Day, Laraine (1917–)

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Day, Laraine (1917–)

American actress. Name variations: Laraine Johnson. Born Laraine Johnson, Oct 13, 1917, in Roosevelt, Utah; dau. of Mormons; m. Ray Hendricks (singer), 1942 (div. 1947); m. Leo Durocher (baseball manager), 1947 (div. 1960); m. Michael Grilkhas (also seen as Grilikhes, tv producer), 1960.

Made film debut in Stella Dallas (1937); achieved popularity appearing as Nurse Mary Lamont in 7 of MGM's "Dr. Kildare" series; other films include Border G-Men, The Painted Desert, Sergeant Madden, Tarzan Finds a Son, Foreign Correspondent, Mr. Lucky, Journey for Margaret, The Locket, Keep Your Powder Dry, Woman on Pier 13, The High and the Mighty and House of Dracula's Daughter; author of The America We All Love.

See also memoirs Day with Giants (1952).

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