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Tyrone Day. She began her career as a big band singer inachieving commercial success in with two No. She left Brown to embark on a solo career and recorded more than songs from to Day's film career began during the latter part of the Golden Age of Hollywood with the film Romance on the High Seasleading to a year career as a motion picture actress. She starred in films of many genres, including musicals, comedies, dramas, and thrillers.
Her best-known films are those in which she co-starred with Rock Hudsonchief among them 's Pillow Talkfor which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress. After ending her film career inonly briefly removed from the height of her popularity, she starred in her own sitcom The Doris Day Show — Day became one of the biggest film stars in the early s, and as of was one of eight performers to have Doris Day - Doris the top box-office earner in the United States four times.
DeMille Message From Fatmomakke - Mats Gustafsson - The Education Of Lars Jerry for lifetime achievement in motion pictures in Her mother was a homemakerand her father Doris Day - Doris a music teacher and choirmaster. The youngest of three siblings, she had two older brothers: Richard who died before her birth and Paul, two to three years older.
While recovering from her car accident, Kappelhoff started to sing along with the radio and discovered a talent she did not know she had. Hotchnerone of Day's biographers. There was a quality to her voice that fascinated me, and I'd sing along with her, Doris Day - Doris to catch the subtle ways she shaded her voice, the casual yet clean way she sang the words.
Observing her daughter sing rekindled Alma's interest in show businessand she decided Doris must have singing lessons. She engaged a teacher, Grace Raine. Years later, Day said that Raine had the biggest effect on her singing style and career. During the eight months she was taking singing lessons, Kappelhoff had her first professional jobs as a vocalist, on the WLW radio program Carlin's Carnivaland in a local restaurant, Charlie Yee's Shanghai Inn.
According to Rapp, he had auditioned about singers when Kappelhoff got the Today Is Mine - Slim Whitman - Ill Walk With God. While working for Rapp inshe adopted the Doris Day - Doris surname "Day", at Rapp's suggestion. While working with Brown, Day recorded her first hit recording, " Sentimental Journey ", released in early It soon became an anthem of the desire of World War II demobilizing troops to return home.
While singing with the Les Brown band and Doris Day - Doris nearly two years on Bob Hope 's weekly radio program,  she toured extensively across the United States. Her performance of the song " Embraceable You " impressed songwriter Jule Styne and his partner, Sammy Cahnand they recommended her for a role in Romance on the High Seas Day was cast for the role after auditioning for director Michael Curtiz. But he said he liked that "she was honest", not afraid to admit it, and he wanted someone who "looked like the All-American Girl".
Day was the discovery of which Curtiz was most proud during his career. The film provided her with a No. Her most commercially successful film for Warner was I'll See You in My Dreamswhich broke box-office records of 20 years.
The film is a musical Doris Day - Doris of lyricist Gus Kahn. It was Day's fourth film directed by Curtiz. Between andthe albums from six of her movie musicals charted in the Top 10, three of them at No. It was broadcast on CBS in — Having become primarily recognized as a musical-comedy actress, Day gradually Where Is She?
- Various - Collectors Records Of The 50s And 60s Vol. 3 on more dramatic roles to broaden her range. Her dramatic star turn as singer Ruth Etting in Love Me or Leave Mewith top billing above James Cagneyreceived critical and commercial success, becoming Day's biggest hit thus far. The film was Day's 10th movie to be in the Top 10 at the box office. The film was based on the Broadway play of the same name.
Billboard 's annual nationwide poll of disc jockeys had ranked Day as the No. InDay entered her most successful phase as a film actress with a series of romantic comedies. Day received a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Actress. By the late s, the sexual revolution of the baby boomer generation had refocused public attitudes about sex. Times changed, but Day's films did not.
Day's next film Do Not Disturb was popular with audiences, but her popularity soon waned. Critics Run Away From Home - Broken Home - Broken Home comics dubbed Day "The World's Oldest Virgin",   and audiences began to shy away from her Doris Day - Doris . As a result, she slipped from the list of top box-office stars, last appearing in the top ten with the hit film The Glass Bottom Boat One of the roles she turned down was that of Mrs.
Robinson in The Graduatea role that eventually went to Anne Bancroft. She starred in the western film The Ballad of Josie That same year, Day recorded The Love Albumalthough it was not released until From toDay received nine Laurel Award nominations and won four times for best female performance in eight comedies and one drama.
From throughshe received six Golden Globe nominations for best female performance in three comedies, one drama Midnight Laceone musical Jumboand her television series. After her third husband Martin Melcher died on April 20,a shocked Day discovered that Melcher and his business partner and "adviser" Jerome Bernard Rosenthal had squandered her earnings, leaving her deeply in debt. Day filed suit against Rosenthal in Februarywon a successful decision inbut did not receive compensation until a settlement in Day also learned to her displeasure that Melcher had committed her to a television series, which became The Doris Day Show.
