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Danny Thomas

Danny Thomas
Thomas and co-star Marjorie Lord, 1957.
Personal information
Birth nameAmos Muzyad Yakhoob (later Anglicized to Amos Jacobs)
Birth dateJanuary 6, 1912
Place of birthDeerfield, Michigan, U.S.
Date of deathFebruary 6, 1991(age 79)
Death placeLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Other namesAmos Jacobs
Years active1947 1991
Spouse-Rose Marie Mantell Thomas-1936-1991his death

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Danny Thomas (born Amos Alphonsus Muzyad Yakhoob, January 6, 1912 February 6, 1991) was an American nightclub comedian and television and film actor, best known for starring in the television sitcom Make Room for Daddy (also known as The Danny Thomas Show). He was also the founder of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. He was the father of Marlo Thomas, Terre Thomas, and Tony Thomas.

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