2019-05-13

Public Domain
  • Faith: Christian
  • Career: Actress
  • Birthday:  April 03, 1922
  • Accomplishments:  Oscar winner
  • Fun Faith Fact!: Day was born into a Catholic family. 

Doris Day was an American actress, singer, and animal welfare activist. After she began her career as a big band singer in 1939, her popularity increased with her first hit recording "Sentimental Journey" (1945). She recorded more than 650 songs from 1947 to 1967, which made her one of the most popular and acclaimed singers of the 20th century. She starred in a series of successful films, including musicals, comedies, and dramas. She played the title role in Calamity Jane (1953), and starred in Alfred Hitchcock's The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956). Her most successful films were the ones she made co-starring Rock Hudson and James Garner, such as Pillow Talk (1959). After her final film in 1968, she went on to star in the CBS sitcom The Doris Day Show (1968–1973). Despite growing up in a Catholic family, Doris Day had been a devout Christian Scientist for most of her life. She died on 5/13/2019.

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