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May Wynn (I) (1928–2021)


She was born Donna Lee Hickey, the daughter of a vaudevillian. At seventeen, she entered show biz as a dancer at the Copacabana and thereafter won several beauty contests, including "Miss American Legion," "Miss Miami Beach", and "Miss Fire Fighter". In January 1950, she was voted Queen of the New York Press Photographers' Ball. From there, it was... See full bio »

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Known For

The Caine Mutiny May Wynn
(1954)
(1953)
The Unknown Terror Concha Ramsey
(1957)
(1958)

Filmography

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 1960 Shotgun Slade (TV Series)
- The Pool Shark (1960)
 1959 Man with a Camera (TV Series)
Lorraine Nelson
- The Big Squeeze (1959) ... Lorraine Nelson
 1959 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Donna Sherwood
- The Case of the Glittering Goldfish (1959) ... Donna Sherwood
 1958 Hong Kong Affair
Chu Lan
 1958 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Nancy Cameron
- The Rafe Peterson Story (1958) ... Nancy Cameron
 1956-1957 Noah's Ark (TV Series)
Liz Clark
- Irmgaard's Problem (1957) ... Liz Clark
- The Intruder (1957) ... Liz Clark
- Jehoshaphat (1957) ... Liz Clark
- A Kangaroo's Tale (1957) ... Liz Clark
- The Gentle Peril (1957) ... Liz Clark
 1957 The Restless Gun (TV Series)
Bess Harcourt
- Revenge at Harness Creek (1957) ... Bess Harcourt
 1957 Taming Sutton's Gal
Evelyn Phelps
 1957 The Unknown Terror
Concha Ramsey
 1957 State Trooper (TV Series)
Nancy Trainor
- Ride Til You Die (1957) ... Nancy Trainor
 1955-1956 The Bob Cummings Show (TV Series)
Jean Blackburn
- The Petticoat Derby (1956) ... Jean Blackburn
- Masquerade Party (1956) ... Jean Blackburn
- The Petticoat Derby (1956) ... Jean Blackburn
- The Christmas Spirit (1955) ... Jean Blackburn
- The Wolf Sitter (1955) ... Jean Blackburn
 1956 The White Squaw
Eetay-O-Wahnee
 1956 The Man Is Armed
Carol Wayne
 1956 Celebrity Playhouse (TV Series)
Janet Marshall
- The Fleeting Years (1956) ... Janet Marshall
 1955 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series)
Susan Bernard
- The Titanic Incident (1955) ... Susan Bernard
 1955 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Sally Hunter
- No Trial by Jury (1955) ... Sally Hunter
 1955 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Peggy
- Garrity's Sons (1955) ... Peggy
 1955 The Violent Men
Caroline Vail
 1954 They Rode West
Manyi-ten
 1954 The Caine Mutiny
May Wynn
 1953 The Farmer Takes a Wife
Eva Gooch (as Donna Lee Hickey)
 1953 The Girl Next Door
Mitzi (uncredited)
 1953 Treasure of the Golden Condor
Maid (uncredited)
 1952 My Wife's Best Friend
Stewardess (uncredited)
 1952 O. Henry's Full House
Mother (Prologue) (uncredited)
 1952 Dreamboat
Cigarette Girl (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Donna Lee Hickey

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)

Spouse:

Jack Wesley Custer  (divorced) | See more »
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Trivia:

A model, singer, and chorine by the time she entered films, she initially went by her birth name, Donna Lee Hickey, but five out of her first six roles were uncredited, with her sixth role being not only her first credited role, but her single, one and only role credited to her birth name. When she won the role of May Wynn in the classic The Caine Mutiny (1954), she adopted the name of this ... See more »

Nickname:

Donna Custer

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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