Legendary actress Doris Day, known as Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff (April 3, 1922 – May 13, 2019) passed away. Her film career began during the latter part of the Classical Hollywood Film era with the film Romance on the High Seas (1948), ultimately leading to her twenty-year career as a motion picture actress.
For most of her life, Day reportedly believed she had been born in 1924 and reported her age accordingly; it was not until her 95th birthday—when the Associated Press found her birth certificate, showing a 1922 date of birth—that she learned otherwise.
Among her awards, Legendary actress Doris Day has received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and a Legend Award from the Society of Singers. In 1960, she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress and in 1989 was given the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement in motion pictures. In 2004. In 2011 by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association’s Career Achievement Award.
Doris Day played the title role in Calamity Jane (1953), and starred in Alfred Hitchcock’s The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) with James Stewart. Her most best known films were with co-star Rock Hudson in such films as Pillow Talk (1959). She also worked with James Garner on Move Over, Darling (1963).
Doris Day Co-Starred in films with such leading men!
She co-starred in films with such leading men as Clark Gable, Cary Grant, James Stewart, David Niven, and Rod Taylor.
As an actress, she became the biggest female film star in the early 1960s, and ranked sixth among the box-office performers by 2012.
Doris Day began her career as a big band singer in 1939.
Doris Day first hit recording being Sentimental Journey in 1945 with Les Brown & His Band of Renown. After leaving Brown to embark on a solo career, she recorded more than 650 songs from 1947 to 1967. She released her 29th studio album, My Heart, which became a UK Top 10 album featuring new material.
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