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Doris Day

1922 - 2019

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Doris Day (born Doris Mary Kappelhoff; April 3, 1922 – May 13, 2019) was an American actress, singer, and 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 15,875,935 page views. Her biography is available in 81 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 78 in 2019). Doris Day is the 310th most popular actor (down from 208th in 2019), the 561st most popular biography from United States (down from 405th in 2019) and the 153rd 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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  • 16M

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  • 65.76

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  • 81

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  • 3.63

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  • 6.36

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Doris Day ranks 310 out of 9,996Before her are Juliette Gréco, Salma Hayek, James Caan, Robbie Coltrane, Farrah Fawcett, and Vittorio Gassman. After her are Deborah Kerr, Gene Kelly, Martin Landau, Harold Lloyd, Walter Matthau, and William Holden.

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Among people born in 1922, Doris Day ranks 28Before her are Kurt Vonnegut, Iannis Xenakis, Betty White, Hans Georg Dehmelt, Otto Carius, and Vittorio Gassman. After her are Alain Resnais, Alain Robbe-Grillet, Telly Savalas, Philip Larkin, Renata Tebaldi, and Stanley Cohen. Among people deceased in 2019, Doris Day ranks 24Before her are I. M. Pei, Immanuel Wallerstein, Kary Mullis, Marie Fredriksson, Peter Fonda, and Michel Legrand. After her are João Gilberto, Bibi Andersson, Murray Gell-Mann, Albert Finney, Andrea Camilleri, and Bert Hellinger.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Doris Day ranks 561 out of 18,182Before her are Washington Irving (1783), Eugene O'Neill (1888), Josiah Willard Gibbs (1839), Dean Martin (1917), Farrah Fawcett (1947), and Theodore William Richards (1868). After her are Boris Johnson (1964), Gene Kelly (1912), Gary Becker (1930), Martin Landau (1928), Harold Lloyd (1893), and Alfred Kinsey (1894).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Doris Day ranks 153Before her are Jennifer Aniston (1969), Matt Damon (1970), Jerry Lewis (1926), Anthony Perkins (1932), James Caan (1940), and Farrah Fawcett (1947). After her are Gene Kelly (1912), Martin Landau (1928), Harold Lloyd (1893), Walter Matthau (1920), William Holden (1918), and Reese Witherspoon (1976).

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