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Born: April 3, 1924 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

That's Entertainment! III (1994)
Classic musical numbers and rare behind-the-scenes footage show how MGM created the screen''''s greatest musicals. Featuring clips with Gene Kelly, Lena Horne and Debbie Reynolds.
The Ballad of Josie (1968) as Josie Minick
Josie Minick is a widow, who is forced to fend for herself. Josie living in a cattle country, finds herself in odds and war with the cattlemen of the town, when she decides to make a sheep farm her livelihood.
With Six You Get Eggroll (1968) as Abby McClure
A widow and a widower have to contend with hostile children when they fall in love.
Where Were You When the Lights Went Out? (1968) as Margaret Garrison
A married woman can't figure out how she got pregnant during the New York blackout.
Caprice (1967) as Patricia Fowler [Foster]
Comedy-thriller starring Doris Day as an industrial designer who gets herself into a whole heap of trouble when she sells a secret cosmetics formula to a rival company in Paris.
The Glass Bottom Boat (1966) as Jennifer Nelson
A woman writing a scientist''''s biography is mistaken for a spy.
Do Not Disturb (1965) as Janet Harper
Janet and Mike Harper rent a house in the English countryside from Vanessa Courtwright after Mike, an American wool company executive, moves his office to London to stimulate foreign trade.
Send Me No Flowers (1964) as Judy Kimball
When he mistakenly thinks he's dying, a hypochondriac tries to choose his wife's next husband.
Move Over, Darling (1963) as Ellen Wagstaff Arden
Five years after a woman disappeared in the sea after a plane crash, her husband remarries and sets off to be with the new wife only to be confronted by the woman he had pronounced legally dead.
The Thrill of It All (1963) as Beverly Boyer
A doctor tries to cope with his wife's newfound stardom as an advertising pitch woman.
Jumbo (1962) as Kitty Wonder
The daughter of a circus owner fights to save her father from a takeover spearheaded by the man she loves.
That Touch of Mink (1962) as Cathy Timberlake
Attraction develops between a suave businessman and a young woman determined to protect her innocence.
Lover Come Back (1961) as Carol Templeton
An ad exec in disguise courts his pretty female competitor.
Midnight Lace (1960) as Kit Preston
A young woman can't get anyone to believe she's being stalked.
Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1960) as Kate Mackay
A drama critic and his family try to adjust to life in the country.
It Happened to Jane (1959) as Jane Osgood
A small-town businesswoman takes on a railroad magnate in court.
Pillow Talk (1959) as Jan Morrow
A man and woman carry their feud over the telephone line they share into their real lives.
Teacher's Pet (1958) as Erica R. Stone
A tough city editor assumes a fake identity to study journalism with a lady professor who''''s criticized his work.
The Tunnel of Love (1958) as Isolde Poole
A married couple endures endless red tape when they try to adopt a child.
The Pajama Game (1957) as Catherine "Babe" Williams
Employees of the Sleeptite Pajama Factory are looking for a whopping seven-and-a-half cent an hour increase and they won't take no for an answer. Babe Williams is their feisty employee representative but she may have found her match in shop superintendent Sid Sorokin. When the two get together they wind up discussing a whole lot more than job actions!
The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) as Jo Conway McKenna
International spies kidnap a doctor''''s son when he stumbles on their assassination plot.
Julie (1956) as Julie Benton
A stewardess is stalked by her psychotic estranged husband.
Love Me or Leave Me (1955) as Ruth Etting
True story of torch singer Ruth Etting's struggle to escape the gangster who made her a star.
Lucky Me (1954) as Candy Williams
When the members of a musical troupe take cleaning jobs, their lead singer falls for a famous songwriter.
Young at Heart (1954) as Laurie Tuttle
A cynical songwriter upsets the lives of three musical sisters.
April in Paris (1953) as Ethel "Dynamite" Jackson
A bureaucrat's mistake sends a chorus girl to Paris representing American theatre in place of a star actress.
By the Light of the Silvery Moon (1953) as Marjorie Winfield
A small-town girl's love life goes ballistic when her sweetheart returns from World War I.
Calamity Jane (1953) as Calamity Jane Canary
The Wild West heroine helps bring a star attraction to Deadwood and finds love.
I'll See You In My Dreams (1952) as Grace LeBoy Kahn
Songwriter Gus Kahn fights to make his name, then has to fight again to survive the Depression.
The Winning Team (1952) as Aimee Arrants Alexander
Baseball great Grover Cleveland Alexander fights his way back from a blinding injury.
On Moonlight Bay (1951) as Marjorie Winfield
A small-town tomboy falls for the boy-next-door in the years before World War I.
Storm Warning (1951) as Lucy Rice
A model on vacation discovers that her sister's husband is a murderous Ku Klux Klansman.
Lullaby of Broadway (1951) as Melinda Howard
A star's former servants try to keep her daughter from learning of her fate.
Starlift (1951) as Herself
An actress and an air transport crewman fall in love in this star-studded salute to the Korean war.
Young Man with a Horn (1950) as Jo Jordan
A young trumpet player is torn between an honest singer and a manipulative heiress.
The West Point Story (1950) as Jan Wilson
A Broadway producer tries to put on a show at the legendary military academy.
Tea for Two (1950) as Nanette Carter
An heiress has to say no to every question for 24 hours if she wants to star on Broadway.
My Dream Is Yours (1949) as Martha Gibson
A talent scout turns a young unknown into a radio singing star.
It's a Great Feeling (1949) as Judy Adams
When nobody at Warner Bros. will work with him, movie star Jack Carson decides to turn an unknown into his co-star.
Romance on the High Seas (1948) as Georgia Garrett
A singer on a Caribbean cruise gets mixed up in a series of romantic problems.

