Doris Day has died aged 97. The Doris Day Animal Foundation confirmed that the Hollywood actress died at her home in Camel Valley in California.

The statement said that Ms Day was in “excellent physical health for her age, until recently contracting a serious case of pneumonia.”

Doris Day

The star was known for her dozens of film appearances, including in the musical Calamity Jane and Pillow Talk. She celebrated her 97th birthday on the 3rd of April..