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Donna McKechnie

Donna McKechnie was born on November 16, 1940 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. She is an actress, known for Loving (1983), The Little Prince (1974) and Dark Shadows (1966). She was previously married to Michael Bennett. See full bio »
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 2013 36 Saints
Miss El
 2013 Smash (TV Series)
Female Previewer
- Opening Night (2013) ... Female Previewer
 2012 Pzazz 101 (TV Series)
- Frenemies (2012) ... Donna
 1990 Aladdin (TV Movie)
Fatima the Dancing Doll
 1987 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series)
- The Little Mermaid (1987) ... Anemone
 1986 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
Sandra Wall
- The Boy Who Could Be King (1986) ... Sandra Wall
 1984-1985 Fame (TV Series)
Suzi Laird / Susan Laird
- Reflections (1985) ... Suzi Laird
- The Rivalry (1984) ... Suzi Laird
- Stages (1984) ... Susan Laird
 1985 MacGruder and Loud (TV Series)
- Pilot (1985) ... Barbara
 1984 Breakin' Through (TV Movie)
 1983 Family Ties (TV Series)
- To Snatch a Keith (1983) ... Cynthia
 1983 Loving (TV Series)
Margie (1993)
 1982 Cheers (TV Series)
- Sam's Women (1982) ... Debra
 1981 Twirl (TV Movie)
 1969-1970 Dark Shadows (TV Series)
Amanda Harris / Olivia Corey
- Episode #1.923 (1970) ... Olivia Corey
 1968 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
 1965 Billie
Dancer (uncredited)
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Originated the role of Cassie Ferguson in the smash Broadway musical "A Chorus Line" See more »

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"Once, I was out of a job and I was really scared because I couldn't pay the rent...I was cleaning the apartment, crying and feeling sorry for myself...The game show Jeopardy! (1964) was on [and] I heard my name. I looked up and I was the answer to a question. It was so ironic". See more »


The character of Maggie in "A Chorus Line" is partially based on her childhood. See more »

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