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Doris Day

Doris Day has got a ravishing body and she works out quite a lot. Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff (n Cincinnati, Ohio, April 3, 1922), best known in the art world for her pseudonym Doris Day , is an actress and American singer of traditional pop and jazz.

Born into a middle class family, her professional beginnings happened on the radio. She was one of the singers born in the 1940s who, along with Dinah Shore, Billie Holiday, Patti Page and Sarah Vaughan, created the female vocal modality in traditional pop music. However, she devoted himself mainly to film, where she ventured from her youth when she was invited to shoot the film Romance on the High Seas, in 1948.

Since the mid-1950s, her roles were increasingly important and she was recognized for her acting conditions for comedy. Between the productions where she acted stand out The Tunnel of Love, Pillow Talk, Midnight Lace, Billy Rose’s Jumbo and Move Over, Darling, for which she received a great amount of prizes and distinctions. It was directed by directors like Michael Gordon, Michael Curtiz, Alfred Hitchcock and David Butler, and shared the scene with some of the most important actors of that time in Hollywood such as Jack Carson, Frank Sinatra, James Stewart, Clark Gable and Rock Hudson, until her retirement from cinema, in 1968.

The rest of her career was linked to music and television. She starred in a hit television series: The Doris Day Show, which aired on CBS from 1968 to 1973, for five seasons. From the 1970s, she devoted himself to activism in defense of animals. Over the years, her work decreased but she still released two albums, The Love Album (1994) and My Heart (2011).

Doris Day’s Biography

First years

Doris Day was born with the name of Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff in Evanston, Ohio, daughter of Alma Sophie Kappelhoff and William Joseph Kappelhoff, born in Ohio, of German descent. children, was called “Doris” by the silent film actress Doris Kenyon. Of catholic religion, their parents divorced being she a girl. Later she would adopt the beliefs of Christian Science.

Since she was a child Doris Kappelhoff started dancing, winning a contract that allowed her, at the age of twelve, to travel to Hollywood, California, with her partner, Jerry Doherty. At age 19 Doris suffered a car accident that prevented her from fulfilling her dreams of being a dancer, so she concentrated on singing and acting.

Professional beginnings

Shortly after, Kappelhoff began her professional career in 1939 as part of the so-called big bands. At that time she accompanied singers such as Barney Rapp, Bob Crosby and Les Brown in the performances they performed live in nightclubs and theaters. It was Barney Rapp himself who suggested that she change her name to “Doris Day”, for the song “Day after Day” that was part of her repertoire. She has never liked her stage name, since she thinks it sounds like a stripper; however, her name has always been associated with an image of innocence.

Along with Les Brown, she released more than a dozen singles, including “Sentimental Journey” and “My Dreams Are Getting Better All the Time,” songs that topped the Billboard Hot 100 American chart. < / p>

Cinematographic career

At the end of the 1940s, Day began to participate in auditions for films. In 1948 she made her film debut in the musical film Romance on the High Seas, where she played Georgia Garrett; to get that job she competed with a total of 100 actresses who also wanted that role. There it was directed by Michael Curtiz and shared the stage with Jack Carson and Janis Paige.

For the company Warner Brothers, the artist shot other musicals, among them Starlift, By the Light of the Silvery Moon and Tea for Two. In 1953 she played “Calamity Jane”, whose title in Spain was “Doris Day in the West”; the movie won the Oscar for best original song for “Secret Love”.

Doris Day with Howard Keel in a scene from the 1953 film Calamity Jane.

In 1955, she received some of the best criticism of her artistic career for the performance of singer Ruth Etting in “Quiéreme o déjame”, with James Cagney. In addition to Cagney, Day has shared the poster with some of Hollywood’s most important male stars, such as James Stewart, Cary Grant, David Niven or Clark Gable.

In Alfred Hitchcock’s 1956 film “The Man Who Knew Too Much,” she sang the song “Whatever Will Be (Sera, Sera),” which won the Oscar. According to Jay Livingston (who wrote the song with Ray Evans), Day preferred another song from the movie, “We’ll Love Again”, and tried not to record the song “Que Sera, Sera”. When the studios forced him to record it, she gave in, but after recording the scene she told a friend of Livingston, “It’s the last time you’ll hear this song.” “Que Sera, Sera” became Day’s identifying song, used in her movie “Do not eat the margaritas” and in the main song of her television program. The song was versioned by Sly & amp; the Family Stone in 1973.

The actress starred with Richard Widmark in the film directed by Gene Kelly, The Tunnel of Love (1958). The film earned her her first Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress – Comedy or musical. Later, she acted with Rock Hudson in the romantic comedy Pillow Talk (Confidences at midnight) (1959), under the direction of Michael Gordon, also with great critical success and box office. The role brought her her first and only Oscar nomination in the Best Actress category and a new Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress – Comedy or Musical. Day and Hudson made two other movies together (“Pajamas for Two” and “Do not Send Me Flowers”), worked with Cary Grant in “Suave como el mink” in 1962, and with James Garner made two other films, starting with the 1963 film “Her Little Adventure”.

Despite the passage of time and the changing tastes of the public, Day was stuck in the same kind of movies. The critics and the public began to get tired of the films they played. Following the advice of her third husband, Marty Melcher, she played “Capricho” (Caprice (1967)) with Richard Harris, and according to the actress is one of her worst performances. Also advised by her husband, Day rejected the role of Mrs. Robinson in “The Graduate” (paper that went to the hands of Anne Bancroft).

Later

At the death of Melcher, Doris discovered that she had squandered all the fortune of the actress, leaving her in bankruptcy. Doris sued Jerry Rosenthal, her husband’s partner, for possible fraud, winning the lawsuit and making her pay the amount of 20 million dollars.

In addition, she learned that her late husband had signed a contract for the actress to make a television series. Between 1968 and 1973, she starred in her own sitcom, “The Doris Day Show,” which had as its theme song the song “Que Sera, Sera”. Since the series ended, it has been practically removed from the world of entertainment.

A memorable performance was the one she did with Kirk Douglas in “Young Man with a Horn,” in which she appears as villain Lauren Bacall and in which Harry James plays the trumpet that simulated playing Kirk. The film did not have much commercial success but is memorable for James’ performances and the performances of Doris and Kirk.

Since Doris Day’s Best Friends came to an end, Day retired from the entertainment world. Since then, it has been dedicated to the promotion of animal rights. She created the Doris Day Animal League (The Doris Day Animal League) for the protection of endangered animals, and is currently one of the most influential activists of that movement.

Later she received several recognitions for her long career. In 1989, for example, she was awarded the Cecil B. DeMille Award and in 1991 the American Comedy Award for her contribution to film comedy.

In the year 2011, she records an album called: “My heart”, with 89 years.

Doris Day Measurements, Bra/Dress/Shoe/Cup Size, Height, Weight, Age, Wiki & Biography

Doris Day
Doris Day Measurements in 1950’s
Shape of her body: Hourglass (explanation)
Dress size: 10
Breasts-Waist-Hips: 38-26-37 inches (97-66-94 cm)
Shoe Size: 10
Size of Bra: 36B
Size of Cup: B
Her Height: 5’7″ (170 cm)
Her Weight: 136 lbs (62 kg)
Fake or natural breasts?? Natural (Why do we know this??)

References : Doris Day’s Wikipedia Page

The Doris Day’s body measurements posted above have been gathered from various credible online websites and sources. But, there are a few factors that will affect a celebrity’s measurements so, the above bio, age, weight, height, bra size, and other statistics may not be 100% accurate.

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