DORIS DAY BIOGRAPHY & FILM LIST

DORIS DAY BIOGRAPHY & FILM LIST

Doris Day (born Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff; April 3, 1922) American actress, singer, and animal rights activist. Day began her career as a big band singer in 1939. Her popularity began to rise after her first hit recording, Sentimental Journey, in 1945. After leaving Les Brown & His Band of Renown to try a solo career, she started her long-lasting partnership with Columbia Records, which would remain her only recording label. The contract lasted from 1947 to 1967, and included more than 650 recordings, making Day one of the most popular and acclaimed singers of the 20th century. In 1948, after being persuaded by Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne and her agent at the time, Al Levy, she auditioned for Michael Curtiz, which led to her being cast in the female lead role in Romance on the High Seas.

Over the course of her career, Day appeared in 39 films. She was ranked the biggest box-office star, the only woman on that list, for four years (1960, 1962, 1963 and 1964) ranking in the top 10 for ten years (1951-1952 and 1959-1966). She became the top-ranking female box-office star of all time and is currently ranked sixth among the top 10 box office performers (male and female), as of 2012. She received an Academy Award nomination for her performance in Pillow Talk, won three Henrietta Awards (World Film Favorite), received the Los Angeles Film Critics Association's Career Achievement Award and, in 1989, received the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement in motion pictures. Day made her last film in 1968 (source: wikipedia.org)

Doris Day

Doris Day FILMS LIST

  • 1968 - 1973 The Doris Day Show (TV Series)
  • 1970 The Governor & J.J. (TV Series)
  • 1968 With Six You Get Eggroll - Abby McClure
  • 1968 Where Were You When the Lights Went Out? - Margaret Garrison
  • 1967 Caprice - Patricia Foster
  • 1967 The Ballad of Josie - Josie Minick
  • 1966 The Glass Bottom Boat - Jennifer Nelson
  • 1965 Do Not Disturb - Janet Harper
  • 1964 Send Me No Flowers - Judy Kimball
  • 1963 Move Over, Darling - Ellen Wagstaff Arden
  • 1963 The Thrill of It All - Beverly Boyer
  • 1962 Billy Rose's Jumbo - Kitty Wonder
  • 1962 That Touch of Mink - Cathy Timberlake
  • 1961 Lover Come Back - Carol Templeton
  • 1960 Midnight Lace - Kit Preston
  • 1960 Please Don't Eat the Daisies - Kate Robinson Mackay
  • 1959 Pillow Talk - Jan Morrow
  • 1959 It Happened to Jane - Jane Osgood
  • 1958 The Tunnel of Love - Isolde Poole
  • 1958 Teacher's Pet - Erica Stone
  • 1957 The Pajama Game - Katherine 'Babe' Williams
  • 1956 Julie - Julie Benton
  • 1956 The Man Who Knew Too Much - Josephine Conway McKenna
  • 1955 Love Me or Leave Me - Ruth Etting
  • 1954 Young at Heart - Laurie Tuttle
  • 1954 Lucky Me - Candy Williams
  • 1953 Calamity Jane - Calamity Jane
  • 1953 By the Light of the Silvery Moon - Marjorie Winfield
  • 1952 April in Paris - Ethel S. 'Dynamite' Jackson
  • 1952 The Winning Team - Aimee Alexander
  • 1951 Starlift - Doris Day
  • 1951 I'll See You in My Dreams - Grace LeBoy Kahn
  • 1951 On Moonlight Bay - Marjorie Winfield
  • 1951 Lullaby of Broadway - Melinda Howard
  • 1951 Storm Warning - Lucy Rice
  • 1950 The West Point Story - Jan Wilson
  • 1950 Tea for Two - Nanette Carter
  • 1950 Young Man with a Horn - Jo Jordan
  • 1949 It's a Great Feeling - Judy Adams
  • 1949 My Dream Is Yours - Martha Gibson
  • 1948 Romance on the High Seas
  • ALBUMS

  • You're My Thrill (1949)
  • Day Dreams (1955)
  • Day by Day (1956)
  • Day by Night (1957)
  • Hooray for Hollywood (1958)
  • Cuttin' Capers (1959)
  • What Every Girl Should Know (1960)
  • Show Time (1960)
  • Listen to Day (1960)
  • Bright and Shiny (1961)
  • I Have Dreamed (1961)
  • Duet (w/ Andre Previn) (1962)
  • You'll Never Walk Alone (1962)
  • Love Him (1963)
  • The Doris Day Christmas Album (1964)
  • With a Smile and a Song (1964)
  • Latin for Lovers (1965)
  • Doris Day's Sentimental Journey (1965)
  • The Love Album (recorded 1967, released in 1994)
  • My Heart (2011)
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