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#41 Terrence1

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Posted 17 July 2017 - 09:08 PM

8.)  She was married to actor Brooks West and they appeared together in "Anatomy of a Murder".



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Posted 17 July 2017 - 04:34 PM

7.) She received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Mildred Pierce.


Screen Goddess of the Week -- Greta Garbo


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Posted 17 July 2017 - 03:22 PM

6.)  She was a devoted mother of four.



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Posted 17 July 2017 - 03:21 PM

5.) She walked on the ceiling in The Marx Brothers at the Circus.



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Posted 17 July 2017 - 11:23 AM

4.)  In "Grease" she played the school principal, a nod to her role as Connie Brooks.



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Posted 16 July 2017 - 09:04 PM

3) She took her last name from the cosmetic line-- Elizabeth Arden.

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Posted 16 July 2017 - 08:20 PM

2.)  For many years, she was a contract player at Warner Bros.



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Posted 16 July 2017 - 04:27 PM

1.)  She was born Eunice Mary Quedens on April 30, 1908 in Mill Valley, CA. 


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Posted 15 July 2017 - 08:44 PM

10.)  Her most frequent co-star was Gordon MacRae.

 

 

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Posted 15 July 2017 - 04:00 PM

9.)  She starred in her own TV show, The Doris Day Show.  The show ran for 5 seasons (1968-1973).


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Posted 15 July 2017 - 12:19 PM

8.)  "Pillow Talk" is her only Oscar nomination.



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Posted 13 July 2017 - 02:26 AM

7.)  She had a lead role in her very first film, Romance on the High Seas (1948). 


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Posted 12 July 2017 - 08:16 PM

6) Doris' only child was Terry Melcher, a Columbia record producer, who produced The Byrds and Doris.

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Posted 12 July 2017 - 08:10 PM

5.) She's an animal rights activist



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Posted 12 July 2017 - 04:16 PM

4.) Her real name is Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff.

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Posted 12 July 2017 - 01:33 AM

3) Doris co-starred with Clark Gable in the Teacher's Pet, 1958.

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Posted 12 July 2017 - 12:22 AM

2.) She was born on April 3, 1922 in Cincinnati, OH.

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Posted 11 July 2017 - 04:10 PM

1) Doris' hit record: Everybody Loves A Lover was in the Top 40 in 1958.

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Posted 11 July 2017 - 02:13 PM

10.)  He died on September 29, 2010 at the age of 85. 

 

 

 

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Posted 09 July 2017 - 07:24 PM

9.) Father of Jamie Lee Curtis






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