Donna Reed’s Death – Cause and Date

  • Donna Reed Death Cause and Date
Born (Birthday)

Jan 27, 1921

Death Date

January 14, 1986

Age of Death

64 years

Cause of Death

Pancreatic Cancer

Place of Death

Beverly Hills, California, United States

Place of burial

Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park & Mortuary, Los Angeles, California, United States


Movie Actress

The movie actress Donna Reed died at the age of 64. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Academy Award-winning actress best known for her roles in the 1946 film It’s A Wonderful Life and the 1953 film From Here to Eternity. From 1958 to 1966, she starred in her own sitcom, The Donna Reed Show.

She married three times. Her first marriage to William Tuttle lasted from 1943 to 1945. She had four children with her second husband, Tony Owen: Anthony, Mary Anne, Penny Jane, and Timothy.

What did Donna Reid die from?

The actress passed away in Beverly Hills, California, on January 14, 1986, only three months after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer just before her 65th birthday.

Donna Reed's grave
Donna Reed’s grave at Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in California



“I’ve been involved with blood donation since the 1980s because there is a critical need.”

Donna Reed

“If nuclear power plants are safe, let the commerical insurance industry insure them. Until these most expert judges of risk are willing to gamble with their money, I’m not willing to gamble with the health and safety of my family.”

Donna Reed

“Forty pictures I was in, and all I remember is ‘What kind of bra will you be wearing today, honey?’ That was always the area of big decision – from the neck to the navel.”

Donna Reed

“I hope more people decide to become organ donors.”

Donna Reed

“What we look for in the school is unrealized potential.”

Donna Reed