Doris Day Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Doris Day Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 58 kg
Date of Birth April 3, 1922
Zodiac Sign Aries
Eye Color Blue

Doris Day was an American actress, singer, activist, producer, and voiceover artist who earned fame and stardom both as an actress as well as a singer and is hailed as one of the greatest artists from the 1960s. In 2008, she was honored with a Grammy for Lifetime Achievement in Music and also received the Los Angeles Film Critics Association’s Career Achievement Award in 2011.

Born Name

Doris Mary Anne Kappelhoff

Nick Name

Doris Day, Do-Do, Clara Bixby, Eunice

Doris Day smiling in a black-and-white picture taken in November 1957
Doris Day smiling in a black-and-white picture taken in November 1957 (Unknown photographer / eBay / Public Domain)

Age

She was born on April 3, 1922.

Died

Doris Day passed away on May 13, 2019, at the age of 97 in Carmel Valley Village, Monterey County, California, United States after having contracted pneumonia.

Sun Sign

Aries

Born Place

Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States

Residence

After her retirement, she lived in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, United States.

Nationality

American

 

Occupation

Actress, Singer, Activist, Producer, Voiceover Artist

Family

  • Father – William Joseph Kappelhoff (Music Teacher, Choirmaster)
  • Mother – Alma Sophia (née Welz) (Homemaker)
  • Siblings – Richard (Older Brother) (Died before Doris Day’s birth), Paul (Older Brother)
  • Others – Franz Joseph Wilhelm “Frank” Kappelhoff  (Paternal Grandfather), Juliana Agnes Kreimer/Krimer (Paternal Grandmother), Wilhelm/William Welz (Maternal Grandfather), Anna Christina/Christiana Mann (Maternal Grandmother)
Doris Day as seen while smiling in a picture
Doris Day as seen while smiling in a picture (Kate Gabrielle / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

58 kg or 128 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Doris Day had dated –

  1. Maury Wills – Rumor
  2. Mitch Miller – Rumor
  3. Moss Mabry
  4. Burt Reynolds – Rumor
  5. Tyrone Power – Rumor
  6. Elgin Baylor – Rumor
  7. Al Jorden (1941-1943) – In March 1941, Doris Day got married to trombonist Al Jorden who was a violent schizophrenic and later claimed his own life. Theirs was a tumultuous relationship that also produced her only child, a son named Terrence Paul “Terry” Jorden (1942–2004).
  8. George William Weidler (1946-1949) – She married saxophonist and songwriter, George William Weidler, on March 30, 1946, but the marriage dissolved only after a few years on May 31, 1949. Also, it was Weidler who introduced her to Christian Science.
  9. Ronald Reagan (1948-1950) – Rumor
  10. Jack Carson (1950-1951) –
  11. Martin Melcher (1951-1968) – She was married to film producer Martin Melcher from April 3, 1951, until his death on April 20, 1968. He had also adopted her son Terry and served as a producer on many of Day’s films.
  12. Barry Comden (1976-1982) – On April 14, 1976, she married Barry Comden who worked as a maître d’hôtel. However, the marriage later fell apart as they separated by April 2, 1982.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Doris Day was of German descent.

Doris Day as seen alongside Gordon MacRae in a still taken from the trailer of the film 'Starlift' (1951)
Doris Day as seen alongside Gordon MacRae in a still taken from the trailer of the film ‘Starlift’ (1951) (Trailer screenshot / Starlift trailer / Public Domain)

Hair Color

Blonde

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Charming appearance
  • Sparkling eyes
  • Frequently played independent working women

Brand Endorsements

Doris Day’s song, Oops, was used in the TV commercial for “TENA Lights” women’s protective undergarments (UK) in 2011.

Religion

She was a Christian Scientist.

Doris Day Favorite Things

  • Movie That She Appeared in – Calamity Jane (1953)

SourceIMDb

Doris Day as seen during her younger days
Doris Day as seen during her younger days (Kate Gabrielle / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Doris Day Facts

  1. Her parents separated because of her father’s alleged infidelity.
  2. In 1955, Doris Day starred as Laurie Tuttle in the musical film, Young at Heart, and was the last surviving cast member of the film.
  3. She has been referred to in a number of songs including Wrap Her Up by Elton John.
  4. Doris Day was a huge animal lover, especially dogs.
  5. No funeral services, gravesites, or other public memorials were held after her death as per her last wishes.

Featured Image by Unknown photographer / eBay / Public Domain

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