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"...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, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Laraine_Day&oldid=552842049> [accessed 10 July 2013]