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Doris Day, an actress and singer known for her work during the 1960s, has died. She was 97.

Her foundation, the Doris Day Animal Foundation, confirmed the news to the Associated Press. According to the Doris Day Animal Foundation she passed Monday morning at her home, surrounded by close friends.

Day had recently contracted a serious case of pneumonia which resulted in her death, the foundation said.

Day starred in several movies such as “Pillow Talk,” and also had her own television series, the “Doris Day Show” from 1968 to 1973.

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