Day, credited with helping women break into TV production, lost her battle with cancer on 23 October in Georgetown, Texas, according to Daily Variety.
Throughout a long career in Hollywood, she directed more than 350 episodes of small-screen hits including long-running soap opera Dallas, Married With Children, Mad About You, The Nanny and Who's The Boss?
She received an Emmy Award nomination for her work on Archie Bunker's Place and was recently honoured by the Directors Guild of America as a pioneer for women working in TV.
She is survived by her husband, L. Steve Varnum, a daughter and a sister.
Then the box-office guy called out, “Hold on, you two!” and we were sure we were busted. It turned out, though, that he just wanted to be sure we had our tickets; we acknowledged that we did, he told us thanks and we scurried up the escalator before he could think again about it. So happy were we to have broached the domain of the age-forbidden that we each bought a huge tub of popcorn
IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.