David Daniel Kaminsky
January 18, 1911
|Died||March 3, 1987 (aged 76)|
|Spouse(s)||Sylvia Fine (m. 1940–1987; his death) 1 daughter|
|Children||Dena Kaye (b. 1946)|
Danny Kaye (born David Daniel Kaminsky; January 18, 1911 – March 3, 1987) was an American actor, comedian, singer, and dancer. He hosted his own television show, The Danny Kaye Show. He has also starred in many movies.
Kaye died in Los Angeles, California from heart failure. He was aged 76.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Dena Kaye interview on TCM January 18, 2013. Her father was actually born in 1911 but, for reasons unknown to her, changed it to 1913. FBI records also show 1911.
- ↑ Tony Woolway (4 March 1987). "Danny Kaye Dies, Age 74". icWales. Retrieved 14 May 2008.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Danny Kaye at Wikimedia Commons
- Danny Kaye on IMDb
- Danny Kaye tribute and fan website Archived 2018-08-12 at the Wayback Machine
- Tribute to Danny Kaye in The Court Jester Archived 2014-12-18 at the Wayback Machine
- Danny! – The Definitive Danny Kaye Fan Site
- Royal Engineers Museum Archived 2007-08-25 at the Wayback Machine Danny Kaye in Korea 1952
- Literature on Danny Kaye
- N.Y. Times Obituary for Danny Kaye