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Larine Johnson

Birthdate: (87)
Birthplace: Roosevelt, Duchesne, UT, USA
Death: November 10, 2007 (87)
Ivins, Washington, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Clarence Irwin Johnson and Ada May Rich
Wife of Michael Girlikhes
Ex-wife of James Ray Hendricks and Leo Durocher

Managed by: Randy Stebbing
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About Laraine Day

Wikipedia Biographical Summary:

"...Laraine Day (October 13, 1920 – November 10, 2007) was an American actress and a former MGM contract star...

"...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 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..."

"...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)..."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Laraine Day', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 30 April 2013, 05:32 UTC, <> [accessed 10 July 2013]

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Laraine Day's Timeline

October 13, 1920
Roosevelt, Duchesne, UT, USA
November 10, 2007
Age 87
Ivins, Washington, Utah, United States
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States