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About Danny Thomas
Danny Thomas was an actor, singer, philanthropist, comedian and producer. Born Amos Muzyad Yaqoob Kairouz, he used the pseudonym Danny Thomas in the early 1940s to hide the fact that he was a nightclub comedy act from his family and friends.
He appeared in a few films in the late 1940s and early 1950s before finding fame on television as the star of the sitcom, “The Danny Thomas Show”, which ran from 1953 until 1964.
Outside of entertainment, he garnered admiration for his philanthropic projects, which include the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Both his mother, Margaret Taouk and his father, Charles Yaqoob Kairouz, were Lebanese immigrants to the United States. He had three children with his wife, Rose Marie Cassaniti.
He is an inductee of the Television Hall of Fame and Hollywood Walk of Fame.
He died of heart failure on 6 February 1991.
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There are no identification markings on the photo. It may have been the property of Thomas himself and was distributed by him when he tried for bookings and for publicity purposes. The cafe he was performing at may have distributed it to the local newspaper to publicize his engagement at their establishment. The description of this photo is that it was part of a newspaper's photo bank."We have acquired one of the largest collections of Original, AP, UPI and various other news service photos from several news media outlets."
F.A.Q. about Danny Thomas
When is his birthday?
Danny Thomas' birthday is on January 6, 1912.
In how many days is his birthday?
Danny's birthday is in 33 days
How old was Danny when he died?
He was 79 years old.
When did he die?
He died in February 6, 1991.
How old would he be today?
Danny Thomas would be 111 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Danny from?
He was born in Deerfield, Michigan, U.S..