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Hollywood star Doris Day dead at 97

14 May 2019

Actress Doris Day died on Monday at the age of 97, her foundation said on Monday. She died at her Carmel, California home after a bout with pneumonia, the Doris Day Animal Foundation said on its website.

Day was co-starred with 1950s and '60s superstars such as Rock Hudson and Cary Grant. Her shiny girl-next-door image was built on a series of innocent romantic comedies for which Day received an Oscar nomination, "That Touch of Mink" and "The Thrill of It All."