Doris Day has died at the age of 97, her Animal Foundation charity has confirmed. The legendary actress and singer shot to fame in the 50s and 60s and went on to enjoy a showbiz career of more than 80 years. Day began her career as a big band singer in 1939, but soon went on to star in a series of big movies. Her early films included Pillow Talk, Love Me or Leave Me and The Man Who Knew Too Much. She later became one of the biggest female stars in the 60s and in 2011 she released an album of unreleased music called My Heart. We’ll be bringing you the latest updates on this breaking celebrity news story. Mirror.co.uk/3am . Twitter @DailyMirror – the official Daily Mirror & Mirror Online Twitter account – real news in real time. Facebook /dailymirror – your news, features, videos and pictures throughout the day from the Daily Mirror, Sunday Mirror and Mirror Online.