Music (feature film)

I, Tonya (2017)
Bronze, The (2015)
Julie & Julia (2009)
Before Rachael, before Emeril, there was Julia, the woman who forever changed the way America cooks. But in 1948, Julia Child was just an American woman living in France. Her husband's job has brought them to Paris, and with her indefatigable spirit, she yearned for something to do. Fifty years la
Married Life (2007)
Harry decides he must kill his wife Pat because he loves her too much to let her suffer when he leaves her. Harry and his much-younger girlfriend Kay are head over heels in love, but his best friend Richard wants to win Kay for himself. As Harry implements his awkward plans for murdering his wife, t
Fred Claus (2007)
Fred Claus has lived his entire life in his brother''s very large shadow. Fred tried, but could hardly live up to the example set by the younger Nicholas, who was just a perfect, well, saint. True to form, Nicholas grew up to be the model of giving, while Fred became the polar opposite: a fast-talking repo man who''s run out of luck and money. Over Mrs. Claus'' objections, Nicholas agrees to help his brother on one condition: that he come to the North Pole and earn the money he needs by working in Santa''s Toy Shop. The trouble is that Fred isn''t exactly elf material and, with Christmas fast approaching, Fred could jeopardize the jolliest holiday of the year.
Lady in the Water (2006)
Cleveland Heep has been quietly trying to disappear among the burned-out light bulbs and broken appliances of the Cove apartment complex. But on the night that irrevocably changes his life, Cleveland finds someone else hiding in the mundane routine of this modest building--a mysterious young woman n
Infamous (2006)
What starts out as the irreverent journey of the openly gay writer Truman Capote to the middle-class world of 1950's Kansas, where he goes--with his childhood friend Harper Lee--to research the murder of the Clutter family, turns to something altogether darker when Capote forms an intense and comple
Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
In 1953, a time when women's roles were rigidly defined, free-spirited, novice art history professor Katherine Watson begins teaching at the prestigious all-female Wellesley College--which despite its academic reputation, is an environment where success is measured by 'how well' the students marry.
Tortilla Soup (2001) as Song Performer ("Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps")
Retired Mexican-American chef Martin Naranjo shares an L.A. home with his three gorgeous, but single, adult daughters. Though he long ago lost his ability to taste, Martin still lives to cook incredibly lavish dinners for his loved ones and to serve them in a family-style ritual at traditional sit-d
Rat (2000)
Hubert Flynn from Dublin loves his pint of Guinness, his bet on the horses and his wife Conchita, in that order. So when he comes home from the pub one evening and changes into a rat, she is slow to forgive. His children have differing views. His loving daughter Marietta wants to give him the specia
Man Who Drove With Mandela, The (1998) as Song Performer ("Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera)")
The story of Cecil Williams, a pioneering political activist in South Africa. Williams was British, but his political engagement was forged in the South Africa of the immediate postwar years. He joined the Springbok Legion, an anti-fascist group that saw blacks as equals, and was also a successful t
Antz (1998) as Song Performer ("Hight Hopes")
Z-4195 is just a worker ant--one in a billion--and his odds of landing the beautiful princess Bala, the spoiled daughter of the queen--are about the same. A Central Park inhabitant who''s undaunted by the colony''s unyielding caste system, Z enlists the aid of his best friend, a soldier ant named Weaver, to get to the Princess on whom he has his sights. When a remarkable twist of fate turns Z from an uncommon drone into an unlikely hero, he unwittingly puts a bug in the ambitious General Mandible''s plan literally to liquidate the colony and remake it in his own image. Z soon finds himself leading a revolution that becomes a celebration of individuality in the face of overwhelming conformity. Once the most insignificant of workers, Z may just prove to be the biggest hero of them all.
