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Danny Thomas

Danny ThomasAKA Amos Muzyad Yahkoob

Born: 6-Jan-1914
Birthplace: Deerfield, MI
Died: 6-Feb-1991
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, St. Jude's Hospital, Memphis, TN

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor, Comic, Film/TV Producer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Make Room For Daddy

Comic stage name Amos Jacobs.

Founded the St. Jude's Children Research Hospital in 1962.

Wife: Rose Marie Cassaniti (m. 15-Jan-1936)
Son: Tony Thomas
Daughter: Marlo Thomas (actress)

    High School: (dropout)

    Shriners
    Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity
    Loyal Order of Moose Indianapolis, IN Lodge 17
    Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame
    Congressional Gold Medal
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6901 Hollywood Blvd. (television)
    Visited Disneyland on Opening Day
    Lebanese Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Amputee

    TELEVISION
    I'm a Big Girl Now Dr. Benjamin Douglass (1980-81)
    The Practice Dr. Jules Bedford (1976-77)
    Make Room for Granddaddy Danny Williams (1970-71)
    Make Room for Daddy Danny Williams (1953-65)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Journey Back to Oz (5-Dec-1974) [VOICE]
    Looking for Love (5-Aug-1964) · Himself
    The Jazz Singer (30-Dec-1952) · Jerry Golding
    I'll See You in My Dreams (6-Dec-1951) · Gus Kahn
    Call Me Mister (31-Jan-1951)
    Big City (25-Mar-1948) · Cantor David Irwin Feldman
    The Unfinished Dance (19-Sep-1947) · Mr. Paneros

Author of books:
Make Room for Danny (1991, memoir)


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