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Doris Day

Film Actress / Television Producer / Television Actress | * 04/03/1922 († 97, 05/13/2019) | Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
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Doris Day (born Doris Mary Anne Kappelhoff; April 3, 1922 – May 13, 2019) was an American actress, singer, and animal welfare activist. She began her career as a big band singer in 1939, achieving commercial success in 1945 with two No. 1 recordings, "Sentimental Journey" and "My Dreams Are Getting Better All the Time" with Les Brown & His Band of Renown. She left Brown to embark on a solo career and recorded more than 650 songs from 1947 to 1967. Day's film career began during the latter part of the Golden Age of Hollywood with the film Romance on the High Seas (1948), leading to a 20-year career as a motion picture actress. She starred in films of many genres, including musicals, comedies, dramas, and thrillers. She 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 best-known films are those in which she co-starred with Rock Hudson, chief among them 1959's Pillow Ta..."> ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Romance / Love | Music

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Awards & Nominations for Doris Day

2x Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award 3x Henrietta Award Golden Globe Cecil B. Demille Award 2x Grammy Hall of Fame Presidential Medal of Freedom Ohio Women's Hall of Fame Academy Award for Best Actress 5x Henrietta Award 3x Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy 2x Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama Golden Globe for An Actress in a Television Series Golden Globe Cecil B. Demille Award

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Movies with Doris Day as Actress(52)

as Herself (archive footage)2000 The Making of 'The Man Who Knew Too Much'
as (archive footage)1994 That's Entertainment! III
as Herself (archive footage)1983 Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage
as (archive footage)1976 That's Entertainment, Part II
as Herself (archive footage)1968 Rowan & Martin At the Movies
as Abby McClure1968 With Six You Get Eggroll
as Patricia Foster1967 Caprice
as Josie Minick1967 The Ballad of Josie
as herself1966 Every Girl's Dream
as Jennifer Nelson1966 The Glass Bottom Boat
as Janet Harper1965 Do Not Disturb
as Judy Kimball1964 Send Me No Flowers
as Ellen Wagstaff Arden1963 Move Over, Darling
as Beverly Boyer1963 The Thrill of It All
as Kitty Wonder1962 Billy Rose's Jumbo
as Cathy Timberlake1962 That Touch of Mink
as Carol Templeton1961 Lover Come Back
as Kate Mackay1960 Please Don't Eat the Daisies
as Kit Preston1960 Midnight Lace
as Jane Osgood1959 It Happened to Jane
as Jan Morrow1959 Pillow Talk
as Erica Stone1958 Teacher's Pet
as Isolde Poole1958 The Tunnel of Love
as Katherine 'Babe' Williams1957 The Pajama Game
as Julie Benton1956 Julie
as Jo McKenna1956 The Man Who Knew Too Much
as Ruth Etting1955 Love Me or Leave Me
as Laurie Tuttle1954 Young at Heart
as Candy Williams1954 Lucky Me
as Marjorie Winfield1953 By the Light of the Silvery Moon
as Doris Day (uncredited)1953 So You Want a Television Set
as Calamity Jane1953 Calamity Jane
as Ethel S. 'Dynamite' Jackson1952 April in Paris
as Aimee Alexander1952 The Winning Team
as Marjorie 'Marjie' Winfield1951 On Moonlight Bay
as Melinda Howard1951 Lullaby of Broadway
as Lucy Rice1951 Storm Warning
as Grace LeBoy Kahn1951 I'll See You in My Dreams
as herself1951 Starlift
as Jan Wilson1950 The West Point Story
as Jo Jordan1950 Young Man with a Horn
as Nanette Carter1950 Tea for Two
as Judy Adams1949 It's a Great Feeling
as Martha Gibson1949 My Dream Is Yours
as Miss Georgia Garrett1948 Romance on the High Seas

TV Shows/Series with Doris Day as Actress(4)


Full Name: Doris Mary Kappelhoff
Born: Monday, 04/03 1922 (April) in Cincinnati
Died: Monday, 05/13 2019 (May) in Carmel Valley Village (aged: 97)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: English (EN)
Employer: Warner Bros.
Record Label: Columbia Records
Spouses (current/former): George William Weidler, Martin Melcher, Barry Comden, Al Jorden
Children: Terry Melcher
Other names for Doris Day (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Eunice"
"Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff"
"Do-Do"
"Clara Bixby"
"Дорис Дэй"
"Doris Mary Kappelhoff"
Doris Day frequently works together with these people:
Martin Melcher (13x, Crew)
Bess Flowers (7x, Actress)
David Butler (7x, Crew)
Michael Curtiz (6x, Crew)
James Cagney (6x, Actor)
Joan Crawford (6x, Actress)
Frank De Vol (6x, Crew)
Gordon MacRae (6x, Actor)
David Curtiz (6x, Crew)
Clark Gable (5x, Actor)
Leoda Richards (5x, Actress)
Kaye Ballard (3x, Actress)

Other people with this name: Doris Day

WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:8324, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 05/14/2020