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    The Bold and the Beautiful CAST - Donna Logan Forrester

    Full detailed profile on Donna Logan Forrester Played by Jennifer Gareis on The Bold and the Beautiful Daytime Soap Opera.

    Jennifer Gareis (CBS)
    Donna Logan Forrester

    Actor: Jennifer Gareis

    Who played Donna Logan Forrester over the years

    Jennifer Gareis (July 2006 - present)
    Carrie Mitchum (1987-1991, guest appearances in 1994, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2004)

    Useful information on Donna Logan Forrester

    * Gave her son up for adoption when she was a teenager.
    * Made a splash posing nude for a European magazine – pictures that later made it into US publications.
    * Published nude photos of Bill Spencer as revenge.
    * Tried and failed to make a relationship with Thorne Forrester – twice!
    * Lived for a while in San Francisco.
    * Matchmaker Sister – hooked Katie up with Rocco a nd Brooke up with Ridge.
    * Witnessed Stephanie push Jackie off a balcony during a fight and ratted Stephanie out to Nick.
    * Had an accidental hand in Brooke losing her kids by mistakenly leaving them alone when she should have been babysitting.
    * Tried to get revenge on Stephanie by marrying Thorne, but was ditched at the altar after little sister Katie told Thorne about Donna’s plan.
    * Moved on from Thorne to his father Eric.
    * Leaned on Owen Knight while Eric was in a coma, but remained committed to her husband.
    * Blackmailed by Pam into filing for divorce from Eric.


    Past: Spokesmodel for Forrester Creations
    Past: Face of 'Brooke's Bedroom'
    Past: Publishing Intern (for Bill Spencer)
    Past: Prostitute (unintentionally)
    Past: Model
    Past: Waitress at Griffey's hamburger joint


    A young Donna spent much of her energy trying to look after her little sister Katie. Katie had low self-esteem and flawed looks, but this didn't stop Donna from convincing Rocco Carner to date her. At the time, Donna was involved with Mark, but soon opened her eyes to the fact that he was not for her. After ending the relationship, she went on to work as a model for Tommy Boyland. As work went on, Boyland sent her to an agent named Nick Preston who convinced her to pose for a European magazine in the nude. When Bill Spencer caught a glimpse of the photos, he decided to publish them in an American magazine. Outraged, Donna teamed up with Nick and Rocco to get revenge on Bill. They hatched a plan to get photos of a nude Bill for one of Nick's magazines. Later, Donna came clean about this plot and tried to get Bill to transfer her father to LA. This failed, as did her hasty relationship with Thorne Forrester.

    Donna left the city, rarely returning until 2006. On Donna's return, she began meddling in Brooke's marriage to Nick and encouraging her to reunite with Ridge. Brooke would not budge and Donna announced her intentions of pursuing Ridge, which were granted a blessing from Brooke. When her pursuit was on the verge of its goal, however, Brooke's marriage to Nick collapsed and she went running to her former lover. Broken over losing love when it had come so close to her, she sided with Nick after she witnessed Stephanie's attack on Jackie. With her as a witness, Nick and Jackie took over Forrester Creations while Donna became the company's new spokesmodel. Since then, she has been a useful ally to Jackie in manipulating the love lives of the young Forrester's in a bid to maintain the power balance.

    One night, Donna, who was babysitting Brooke's children, left them alone when she mistakenly thought Brooke had come home. This error prompted Stephanie to call Child Protective Services to have Brooke's children taken away. For revenge, Donna sought out the romantic interest of Stephanie's son, Thorne, and wooed him into marriage plans.

    On Donna & Thorne's wedding day, however, Donna's sister Katie overheard Donna tell Jackie that she didn't love Thorne and it was all a revenge plot. Katie told Thorne the truth and he called off the wedding at the altar.

    Since, Donna has found some comfort and romance in Thorne's father (Stephanie's husband), Eric Forrester. They wed, much to Eric's family's dismay. Shortly after the wedding, the son Donna gave up for adoption came to town. While they were forming a close bond, Donna kept him a secret from Eric.

    Donna got Marcus a job at Forrester, which raised the suspicions of Eric’s children who had it out for Donna. They looked into Marcus’ past and after finding Marcus’ birth certificate, they discovered that Marcus was in fact Donna’s son. Much to everyone’s shock, Eric took the news in stride and welcomed Marcus into the family.

    All was well in Donna and Eric’s relationship until Pam secretly poisoned Eric because he chose Donna over Stephanie. This led to Eric having a heart attack and lapsing into a coma. With Eric in a coma, Donna was appointed control of Forrester Creations via Eric’s directive. Ridge didn’t agree with this so he led the charge in trying to take control of the company himself. He and Donna engaged in a bitter battle, which Donna eventually won.

    During Eric’s coma, Owen Knight (the man who led Marcus to finding Donna) became Donna’s confidant and source of comfort. Owen confessed he was in love with her, but Donna remained committed to Eric. However, the longer Eric remained in a coma, the weaker Donna got and almost slept with Owen, which Stephanie witnessed. Donna stopped things before they went too far, but that didn’t stop Stephanie from ostracizing Donna from Eric’s life once he woke from his coma. Stephanie brought Eric home and blocked Donna’s attempts at seeing him. When Eric finally was able to get up and around, he saw Donna and Owen kissing and assumed she had cheated on him while he was incapacitated.

