Beverly Hillbillies Elly May Clampett Donna Douglas DEAD At 81

Donna Douglas, the actress best known for portraying Elly May Clampett, the daughter of Jed Clampett, in the CBS television series The Beverly Hillbillies passed away Thursday.

Douglas was 81.

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In 2011, Douglas sued toy manufacturer Mattel Inc., claiming the company used her name and likeness for a Barbie doll without authorization. Continue reading