Marlo Thomas

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Margaret Julia Thomas
  • Birth Place: Detroit, MI
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/21/1937, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor
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Marlo Thomas Fast Facts:
  • Played the single, struggling actress Ann Marie in the groundbreaking sitcom That Girl (1966-71).
  • Father Danny Thomas and siblings Tony and Terre all appeared in an episode of That Girl, called "My Sister's Keeper."
  • Has written numerous children's books including the 1973 classic Free to Be...You and Me, which also inspired an album and the award-winning TV special.
  • National outreach director for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, which was founded by her father, comedian Danny Thomas, in 1962.
  • Marlo Thomas Relationships:
  • Terre Thomas - Sister
  • Rose Marie Thomas - Mother
  • Michael Donahue - Stepson
  • Jim Donahue - Stepson
  • Daniel Donahue - Stepson
  • Phil Donahue - Husband
  • Kevin Donahue - Stepson
  • Mary Rose Donahue - Stepdaughter
  • Tony Thomas - Brother
  • Danny Thomas - Father
  • Marlo Thomas Awards:
  • 2005 Grammy: Best Spoken Word Album For Children - Winner
  • 1974 Emmy: Outstanding Children's Special - Winner
  • 1971 Golden Globe: New Star of the Year - Actress - Nominee
  • 1967 Golden Globe: Actress in a Television Series - Winner
  • 1971 Emmy: Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1989 Emmy: Outstanding Children's Program - Winner
  • 1987 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1970 Emmy: Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1996 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress for a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1986 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Special - Winner
  • 1986 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1967 Emmy: Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1968 Emmy: Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA (BA in English Literature, 1959)

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