TELEVISION STAR HAS DIED AT 81

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Donna Douglas (born Doris Smith) (September 26, 1933 – January 1, 2015)

(FOX) – According to multiple media reports, Donna Douglas, the actress who
won over TV viewers as Elly May Clampett on “The Beverly Hillbillies,” has died, 

The star’s granddaughter told TMZ, Douglas died in her Louisiana home
surrounded by friends and family.

Douglas appeared “The Beverly Hillbillies” for all nine seasons of the show
and reprised her role in a TV movie reboot of the series in 1981.

Throughout the ‘50s and ‘60s the 1957 Miss New Orleans winner appeared
in series like “The Twilight Zone” and “Mr. Ed.” In 1966, she transitioned to
film with a role opposite Elvis Presley in the movie “Frankie and Johnny.”

After her “Hillbillies” fame faded, Douglas recorded several gospel music
albums.

Douglas’ agents did not immediately return FOX News request for comment.

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