• JP

Donna Reed enjoyed working with friends


Donna Reed and Ester Williams

Esther Jane Williams (August 8, 1921 – June 6, 2013) was an American competitive swimmer and actress.


Esther Williams guest-starred on The Donna Reed Show as Molly, a fashion designer and friend of Donna's who is herself about to marry a doctor in "The Career Woman" (Season 2, Episode 31). She visits Donna to see what life is really like for a doctor's wife.


In real life, Williams and Reed had been close friends since the early 1940s, when they were rising MGM contract stars. Williams is best known for starring in MGMs aquatic movies.

GET IN TOUCH

Donna Reed Foundation  

1305 Broadway
Denison, Iowa 51442  USA

 

PHONE: 712-263-3334

  • Facebook
  • Twitter

© 2020 Donna Reed Foundation for the Performing Arts

All Materials Copyright Donna Reed Foundation for the Performing Arts © 1998 - 2020 - Oscar® and Academy Awards® are copyrighted © registered trademarks and service marks of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences®.  DRFPA - Promoting excellence in education and community since 1986.  The Donna Reed Foundation for the Performing Arts is a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (EID: 42-1285098).