Donna Marie Gordon
Did You Know?
On the set of 'The Killing of a Chinese Bookie', I thought Timothy Carey was merely a friend of John Cassavetes and cast for that reason, I had no idea of all the movies he'd been in since the fifties, and that he had such a cult following. I didn't even know that John himself was a famous actor. And now that I've seen their performances in other films, especially 'Paths of Glory' and 'The Dirty ...
She is the only character of all the strippers in "The Killing of a Chinese Bookie" to have a last name. Her character's full name is "Margo Donnar". The reason director John Cassavetes made her last name "Donnar" (which, when spoken, sounds like her real first name, Donna) is because in one scene Ben Gazzara refers to "Margo" as "Donna".