Donna Butterworth was born on February 23, 1956, and died on March 6, 2018.
She was an American motion picture performer.
She acted in The Family Jewels with Jerry Lewis and Paradise, Hawaiian Style with Elvis Presley, as well as a two-part episode of Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color entitled “A Boy Called Nuthin'” with Ron Howard.
Butterworth received a Golden Globe nomination for her role in The Family Jewels.
Gifted at performing Hawaiian music from an early age, Donna gave concerts around the islands and worked with Don Ho.
Butterworth was discovered by the producers of Paradise, Hawaiian Style where she appeared opposite Elvis Presley, singing several duets in the film with him.
The film Little Leatherneck, an unsold sit-com pilot film in which she appeared, aired on ABC television as part of the 7 weeks 1966 series Summer Fun.
She turned her back on acting in favor of singing, appearing on The Dean Martin Show, The Danny Kaye Show and The Hollywood Palace variety programs.
Donna Butterworth died at 62 years old.