    Donna tried to reconcile with Eric, but he wouldn’t hear of it. While he leaned on Stephanie for support, Donna was being blackmailed by Pam who threatened to hurt Donna’s family and Eric if she didn’t keep her distance from Eric. Donna caved to Pam’s demands, fearing for her loved ones’ safety, even when Eric decided he wanted Donna back. Stephanie eventually found out Pam was behind Donna ending her marriage to Eric and she and Eric set a trap for Pam. Once Pam was caught, Eric had a decision to make regarding the women in his life. Both Donna and Stephanie wanted to be with him, but Eric wasn’t ready to make a decision, so he decreed that the three of them would all live together in the same house.

    Donna eventually won out and she and Eric fully reconciled. Their marriage was tested again when Bill Spencer came to town and tried to seduce her in his attempt to bring down Eric. She didn't give in and helped her husband fight the enemy. Unfortunately, Bill succeeded in taking over Forrester Creations.


    Eric Forrester (2008 - present)


    Mark Mallory
    Rocco Carner
    Nick Preston
    Ridge Forrester (flirtation)
    Thorne Forrester (engaged)
    Eric Forrester
    Owen Knight (kissed, but stopped things before they slept together)


    Stephen Logan Sr. (father)
    Beth Logan (mother)
    Storm Logan Jr. (brother)
    Brooke Logan Forrester Marone (sister)
    Katie Logan (sister)
    Helen Logan (grandmother)
    Rick Forrester (current)(nephew)
    Bridget Forrester (niece)
    Hope Logan (niece)
    R.J. Forrester (nephew)
    Jack Hamilton Marone (nephew)
    Eric Forrester III (great-nephew - stillborn)
    Nicole Marone (great-niece - stillborn)


    Marcus Walton



    Wednesday, November 26 2014: B&B Recap: Happy Thanksgiving, Bro.

    At the Forrester mansion, Hope greets Rick, who tells Eric he's back with Caroline. In the kitchen, Charlie suggests Pam use pecans instead of almonds in her green bean casserole and take it to a level she's never dreamed of. Pam breathes deeply and goes for it. Donna appears and wants something to do. Charlie and Pam whisper with concern and give her the veggie tray. In the living room, Katie tells Hope and Wyatt to enjoy, because this time next year they'll be getting no sleep. Nearby, Rick tells Ridge he'd like to get along on the holiday. Hope finds Quinn at the door bearing a Thanksgiving dish. She tells her she's not invited. Quinn presses her. "There's no room at the table for your baby's grandmother?" Liam joins them outside. Quinn mocks his new necklace from Ivy. "Does that mean you're going steady now?" Quinn agrees to leave. Elsewhere, Rick steps out to phone Maya. He promises he's doing what he has to, but she'll have all she wants and more. Oliver calls everyone to the table as Aly enthuses over Ivy's boat ride story. Caroline and Ridge share a close moment. At the table, Eric makes a toast to Rick and Caroline's anniversary, and Hope begins the tradition of saying something nice to the person on your right. She tells Bill he is the father to two amazing men. Bill tells Katie she is an amazing woman whom he appreciates, Katie tells Ridge she's grateful he came back from Paris, Ridge thanks Caroline for pulling him through a dark time in his life, and Caroline is thankful to be by Rick's side when he's CEO. They kiss for their anniversary. Rick tells Charlie he's a great man, Charlie thanks Pam for making him the happiest security guard in the whole world, Pam tells Eric he gave her a job and family; he rescued her. Eric is grateful to Donna for loving him for a while. She says, "Forever." Eric asks them all to join hands and remembers Stephanie as well as family and friends far and near. The tradition continues. Donna thanks Carter for being a good brother to her son; she respects him. Carter calls Oliver the happiest guy he knows, and Oliver tells Aly how wonderful she is. Aly feels lucky to have Ivy there; she's become such a good friend. Ivy talks to Liam about the excitement of what lies ahead for them, Liam admires Wyatt's ambition; everything he seeks out, he accomplishes. "Happy Thanksgiving, Bro." Wyatt credits Hope for bringing him together with his dad, and says now she's giving him a child. They all clink glasses. "Cheers!" As everyone eats, Liam and Hope get up and talk about coming together in the spirit of forgiveness. He says he respects her, admires her, and loves her. "There's not a day that goes by that I'm not giving thanks for having you in my life."

    Friday, October 24 2014: B&B Recap: Behind Your Back...And On Hers.

    At Katie's place, Katie explains to Donna why Ridge was working with Caroline. They discuss Caroline's crush on the man she idolized. Donna is sure he nipped it in the bud. Katie nods. "He ended it, though not right away." Donna asks if Katie's sure nothing happened between them. Katie reassures her, but admits she can't reach him lately. Donna wonders if she's talked to him about their lives being put on hold for his recovery. Katie says they don't acknowledge it. Donna asks about Caroline again. Katie is jealous of her time with Ridge; that she was able to help him. Donna soothes that Ridge would never encourage Caroline's crush. Katie confides that he considered using it to get the CEO position. Donna is stunned - that's something Bill would do. Katie says he ended the partnership and can draw on his own now. They talk about Eric's tough decision and how he's kept Donna at arm's length. Talk turns back to Ridge and Rick's rivalry. They hope Rick doesn't find out about Caroline's crush. Donna worries that more might have happened with Caroline and Ridge. Katie isn't concerned.

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