during the 1960s and 1970s. She appeared in a recurring role on the ABC western television series The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters, with Kurt Russell in the title role. In the story line, Anderson's character, Jenny, helps young Jaimie in his travels through the American West on the wagon train.[2]

Anderson was also cast in episodes of NBC's Little House on the Prairie.

Early life[edit]

Anderson was born Donna Knaflich in Gunnison, Colorado, the daughter of Wenona Hanly-Knaflich and Louis John Knaflich.[3]


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.

Most of her roles were in television shows with appearances in such series as Gunsmoke, The Incredible Hulk, The A-Team, and Murder, She Wrote.

She has not acted on screen since 1984.



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