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Doris Day

(Doris Kappelhoff)
singer, actress
Born: 4/3/1924
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio

America's No.1 female box office attraction during the late 1950s and '60s, she starred in a number musicals, comedies, and thrillers, including The Pajama Game (1957), Pillow Talk (1959), and Midnight Lace (1960). She later left films to star in the popular TV sitcom The Doris Day Show (1968–73). She founded the Doris Day Animal League in 1987 to lobby the government on animal rights issues.

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More on Doris Day from Infoplease:

  • Doris Day - Biography of Doris Day, The squeaky-clean 1950s movie star who co-starred with Rock Hudson
  • Pillow Talk - Starring Rock Hudson, Doris Day, Tony Randall, Thelma Ritter, Nick Adams
  • Love Me or Leave Me (1955) - Starring Doris Day, James Cagney, Cameron Mitchell, Robert Keith, Tom Tully
  • Midnight Lace (1960) - Starring Doris Day, Rex Harrison, John Gavin, Myrna Loy, Roddy McDowall
  • Please Don't Eat the Daisies - Starring Doris Day, David Niven, Janis Paige, Spring Byington, Richard Haydn