In reality, Day was one of the most natural born movie stars ever to grace the screen, beloved by co-stars and directors for her raw gift, honesty and charisma. Director Michael Curtiz advised her against taking acting lessons. Garner told Vanity Fair that she was the “Fred Astaire of comedy.”
Another piece of an era passes.
There’s really no separating Doris Day from Rock Hudson. Not just co-stars, they were friends. Here’s Doris discussing Rock:
Listen to her voice. One of a kind.
Rest in peace.