Donna Dixon is an American actress and former beauty queen who was born on July 20, 1957, in Alexandria, Virginia. Dixon began her career in show business as a model and was named Miss Virginia USA in 1976. She went on to compete in the Miss USA pageant and finished in sixth place.
After her pageant success, Dixon pursued a career in acting and landed her first major role in the 1980 film "Bosom Buddies," which also starred Tom Hanks. She later appeared in a number of other films, including "Doctor Detroit" (1983), "Spies Like Us" (1985), and "Wayne's World" (1992).
Dixon is perhaps best known for her role as Sonny Lumet in the television series "Bosom Buddies" and for her marriage to actor Dan Aykroyd. The two met while filming "Doctor Detroit" and were married in 1983. They have three daughters together.
In addition to her work in film and television, Dixon has also been involved in various philanthropic endeavors, including serving on the board of directors for the Environmental Media Association. She has also been an advocate for autism awareness, as her daughter was diagnosed with the disorder.
Overall, Donna Dixon had a successful career in entertainment and continues to be recognized for her contributions to the industry.