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Donna Dixon


Television celebrity who became well-known for her part in Bosom Buddies with performing story Tom Hanks. She obtained popularity when she was called Miss Virginia USA in 1976. She performed the Dreamwoman in the 1992 film Wayne’s Globe. She fulfilled her spouse Dan Aykroyd, in 1983 within the group of Doctor Detroit. Her last film is at the 1994 film Leave to Eden, which starred Dana Delany.

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Full Name Donna Dixon
Date Of Birth July 20, 1957
Place Of Birth Alexandria, VA
Height 1.75 m
Profession TV Actress
Education West Potomac High School, George Washington University
Nationality American
Spouse Dan Aykroyd, Dan Aykroyd
Children Danielle Aykroyd, Stella Irene August Aykroyd, Belle Kingston Aykroyd
Parents Earl Dixon
Movies Margin for Murder, Doctor Detroit, Twilight Zone: The Movie, Spies Like Us, Beverly Hills Madam, The Couch Trip, Lucky Stiff, Speed Zone, Wayne's World, Exit to Eden, Da Sweet Blood of Jesus, No Man's Land, It Had to Be You
TV Shows Bosom Buddies, Charmed Lives, Berrenger's
Star Sign Cancer

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1Is a big fan of Paleontology and natural history, as is her husband, Dan Aykroyd, and their three daughters, Danielle Aykroyd, Belle Aykroyd, and Stella Aykroyd, who all appeared on the January 1, 2014 airing of Born to Explore (2011) with host and star Richard Weise, at the famous Alberta, Canada dig site of the Pipestone Creek pachyrhinosaur.
2Studied anthropology in college.
3Worked as a model for the prestigious Wilhelmina Modeling Agency in New York.
4Daughter-in-law of P.H. Aykroyd.
5Sister-in-law of Peter Aykroyd.
6Was once engaged to Paul Stanley, one of the lead singers of the rock group KISS. Stanley wrote "I Still Love You" from the KISS Album Creatures of the Night after she ended their engagement.
7One of her best friends is Fran Drescher, who played matchmaker for Donna and her future husband, Dan Aykroyd, after they all appeared together in Doctor Detroit (1983).
8Miss District of Columbia 1977, 1st runner-up Miss World USA 1977.
9Three daughters with Dan Aykroyd: Danielle Alexandra Aykroyd (Danielle Aykroyd) (born November 18, 1989), Belle Kingston Aykroyd (born June 9, 1993) and Stella Irene August Aykroyd (born April 5, 1998).
10Represented the State of Virginia in the 1976 Miss USA Beauty Pageant and the District of Columbia in the 1977 Miss World pageant.



Da Sweet Blood of Jesus2014Ms. Blair
Soul Man1997TV SeriesDotti
Nixon1995Maureen Dean
The Nanny1995TV SeriesMonica Baker
Exit to Eden1994Bonnie
Wayne's World1992Dreamwoman
It Had to Be You1989Dede
Speed Zone1989Tiffany
Lucky Stiff1988Cynthia Mitchell
The Couch Trip1988Laura Rollins
What a Country1987TV SeriesInge
Moonlighting1987TV SeriesJoan Teniwitch
Who's the Boss?1986TV SeriesLauren Sullivan
Beverly Hills Madam1986TV MovieWendy Benton
Charmed Lives1986TV SeriesLauren Sullivan
Spies Like Us1985Karen Boyer
Berrenger's1985TV SeriesAllison Harris
Hawaiian Heat1984TV SeriesNancy 'Cookie' Miller
No Man's Land1984TV MovieSarah Wilder
Twilight Zone: The Movie1983Jr. Stewardess (Segment #4)
Doctor Detroit1983Monica McNeil
Bosom Buddies1980-1982TV SeriesSonny Lumet
Margin for Murder1981TV MovieDaisy
The Love Boat1981TV SeriesJill



Bosom Buddies1981-1982TV Series performer - 2 episodes



AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Steve Martin2015TV SpecialHerself (uncredited)
The 8th Annual TV Land Awards2010TV SpecialHerself
Intimate Portrait1999TV Series documentaryNarrator
Hour Magazine1988TV SeriesHerself
The Rodney Dangerfield Special: I Can't Take It No More1983TV MovieHerself / Various
The Shape of Things1982TV SeriesHerself
The 39th Annual Golden Globe Awards1982TV Special documentaryHerself
The Regis Philbin Show1982TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1981TV SeriesHerself
Battle of the Network Stars XI1981TV SpecialHerself - ABC Team
Spring Fling of Glamour and Comedy1981TV MovieHerself - Star of Tomorrow
Women Who Rate a 101981TV MovieHerself
Battle of the Network Stars IX1980TV SpecialHerself - ABC Team

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101 Most Unforgettable SNL Moments2004TV MovieHerself (uncredited)
Moonlighting1987TV SeriesJoan Teniwitch

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