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Danny Thomas

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Net worth 2018: $13 Million
Residence: Deerfield, Michigan, U.S.
Country: United States
BirthDay: 6 January 1912
Sigh: Aquarius
Died On: February 6, 1991
Education: Woodward High School University of Toledo

Danny Thomas was bornon 6 January 1912 in Deerfield, Michigan, U.S., American. Danny Thomas isn’t just noted for being the talented comedian and skilled actor that he was, but a true humanitarian. In his five decades long career, he started by working as a comedian in American nightclubs and soon progressed to become a television and film actor and later on producing shows and unravelling new talent and new faces. His best known work was as a cast member in the television sitcom ‘Make Room For Daddy’. Interestingly, during his struggling days, Thomas vowed to open a shrine dedicated to St Jude Thomas. In 1950, he along with his wife raised funds to realize his dream and founded St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in 1962. Ever since its inception, the hospital is dedicated to treating young children and saving their lives. It also indulges in finding cures for medical complexities.


He breathed his last due to heart failure on February 6, 1991


Following his reprising his role in ‘Make Room for Granddaddy’, he played a small role in the 1986-1987 season of ‘One Big Family’


Towards the beginning of the 1970s, ‘Make Room for Daddy’ was revived for a second league, titled, ‘Make Room for Granddaddy’


Later known as The Danny Thomas Show, it went on a 13 year stint, until 1965


Meanwhile, in 1959, he starred along with child actors, Angela Cartwright and Rusty Hamer in an episode of NBC’s ‘The Ford Show’


Venturing further, in 1953, he bagged a role in the television show, ‘Make Room For Daddy’


Eventually, he was seen in the 1952 film ‘The Jazz Singer’ which was a remake of the original film of 1927 opposite Peggy Lee


All throughout the 1940s, he worked for various shows including The Bickersons, the music-comedy show ‘Drene Time’ and as ‘Jerry Dingle’ on The Baby Snooks Show


In 1932, he began performing on radio on the happy Hour Club at WMBC

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