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Danny Thomas

Danny Thomas (born Amos Muzyad Yakhoob Kairouz; January 6, 1912 – February 6, 1991) was an American nightclub comedian and television and film actor and producer, whose career spanned five decades. Thomas was best known for starring in the television sitcom Make Room for Daddy (also known as The Danny Thomas Show). He was also the founder of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. He is the father of Marlo Thomas, Terre Thomas, and Tony Thomas


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Born:
Jan 6, 1914
Movie/TV Credits:
49
First Appeared:
In the movie The Unfinished Dance 1947-09-19
Latest Project:
Movie Marlene Dietrich: Her Own Song 2002-03-21
Known For
Poster of Happy Days
Poster of The Wonderful World of Burlesque
Poster of What's My Line?
Poster of The Ed Sullivan Show
Filmography
Movie Marlene Dietrich: Her Own Song Self (archive footage) (uncredited) 2002-03-21
Movie The Spike Jones Story Self 1988-01-01
Movie Side by Side Charlie Warren 1988-03-06
Movie Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes All-Star 50th Anniversary Himself 1986-01-14
Series One Big Family Unknown 1986-09-27
Movie Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage Himself (archive footage) 1983-02-25
Series Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters Unknown 1980-11-18
Series I'm a Big Girl Now Unknown 1980-10-31
Series Donny & Marie Unknown 1976-01-23
Series The Practice Dr. Jules Bedford 1976-01-30
Series Happy Days Unknown 1974-01-15
Series Tony Orlando and Dawn Unknown 1974-12-04
Movie Journey Back to Oz The Tin Man (voice) 1974-12-05
Series The Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts Unknown 1973-09-14
Series Kojak Unknown 1973-10-24
Movie Diana! Self 1971-04-18
Series The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour Unknown 1971-08-01
Series McCloud Unknown 1970-02-17
Series Make Room for Granddaddy Danny Williams 1970-09-23
Series The Mod Squad Unknown 1968-09-24
Series Here's Lucy Unknown 1968-09-23
Series The Danny Thomas Hour Unknown 1967-09-11
Movie Cricket on the Hearth Caleb (voice) 1967-12-18
Series That Girl Unknown 1966-09-08
Series The Wonderful World of Burlesque Host 1965-03-14
Movie Rendezvous in Space Interviewer / Narrator (voice) 1964-09-10
Movie Looking for Love Himself 1964-08-05
Movie General Foods Opening Night Unknown 1963-09-22
Series The Bill Dana Show Unknown 1963-09-22
Series The Lucy Show Unknown 1962-10-01
Series The DuPont Show of the Week Unknown 1961-09-17
Series The Dick Van Dyke Show Kolak (uncredited) 1961-10-03
Series The Andy Griffith Show Unknown 1960-10-03
Series Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse Unknown 1958-10-06
Series The Dinah Shore Chevy Show Unknown 1956-10-05
Series Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater Unknown 1956-10-05
Series The Jimmy Durante Show Unknown 1954-10-02
Movie The Jazz Singer Jerry Golding 1953-02-14
Series The Danny Thomas Show Danny Williams 1953-09-29
Series This Is Your Life Unknown 1952-10-01
Movie I'll See You in My Dreams Gus Kahn 1951-12-06
Movie Call Me Mister Pfc. Stanley Poppopolis 1951-02-01
Series What's My Line? Self - Mystery Guest 1950-02-02
Series Four Star Revue Host 1950-10-04
Series The Colgate Comedy Hour Unknown 1950-09-10
Series The Emmy Awards Unknown 1949-01-25
Movie Big City Cantor David Irwin Feldman 1948-03-25
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20
Movie The Unfinished Dance Mr. Paneros 1947-09-19