Biography

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

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

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 49

Birthday 1914-01-06

Day of Death 1991-02-06

Place of Birth -

Official Site -

Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2001 Marlene Dietrich: Her Own Song
1988 Side by Side as Charlie Warren
1986 One Big Family (25 episodes)
1986 Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes All-Star 50th Anniversary as Himself
1983 Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage as Himself (archive footage)
1980 Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters (1 episode)
1980 I'm a Big Girl Now (20 episodes)
1976 The Practice (27 episodes) as Dr. Jules Bedford
1976 Donny & Marie (1 episode)
1974 Tony Orlando and Dawn (2 episodes)
1974 The Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts (1 episode)
1974 Happy Days (1 episode)
1973 Kojak (1 episode)
1971 The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour (3 episodes)
1971 Diana! as Himself
1970 Make Room for Granddaddy (24 episodes) as Danny Williams
1970 McCloud (1 episode)
1968 The Mod Squad (1 episode)
1968 Here's Lucy (1 episode)
1967 Cricket on the Hearth as Caleb (voice)
1967 The Danny Thomas Hour (22 episodes)
1966 That Girl (2 episodes)
1965 The Wonderful World of Burlesque (4 episodes) as Host
1964 Looking For Love as Himself
1963 The Bill Dana Show (1 episode)
1963 General Foods Opening Night
1962 The Lucy Show (1 episode)
1961 The DuPont Show of the Week (1 episode)
1960 The Andy Griffith Show (1 episode)
1958 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (1 episode)
1956 Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater (2 episodes)
1956 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (2 episodes)
1954 The Jimmy Durante Show (1 episode)
1953 The Danny Thomas Show (335 episodes) as Danny Williams
1953 The Jazz Singer as Jerry Golding
1952 This Is Your Life (1 episode)
1951 I'll See You in My Dreams as Gus Kahn
1951 Call Me Mister as Pfc. Stanley Poppopolis
1950 Four Star Revue (1 episode) as Host
1950 The Colgate Comedy Hour (5 episodes)
1949 The Emmy Awards (4 episodes)
1948 The Ed Sullivan Show (3 episodes)
1948 Big City as Cantor David Irwin Feldman
1947 The Unfinished Dance as Mr. Paneros

Production

1976 The Practice (27 episodes)Producer
1968 The Mod Squad (124 episodes)Executive Producer
1967 The Danny Thomas Hour (22 episodes)Producer
1967 The Guns of Will Sonnett (51 episodes)Producer
1967 Rango (17 episodes)Producer
1966 That Girl (137 episodes)Producer
1961 The Dick Van Dyke Show (158 episodes)Producer
1961 The Joey Bishop Show (123 episodes)Producer
1960 The Andy Griffith Show (219 episodes)Producer
1957 The Real McCoys (224 episodes)Producer

Directing

1970 Make Room for Granddaddy (1 episode)Director
1963 The Bill Dana Show (1 episode)Director

Creator

1960 The Andy Griffith Show Creator

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