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.


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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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.

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

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.

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

She was a big fan of Richard Nixon and campaigned for him in the 1968 and 1972 presidential elections. She also supported Dwight D. Eisenhower and longtime Hollywood friend Ronald Reagan whom she supported in both presidential elections.

In the early 1940s she was a one time girlfriend of actor Glenn Ford.

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