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“The Beverly Hillbillies” star Donna Douglas dies

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Donna Douglas

HOLLYWOOD, CA (WPMT) Donna Douglas, best known for her role as, Elly May, the tomboy daughter of hillybilly turned oil millionaire, Jed Clampett, on the 1960s CBS sitcom, “The Beverly Hillbillies”, died on New Year’s Day according to family sources.  Douglas was 81.

Douglas also co-starred opposite Elvis Presley in the 1966 film Frankie and Johnny and played the woman underneath the bandages in the memorable 1960 Twilight Zone episode “The Eye of the Beholder.”

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