Elinor Donahue
Date of Birth
April 19, 1937
Date of Death
Birth name
Tacoma, Washington, USA
Cause of Death
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Elinor Donahue played Ellie Walker on The Andy Griffith Show.


In 1959, she was nominated for an Emmy Award for her supporting role as Betty Anderson on "Father Knows Best". She also played recurring characters on "The Flying Nun", "The Odd Couple" (as Felix's girlfriend), "Days of Our Lives", "Santa Barbara", "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman" (as Rebecca Quinn) and "The Young and the Restless". She appeared in the films Pretty Woman, Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare and Disney's The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement. She was interviewed in the TV episode E! True Hollywood Story: Andy of Mayberry.


The Andy Griffith ShowEdit

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