Danny Kaye

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Danny Kaye
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David Daniel Kaminsky

(1911-01-18)January 18, 1911[1]
DiedMarch 3, 1987(1987-03-03) (aged 76)
  • Actor
  • comedian
  • singer
  • dancer
  • television presenter
Years active1933–1986
Spouse(s)Sylvia Fine (m. 1940–1987; his death) 1 daughter
ChildrenDena Kaye (b. 1946)

Danny Kaye (born David Daniel Kaminsky; January 18, 1911 – March 3, 1987)[2] 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]

  1. 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.
  2. Tony Woolway (4 March 1987). "Danny Kaye Dies, Age 74". icWales. Retrieved 14 May 2008.

Other websites[change | change source]

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