Danny Thomas

Actor · Executive Producer · Director
IVA Star Rating : 53
Danny Thomas was an American nightclub comedian, singer, actor, producer, and philanthropist 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,... read more

Danny Thomas was an American nightclub comedian, singer, actor, producer, and philanthropist 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.

Birth Name

Amos Alphonsus Muzyad Yakhoob

Born

Saturday, 06 January 1912

Died

Wednesday, 06 February 1991

Actor Filmography

The Comedy Store Danny Williams 2020
Hey Moe, Hey Dad! Self 2015
Pioneers of Television Danny Williams - Make Room for Daddy, Danny Williams / Self 2008
Jack Taylor of Beverly Hills Self 2007
TV Land Moguls Self 2004
Hit Celebrity TV Commercials Self - for Maxwell House Coffee 2004
Marlene Dietrich: Her Own Song Self 2001
I Love Lucy's 50th Anniversary Special (archive footage) 2001
Bob Hope: Laughing with the Presidents Self 1996
Empty Nest Dr. Leo Brewster 1988
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The Comedy Store Danny Williams 2020
Hey Moe, Hey Dad! Self 2015
Pioneers of Television Danny Williams - Make Room for Daddy, Danny Williams / Self 2008
Jack Taylor of Beverly Hills Self 2007
TV Land Moguls Self 2004
Hit Celebrity TV Commercials Self - for Maxwell House Coffee 2004
Marlene Dietrich: Her Own Song Self 2001
I Love Lucy's 50th Anniversary Special (archive footage) 2001
Bob Hope: Laughing with the Presidents Self 1996
Empty Nest Dr. Leo Brewster 1988
American Experience Self 1988
Happy Birthday, Bob: 50 Stars Salute Your 50 Years with NBC Self 1988
Side by Side Charlie Warren 1988
The Spike Jones Story Self 1988
NBC Investigates Bob Hope Mr. Mills 1987
Biography (archive footage), Self 1987
One Big Family Jake Hatton 1986
American Masters (archive footage) 1986
George Burns' 90th Birthday Party: A Very Special Special Self - Cameo 1986
All-Star Party for 'Dutch' Reagan Self 1985
Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage Himself (archive footage) / Self 1983
Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters Self 1980
I'm a Big Girl Now Dr. Benjamin Douglass 1980
It's a Living Dr. Jacobs, Mr. Dee 1980
Benson Albert Breyer, Charlie Rosano 1979
The 51st Annual Academy Awards Self - Presenter 1979
The Jim Nabors Show Self 1978
The Practice Dr. Jules Bedford 1976
Donny and Marie Self 1975
Texaco Presents: A Quarter Century of Bob Hope on Television Self 1975
Sammy and Company Self 1975
Dinah! Self 1974
Tony Orlando and Dawn Self 1974
Happy Days Sean Cunningham 1974
Kojak Asst. Chief Howard Brokaw 1973
Jack Paar Tonite Self 1973
Journey Back to Oz The Tin Man (voice) / The Tin Man 1972
The ABC Comedy Hour Self - Host 1972
The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour Self / Various Characters, Self, Various Characters / Self 1971
Diana! Self 1971
The Pearl Bailey Show Self 1971
Jack Benny's 20th Anniversary TV Special Self 1970
Make Room for Granddaddy Danny Williams 1970
The Tim Conway Special Self 1970
The Tim Conway Comedy Hour Self 1970
McCloud Marcus Rubin 1970
Can You Top This Self 1970
The Andy Williams Show Self 1969
Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters Self 1969
The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour Self 1969
The Don Rickles Show Self 1968
Mod Squad The Good Friend 1968
Here's Lucy Danny Gallupi 1968
Cricket on the Hearth Caleb (voice) / Self / Caleb 1967
The Danny Thomas Hour Self - Host, Alex Danopolous, Danny Williams, Prince Wolfgang, Self - Host / Caleb Plummert, Self - Host / Father 1967
Mondo Hollywood: Hollywood Laid Bare! Self 1967
The Joey Bishop Show Self 1967
The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour Cameo 1967
The Jackie Gleason Show Himself 1966
That Girl Priest, Self 1966
Don't Worry, We'll Think of a Title Diner Customer 1966
Get Smart Man on Street 1965
The Dean Martin Show Self, Himself - Cameo, Himself 1965
Danny Thomas Special: The Wonderful World of Burlesque Self - Host 1965
Looking for Love Danny Thomas / Himself 1964
The Hollywood Palace Self - Comedian 1964
General Foods Opening Night Self 1963
The Bill Dana Show Self 1963
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself, Himself - Guest 1962
The Lucy Show Himself 1962
The Tonight Show Comedian / Self - Actor, Self 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Co-Host, Himself, Himself - Actor, Himself - Entertainer 1961
The Dick Van Dyke Show Kolak 1961
Password Self - Celebrity Contestant 1961
The Joey Bishop Show Self, Danny Williams 1961
The DuPont Show of the Week Self 1961
Here's Hollywood Self 1960
Celebrity Golf Self 1960
The Big Party Self 1959
Sunday Showcase Self 1959
Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse Self 1958
Frontier Justice Gina Pelleti 1958
The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour Danny Williams 1957
Club Oasis Self - Surprise Guest 1957
The Jack Paar Tonight Show Himself 1957
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show Self 1956
Zane Grey Theatre Ed Dubro, Gino Pelletti 1956
The Magical World of Disney Self 1954
The Jimmy Durante Show Self 1954
Shower of Stars Self 1954
Person to Person Self 1953
The Danny Thomas Show Danny Williams, Danny Williams / Robert Browning (dream sequence) 1953
The Jazz Singer Jerry Golding 1952
I'll See You in My Dreams Gus Kahn 1951
The Red Skelton Hour Danny Thomas 1951
Call Me Mister Stanley / Pfc. Stanley Poppopolis 1951
The Jack Benny Program Danny Thomas 1950
All Star Revue Himself - Host, Host, Himself - Cameo, Himself - Host / Performer 1950
The Colgate Comedy Hour Self - Host, Self, Self - Comedian 1950
What's My Line? Himself - Mystery Guest 1950
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall Himself - Guest 1948
The Ed Sullivan Show Self, Himself - Comedian / Singer, Himself 1948
The Milton Berle Show Self - Singer / Comedian 1948
Big City Cantor David Irwin Feldman 1948
The Unfinished Dance Mr. Paneros 1947

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

1991 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
1971 Golden Globe Best TV Actor - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1970 Emmy Outstanding Dramatic Series Nominated
1959 Emmy Best Actor in a Leading Role (Continuing Character) in a Comedy Series Nominated
1958 Emmy Best Continuing Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic or Comedy Series Nominated
1956 Emmy Best Actor - Continuing Performance Nominated
1955 Emmy Best Actor Starring in a Regular Series Won
1955 Emmy Best Written Comedy Material Nominated
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