the Death has to be confirmed by the Doris Day Animal Foundation, which announced that the star passed away on Monday at his home in Carmel Valley in California. She was surrounded by close friends.
”the Day had been in great physical shape for his age until she recently got a severe form of pneumonia, which led to her death,” says the foundation in a statement, according to AP.
Doris Day best known as an actress. Among the films that made her legendary among other things, are ”At the intersection to Rio” (1948), ”the West wild daughter” (1953), ”You shall I” 1955, ”the Man who knew too much” (1956), ”I hate you, darling” (1959), ”A pajamas for two” (1961), ”Honeymoon in three” (1963) and ”Spy panties” (1966).
In her films, she played, among other things, to Clark Gable, Frank Sinatra and Cary Grant. Her greatest success, she reached from 1959 onwards. For the film ”I hate you, darling” she was also nominated for an Oscar for best actress.
his career as a storbandssångerska 1939. To the Hitchcock movie ”the Man who knew too much”, she helped herself with the song ”Que sera, sera” – a tune that became her theme song and won an Oscar for best originalsång.
in 1968, she left the world of film. But the plans to withdraw was not as she had intended. When her third husband Marty Melcher died in the same year, it turned out that during their 17 year long marriage had not only wasted the assets, but also put her in debt. To get on the green twig gave Doris Day in in the tv industry with it's own program ”the Doris Day show” (1968-1973).
then there was Doris Day meant to celebrate her 93 birthday. But then it emerged new information, from the authorities in födelsestaden in Ohio, that she was not born 1924, as she previously stated. Her real year of birth is 1922, reported The Guardian.
”I have always said that age is just a number. I have never put any importance on birthdays, but it is fun to finally know how old I am,” wrote Doris Day then in a press release.
97 years old.