Sleepers (1996) as Song Performer ("All Alone" "I'Ll Never Stop Loving You")
Church of the Holy Angels and its grammar school were the center of Hell''s Kitchen in the 1960s--a place of refuge for many neighborhood kids from troubled homes. Father Bobby had his favorites--among them were Lorenzo and his pals, Michael, John, and Tommy. Because their blue-collar, hardworking parents were more often fighting than not, the four boys formed a kind of family of their own. Then, one boring summer day, a street prank gone dangerously awry resulted in the quartet being sent to the Wilkinson Home for Boys in upstate New York where they were tortured, abused and raped under the leadership of a sadistic guard named Sean Nokes. A decade and a half later, nothing can erase their painful memories, but the lessons of Hell''s Kitchen allow them to even the score of the terrible hand that Fate had dealt them. In their shocking retaliation, they are daringly aided by Father Bobby and an aging, shadowy mob figure, both of whom have known the four boys since their childhoods.
That's Entertainment! III (1994) as Song Performer
Classic musical numbers and rare behind-the-scenes footage show how MGM created the screen''''s greatest musicals. Featuring clips with Gene Kelly, Lena Horne and Debbie Reynolds.
Women of Courage (1993) as Song Performer ("Sentimental Journey")
A documentary relating the story of 1,074 American females who flew in an elite group during World War II, the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP). Told through historical footage and firsthand accounts.
Heart and Souls (1993) as Song Performer ("Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera Sera)")
At the scene of a fatal bus crash, the souls of four deceased passengers enter into the body of a woman's newborn baby.
Long Day Closes, The (1992) as Song Performer ("At Sundown")
Autobiographical film based on the director''s happiest years of childhood; a time spent amid the love of his mother, sister and brothers, prior to the struggle he experienced in adapting to a new school.
Late for Dinner (1991) as Song Performer ("Bewitched")
In 1962, two best friends take part in an experiment that allows them, 29 years later, to return to their hometown and families without having aged.
Die Hard 2 (1990) as Song Performer ("I'Ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm")
Some terrorist-fighting New York cops just can''t catch a break. That''s what Bruce Willis''s hero John McClane must be thinking in this sequel to the blockbuster action flick Die Hard (1988). This time out, Willis is waiting to pick up his wife Bonnie Bedelia at the airport on Christmas Eve. Also waiting is a team of mercenaries led by William Sadler. They want to bust out an evil dictator, and they''re taking the whole airport hostage. Big mistake with John McClane on the scene. It has all the terrific action, fisticuffs and gun battles you expect from a Die Hard feature.
Gross Anatomy (1989) as Song Performer ("If I Give My Heart To You")
An intelligent and charming young man tries to breeze through his first year of medical school.
Before Stonewall (1985) as Song Performer ("Doris Day")
A portrait of the history of the homosexual experience in the United States. Using filmed recollections and a wealth of archival material from both the mass media's portrayal of homosexuality and from the gay subculture's own documentation, we trace the social, political, and cultural development of
Sitting Ducks (1980) as Song Performer ("Tea For Two")
Simon is a naive man who works as a bookkeeper for a crime syndicate. After stealing some of the mob's money, Simon and his friend Sidney gleefully escape to Costa Rica and along the way get involved with two women they meet at a Holiday Inn.

