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From soap commercial to The Donna Reed Show

Carole Wells and Shelley Fabares

Carole Wells (born August 31, 1942)

Carole Wells is an American actress, opera singer, producer, and author who started her career at age 12 in a commercial for Dial soap.

She went on to appear in two episodes of The Donna Reed Show: Season 2, Episode 33 “Mary’s Crusade” and Season 2, Episode 36 “Love’s Sweet Awakening”.

She has appeared in over one hundred television shows, including co-starring in the TV series, National Velvet (1960), and Pistols 'n' Petticoats (1966).


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