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Laraine Day Best Movies

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Average listal rating (26 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 7
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Average listal rating (155 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.5

George Sanders, Joel McCrea and Laraine Day


Laraine Day and Joel McCrea
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Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Laraine Day and John Shelton
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Average listal rating (3 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 6.6

Edward G. Robinson, Laraine Day and Edward Arnold
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Average listal rating (6 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 7.2

Laraine Day and Robert Young
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Average listal rating (19 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.2
Mr. Lucky (1943)

Cary Grant and Laraine Day
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Laraine Day and Gary Cooper
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Average listal rating (7 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 6.3
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Average listal rating (31 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 7.2
The Locket (1946)

Brian Aherne, Robert Mitchum and Laraine Day
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Average listal rating (12 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.3
Tycoon (1947)

John Wayne and Laraine Day
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Average listal rating (6 ratings) 4.5 IMDB Rating 5.9

Laraine Day and Robert Ryan
Average listal rating (33 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.8

John Howard and Laraine Day
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Day was born La Raine Johnson in Roosevelt, Utah, one of eight children in an affluent Mormon family. She had a twin brother, Lamar. The family later moved to California where she began her acting career with the Long Beach Players. She was a 1938 graduate of Polytechnic High School in Long Beach, California.

In 1937, Day debuted onscreen in a bit part in Stella Dallas. Shortly afterwards, she won lead roles in several George O'Brien westerns at RKO, in which she was billed as "Laraine Hays" and then "Laraine Johnson".

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.

Her roles for other studios were often far more stimulating than those MGM gave her, including a prominent supporting part in the Irish melodrama My Son, My Son! (1940). She also starred in the Alfred Hitchcock thriller Foreign Correspondent (1940) with Joel McCrea, and the psychological mystery The Locket (1946) with Robert Mitchum, Brian Aherne, and Gene Raymond. In 1941 she was voted the number one "star of tomorrow" in Hollywood.

She was paired opposite major film stars, including Lana Turner, Cary Grant, and John Wayne, and hosted a TV show alternately called Daydreaming With Laraine or The Laraine Day Show (1951). During a time when she had a break in her film career she made her stage debut opposite Gregory Peck in the national theatre tour of Angel Street. She also made other stage appearances in Lost Horizon, the 1973 revival of The Women, and a revival of The Time of the Cuckoo. In the 1940s she made guest appearances on radio in both Lux Radio Theatre and The Screen Guild Theater. (Wikipedia)



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