A famous child actress has just passed away. Donna Butterworth, who acted with famous people like Elvis Presley and Jerry Lewis, has died. She was 62 years old.
Donna passed away in Hilo, Hawaii. She was at a medical center for an undisclosed illness in the days before she passed. Please join us in praying for her family during this difficult time.
Butterworth is well known for her role in the 1966 film “Paradise, Hawaiian Style.” Butterworth was 10 years old when she co-starred alongside the legendary Presley. She sang three songs in the movie, including a duet with “the King,” according to Fox News.
"Elvis was a fabulous professional, but he was also a fabulous human being because he was so comfortable with everyone," Butterworth once said. "He always tried to have a lot of fun on the set. So, the four months that we all were together in Hawaii and of course at Paramount studios in Hollywood, he was just a great guy to be around."
Butterworth was well known for her vocal talents and for her skills on the ukulele. She even went on numerous television programs to perform. She was on “The Andy Williams Show,” “The Dean Martin Show” and “The Danny Kay Show," among others.
She recalled being devastated over the death of her former acting partner, Elvis.
"My first instinct was to run to my closet and grab my scrapbook and open it to the page where he and I were together," she said. "Then I just cried."
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