Tributes pour in after Doris Day dies at 97

The Hollywood mainstay died Monday at the age of 97 and is being remembered for her music and movies.
3:09 | 05/14/19

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We switch to celebrate Doris case, one of Hollywood's most beloved stars passing away on Monday. She could do it all. She could act, she could sing with a voice that would make your day. Tributes are pouring in this morning and Chris Connelly is in Los Angeles with more. Good morning, Chris. Reporter: Decades ago they called her the girl next door. Well, Doris day appeared in 30 movies and recorded 20 studio albums. She was nominated for an Oscar and given a grammy for lifetime achieve many. If she was next door that must have been some neighborhood. Once I had secret love Reporter: Showcased in such movies as 1953's "Calamity You really got that much faith in me. Reporter: Her lush singing voice and sunny screen presence made Doris day a major Hollywood mainstay from the 1940s through the mid '60s. If I'm going to rego the apartment I have to know what everything is for. Reporter: She'd star in such rom-coms as "Pillow talk" and "Move over darling" that reflected the gender roles of their era. Don't take advantage of me just because I'm a woman. Reporter: Weighing in. Sarah Jessica parker, how many letters I drafted to you and didn't send. I could never get it right but they all said the same thing. I love you. Doris day could be tough too. Memorably defiant in 1955's "Love me or leave me." All that you need is a ticket come on, big boy, ten cents a dance Reporter: She would turn down the role of Mrs. Robinson in "The graduate" and retire from acting 1973 and told robin Roberts in 2011, no one mass more surprised by the achievements of her remarkable life than day herself. When I was little, I was -- I had my life planned. I was going to marry a very nice man and have two babies and learn to cook. And nothing like that happened. Reporter: While her lifelong work as an animal activist made her a happy warrior for the voiceless. Born Maryanne kappelhoff, she die the at the age of 97 and will forever be associated with the decades of delight she provided to music and movie audiences. Que sera sera whatever will be will be the future's not ours to see que sera sera And in recent years affection and regard for her work has continued to grow. Just another fitting tribute, guys. Yes, indeed. All right, Chris, thanks very much. I remember that phone conversation with her in 2011. She wasn't doing anything on camera back then. She was just releasing new music and I remember talking to Doris day made my day. I'll bet it did. Oh, my gosh. "Que sera sera." What will be, will be.

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