Online Users
Virtual World
Home   |   Find Friends  |  Learn More  |  Help Center  |  Media Center  |   Location: | Change
Home > Entertainment > Celebrity > Available > Michael Learned
Available Celebrity
Rosalyn Landor Rosalyn Landor
Date of Birth 7 Octo
Roberta Shore Roberta Shore
Date of Birth 7 Apri
Paul Korda Paul Korda
Mini Biography Paul
Alan Mixon Alan Mixon
Date of Birth 15 Mar
hana montana hana montana
Owned By: baseballpops
Hits: 245244
Return: 434200.00%
Votes: Good   +84
Jessica Alba Jessica Alba
Owned By: DreamWorks
Hits: 64862
Return: 106800.00%
Votes: Good   +94
Marisa Tomei Marisa Tomei
Owned By: Webloid
Hits: 183793
Return: 382100.00%
Votes: Good   +112
Hits: 71200
Return: 78800.00%
Votes: Good   +27

Michael Learned Biography

Date of Birth 9 April 1939, Washington, District of Columbia, USA

Height 5' 7" (1.70 m)

Mini Biography four-time Best Actress Emmy Award winner Michael Learned was born on April 9, 1939 in Washington, D.C. The oldest of six daughters of a U.S. State Department employee, she was raised on her family's farm in Connecticut. The family moved to Austria when She was age 11, and it was while attending boarding school in England that she fell in love with the theater and decided to become an actress.

Learned married Oscar winner Robert Donat's nephew Peter Donat, a Canadian citizen, when she was 16 years old, a marriage that lasted 17 years and produced three sons. She Learned her craft while acting for the Shakespeare Festivals in both Canada and the U.S. while simultaneously raising a family. She and her husband Peter acted together with San Francisco's American Conservatory Theatre (ACT) in the early 1970s. Her breakthrough came when she was appearing in an ACT production of Noel Coward's "Private Lives", where she was spotted by producer Lee Rich, who cast her as Olivia Walton in his new television series about a Depression era family, "The Waltons" (1972).

Learned won three Emmy Awards playing the role, and another Emmy for her next foray into series TV, "Nurse" (1981). she escaped typecasting as Olivia Walton (although She re-prised the role that made her famous in a 1995 TV-movie reunion) while appearing on numerous shows and TV movies, including top-drawer, made-for-TV specials such as the 1986 adaptation of Arthur Miller's All My Sons (1986) (TV) with co-star James Whitmore.

Spouse William Parker (18 December 1979 - present) Glenn Chadwick (18 October 1974 - 1977) (divorced) Peter Donat (8 September 1956 - 14 February 1972) (divorced) 3 children
Trivia Married to Canadian-American actor Peter Donat, by whom she had 3 children, until their divorce.Won four acting Emmy awards: three for "The Waltons" (1972) and one for her subsequent series "Nurse" (1981).she was originally billed "Miss Michael Learned" on _"Waltons, The" (1972)_ not out of ego or demand, but for the simple fact that Ms. Learned was unknown to the public at the time She won the role of Olivia and the powers that be did not want the audience to be confused about her gender.Eldest of six sisters, she lived on a farm during her first ten years of life.Stage-trained at San Francisco's ACT company where she frequently appeared with her first husband, actor Peter Donat. They married when she was 16.she is the godmother of Christopher Plummer's daughter, Amanda Plummer. As a matter of fact, Amanda's middle name is Michael, after her.Mother of 3 sons: Chris, Caleb and Lucas Donat.Michael Learned
Michael LearnedMichael Learned
Michael Learned
Total Comments (0)
To post comment you should be logged in.

Michael Learned Photos View All  
  • ... Foucheux and Michael Learned
  • Michael said he thought there were ...
  • ... Saw\x26quot; alongside Michael Learned ...
  • Michael learned and developed his ...
  • MICHAEL LEARNED Photo By: Laura Deni
  • ... Michael learned that it is ...
  • Ralph Waite and Michael Learned
  • ... Michael Learned | Hank Stratton
  • ... Michael Kelly, Michael Learned, ...
Michael Learned Videos View All  
Michael Learned News
Read All News
Add News: Close X
(Maximum of 255 characters)
(Maximum of 3000 characters)
Interview: Bishop Mi
... Interview: Bishop Michael A. Saltarelli discusses ... Vatican and lessons learned from sex abuse...
Michael Learned goes
NEW YORK - Michael Learned was struggling with a line during rehearsals ... Mann says. "We all broke...
Interview: Michael O
... NPR) 03-21-2004 Interview: Michael O'Hanlon discusses lessons learned by the military during the...
Twenty Questions: Si
Sir Michael Bishop, 58, joined British ... was the first lesson you learned in business? That what g...

Michael Learned Tweets

  • No tweets found.
Related Images on
Photos 1 - 9 of 116 [Total 13 Pages]
 [Prev]  [Next]
Michael Learned
Celebrity Available, Who Wants To Own ?
Hurry register right now before your favorite celebrity is taken.
Michael Learned
What wrong with having fun and making money as well.

As a Weblo Member you have a unique chance to be a celebrity publicist for FREE and earn money from the ads on their site. All you need to do is type the name of the person you want to represent and create a FREE website dedicated to that person. Weblo Celebrities can be anyone: Actors, singers, athletes, politicians, comedians, writers, heroes, friends and family. You can even make yourself a celebrity, if you are the first person to claim the name! Your FREE website will come up in the internet searches meaning more people will click on the ads on your site generating money for you. You can add pictures, videos gossip, news and many more to your pages to keep visitors coming back for more and more!