American singer, actress and dancer, born April 3, 1922 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; died May 13, 2019 in Carmel Valley, California aged 97.
She had hits with [a=Les Brown] in the 1940's as a vocalist, started acting in 1948, after which she balanced her movie career with her singing quite evenly, until the 1960's. She mostly recorded for the Columbia label. Always an animal lover, after retiring from show business she dedicated her life to them, founding the Doris Day Animal Foundation.
Mother of [a274192].