About Doris Day Biography Filmography Discography Video Photos Quotes Curiosities Famous sentences News Career of Doris Mary Ann Von Kappelhoff real names. As I walked through the warheads and my attention fell on a close-up of Doris Day, on a cover, I immediately feared the worst. Born into a family of German Catholics, her parents separated when Doris was only eight years old. Everybody dreamed about her, so Doris Day was America's girlfriend. Doris Day.