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Danny Thomas

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Danny Thomas
Danny Thomas in 1957
Amos Muzyad Yakhoob Kairouz (later Anglicized to Amos Jacobs Kairouz)

(1912-01-06)January 6, 1912
Deerfield, Michigan, U.S.
DiedFebruary 6, 1991(1991-02-06) (aged 79)
Other namesAmos Jacobs
Years active1947–1991
Rose Marie Mantell Thomas (m. 1936–1991)
his death 3 children
ChildrenTony Thomas
Marlo Thomas
Terre Thomas (b. 1942)

Danny Thomas (January 6, 1912 – February 6, 1991) was an American comedian, actor and producer. He starred in the sitcom Make Room for Daddy (aka The Danny Thomas Show). He was the father of Marlo Thomas and two other children.

Thomas also had a career in network radio. He also founded the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in 1962.

He was born in Deerfield, Michigan. He died in Los Angeles at age seventy-nine of heart failure.