Danny Thomas

Actor

Danny Thomas (born Amos Muzyad Yakhoob Kairouz) was a nightclub comedian, singer, and combination actor & producer, whose career spanned five decades. He had also appeared as a guest on several talk and variety shows.

Thomas's long career began in films in 1947, playing opposite child actor Margaret O'Brien in both movies: The Unfinished Dance (1947) and In a Corner of Spain (1949). He then achieved continuing success starring in the long-running television sitcom Make Room for Daddy (also known as The Danny Thomas Show) (1953–1964), in which Thomas played the lead role of Danny Williams. He was also the founder of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. He was the father of Marlo Thomas, Terre Thomas, and Tony Thomas.

Danny Thomas (born Amos Muzyad Yakhoob Kairouz) was a nightclub comedian, singer, and combination actor & producer, whose career spanned five decades. He had also appeared as a guest on several talk and variety shows.

Thomas's long career began in films in 1947, playing opposite child actor Margaret O'Brien in both movies: The Unfinished Dance (1947) and In a Corner of Spain (1949). He then achieved continuing success starring in the long-running television sitcom Make Room for Daddy (also known as The Danny Thomas Show) (1953–1964), in which Thomas played the lead role of Danny Williams. He was also the founder of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. He was the father of Marlo Thomas, Terre Thomas, and Tony Thomas.

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