Danny Kaye, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Danny Kaye

American actor, singer, dancer, and comedian

Date of Birth: 18-Jan-1913

Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Date of Death: 03-Mar-1987

Profession: screenwriter, singer, comedian, television presenter, aircraft pilot, stage actor, television actor, film actor

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Danny Kaye

  • Danny Kaye (born David Daniel Kaminsky; Yiddish: ?????? ??????? ??????????; January 18, 1911 – March 3, 1987) was an American actor, singer, dancer, comedian, musician, and philanthropist.
  • His performances featured physical comedy, idiosyncratic pantomimes, and rapid-fire novelty songs. Kaye starred in 17 movies, notably Wonder Man (1945), The Kid from Brooklyn (1946), The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947), The Inspector General (1949), Hans Christian Andersen (1952), White Christmas (1954), and The Court Jester (1956). His films were popular, especially for his performances of patter songs and favorites such as "Inchworm" and "The Ugly Duckling." He was the first ambassador-at-large of UNICEF in 1954 and received the French Legion of Honour in 1986 for his years of work with the organization.

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