Legendary actress and singer Doris Day has died, her foundation says. She was 97. The Doris Day Animal Foundation confirmed that Day died early Monday at her Carmel Valley, California, home.
The foundation says in a statement she was surrounded by close friends and “had been in excellent physical health for her age, until recently contracting a serious case of pneumonia.”
She was a singer and actress whose film dramas, musicals, and sex comedies made her a top star in the 1950s and ’60s and was the most popular screen actresses in history.