by: emily mclain
Doris day is a American actor,singer and animal activist. she was born on April 3, 1924 in Cincinnati ,OH. and is currently 91 years old. Doris's career started when she was in a big band in 1939. Her popularity rose when she got her first big hit "sentimental journey" in 1945.
Doris had 3 husbands and got divorced, her current husband Barry, a comedien, died of heart failure in los Angeles. Doris had one child Terry Melcher who was a musician, genre American west coast rock, but unfortunately Terry died at the age 62 because of skin cancer.
Doris day became a leader by protecting animals, she took a stand and started her own foundation, the Doris day animal foundation, which protects animals from abuse, extinction and harm. Doris mainly protects dogs, cats, bunnies and etc.
Doris had a very famous hit in 1956 ( Que sera sera) which means whatever will be ,will be. and another big hit she was known for was" Sentimental journey", which came out in 1946. Doris also stared in movies such as, Calamity Jane , Move over Darling , The man who knew to much , etc .Doris affected people so much when she turned 90, they honored her by having a parade in her honor.
Doris had a bright, charming and honorable personality, which affected people and encourage them to make a change in the animal community.
Doris when she was about 19-20 getting her career started
Famous show / movie in the 50's and 60's
Doris and Terry (her son)
Doris day and Terry Melcher at a premiere for one of their movies,The man who knows all.
"Any girl can look glamorous... just stand there and look stupid".
- Doris day
"The really frightening thing about middle age is the knowledge that you're going to grow out of it".
- Doris day