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Marlo Thomas
Marlo Thomas

Marlo Thomas (born Margaret Julia Thomas on November 21, 1937 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American actress, who first achieved fame on the TV series That Girl in the 1960s. Image File history File links Marlo_thomas. ... Image File history File links Marlo_thomas. ... November 21 is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Nickname: Motor City, Motown Motto: Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus (Latin for, We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes) Location in Wayne County, Michigan Coordinates: Country United States State Michigan County Wayne County Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick Area    - City 370. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... That Girl was a television situation comedy that ran on ABC from 1966 to 1971. ...


She is the daughter of the late Lebanese-American comedian Danny Thomas and sister of Tony Thomas, a TV and film producer, and Terre Thomas, a former actress. Her mother, Rose Marie Mantell, was the adopted daughter of Italian Americans and died in 2000. Danny Thomas (January 6, 1914 – February 6, 1991) was an American nightclub comedian and television and film actor of Lebanese Maronite descent. ... Charles Anthony Thomas is a TV and film producer, who has produced such TV series as Nurses, Hermans Head, Blossom, Empty Nest, Beauty and the Beast (series), Golden Girls, Heartland, and Its a Living, as well as the Robin Williams movie Dead Poets Society. ... An Italian-American is an American of Italian descent. ...


Thomas was born in Detroit, but grew up in Beverly Hills, California, and went by the nickname of Margie Thomas while attending school. After graduating from the University of Southern California with a teaching degree, Thomas appeared as a regular on The Joey Bishop Show (19611962). She followed the series with guest shots on Ben Casey, My Favorite Martian, and Bonanza, but it was not until 1966 that she hit her professional stride as wannabe New York actress Ann Marie on the ABC sitcom That Girl. The series ran until 1971, garnering her a Golden Globe Award and four Emmy nominations. Motto: Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus (We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes - this motto was adopted after the disastrous 1805 fire that devastated the city) Nickname: The Motor City and Motown Location in Wayne County, Michigan Founded Incorporated July 24, 1701 1815  County Wayne County Mayor... Beverly Hills is a city in the western part of Los Angeles County, California. ... The University of Southern California (commonly referred to as USC, SC, Southern California, and incorrectly as Southern Cal[1]), located in the University Park neighborhood in Los Angeles, California, USA, was founded in 1880, making it Californias oldest private research university. ... Joey Bishop (born Joseph Abraham Gottlieb on February 3, 1918 in The Bronx, New York, USA) is a Jewish American actor. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... Dr. Maggie Graham (Bettye Ackerman) and Vince Edwards as the title character Ben Casey was a medical drama series which ran on ABC from 1961 to 1966. ... My Favorite Martian was an American television sitcom aired on CBS from September 29, 1963 to September 4, 1966 for 107 episodes (75 in black and white 1963-1965, 32 color 1965-1966). ... The Bonanza logo was superimposed upon a map of a wild west frontier area. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... Official language(s) English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq mi (141,205 km²)  - Width 285 miles (455 km)  - Length 330 miles (530 km)  - % water 13. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) operates television and radio networks in the United States and is also shown on basic cable in Canada. ... A sitcom or situation comedy is a genre of comedy performance originally devised for radio but today typically found on television. ... That Girl was a television situation comedy that ran on ABC from 1966 to 1971. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... An Emmy Award. ...


Anxious to show she was as adept at drama as she was at comedy, she proved herself in the television movies It Happened One Christmas (1977) (a remake of It's a Wonderful Life, with Thomas in the rewritten James Stewart role), Nobody's Child (1986) , and The Lost Honor Of Kathryn Beck (1984), while she starred in Jenny (1970) and Thieves (1977) on the big screen. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Comedy has a classical meaning (comical theatre) and a popular one (the use of humour with an intent to provoke laughter in general). ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... Its a Wonderful Life is a 1946 Frank Capra film, produced by his own Liberty Films and released originally by RKO Radio Pictures. ... Major General James Maitland Jimmy Stewart (May 20, 1908 – July 2, 1997) was an iconic, Academy Award-winning American film and stage actor, best known for his homebred screen persona. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jenny is the name of a 1970 television movie, starring Marlo Thomas and Alan Alda, that appeared on (and was produced by) the ABC Television Network. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... Theft (also known as stealing) is, in general, the wrongful taking of someone elses property without that persons willful consent. ...


