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Donna gave him a break

Yale Summers
Yale Summers on Daktari

Yale Summers (July 26, 1933 — May 6, 2012).

Yale Summers was an American actor and producer, whose credits included the 1960s CBS television series, Daktari, with Marshall Thompson. He was heavily involved with the Screen Actors Guild and served on the national board of directors for 27 years and the national executive committee for 18 years.

Summers appears in two episodes of The Donna Reed Show early in his career in the role of Howard: “The New Look” (Season 5, Episode 19) and “The Big Wheel” (Season 5, Episode 33).


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