Jonako Donley

Donley in 2010, photo by s_bukley/

Birth Name: Jonako Ella Donley

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: August 13, 1983

*father – African-American
*mother – Japanese

Jonako Donley is an American film producer and writer. She has co-produced the films Dear Limon Lima (2009) and The Midnight Swim (2014).

Her father is American writer John Donley, who is African-American, from Arkansas. Her mother is Japanese, from Sado.

Jonako’s paternal grandmother was Mae Ella Lane (the daughter of Austin Lane and Josie Taylor). Mae was born in Arkansas.

Source: Jonako’s father on the 1940 U.S. Census –

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