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Did You Know Michael Learned From 'The Walton's' Has Been Married Four Times?

Who was Michael learned married to three times?
November 9, 2019 - 13:15 / Cynthia Springer

While Michael Learned played the loving mother on the classic TV series The Walton's, she was also a part of several nuptials during her years as "Olivia Walton"! Learned was married three previous times before she fully settled down with current husband, John Doherty. Check out who her other husbands were!

Michael Learned's first husband was Canadian-American actor, Peter Donat. The pair married in 1956 when she was only 17, and he, 28. They also have three sons from their sixteen-year long marriage, which ended in divorce in 1972. 

This is Michael Learned's first husband: Peter Donat

Canadian actor Peter Donat

Learned wed her second husband only a couple years after her split from Donat. In 1975, she married Glenn Chadwick, but the duo would soon divorce in 1977.

Michael Learned's second husband Glenn

Michael Learned with her former husband Glenn Chadwick, attending the Golden Globe Awards, Hollywood, California, January 26th 1974. 

Third time's a charm... or not. In 1979, Michael Learned married actor-screenwriter William Parker. The couple continued their marriage for 9 nine years, until their separation in 1988. 

Learned's third husband: William Parker

Michael Learned was married to William Parker IV from 1979 to 1988.

Now, The Walton's star seems to be content with her fourth husband, lawyer, John Doherty. Their nuptials took place in 1988, and the couple currently resides in California. 

Learned finally has her happily ever after with Doherty

Michael Learned and husband John Doherty attend the 48th Annual Tony Awards Gala on June 12, 1994 in New York City.