Doris Day

1922 - 2019

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Doris Day (born Doris Mary Anne Kappelhoff; April 3, 1922 – May 13, 2019) was an American actress, singer, and animal welfare activist. She began her career as a big band singer in 1939, achieving commercial success in 1945 with two No. 1 recordings, "Sentimental Journey" and "My Dreams Are Getting Better All the Time" with Les Brown & His Band of Renown. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Doris Day has received more than 13,960,017 page views. Her biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 75 in 2019). Doris Day is the 208th most popular actor (down from 94th in 2019), the 405th most popular biography from United States (down from 191st in 2019) and the 104th most popular American Actor.

Doris Day is most famous for her singing career, which spanned from the 1940s to the 1980s. She is also known for her roles in films and on television.

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  • 14M

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  • 75.29

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  • 78

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.14

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.88

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Doris Day ranks 208 out of 10,030Before her are Angela Lansbury, Paulette Goddard, Michael Clarke Duncan, Jeff Bridges, Janet Leigh, and Sharon Stone. After her are Michael J. Fox, Richard Kiel, Daniel Day-Lewis, Peter Fonda, Leonard Nimoy, and Dianne Wiest.

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Among people born in 1922, Doris Day ranks 20Before her are Jack Kerouac, Emil Zátopek, Pierre Cardin, Gérard Philipe, Hiroo Onoda, and Aage Bohr. After her are Kurt Vonnegut, Christiaan Barnard, Stanley Cohen, Imre Lakatos, Alain Resnais, and Iannis Xenakis. Among people deceased in 2019, Doris Day ranks 12Before her are Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, Bruno Ganz, Rutger Hauer, Alexei Leonov, Agnès Varda, and Franco Zeffirelli. After her are Peter Fonda, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Jeffrey Epstein, Immanuel Wallerstein, Mohamed Morsi, and Karel Gott.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Doris Day ranks 405 out of 15,968Before her are Michael Clarke Duncan (1957), Jeff Bridges (1949), Janet Leigh (1927), Thomas Wolfe (1900), Sharon Stone (1958), and Little Richard (1932). After her are Mike Tyson (1966), Richard Kiel (1939), Peter Fonda (1940), Leonard Nimoy (1931), Dianne Wiest (1946), and Gordon Allport (1897).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Doris Day ranks 104Before her are George Clooney (1961), Paulette Goddard (1910), Michael Clarke Duncan (1957), Jeff Bridges (1949), Janet Leigh (1927), and Sharon Stone (1958). After her are Richard Kiel (1939), Peter Fonda (1940), Leonard Nimoy (1931), Dianne Wiest (1946), Susan Sarandon (1946), and James Caan (1940).

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