Donna and "Ol' Lonely"


Jesse White, the lonely Maytag repairman.

Jesse White (January 3, 1917 – January 9, 1997).


Jesse White was an American actor, who was best known for his portrayal as "Ol' Lonely" the repairman in Maytag television commercials from 1967 to 1988.


He appears in The Donna Reed Show in April Fool (Season 1, Episode 28) as the manager of a teen singing idol (played by James Darren) who is performing in town.