Doris Day was an American singer, actress, and animal welfare activist. One of America’s most prolific actresses, Doris starred in her own sitcom The Doris Day Show from 1968 to 1973. She was best known for her roles in the films The Pajama Game, That Touch of Mink and Pillow Talk. For her performance in Pillow Talk, she received an Academy Award nomination for the Best Actress in a Leading Role. Born Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff on April 3, 1922, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to William Joseph Kappelhoff, a music teacher and choir master, and Alma Sophia, a housewife, her grandparents were all German immigrants. She had two older brothers, Richard (died before she was born) and Paul. Her parents divorced when she was still a child, and she was raised by her mother. She began her career in 1939 as a big band singer, and her first hit single was Sentimental Journey, which was released in 1945. Doris died of pneumonia in Carmel Valley Village, California, on May 13, 2019 at age 97. She was married four times.
Doris Day Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 3 April 1922
Birth Place: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Date of Death: 13 May 2019
Death Place: Carmel Valley, California, USA
Cause of Death: Pneumonia
Birth Name: Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff
Nicknames: Do-Do, Clara Bixby, Eunice
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Occupation: Actress, Singer, Animal welfare activist
Race/Ethnicity: White (German)
Religion: Church of Christ Scientist
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Doris Day Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 135 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 61 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 7″
Height in Meters: 1.70 m
Body Build/Type: Average
Body Measurements: 36-25-36 in (91.5-63.5-91.5 cm)
Breast Size: 36 inches (91.5 cm)
Waist Size: 25 inches (63.5 cm)
Hips Size: 36 inches (91.5 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 36B
Feet/Shoe Size: 8 (US)
Dress Size: 10 (US)
Doris Day Family Details:
Father: William Joseph Kappelhoff (Music teacher and choir master)
Mother: Alma Sophia (Welz) (Housewife)
Spouse/Husband: Barry Comden (m. 1976–1982), Martin Melcher (m. 1951–1968), George Weidler (m. 1946–1949), Al Jorden (m. 1941–1943)
Children: Terry Melcher (Son)
Siblings: Richard Kappelhoff (Older Brother), Paul Kappelhoff (Older Brother)
Doris Day Education:
Western Hills University High School
Doris Day Facts:
*She was born on April 3, 1922 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
*All her grandparents were German immigrants.
*Her great-niece, Pia Douwes, is also a critically acclaimed actress.
*Her childhood idol was Ginger Rogers.
*She appeared in romantic comedies with Rock Hudson.
*She was close friends with President Ronald Reagan.
*Her son, Terry Melcher, died of melanoma on November 19, 2004, aged 62.
*Visit her official website: www.dorisday.com