Claim to fame:
A real-life "country-girl" from Lousiana with a genuine love of animals rose to fame with her sincere portrayal of the animal-loving, hillbilly girl Elly Mae on the long running TV series the Beverly Hillbillies.
Where are they now?
Donna did a few guest spots throughout the 1970s and even attempted a career as a gospel-country singer. But her claim to fame rested in reruns and reunions of "the Beverly Hillbillies" Donna resides in Los Angeles working in real estate and as a spokeswoman for animal rights.