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 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 & 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, which is very dear to Lambda Theta Alpha!

DANNY THOMAS - founder of St. Jude Children's Hospital in Memphis, TN.  Here children are treated for cancer without cost and new cancer cures are found for children's cancer.

In memory of Danny Thomas - actor, founder of St Jude Hospital. Born Deerfield, Michigan - passed away at age 79 on

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

Marlo Thomas

Marlo Thomas, daughter of Danny Thomas who was the founder of St. she had a TV show 'That Girl'. Most stylish television character of all time.

In 1964 Elvis purchased the USS Potomac and gave the yacht  to Danny Thomas For St.Judes Children`s Hospital! A lot Of Elvis`s Charity work was not made public!

ELVIS PRESLEY purchased President Roosevelt's USS Potomac on this day in After attempting to donate to the March of Dimes, Elvis gave the yacht to Danny Thomas for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Elvis Presley the King of Rock and Roll

Ronny Howard with  Angela Cartwright, Danny Thomas and Andy Griffith

Ronny Howard with Angela Cartwright, Danny Thomas and Andy Griffith. TV Dads with their TV kids.

DANNY THOMAS on his wedding day with his wife Rose Marie Cassaniti 1936. They were married until his death in 1991.  Supplied by Photos inc.(Credit Image: © Supplied By Globe Photos

DANNY THOMAS on his wedding day with his wife Rose Marie Cassaniti They were married until his death in Supplied by Photos inc.(Credit Image: © Supplied By Globe Photos

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.

Angela Cartwright doll from Make Room For Daddy tv show

Angel Cartwright dolls - Angela played Linda on "Make Room for Daddy" with Danny Thomas

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