Doris Day Wiki, Bio, Age, Death Cause, Husband, Son, Movies, Songs, Height, Awards and more

Doris Day

Doris Day was an American actress. She was born on April 3, 1922 in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S her birth name was “Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff”. She was also a singer & animal welfare activist. She began her singing career in 1939. She was recognized after his songSentimental Journey (1945)”. The song was first hit of her career.

Doris Day has recorded more than 650 songs from 1947 to 1967 as a solo artist, after leaving ”Les Brown & His Band of Renown”.  She was one of the mostly acclaimed singers in the 20th century.

Doris Day Death
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Doris Day made her acting career debut in the film “Romance on the High Seas (1948)”.  She has been performed as an actress in motion picture for around twenty-year. She had performed in many successful movies named “Calamity Jane (1953)”, ”The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)”, “Pillow Talk (1959)” and “Move Over (1963)”, “Darling (1963)”, respectively. She had performed her final film in 1968; she went on to star in the CBS sitcom “The Doris Day Show (1968–1973)”. She has worked with many famous artists named Clark Gable, Cary Grant, David Niven, Rod Taylor, James Stewart.

Doris Day was ranking one of the top 10 singers between 1951 and 1966. In the early 1960s she became the biggest female film star actress, and she was ranked sixth among the box office performers by 2012. In 2011 her albumMy Heart”, become the “UK Top 10 album” featuring new material.

Doris Day has received many awards for her performance named “Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award” and “Legend Award” from the “Society of Singers”. She was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1960 and she was given the “Cecil B. DeMille Award” for lifetime achievement in motion pictures in 1989.

She was awarded the “Presidential Medal of Freedom” by “President George W. Bush” in 2004, The “Los Angeles Film Critics Association’s Career Achievement Award” in 2011. She was also one of the last surviving stars of the Golden Age of Hollywood.

Doris Day Discography

Here is the list of the few album which Doris Day has recorded named “You’re My Thrill (1949)”, “Day Dreams (1955)”, “Day by Day (1956)”, “Day by Night (1957)”, “Hooray for Hollywood (1958)”, “Bright and Shiny (1961)”, “Latin for Lovers (1965)”, “Doris Day’s Sentimental Journey (1965)”, “My Heart (2011)”.

Doris Day Died
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Doris Day Movies and Television Appearances

Here is the few list of the movies which Doris Day has performed named “Romance on the High Seas (1948)”, “My Dream Is Yours (1949)”, “Young Man with a Horn (1950)”, “Tea for Two (1950)”, “Storm Warning (1951)”, “Lullaby of Broadway (1951)”, “On Moonlight Bay (1951)”, “Love Me or Leave Me (1955)”, “The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)”, “Please Don’t Eat the Daisies (1960)”, “Lover Come Back (1961)”, “Where Were You When the Lights Went Out? (1968)”, “With Six You Get Eggroll (1968)”.

Here is the few list of the television shows which she appeared “The 21st Annual Academy Awards (1949; TV special)”, “Screen Snapshots: Hollywood Night Life (1952; short)”, “Screen Snapshots: Hollywood on the Ball (1952; short)”, “A Star Is Born World Premiere (1954; short)”, “This Is Music (1958; 1 episode)”, “The Merv Griffin Show (1970; 1 episode)”, “The 50th Annual Grammy Awards (2008, honoree; TV special)”, “What a Difference a Day Made: Doris Day Superstar (2009, voice only; documentary).

Doris Day
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Doris Day Marriage & Personal Life

Doris Day married four times. First she was married to “Al Jorden (trombonist)” marriage last from March 1941 to February 1943. After this she married to “George William Weidler (saxophonist)” and he becomes his second husband marriage from March 30, 1946 to May 31 1949.

After two marriages then she married to her third husbandMartin Melcher” on April 3, 1951 on her 29th birthday. This marriage was lasted until the death of Melcher Melcher in April 1968.

After the death of her third husband she married to her fourth husband to “Barry Comden” the marriage last from April 14 1976 until April 2, 1982.

After the retirement from the film industry she lived in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. She had adopted many pets and stray animals. Doris Day only child, Terry Melcher is a music producer and songwriter.

Doris Day Death

As per the news reports, Doris Day passed away on 13 May 2019 after contracting pneumonia. She was 97 year old at the time of her death. Her death was announced by her charity, the Doris Day Animal Foundation.

Doris Day Wiki Bio

NameDoris Day
OccupationActress
Singer
Animal rights activist
DOBApril 3 1922
Age97
DODMay 13 2019
Birth PlaceCincinnati, Ohio, U.S
Death PlaceCalifornia, U.S
NationalityUS

Doris Day Physical Stats Height & Weight

Height (Approx)In Centimeters: 168 CM
In Meters: 1.68 M
In feet Inches: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Weight (Approx)70 KG
155 Pound
Doris Day Death at 97
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Doris Day Husband

Al Jorden (m. 1941; div. 1943)
George Weidler (m. 1946; div. 1949)
Martin Melcher (m. 1951; died 1968)
Barry Comden (m. 1976; div. 1982)

Doris Day Son

Terry Melcher
Doris Day
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Doris Day Awards & Achievements

Here are the few lists of awards which she has won:

Lifetime Achievement Award (1991)
Henrietta Award (World Film Favorite – Female) (1955)
Henrietta Award (World Film Favorite – Female) (1958)
Henrietta Award (World Film Favorite – Female) (1960)
Cecil B. DeMille Award (1989)
Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award (2009)
Career Achievement Award (2011)

Doris Day Net Worth

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