Danny Thomas

Danny Thomas

American comedian
Date of Birth: 06.01.1912
Country: USA

Biography of Danny Thomas

Danny Thomas was an American comedian born on January 6, 1912, and died on February 6, 1991. He was best known for his role in the comedy "Make Room for Daddy". Danny Thomas was born in Dearborn, Michigan. Danny Thomas is the stage name of the actor, his real name is Amos Jacobs. Later he took the stage name, which consists of the names of his two brothers, Danny and Thomas. The Jacobs family frequently moved from place to place. For a long time, the boy lived in Toledo and Rochester. His acting career started in the 1930s. During that time, the United States experienced the Great Depression. Thomas already had a family and a child, so he needed money desperately. Sometimes their family was on the verge of poverty, and Danny had to do the most boring and menial jobs on radio and television. One day, by chance, a beginning actor was invited to try working in one of the prestigious nightclubs. Danny liked this offer. For some time, he traveled from one establishment to another, entertaining heavily intoxicated audiences.
After long wanderings through clubs, Danny Thomas received an offer to try himself in a comedy show. Success came to him immediately. He conquered Americans with his witty humor and jokes, and many people loved him and became his fans. In the mid-1950s, Danny Thomas already had a prominent name in the film industry and was a major actor. Alongside filming, he was involved in producing activities.
Some of the actor's recent works were: "Empty Nest," "Side by Side," "NBC Investigates Bob Hope (TV)," "Bob Hope Anniversary Show," "Benson (series)," "Danny Thomas: Young & Foolish," "Three on a Date," "Journey Back to Oz," "Happy Days (series)," "Kojak (series)," "Make Room for Granddaddy (series)". Danny Thomas is the founder of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. This charitable institution provides assistance to children with cancer. In 1962, the hospital began operating at full capacity. To date, more than 16,000 children from different countries have undergone treatment at this hospital. Currently, this hospital is one of the largest research centers in the United States studying cancer.
In 1991, Danny Thomas passed away due to lung dysfunction. One of his major projects remained St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, where he worked until the last days of his life.

Danny Thomas

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