Synopsis by Rob Ferrier
In this episode of Biography the life and times of actress Donna Reed are examined. For millions of viewers, Reed is the ideal mother, an image largely shaped by her role on The Donna Reed Show. Most people however, didn't know that as well as performing in the show, Reed was also the producer, just one example that illustrates the drive possessed by this star. All the major events of her life are chronicled, from her passionate antiwar actions to her winning an Oscar for her role in From Here to Eternity. Through interviews and clips, this video tells the complicated story of a complicated woman.
actor, entertainer, Oscar