R.I.P. Doris Day, legendary actress and musician dead at 97

Legendary actress and singer Doris Day has died at the age of 97.

According to The Associated Press, Day died Monday at her Carmel Valley, California home surronded by close friends.

 

At the peak of her popularity in the 1950s and 60s, Day was the biggest female film star and ranked sixth all time among box office performers. At the 1989 Academy Awards, she received the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement in motion pictures.

Day was also an accomplished musician, who released 29 albums over the course of her life. For her efforts, she was bestowed a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and a Legend Award from the Society of Singers.

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