Danny Thomas

1912 - 1991

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Danny Thomas (born Amos Muzyad Yaqoob Kairouz; January 6, 1912 – February 6, 1991) was an American philanthropist, producer, nightclub comedian, singer, and actor whose career spanned five decades. He created and starred in one of the most successful and long-running situation comedies in the history of American network television, the eponymous Danny Thomas Show. In addition to guest roles on many of the comedy, talk, and musical variety programs of his time, his legacy includes a lifelong dedication to fundraising for charity. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Danny Thomas has received more than 3,729,094 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Danny Thomas is the 6,768th most popular actor (down from 5,542nd in 2019), the 10,446th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,094th in 2019) and the 3,455th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Danny Thomas ranks 6,768 out of 10,030Before him are Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark, Joan Caulfield, Monique Coleman, Tia Mowry, Jérémie Renier, and Giselle Itié. After him are Cristiana Oliveira, Nick Lachey, Roberto Accornero, Lucy Boynton, Christian Clemenson, and David Hyde Pierce.

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Among people born in 1912, Danny Thomas ranks 304Before him are Zohra Sehgal, Sheikh Mukhtar Mohamed Hussein, Tillie Olsen, Muriel Humphrey Brown, Henry M. Jackson, and Studs Terkel. After him are Byron Nelson, Gerald Emmett Carter, Frank Lovejoy, Kathleen Ollerenshaw, Dale Evans, and June Havoc. Among people deceased in 1991, Danny Thomas ranks 211Before him are John Hoyt, Roy Welensky, Lilian Bond, Carl Shy, Aline MacMahon, and Joan Caulfield. After him are Natalie Schafer, David Ruffin, Gloria Holden, Pat O'Callaghan, Yanka Dyagileva, and Charlie Barnet.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Danny Thomas ranks 10,446 out of 15,968Before him are Joan Caulfield (1922), Bray Wyatt (1987), Monique Coleman (1980), Alison Krauss (1971), Ethel Lackie (1907), and Bryan Dechart (1987). After him are Montel Vontavious Porter (1973), Bob Burns (1950), Nick Lachey (1973), Thomas Beatie (1974), Julia Alvarez (1950), and Ted Kaufman (1939).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Danny Thomas ranks 3,455Before him are Dinah Manoff (1956), Noah Schnapp (2004), Elizabeth Marvel (1969), Gary Valentine (1961), Joan Caulfield (1922), and Monique Coleman (1980). After him are Nick Lachey (1973), Lucy Boynton (1994), Christian Clemenson (1958), David Hyde Pierce (1959), Fairuza Balk (1974), and Kimmy Robertson (1954).

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