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Date of Birth 23 April 1927Shawnee, Oklahoma, USA
Date of Death 4 May 2010Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Mini Bio (1)

Born Donah June Polk in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Her mother moved her to California in 1928. Donah studied art thru high school and community college in Santa Monica, California. She began a career in the Film Industry in 1954, working as a film technician at Technicolor Film Laboratory. She then moved to MGM to become a Negative Film Cutter in 1966 and to Universal Studios in 1971. In 1976, Ms. Bassett founded Donah Bassett & Associates, a Negative Cutting company. She maintained offices at Technicolor, MGM, Consolidated Film Industries and Deluxe Laboratories, contracting with all the major film studios. Her career brought her to work with Film Directors and Cinematographers that were the cream of the film artists. Names like Coppola, Scorsese, Friedkin, Caleb Deschnel, Vittorio Storaro, and Steven Spielberg, just to name a few. Her passion for art and a career in film have prepared Donah for performing her best, on canvas.

Now a resident of Phoenix, Arizona, she has studied painting with Tom Haas, Joni Falk, Heidi Moran, Maxine Johnson and Jane Wingfield at local workshops associated with The Scottsdale Art School. Donah's paintings reflect her love of nature and light. She has shown her work in numerous exhibitions and Galleries in California and Arizona.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: gary goldman

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