Donna Mills whose birth name is Donna Jean Miller is an American actress who has been in the entertainment industry for more than 50 years. She is most recognized for her recurring role on the TV show called The Secret Storm, in the daytime soap opera called Love Is a Many Splendored Thing, and in several movies including Ladies of the House released in 2008
Further, she is also known for her roles in The Stepford Husbands released in 1996 and The World’s Oldest Living Bridesmaid released in 1990. Donna has also earned several awards including a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Guest Performer in a Drama Series for her performance in the American daytime soap opera called General Hospital.
Is Donna Mills Married?
Donna Mills is an exceptional actor who has millions of fans and well-wishers who are curious about her love life. In her 80s, Donna is not married so does not have a husband but has dated several men over the years. Donna is very private and reserved when it comes to her personal life, she does not prefer the media interference in her love life. Donna had an on-again and off-again relationship with her partner, Richard Holland from the 1980s to the 1990s. At last, their relationship did not last and they ended dating in the 1990s.
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Even though Donna is not married she has a family which includes her daughter. At the age of 54, In September 1994, Donna adopted a newborn baby girl and named her Chloe Mills. She has been raising Chloe as a single mother and both dearly love each other and support each other. She does not have any other kids, except Chloe.
Later, Donna met Larry Gilman, an actor and producer in 2001. She has been in a confirmed relationship with her partner, Larry since then but they have not tied the wedding knot.
In an interview with Daily Beast Magazine, Donna said that she is lucky to have Larry as a partner and is happy to share life with him. However, she further added that being an independent woman, getting married and combining everything would be very difficult. So it was much better and clean not to combine the finances and stuff with her partner.
When further asked why she decided to become parent late she answered,
“I was so obsessed by my career. I was so driven I didn’t really want a child during that time. I wanted to make it. My career was my focus. Then I got Knots at around 40. I knew that was the time to make my mark. I did that. At that time too I wasn’t with anybody that I guess I thought would be a great partner in having a child or children. So I just waited. I really feel that was the way it was meant to be. I was meant to find her, she was meant to find me. She’s my child, the most important person to me.”
Who Is Donna Mills Former Partner Richard Holland?
Richard Holland is an advertising executive and former husband of singer Chaka Khan. He is also known for dating and being in a relationship with actor, Donna Mills. Richard was born in 1952 and is renowned for his work as a production designer and art director, especially for his work in the movie called Dragonball Evolution released in 2009, Congo released in 1995, and The Last of the Mohicans released in 1992.
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Richard married singer Chaka Khan on August 14, 1976, in a private wedding ceremony and after being married for about three years they ended their marriage on December 2, 1980. It was reported that his marriage with Chaka had caused strain between Chaka and several members of Rufus, in particular Andre Fischer. Richard wanted Chaka to tone down her sexy image but she refused. Richard has a son with Chaka named Damien born in 1979.