Danny Kaye

Danny Kaye
1913 - 1987

Danny Kaye  American Actor


Danny Kaye (born David Daniel Kaminsky; January 18, 1911 – March 3, 1987) was an American actor, singer, dancer, comedian, and musician. His performances featured physical comedy, idiosyncratic pantomimes, and rapid-fire novelty songs....

Confirmed Relationships6
Longest Relationship61 yrs, 9 mths
Shortest Relationship4 mths
Average Relationship Length19 yrs, 4 mths
Rumored Relationships4
First Name Danny
Last Name Kaye
Full Name at Birth Daniel David Kaminsky
Age 74 (age at death) years
Birthday 18th January, 1913
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died 3rd March, 1987
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Heart Attack following Menegitis
Height 5' 11" (180 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Red
Distinctive Feature Smooth dance moves
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Bisexual
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Thomas Jefferson High school Brooklyn New York
Occupation Text Actor, Singer, Dancer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame White Christmas
Music Genre Vocal
Year(s) Active 1933–1986, 1933–86
Music Style Traditional Pop
Music Mood Carefree, Silly, Amiable/Good-Natured
Instrument Vocals
Official Websites http://dannykaye.com/
Father Jacob Kaminsky
Mother Clar
Brother Mack, Larry
Friend Igor Stravinsky, Amália Rodrigues
Favorite Places New York, Los Angeles
Favorite Colors Green
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Danny Kaye74 CapricornActor
Princess Margaret71 LeoRoyalty
Martha Hyer89 LeoActress
Laurence Olivier82 GeminiActor
Barbara Bates43 LeoActress
Eve Arden81 TaurusActress
Sylvia Fine78 VirgoComposer
Jessie Matthews74 PiscesActress
Pat Kirkwood86 AquariusActress
Tab Hunter84 CancerActor
Shirley MacLaine82 TaurusActress
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Female17th December, 194669 years old

Onscreen Matchups


The Twilight Zone1985 Gaspar (segment "Paladin of the Lost Hour") TV Show
The Cosby Show1984 Dr. Burns TV Show
Skokie1981 Max Feldman TV Movie
Pinocchio1976 Geppetto TV Movie
The Enchanted World of Danny Kaye: The Emperor's New Clothes1972 Marmaduke TV Movie
Here Comes Peter Cottontail1971 Seymour S. Sassafras TV Movie
The Madwoman of Chaillot1969 The Ragpicker Movie
The Man from the Diners' Club1963 Ernest Klenk Movie
The Danny Kaye Show1963 Giovanni TV Show
On the Double1961 Pfc. Ernie Williams Movie
The Five Pennies1959 'Red' Nichols Movie
Me and the Colonel1958 S.L. Jacobowsky Movie
Merry Andrew1958 Andrew Larabee Movie
The Court Jester1955 Hubert Hawkins Movie
Knock on Wood1954 Jerry Morgan, Papa Morgan, Clarence Movie
White Christmas1954 Phil Davis Movie
Hans Christian Andersen1952 Hans Christian Andersen Movie
On the Riviera1951 Jack Martin Movie
It's a Great Feeling1949 Danny Kaye (uncredited) Movie
Take Me Out to the Ball Game1949 Man reading his newspaper on the train (uncredited) Movie
The Inspector General1949 Georgi Movie
A Song Is Born1948 Professor Hobart Frisbee Movie
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty1947 Walter Mitty Movie
The Kid from Brooklyn1946 Burleigh Sullivan Movie
Wonder Man1945 Edwin Dingle Movie
Up in Arms1944 Danny Weems Movie
I Am an American1944 Danny Kaye (uncredited) Short Film
Night Shift1942 Danny Kaye Movie
Cupid Takes a Holiday1938 Nikolai Nikolaevich Short Film
Autumn Laughter1938 TV Movie
Getting an Eyeful1938 Nikolai Nikolaevich Short Film
Money on Your Life1938 Nikolai Nikolayevich Short Film
Dime a Dance1937 Eddie Short Film
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Comments on Danny Kaye

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cavitelady427Oct 11, 2009

Great actor, wonderful dancer and fine singer.He had it all, and I like the way he looks too!

LizNov 30, 2008

I had his brilliant children`s comedy / song LP when I was in 2nd grade in the 60`s. I can still recite the Court Jesters Pellet with the Poison routine after 40 years not having thought of it. DK was great.

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