Singer and Calamity Jane actress Doris Day dies at 97

Doris Day Death

She made nearly 36 movies and around 600 recordings. She topped the billboard as well as the box office chart. She was Doris Day, a successful and famous female movie star and singer who died at the age of 97 on Monday.

As per the report, the reason behind Doris Day death was her health condition. She died of pneumonia at her Carmel Valley, Calif home. As per the Doris Day Animal Foundation gave the emailed statement, she had been in excellent health condition until recently. It was the Animal Foundation which confirmed Doris’s death.  There will be no Doris Day funeral or memorial services for her death as she wanted to be buried in an unmarked grave.

She was one of the most successful female movie stars of Hollywood. She appeared in the Girl Next Door during her 40s which gave her a huge success in her career. With her beauty and glowing smile, she was a well-known box office draw and recording artist known for comedies like That Touch of Mink and Pillow Talk. Besides, he also did good in Whatever Will Be, Will Be and The Man Who Knew Too Much.

Talking more about her, she began her career as a big band female singer. Working with Les Brown’s band, she gave her biggest hits A Sentimental Journey during World Warr II. However, the end of the war led to the beginning of Doris’s film career. Alfred Hitchcock used Doris’s voice in The Man Who Knew Too Much for a song named Que Sera, Sera. Later, that became her signature voice. Moreover, that ranked No. 2 on the chart.

Her career’s first movie was Romance on the High Seas which was released in 1948. In 1949, she appeared in two more movies named It’s a Great Feeling, and My Dream Is Yours. For Warner Bros, she made three films. She also gave major hits like Calamity Jane, Lucky Me, Love Me or Leave Me; Please Don’t Eat the Daisies and more. Her career’s successful TV show was the Doris Day Show. All these were the reason behind Doris Day net worth, which was around $199.

In the 60s, director Norman Jewison offered two films to Doris. He stated she had persona and beauty were able to attract both men and women. Doris was a good girl, neither too smart nor snide. On the other side, Doris’s biographer David Kaufman stated she was an extremely sensual woman.

Coming to her personal life and Doris Day spouse, she had never enjoyed a happy ending relationship. She first married to Al Jorden, musician.  But they divorced after just two years. In 1951, she got engaged with Martin Melcher, her manager. But in 1968, Martin died.  In 1976, she wed Bary Comden, but in 1981 they divorced. In 2004, she faced her life’s biggest loss. Doris Day children, her son Terry died in 2004 after suffering from cancer. He was a successful music producer.

During her retirement life, she was spending her days by going to the grocery store, caring for abandoned pets or dining out with friends.

 

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