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Relationship Facts of Donna Murphy

Donna Murphy is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Donna Murphy?

Donna Murphy at present is possibly a single woman. But in the past, she exchanged vows with an actor Shawn Elliott on 7 October 1990.

The details of their wedding are not yet disclosed. During her time with her husband, they tried to welcome a child two times but failed. Donna experienced two miscarriages.

Finally, this couple adopted a girl child named Darmia Hope Elliott in 2005. Unfortunately, their marriage ended with the death of Shawn in 2016.

Who is Donna Murphy?

Donna Murphy is an actress and singer of American nationality. Donna Murphy is popular for her appearance in The Gilded Age, Hack, What About Joan?, The People in the Picture, Wonderful Town, etc.

Recently, she was seen in the TV show The Gilded Age playing the role of Caroline Schermerhorn Astor in 2022. As a theater artist, she acted in acts titled They’re Playing Our Song, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Wonderful Town, The People in the Picture, and many more.

Who are the parents of Donna Murphy?

Her birthdate is 07 March but her birth year is 1959 and she was born in Corona, New York, the United States. The name of her mother is Jeanne Fink and her father’s name is Robert Murphy.

Her dad worked as an aerospace engineer while her mom was a housewife.

Further, Murphy’s ancestry is a mix of Irish-French-German-Czech and has six brothers plus sisters.

As per her academics, she passed out of Masconomet Regional High School in 1977. She then enrolled at New York University to achieve a degree in drama.

Donna Murphy- Profession, Wiki, Career

Donna Murphy 1979 has appeared in many screen projects. In TV shows, she was featured in What About Joan? as Dr. Ruby Stern, Made in Jersey as Darlene Garetti, Mercy Street as Jane Green, Gossip Girl a Headmistress Vivian Burtonm, etc.

Her other TV shows are,

  • Murder One as Francesca Cross
  • Liberty! The American Revolution as Abigail Adams
  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent as Maureen Pagolis
  • Made in Jersey as Darlene Garetti
  • The Good Wife as Judge Alice Adelson
  • The Bravest Knight as Trulla (voice)
  • Inventing Anna as Donna Zaveri

Donna has shown her acting skills in various movies too. Some of them are,

  • Star Trek: Insurrection as Anij in 1998
  • The Door in the Floor as Frame Shop Owner in 2004
  • World Trade Center as Judy Jonas in 2006
  • Tangled as Mother Gothel (voice) in 2010
  • Dark Horse as Marie in 2011
  • No Pay, Nudity as Pearl in 2016
  • Anastasia: Once Upon a Time as Yara The Enchantress in 2020

Awards & Nominations

1994Drama Desk AwardOutstanding Actress in a MusicalWon
1997Daytime Emmy AwardOutstanding Performer in a Children’s SpecialWon
2004Outer Critics Circle AwardOutstanding Actress in a MusicalWon
1994Tony AwardBest Performance by a Leading Actress in a MusicalWon
2004Drama League AwardDistinguished PerformanceNominated
2011Outer Critics Circle AwardOutstanding Actress in a MusicalNominated
2013Drama Desk AwardOutstanding Actress in a MusicalNominated

How much is the net worth of Donna Murphy?

By the reports of 2023, Donna Murphy has an estimated net worth of $3 million which she collected from her work.

But her annual salary and other incomes are not yet made public.

Rumors, Controversy

The cast of the movie Sherman’s Way is keeping herself away from scandals along with desperate rumors.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Donna Murphy’s height is 5 ft 8 inches and her body weight is 54 kg. Furthermore, she has brown hair and her beautiful eyes are brown in color.

Social Media

Donna Murphy is officially available on social sites like Facebook with over 5.7k followers. Also, on Twitter and Instagram, she is followed by more than 16.4k and 30.8k supporters respectively.


  • Her age as of 2022 is 63 years.
  • Her zodiac sign is Leo.


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