May Wynn

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May Wynn
May wynn- caine mutiny.jpg
May Wynn in The Caine Mutiny (1954)
Born (1928-01-08) January 8, 1928 (age 89)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1952-1960
Spouse(s) Jack Kelly (1956-1964) (divorced)
Jack W. Custer (1968-1979)[1]

Donna Lee Hickey, better known as May Wynn, (born January 8, 1928) is an American dancer, singer, and actress.

Early life and career[edit]

She began performing under her birth name at New York's Copacabana nightclub in 1947, when she was nineteen. In 1954, she adopted the stage name of May Wynn[2] after she played a character of that name in The Caine Mutiny.

Wynn later was cast as the lead actress in the 1956 feature films The Man Is Armed and The White Squaw, and in the Jack Webb-created NBC television series, Noah's Ark, in which she played opposite Paul Burke in the title role of Dr. Noah McCann and the older Victor Rodman as Dr. Sam Rinehart. In 1959, she guest-starred on Perry Mason as Donna Sherwood in "The Case of the Glittering Goldfish."

Personal life[edit]

In 1956, she and actor Jack Kelly, whom she played opposite in They Rode West, Taming Sutton's Gal and Hong Kong Affair, wed. They divorced in 1964.[3]

Selected filmography[edit]


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