Laraine Day Overview:

Legendary actress, Laraine Day, was born Laraine Johnson on Oct 13, 1920 in Roosevelt, UT. Day died at the age of 87 on Nov 10, 2007 in Ivins, UT and was laid to rest in Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills) Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA.

MINI BIO:

Quiet, sensitive American actress with demure features and fairish brown hair. A middle-range star from 1939 to 1949, she remained fixed in most minds as Nurse Mary Lamont in the Dr. Kildare series, a role she played seven times. She devoted most of her latter days to the Mormon church into which she was born.

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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. Day was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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The Locket (1946): and Splintering Psychology

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Fingers at the Window (1942) with Lew Ayres and

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Share This! DANGER AT NIGHTFALL! Quirky little films are usually rather amusing.? Such is the case with 1942?s Fingers at the Window, a would-be suspense film starring Lew Ayres in the lead role as out of work actor Oliver Duffy.? His leading lady here is as Edwina Brown.? Sadly, the all... Read full article


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Laraine Day Quotes:

Carol Fisher: I think the world has been run long enough by well-meaning professionals. We might give the amateurs a chance now.


Nurse Molly Byrd: Nurses are just like husbands. You can abuse them, insult them, work 'em to death, jump all over 'em. They'll take it. But give 'em a bad cup of coffee and you got a revolution on your hands.


Carol Fisher: You never hear of circumstances out of our control rushing us into peace, have you?


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She was so commited to her Mormon faith that during her lifetime she never swore, smoked, or drank any kind of alcohol, coffee or tea.

She was described by many as being very kind, intellectual, ladylike, and influential.

Her daughter, with Leo Durocher, is Melinda Michele Durocher (Thompson) who lives in North Idaho and has 8 children, 18 grandchildren.

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