Cast (special)

Doris Day: A Sentimental Journey (1991)
A special chronicling the life and career of actress Doris Day.
Golden Globe Awards (1989)
A telecast of the 46th annual Golden Globe Awards presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for achievement in film and television. Telecast live from the Beverly Hills Hilton, Beverly Hills, California.
61st Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1989)
Live coverage of the sixty-first annual Academy Awards ceremony from the Shrine Civic Auditorium in Los Angeles. Highlights include: an opening production number which recreates Hollywood's glittering past and such landmarks as the Cocoanut Grove and the Chinese Theater; a tribute to the great musi
Doris Day's Best Friends (1985) as Host
The program features actress-singer Doris Day chatting with her friends in show business and discussing her work with and dedication to helping animals.
Doris Day Today (1975) as Host
An hour of music and light comedy with Doris Day.
John Denver Special, The (1974) as Guest
An hour of music and comedy.
American Film Institute Salute to James Cagney, The (1974)
A tribute to the famous screen actor, featuring many of Cagney's friends and colleagues who offer personal and professional recollections of his long and distinguished career. The special also includes clips from some of his most famous films. Cagney receives the American Film Institute's second Lif
Doris Mary Anne Kappelhoff Special, The (1971) as Host
A lively hour of light-hearted music with Doris Day, billing herself in this special under her given name, Doris Kappelhoff.

Music (special)

Twas the Night (2001) as Song Performer ("I'Ll Be Home For Christmas")
Special that combines animated adaptations of classic holiday songs with live-action shorts to celebrate Christmas, Chanukah and Kwanzaa. Each segment is bridged by the humorous observations and anecodotes of a group of children talking about their holiday wishes, hopes and dreams. Musical performan
Story of Mothers & Daughters, The (1997) as Song Performer ("Que Sera, Sera")
A diverse group of girls and women explore the complex mother/daughter relationship through interviews highlighting their experiences.
Doris Day's Best Friends (1985) as Theme Song Performer ("Best Friends")
The program features actress-singer Doris Day chatting with her friends in show business and discussing her work with and dedication to helping animals.

Cast (short)

Every Girl's Dream (1966)
Nancy Bernard, the 1966 Maid of Cotton, is given a studio tour for MGM in this short film.
Glass Bottom Boat at NASA (1966)
This promotional short film for "The Glass Bottom Boat" (1966) presents scenes filmed exclusively at the NASA facility.
Glass Bottom Boat in Catalina (1966)
This promotional short provides a behind-the-scenes look at the shooting location of Catalina for "The Glass Bottom Boat" (1966)

Misc. Crew (short)

Rowan & Martin at the Movies (1969)
This public service short has two comedians, Dan Rowan and Dick Martin, host a show utilizing stock clips of famous celebrities.

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