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Happy 95th Birthday, Doris Day, Hollywood Icon, Golden Globe Winner!

We want to be among the first to wish a very happy 95th birthday to Doris Day, actress, singer, Hollywood legend – and, with 11 nominations, five wins and a Cecil B. deMille award, an integral part of the very history of the Golden Globes.Born Doris Mary Ann Von Kapplehoff on April 3, 1922, in Cincinnati, Ohio, she became a Warner Bros. contract player in 1948, after many false starts and two brief and unhappy marriages. Seven years later Doris Day won her first Globe – in fact, the Henrietta Award as Female World Favorite. She would do it again in 1958, 1960, 1963 and 1966, while collecting nominations for her work in romantic comedies – The Tunnel of Love, Pillow Talk,  Billy Rose’s Jumbo, Move Over, Darling – the drama Midnight Lace and her TV series The Doris Day Show.  In 1989 we recognized her brilliant career with the Cecil B. deMille award – somewhat interrupting a well-deserved retirement in her beloved Carmel, California, where she developed a second career of sorts, as a passionate activist for animal rights. Here’s to you, Doris Day!

Doirs Day at the Golden Globes

Doris Day & us:(top) in 1958, with Jack Lemmon; (bottom right); in 1963, with close friend and co-star Rock Hudson; (left) in 1963, accepting her World Favorite award.
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