Hollywood Legend Doris Day Dead at 97: Photos From Her Career

Hollywood film actress and singer Doris Day has died at the age of 97, two months after celebrating her birthday.

Day’s career thrived in the 1950s and ’60s, making her a household name. She was known for her roles in musicals like “Lullaby of Broadway” and “Calamity Jane,” as well as dramas like Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Man Who Knew Too Much.” She was nominated for an Oscar for her part opposite Rock Hudson in the 1959 romantic comedy “Pillow Talk.”

The Doris Day Animal Foundation confirmed the star died Monday of pneumonia at her Carmel Valley, Calif., home. FN is remembering Day, who was known for her wholesome, girl-next-door image, by taking a look at some classic photos from throughout her career.

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Doris Day photographed wearing a yellow bathing suit with red wedge sandals in 1950.
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doris day in 1953
Doris Day pictured wearing white trousers with a red jacket and gold sandals in 1953.
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Doris Day wearing a black dress with black pumps during a performance of “Love Me or Leave Me” in L.A. in 1955.
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doris day in That Touch Of Mink, 1962
Doris Day in “That Touch of Mink” in 1962.
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doris day in 1965
Doris Day photographed wearing black leather boots with a pleated skirt in 1965.
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Doris Day pictured on a bicycle in 1973
Doris Day pictured wearing knee-high socks with brown leather loafers on a bicycle in 1973.
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