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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 20 July 1957Alexandria, Virginia, USA
Birth NameDonna Lynn Dixon
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Donna was raised in Lorton, Virginia, where her father owned the local nightclub, "Hillbilly Heaven". She was working as a model and attending college when she landed her first regular role on TV's Bosom Buddies (1980). While filming Doctor Detroit (1983), she met and married co-star Dan Aykroyd. She has since fluctuated between TV and film work, frequently appearing with her husband.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Ray Hamel

Spouse (1)

Dan Aykroyd (29 April 1983 - present) (3 children)

Trivia (10)

Represented the State of Virginia in the 1976 Miss USA Beauty Pageant and the District of Columbia in the 1977 Miss World pageant.
Three daughters with Dan Aykroyd: Danielle Alexandra Aykroyd (Danielle Aykroyd) (born November 18, 1989), Belle Kingston Aykroyd (born June 9, 1993) and Stella Irene August Aykroyd (born April 5, 1998).
Miss District of Columbia 1977, 1st runner-up Miss World USA 1977.
One of her best friends is Fran Drescher, who played matchmaker for Donna and her future husband, Dan Aykroyd, after they all appeared together in Doctor Detroit (1983).
Was once engaged to Paul Stanley, one of the lead singers of the rock group KISS. Stanley wrote "I Still Love You" from the KISS Album Creatures of the Night after she ended their engagement.
Sister-in-law of Peter Aykroyd.
Daughter-in-law of P.H. Aykroyd.
Worked as a model for the prestigious Wilhelmina Modeling Agency in New York.
Studied anthropology in college.
Is a big fan of Paleontology and natural history, as is her husband, Dan Aykroyd, and their three daughters, Danielle Aykroyd, Belle Aykroyd, and Stella Aykroyd, who all appeared on the January 1, 2014 airing of Born to Explore (2011) with host and star Richard Weise, at the famous Alberta, Canada dig site of the Pipestone Creek pachyrhinosaur.

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