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Donna Gordon was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia and moved to Texas where she lived until the age of 21. She moved to L.A. and took jobs as an exotic dancer, and landed a few cameo film roles (all uncredited), one in Mark L. Lester's "Truckstop Women" (starring Claudia Jennings) as a naked woman who witnesses an auto accident with her ... See full bio »

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Known For

Truck Stop Women
Truck Stop Women Truck Crash Witness


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 1979 Tom Waits for No One (Short)
Body Model for Animated Dancer (uncredited)
 1976 The First Nudie Musical
Dancer (uncredited)
 1976 The Killing of a Chinese Bookie
Margo Donnar (as Donna Marie Gordon)
 1974 Truck Stop Women
Truck Crash Witness (uncredited)
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 1976 The Merv Griffin Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 17 February 1976 (1976) ... Guest

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Alternate Names:

Donna Marie Gordon

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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 ... See more »


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". See more »

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