Danny Thomas (born Amos Muzyad Yakhoob Kairouz; January 6, 1912 – February 6, 1991) was an Lebanese 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. Thomas enjoyed a successful 13-year run (1953–1965) on Make Room for Daddy, later known as The Danny Thomas Show. He died in 1991, of heart failure at age 79.

Danny Thomas (born Amos Muzyad Yakhoob Kairouz) - a nightclub comedian and television and film actor who founded St. Jude Children's Research Hospital because of a prayer promise he made to St. Jude to help him at a hard point in his own life.

Danny & Marlo Thomas   Danny Thomas founded St Judes Children Research Hospital, which is very dear to my family.

Danny & Marlo Thomas Danny Thomas founded St Judes Children Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, which is very dear to my family.

Danny Thomas was born in Deerfield, Michigan, to Charles Yakhoob Kairouz and his wife Margaret Taouk in 1912. His parents were Maronite Catholic immigrants from Lebanon. Thomas was raised in Toledo, Ohio, attending St. Francis de Sales Church (Roman Catholic), Woodward High School and finally The University of Toledo, where he was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity.

Danny Thomas, actor, and founder of St. No child is ever turned away, for not being able to pay. -- Shown here with TV wife Marjorie Lord in "Make Room for Daddy," later called The Danny Thomas Show.

Danny Thomas & daughter Marlo- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Danny Thomas & daughter Marlo for their tireless work for St.no child is EVER turned away for their inability to pay. They have helped so many!

Danny Thomas 1957. Maronite Catholic, in communion with Rome, actor and comedian; knighted by two Popes

Danny Thomas (January 1912 – February was an American nightclub comedian and television and film actor and producer.

Danny Thomas Show (known as Make Room for Daddy during the first three seasons) is an American sitcom which ran from 1953-1957 on ABC and from 1957-1964 on CBS. A revival series known as Make Room for Granddaddy aired on ABC from 1970-1971.

The Television Crossover Universe: The Danny Thomas Show / Make Room for Daddy

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