Marking The 100th Anniversary Of The Birth Of Academy Award-Winning Actress, Donna Reed
This Wednesday, January 27, 2021, will mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of iconic actress Donna Reed. Originally from Denison, Iowa, Reed’s career spanned 40 years. She was beloved for "The Donna Reed Show," on television, her Academy Award-winning role in "From Here to Eternity," and the classic holiday film "It’s A Wonderful Life." Reed played Mary Hatch Bailey.
On this edition of Talk of Iowa, host Charity Nebbe speaks with Donna Reed’s daughter, Mary Owen, to help us get to know the life and legacy Reed has left behind.
More information about Donna Reed and her career can be found on the Donna Reed Foundation website.
· Mary Owen, daughter of Donna Reed