Brooklyn, New York, USA
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Saturday Night Fever, Angie
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Donna Pescow (born March 24, 1954 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American film and television actress. Her father owned and ran a news stand in downtown NYC at Battery Place. Pescow attended Sheepshead Bay High School in Brooklyn, NY and she took drama classes with Rocky co-star Carl Weathers. Pescow studied at the American Academy of the Arts. She lost her native Brooklyn accent, but had to re-learn it for her best known role as Annette in 1977`s smash hit film Saturday Night Fever, for which she gained 18kg (about 40 pounds). In 1978, Pescow portrayed one of Judy Garland`s older sisters in the TV bio-pic "Rainbow" directed by Jackie Cooper. Later, Pescow starred on her own television series, Angie, for two seasons from 1979 to 1980. Pescow was cast in a groundbreaking role of Dr. Lynn Carson on the soap opera All My Children, which she portrayed from 1982 to 1983. Her character was the first lesbian on the daytime serials. She had earlier played a role on ABC`s One Life to Live. She played Donna Garland, the mother of Evie Ethel Garland, in the children`s comedy show Out of This World (1987-1991), along with Maureen Flannigan and Joe Alaskey. From 2000 to 2003, she played the mother, Eileen Stevens, on Even Stevens, a sitcom that aired on The Disney Channel. She appeared in the finale of The Sopranos as the wife of mobster Patsy Parisi. In real life, she dated actor Jason Kincade of All My Children and As the World Turns. Pescow states that she was 25 years old when she first got her driving license.
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Donna Pescow (born March 24, 1954) is an American film and television actress and director.
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Married||Arnold Zelonka and Donna Pescow
have been married since Nov 1987. |||
Arnold Zelonka and Donna Pescow have been married for 28 years. They were dating for 1 year after getting together in Nov 1986 and were married in Nov 1987.
Donna Pescow has a son named Jack Casey, age 26.
Donna Pescow is a 62 year old American Actress. Born on 24th March, 1954 in Brooklyn, New York, USA, she is famous for Saturday Night Fever, Angie. Her zodiac sign is Aries.
Donna Pescow has been in 3 on-screen matchups, notably with Doug Sheehan in Clueless (1996), Robert Hays in Angie (1979) and Tom Virtue in The Even Stevens Movie (2003).
Donna Pescow is a member of the following lists:
Women television directors,
Actresses from Brooklyn and
Jewish American actresses.
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