Hollywood Reacts To Death Of Legendary Actress Doris Day

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Tributes from Hollywood poured in on Monday following news that legendary singer and actress Doris Day had died at her Carmel Valley, California, home after contracting pneumonia. She was 97.

She “had been in excellent physical health for her age, until recently contracting a serious case of pneumonia, resulting in her death,” the Doris Day Animal Foundation announced Monday, per Fox News. (RELATED: Peter Mayhew, The Actor Behind Chewbacca In ‘Star Wars,’ Dies At 74)

Soon after celebs like William Shatner, Carl Reiner, Katie Couric, and more took to social media to share their thoughts and memories of the star best known as the girl-next-door and the “world’s sweetheart.”(RELATED: Hollywood Reacts To Devastating News Of Carrie Fisher’s Heart Attack)

“Condolences to the family of Doris Day. She was the World’s Sweetheart and beloved by all. Que Será, Será,” William Shatner shared with his millions of followers. (RELATED: The Governator Gets Animated: Comic Legend Stan Lee Creates Schwarzenegger Cartoon)


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“This morning I was saddened to learn that Doris Day, who starred in a film I had written ‘The Thrill Of It All,’ had passed away at 97. Just a week ago, I contacted her and welcomed her to the 97 Year Actor’s Club,” Carl Reiner tweeted. (RELATED: BREAKING: Carrie Fisher Has Major Heart Attack On Plane)