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Donna Dixon
American actress

Donna Dixon

Donna Dixon
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Intro American actress
A.K.A. Donna Lynn Dixon
Is Model Actor Television actor Beauty pageant contestant Film actor
From United States of America
Field Fashion Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender female
Birth 20 July 1957, Alexandria, Virginia, USA
Age 64 years
Star sign Cancer
Spouse: Dan Aykroyd (1983-)
Children: Danielle Aykroyd
George Washington University
West Potomac High School
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Donna Lynn Dixon is an American film and television actress.


Dixon was born in Alexandria, Virginia, to Earl Dixon. Her father owned a nightclub in Lorton, Virginia, on U.S. 1 called Hillbilly Heaven.


Dixon began her career as a model and was named Miss Virginia USA in 1976 and Miss District of Columbia World in 1977. She competed in both Miss USA 1976 and Miss World USA 1977.

On television, Dixon portrayed Allison Hayes in the NBC drama Berringer's. She co-starred with Tom Hanks in the early 1980s situation comedy Bosom Buddies, playing the role of Sonny Lumet.

Personal life

Months after they worked together in the film Doctor Detroit (1983), Dixon and actor Dan Aykroyd married. They later starred together in the films Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983) (though they did not share any scenes), Spies Like Us (1985) and The Couch Trip (1988). Dixon and Aykroyd have three daughters, including Danielle, known by her stage name Vera Sola. The couple announced in April 2022 that they were separating after 39 years of marriage, but would remain legally married.


Year Title Role Notes
1980-1982 Bosom Buddies Sonny Lumet 37 episodes
1981 The Love Boat Dr. Jill McGraw 1 episode
1983 Doctor Detroit Monica McNeil
1983 Twilight Zone: The Movie Jr. Stewardess (segment "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet")
1985 Spies Like Us Karen Boyer
1986 Who's the Boss? Lauren Sullivan 2 episodes
1987 Moonlighting Joan Teniwitch Episode: "Blonde on Blonde"
1988 The Couch Trip Laura Rollins
1988 Lucky Stiff Cynthia Mitchell
1989 Speed Zone (also known as Cannonball Run III) Tiffany
1989 It Had to Be You Dede
1992 Wayne's World Dreamwoman
1994 Exit to Eden Bonnie
1995 The Nanny Monica Baker Episode: "Having His Baby"
1995 Nixon Maureen Dean
2014 Da Sweet Blood of Jesus Ms. Blair
2020 The Twilight Zone Meghan Season 2 Episode 10 (voice) Episode: "You Might Also Like"
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