Donna Lynn Dixon is a former beauty queen and retired actress from the United States. She began her professional career as a model. She did modeling and went to college at the same time. In 1976, she competed in the Miss USA Beauty Pageant for the state of Virginia, and in 1977, she competed in the Miss World pageant for the District of Columbia. She made her first appearance on the television sitcom ‘Bosom Buddies’ in 1980. (1980).
Donna went on to appear in a number of additional films, including ‘Doctor Detroit’ (1983), ‘Twilight Zone: The Movie’ (1983), ‘Spies Like Us’ (1985), and others. She played a Dreamwoman in the 1992 film ‘Wayne’s World.’ She was last seen in the 1994 film ‘Exit to Eden,’ starring Dana Delany.
Donna Dixon Bio
Donna Dixon, born Donna Lynn Dixon was born on July 20, 1957, in Alexandria, Virginia, USA.
Donna grew up in Lorton, Virginia, where her father operated “Hillbilly Heaven,” a local nightclub. When she won her first regular part on TV’s Bosom Buddies, she was working as a model and attending college (1980). She met and married co-star Dan Aykroyd while filming Doctor Detroit (1983). Since then, she’s alternated between television and film roles, frequently collaborating with her husband.
Donna competed in the Miss USA pageant in 1976 and the Miss World pageant in 1977, representing the state of Virginia and the District of Columbia, respectively. Donna was named the first runner-up in the Miss World USA 1977 beauty pageant.
Fran Drescher, who played matchmaker for Donna and her future husband, Dan Aykroyd, when they all performed together in Doctor Detroit, is one of her closest friends (1983).
Donna was once engaged to Paul Stanley, a lead singer for the rock band KISS. After their engagement ended, Stanley composed “I Still Love You,” off the KISS album Creatures of the Night.
Donna was a model for New York’s prominent Wilhelmina Modeling Agency.
In college, she majored in anthropology. Donna, her husband, Dan Aykroyd, and their three daughters, Danielle Aykroyd, Belle Aykroyd, and Stella Aykroyd, all participated on the January 11, 2014 episode of Born to Explore (2011) with host and star Richard Weise, at the famous Pipestone Creek pachyrhinosaur dig site in Alberta, Canada.
|Full name||Donna Lynn Dixon|
|Date of birth||July 20, 1957|
|Profession||Actor, model and beauty pageant|
|Field of study||Anthropology|
|Highest level of education||College degree|
|Schools attended||Grovetown High School and George Washington University|
Donna Dixon Career and Filmography
Donna Lynn Dixon is a retired American actress and former beauty queen. She started her career by working as a model. She did modeling along with attending college. During her early life in a beauty pageant, Donna represented the State of Virginia in the 1976 Miss USA Beauty Pageant and the District of Columbia in the 1977 Miss World pageant.
Donna has starred in several films and TV shows, popular amongst them is ‘Doctor Detroit’ (1983), ‘Twilight Zone: The Movie’ (1983), and ‘Spies Like Us (1985).
Below is a list of movies and TV shows Donna has starred in.
|1980-1982||Bosom Buddies||Sonny Lumet||37 episodes|
|1981||Dr. Jill McGraw||1 episode|
|1983||The Love Boat||Monica McNeil|
|1983||Jr. Stewardess||(segment “Nightmare at 20,000 Feet”)|
|1985||Doctor Detroit||Karen Boyer|
|1986||Lauren Sullivan||2 episodes|
|1987||Twilight Zone: The Movie||Joan Teniwitch||Episode: “Blonde on Blonde”|
|1988||Spies Like Us||Cynthia Mitchell|
|1989||Who’s the Boss?||Dede|
|1995||Monica Baker||Episode: “Having His Baby”|
|1995||The Couch Trip||Maureen Dean|
|2020||Lucky Stiff||Meghan Season 2 Episode 10||Episode: “You Might Also Like”|
Donna Dixon Age
Donna Dixon was born on July 20, 1957, she is 64 years old now. In July 2022, Donna will celebrate her 65th birthday.
Donna Dixon Nationality
Donna is an American national born in Alexandria, Virginia, USA
Donna Dixon Height, Weight, and Physical Stats
As a former model and beauty pageant, Donna takes her physical look seriously and hence always tries to be in shape and top form. Donna weighs 59kg (130 lbs) and stands at a height of 5′ 9″ (1.75 m).
|Height||5′ 9″ (1.75 m)|
|Weight||59kg (130 lbs)|
Donna Dixon’s Father’s name, Mother’s name, and sibling
Donna is such a loving mom and family woman, she always likes to keep her family happy at all times. Donna was born to parents Earl Roy Dixon (father) and Mary Ruth Dixon (mother).
|Father’s name||Earl Roy Dixon|
|Mother’s name||Mary Ruth Dixon|
|Brother||Earl Roy Dixon Jnr.|
Donna Dixon Husband and Children.
Donna has been married to Dan Aykroyd since April 29, 1983. “You gotta find the right person — look them in the eye, have them look back, and know their soul,” Dan Aykroyd told the Tampa Bay Times while describing their marriage in 2014. “She’s a Southern woman who is understanding and doesn’t mind dealing with the boys from time to time. I call her the White Goddess. And I’m the Green Demon.”
Donna and her husband have three beautiful children – Danielle Alexandra Aykroyd, the first and eldest of the three children was born on November 18, 1989 (31 years old), Belle Kingston Aykroyd, the second child was born on June 9, 1993 (28 years old) and Stella Irene August Aykroyd, who is the youngest and last among the children was born on April 5, 1998 (24 years old).
|Husband’s name||Dan Aykroyd|
|Ex-partner’s name||Paul Stanley|
|Number of children||Three (3)|
|Name of first child||Danielle Alexandra Aykroyd ( Danielle Aykroyd)|
|Name of the second child||Belle Kingston Aykroyd (Belle Aykroyd)|
|Name of the last child||Stella Irene August Aykroyd (Stella Aykroyd)|
|Son’s name||Has no son|
Donna Dixon’s Net Worth
Donna has been an industrious woman and has had an active career for a long time. Her profession as a model and actress earned her a lot of global recognition, business deals as well as money. Her net worth is about $5 million which she earned throughout her illustrious career.
Why are Donna Dixon and Dan Aykroyd separating?
Dan Aykryod and his wife, Donna Dixon, are separating after nearly 40 years of marriage. The couple announced their split in a joint statement to PEOPLE on Friday, noting that they continue to be legally married.
“After 39 years as a couple, we are now on separate life paths. We remain legally married, co-parents, co-workers, and business partners,” they said. “This is our choice in loving friendship.”