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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Condolences to the family of Doris Day. She was the World’s Sweetheart and beloved by all. Que Será, Será!
— William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) May 13, 2019
“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)
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 (@carlreiner) May 13, 2019
For those of us in my generation, Doris Day was synonymous with Hollywood icon. She would no doubt remind us, upon this day of her passing, “Que sera sera,” but we will miss her dearly anyway. Rest now in our hearts forever, Ms. Day.
— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) May 13, 2019
Doris Day Dies at 97.
We lost a genuine ray of sunshine. https://t.co/q38okgUx51
— Greg Abbott (@GregAbbott_TX) May 13, 2019
The great Doris Day left us and took a piece of the sun with her. She brighten our lives and lived out her life with dignity. May she rest peacefully.
— Goldie Hawn (@goldiehawn) May 13, 2019
One of my all time favourite stars has joined the heavenly choir. Rest in Peace the great & inimitable Doris Day. The last star of the Hollywood Golden Age. We’ll bid you farewell by the Light of The Silvery Moon, but you will always be Young at Heart to us forever. pic.twitter.com/VN0PUJAfnr
— Elaine Paige (@elaine_paige) May 13, 2019
RIP to the one, the only Doris Day. pic.twitter.com/01rV9D7bq9
— edgarwright (@edgarwright) May 13, 2019
— Katie Couric (@katiecouric) May 13, 2019
RIP Doris Day, 97.
Fabulous life, fabulous star, fabulous woman. pic.twitter.com/qWIiTUJLwv
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) May 13, 2019
We’ve lost another great Hollywood talent. Take a minute to appreciate the legendary Doris Day: https://t.co/72ssvivryz
— Seth MacFarlane (@SethMacFarlane) May 13, 2019