Laraine Day

Born Oct 13, 1920

Laraine Day was an American actress and a former MGM contract star.

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1920 Birth Born on October 13, 1920.


1937 16 Years Old In 1937, Day debuted onscreen in a bit part in Stella Dallas. … Read More
1939 18 Years Old In 1939 she signed with MGM, and became popular and well-known (billed as Laraine Day) as "Nurse Mary Lamont", the title character's fiancee in a string of seven "Dr. Kildare" movies beginning with Calling Dr. Kildare (1939), with Lew Ayres in the title role. … Read More


1941 20 Years Old In 1941 she was voted the number one "star of tomorrow" in Hollywood. … Read More
1942 21 Years Old Day's first marriage was to singer turned airport executive, James Ray Hendricks in 1942. … Read More
1946 25 Years Old Day filed for divorce from Hendricks in December 1946.
1947 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Day was granted an interlocutory divorce from Hendricks on January 20, 1947, which required her to wait one year before remarrying.
1948 27 Years Old After waiting approximately one year, Day and Durocher remarried on February 16, 1948, in Santa Monica, California. … Read More


1952 31 Years Old In 1952, she wrote and published another book entitled The America We Love. … Read More
1960 39 Years Old Day and Durocher divorced in June 1960.


1961 40 Years Old 1 More Event
On March 7, 1961, Day married television producer Michael Grilikhes. … Read More
1968 47 Years Old Day was, as she described herself, "very much a Republican". She was a vocal supporter of Richard Nixon, with whom she later met at the 1968 Republican National Convention, citing him to be the type who would "go out of his way to help the American people". … Read More


Day had moved back to her native Utah in March 2007 following the death of her third husband.
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