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Michael Learned Interview: "Waltons" Icon Kills It as Dahmer's Grandma

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Michael Learned

Michael Learned will always be known for her role as Olivia Walton in the iconic family drama The Waltons, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. She was nominated for six Emmy Awards as Lead Actress in a Drama, winning three times for her role as Olivia Walton. After the seventh season, she left the show. Learned also starred as Nurse Mary Benjamin in the hospital drama Nurse, and she won yet another Emmy for this role in 1982.

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Michael Learned Interview: "The Waltons" Reunion and 50th Anniversary

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Michael Learned

Four-time Emmy Award-winning actress Michael Learned is best known as Olivia Walton in The Waltons, a long-running CBS series about a family in rural Virginia during the Great Depression and World War II. The show was created by Earl Hamner, Jr., based on his 1961 book Spencer’s Mountain and the 1963 film of the same name. In addition to Learned, Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Ellen Corby, Will Geer, Judy Norton, Jon Walmsley, Mary Elizabeth McDonough, Eric Scott, David W. Harper and Kami Colter also starred as members of the iconic family.

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