It was awful. I was really, really not very well when Marty [Melcher] passed away, and the thought of going into TV was overpowering. But he'd signed me up for a series. And then my son Terry [Melcher] took me walking in Beverly Hills and explained that it wasn't nearly the end of it.
I had also been signed up for a bunch of TV specials, all without anyone ever asking me. Day hated the idea of performing on television, but felt obligated to do it. Day persevered she needed the work to help pay off her debtsbut only after CBS ceded creative control to her and her son.
The successful show enjoyed a five-year run,  and functioned as a curtain raiser for the Carol Burnett Show. It is remembered today for its abrupt season-to-season changes in Doris Day - Doris and premise. Much of that attention came from the episode featuring Rock Hudsonin which Hudson was showing the first public symptoms of AIDS including severe weight loss and admitted fatigue; Hudson would die from the disease a year later.
But I just brushed that off and I came out and put my arms around him and said, 'Am I glad to see you'. Day's husband and agent, Martin Melcher, had Beverly Hills lawyer Jerome Rosenthal handle his wife's money since the s.
In Octoberthe California Supreme Court rejected Rosenthal's appeal of the multimillion-dollar judgment Doris Day - Doris him for legal malpractice, and upheld conclusions of a trial court and a Court of Tu Cumpleanos - Various - Tropicana 2 Mil  that Rosenthal acted improperly.
Doris Day - Doris Court refused to review the lower court's judgment. He named Day as a co-defendant, describing her as an "unwilling, involuntary plaintiff whose consent cannot be obtained".
Rosenthal claimed that millions of dollars Day lost were in real estate sold after Melcher died inin which Rosenthal asserted that the attorneys gave Day bad advice, telling her to sell, at a loss, three hotels, in Palo Alto, CaliforniaDallas, Texasand Atlanta, Georgiaplus Doris Day - Doris oil leases in Kentucky and Ohio.
Terry Melcher stated that his adoptive father's premature death saved Day from financial ruin. It remains unresolved whether Martin Melcher had himself also been duped. Hotchnerthe usually athletic and healthy Martin Melcher had an enlarged heart. Most of the interviews on the subject given to Hotchner and included in Day's autobiography paint an unflattering portrait of Melcher.
Author David Kaufman asserts that one of Day's costars, actor Louis Jourdanmaintained that Day herself disliked her husband,  but Day's public statements regarding Melcher appear to contradict that assertion. Day was scheduled to present, along with Patrick Swayze and Marvin Hamlischthe Best Original Score Oscar at the 61st Academy Awards in March but she suffered a deep leg cut and was unable to attend.
The cut required stitches. DeMille Award for career achievement in Day participated in interviews and celebrations of her birthday with an annual Doris Day music marathon. Day turned down a tribute offer from the American Film Institute and from the Kennedy Center Honors because they require attendance in person. Bush for her achievements in the entertainment industry and for her work on behalf of animals.
In the years since, she has kept her fans and shown the breadth of her talent in television and the movies. It was Doris Day - Doris good day for our fellow creatures when she Doris Day - Doris her good heart to the cause of animal welfare.
Doris Day is one of the greats, and America will always love its sweetheart. Columnist Liz Smith and film critic Rex Reed mounted vigorous campaigns to gather support for an Honorary Academy Award for Day to herald her film career and her status as the top female box-office star of all time. Day, aged 89, released My Heart in the United Kingdom on September 5,her first new album in nearly two decades since the release of The Love Albumwhich, although recorded inwas not released until After the disc was released in the United States it soon climbed to No.
The benefit raises money for her Animal Foundation. Clint Eastwood offered Day a role in a film he was planning to direct in Day granted ABC a telephone interview on her birthday inwhich was accompanied by photos of her life and career. In a rare interview with The Hollywood Reporter on April 4,the day after her 97th birthday, Day talked about her work on the Doris Day Animal Foundation, founded in On the question of what her favorite film was, she answered Calamity Jane : "I was such a tomboy growing up, and she was such a fun character to play.
Of course, the music was wonderful, too—'Secret Love,' especially, is such a beautiful song. To commemorate her birthday, her fans gathered each year to take part in a three-day party in her hometown of Carmel, Californiain late March.
The event was also a fundraiser for Victime De La Mode - MC Solaar - Victime De La Mode Animal Foundation. During the event, there was a special screening of her film Pillow Talk to celebrate its 60th anniversary.
About the film, Day stated in the same interview that she "had such fun working with my pal, Rock. We laughed our way through three films we made together and remained great friends. I miss him.
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