She is also known for her children's books and the recordings and television specials created in conjunction with them: Free to Be . . . You and Me (1972 and 1974) and Free to Be . . . A Family (1987), with Christopher Cerf), which were born out of an attempt to teach her then-young niece Dionne about life. She is donating all royalties from her 2004 book and CD, Thanks & Giving: All Year Long (also produced with Cerf), to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Started by her late father, the organization helps young children suffering from grave forms of disease, especially cancer and leukemia, including many whose parents do not have much money or health insurance; the services are free to all patients, although insurance is accepted from those who are insured. Free to Be. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Christopher Cerf (born August 19, 1941) is an author, composer-lyricist, and record and television producer. ... A royalty is a sum paid to the creator of performance art for the use of that art. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... CD may stand for: Compact Disc Canadian Forces Decoration Cash Dispenser (at least used in Japan) CD LPMud Driver Centrum-Demokraterne (Centre Democrats of Denmark) Certificate of Deposit ÄŒeské Dráhy (Czech Railways) Chad (NATO country code) Chalmers Datorförening (computer club of the Chalmers University of Technology) a 1960s... St Jude Childrens Research Hospital is a world class hospital and medical research facility in Memphis Tennessee. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The River City, The Bluff City, M-Town Location Location in Shelby County and the state of Tennessee Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Tennessee Shelby County Mayor W. W. Herenton (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 294. ... Cancer is a class of diseases or disorders characterized by uncontrolled division of cells and the ability of these cells to invade other tissues, either by direct growth into adjacent tissue through invasion or by implantation into distant sites by metastasis. ... Leukemia (leukaemia in British English) is a cancer of the blood or bone marrow and is characterized by an abnormal proliferation of blood cells, usually white blood cells (leukocytes). ...


Thomas has continued her legacy of charity and donation through her publications of The Right Words at the Right Time (6 January 2004, Atria Books ISBN 0-7434-4650-X) and The Right Words at the Right Time Volume 2 (25 April 2006, Atria Books ISBN 0-7434-9743-0). Both books are collections of essays written by celebrities and fans of Marlo's, explaining when a friend, family member or perfect stranger said the right thing in the author's time of need. All proceeds go to her charity (St. Jude's Hospital).


Thomas's favorable public image came under severe attack in 1990 when her former butler Desmond Atholl wrote a book called That Girl And Phil. This was an expose of sorts of the years he worked for her. Atholl claimed that contrary to her public image, Marlo Thomas was very cruel and incredibly foul mouthed towards her staffers, servants and pretty much everyone else. There were many people who came forward to corroborate Atholl's charges. One observer even claimed Thomas was profane towards a group of sick children in one of her Saint Jude commercials.


In recent years, Thomas has appeared in guest shots on Ally McBeal, Friends (as Rachel's mother), and Law & Order: SVU. She also appeared in the 2000 comedy Playing Mona Lisa with Alicia Witt and Harvey Fierstein. Ally McBeal was a television series which ran on the FOX network from 1997 to 2002, and was one of the best-known comedy-drama television series of the 1990s. ... Friends is a sitcom about a group of six friends living in New York City. ... Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Season 5 DVD Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law & Order: SVU) is the first of three spin-offs of Law & Order (the other two being Law & Order: Criminal Intent and Law & Order: Trial by Jury; all series are presented on the NBC... This article is about the year 2000. ... Alicia Witt at the premiere of Mission: Impossible 2 Alicia Roanne Witt (born August 21, 1975 in Worcester, Massachusetts) is an American actress. ... Harvey Forbes Fierstein (born June 6, 1954 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American actor, author, and singer. ...


Thomas is the recipient of four Emmy Awards. She has been married to talk show host Phil Donahue since 1980. She has no children, but is step-mother to Donahue's five children from his previous marriage. The couple lives in New York City, but Marlo travels to Los Angeles for work or to receive donations to her charity, St. Jude's Research Hospital. (Producer David Geffen contributed $1,000,000 by simply writing Marlo a check when she was on location in L.A. filming Friends some years ago.) An Emmy Award. ... A talk show (U.S.) or chat show (Brit. ... Phil Donahue Phillip John Donahue (b. ... Nickname: Big Apple, City that never Sleeps, Gotham Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Manhattan Queens Brooklyn Staten Island Settled 1613 Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area    - City 1,214. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... David Lawrence Geffen (born February 21, 1943) is a record executive, film and theatrical producer, and philanthropist. ... Friends is a sitcom about a group of six friends living in New York City. ...


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Marlo Thomas Summary (856 words)
Marlo Thomas (born Margaret Julia Thomas on November 21, 1937) is an American actress, who first achieved fame on the TV series That Girl in the 1960s.
She is the daughter of the late Lebanese-American comedian Danny Thomas and sister of Tony Thomas, a TV and film producer, and Terre Thomas, a former actress.
Thomas was born in Detroit, but grew up in Beverly Hills, California, and went by the nickname of Margie Thomas while attending school.
Marlo Thomas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (664 words)
Marlo Thomas (born Margaret Julia Thomas on November 21, 1937) is an American actress, who first achieved fame on the TV series That Girl in the 1960s.
She is the daughter of the late Lebanese-American comedian Danny Thomas and sister of Tony Thomas, a TV and film producer, and Terre Thomas, a former actress.
Thomas was born in Detroit, but grew up in Beverly Hills, California, and went by the nickname of Margie Thomas while attending school.
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