This article will tell you who Donna Mills is married to, and what her current relationship status is.
Who is Donna Mills?
Donna Mills was born in December 1940 as Donna Jean Miller. In 1966, she began her career on television with a recurring part in the soap opera “The Secret Storm.” She also appeared in Woody Allen’s “Don’t Drink the Water” on Broadway that same year. In 1967, she made her film debut with “The Incident.”
Mills starred for three years in the soap opera, “Love is a many-splendored thing” from 1967 to 1970. She was also recognized for her role in the cult film “Play Misty for Me” from 1971, where she played Tobie Williams, Clint Eastwood’s girlfriend. Mills starred as the female lead in the 1975 heist movie “Murph the Surf.” In the 1970s she appeared on shows like “Hawaii Five-O,” Gunsmoke,” The Love Boat,” and The Six Million Dollar Man.
Mills was cast as Abby Cunningham in 1980 on the soap opera Knots Landing, which aired at primetime. She remained part of the regular cast until 1989. She won the Soap Opera Digest Award three times for Outstanding Villainess in 1986, 1989, and 1988.
Mills also appeared in a number of TV movies including “The World’s Oldest Living Bridesmaid”, “Dangerous Intentions”, “The Stepford Husbands”, and “Ladies of the House”.
She has appeared as a guest on “Melrose Place,” Nip/Tuck,”and “Cold Case.” Mills was a guest star on the daytime soap opera General Hospital in 2014. She won the Daytime Emmy Award as Outstanding Special Guest Actress for a Drama Series for her performance. Mills also starred in “Joy”, a 2015 film, and “Nope”, a 2022 film.
Who is Donna Mills married to?
Donna Mills never got married. She had an on and off relationship with Richard Holland throughout the 1980s, a former Chaka Khan spouse who worked in advertising.
Mills adopted Chloe, a baby girl in September 1994. She has been dating Larry Gilman since 2001. Mills stated that they decided not to get married and combine their finances because it was a better and cleaner arrangement.
Mills appeared in Playboy magazine on the cover as well as in pictorials of the November 1989 and October 1987 editions. Her pictorials are non-nude. This means that she didn’t pose naked for the magazine.
Donna Mills Kids
In an interview with People, Donna Mills revealed that she adopted Chloe Mills just four days after her birth on September 12, 1995.
Mills revealed that, despite her career focus, she realized there was still something missing – a child. She was determined to achieve her goal and took the necessary steps in order to adopt. She dismissed any concerns she had about her age at the time.
Mills, who is now 27, has pursued a modeling career and is active on the social media. She has a following on Instagram of more than 14,5k and is a part of the Soho House, Malibu in California. Chloe currently is dating musician Bailey Joshua.
Who is Donna Mill’s Husband?
Donna Mills never married but had a romantic relationship with Richard Holland. Richard Holland was an advertising executive married to Chaka Khan in the past. This occurred throughout the 1980s.
Donna Jean Miller was originally born Donna Mills in Chicago, Illinois to Bernice Lantz and Frank Miller. Her father was a market researcher, while her mother taught dance. She has a brother who is 10 year older than her named Donald.
Mills was born in Norwood Park, attended Garvy elementary school and Taft High School. Jim Jacobs was one of Mills’ classmates at Taft High School. He is the co-creator and composer of Grease. Jacobs based Sandy’s character on Mills.
Mills attended the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign after high school and joined the Delta Gamma Sorority. She decided to leave the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign after one year to pursue a dance career.
She gained stage experience through summer stock productions. Mills had her first professional role in “Come Blow Your Horn”, a production at the Drury Lane Theater, Chicago. She was then cast in the touring production of ‘My Fair Lady,’ which led her to New York City. Mills was a secretary for Popular Mechanics Magazine before she made it big in television.