Danny Kaye

Danny Kaye
1911 - 1987
Danny Kaye  American Actor

Danny Kaye dating history


Danny Kaye was previously married to Sylvia Fine (1940 - 1987).

Danny Kaye was in relationships with Laurence Olivier (1949 - 1950), Eve Arden (1946 - 1949), Pat Kirkwood and Shirley MacLaine.

Danny Kaye had encounters with Princess Margaret (1957), Martha Hyer (1954), Jessie Matthews and James Starbuck.

Danny Kaye is rumoured to have hooked up with Tab Hunter.


American Actor Danny Kaye was born Daniel David Kaminsky on 18th January, 1911 in Brooklyn, New York, USA and passed away on 3rd Mar 1987 Los Angeles, California, USA aged 76. He is most remembered for White Christmas. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Danny Kaye was in 3 on-screen matchups, including Vera-Ellen in White Christmas (1954), Virginia Mayo in The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947) and Pier Angeli in Merry Andrew (1958).

Danny Kaye is a member of the following lists: Academy Honorary Award recipients, Peabody Award winners and Emmy Award winners.


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Relationship Statistics

Married1 48 years, 2 months - -
Dating4 3 years 1 year -
Encounter4 1 month 7 days -
Rumoured1 - - -
Total10 48 years, 2 months 5 years, 2 months 1 month


First Name Danny
Last Name Kaye
Full Name at Birth Daniel David Kaminsky
Age 76 (age at death) years
Birthday 18th January, 1911
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died 3rd March, 1987
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Heart Attack following Menegitis
Buried Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, Westchester County, New York, USA
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, 1933–1987
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

Danny Kaye (born David Daniel Kaminsky; Yiddish: דאַװיד דאַניעל קאַמינסקי‎; 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.

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Partner Comparison

Danny Kaye76 CapricornActor
Princess Margaret71 LeoRoyalty
Martha Hyer89 LeoActress
Laurence Olivier82 GeminiActor
Eve Arden81 TaurusActress
Sylvia Fine78 VirgoComposer
James Starbuck85 PiscesChoreographer
Tab Hunter86 CancerActor
Shirley MacLaine88 TaurusActress
Jessie Matthews74 PiscesActress
Pat Kirkwood86 AquariusActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
DenaFemale17th December, 194675 years oldSylvia Fine


The Twilight Zone1985Gaspar (segment "Paladin of the Lost Hour")TV Show
The Cosby Show1984Dr. BurnsTV Show
Skokie1981Max FeldmanTV Movie
Peter Pan1976Captain Hook, Mr. DarlingTV Movie
Pinocchio1976Boris Stroganoff, GeppettoTV Movie
The Enchanted World of Danny Kaye: The Emperor's New Clothes1972Marmaduke (voice)TV Movie
Here Comes Peter Cottontail1971Antoine, Col. Wellington B. Bunny (voice), Seymour S. SassafrasTV Movie
The Madwoman of Chaillot1969The RagpickerMovie
Laugh-In1967Guest PerformerTV Show
The Man from the Diners' Club1963Ernest KlenkMovie
The Lucy Show1962Danny KayeTV Show
On the Double1961Pfc. Ernie WilliamsMovie
The Five Pennies1959'Red' NicholsMovie
Me and the Colonel1958S.L. JacobowskyMovie
Merry Andrew1958Andrew LarabeeMovie
The Court Jester1955Hubert HawkinsMovie
Knock on Wood1954Clarence, Jerry Morgan, Papa MorganMovie
White Christmas1954Phil DavisMovie
Hans Christian Andersen1952Hans Christian AndersenMovie
On the Riviera1951Henri Duran, Jack MartinMovie
It's a Great Feeling1949Danny Kaye (uncredited)Movie
Task Force1949Officer at the Dance (uncredited)Movie
The Inspector General1949GeorgiMovie
A Song Is Born1948Professor Hobart FrisbeeMovie
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty1947Walter MittyMovie
The Kid from Brooklyn1946Burleigh SullivanMovie
Wonder Man1945Buzzy Bellew, Edwin DingleMovie
Up in Arms1944Danny WeemsMovie
Cupid Takes a Holiday1938Nikolai NikolaevichShort Film
Autumn Laughter1938TV Movie
Getting an Eyeful1938Nikolai NikolaevichShort Film
Money on Your Life1938Nikolai NikolayevichShort Film
Dime a Dance1937EddieShort Film
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Eric_NorthmanEric_NorthmanOct 20, 2021


Eric_NorthmanEric_NorthmanOct 5, 2018

https://youtu.be/3gXpuu85XAU danny Kaye and Koivistolaiset - Kulkuset / Jingle Bells God Man Published 24.12.2008 Danny Kaye and Koivistolaiset, in the background baby cube. A performance from 1971.

cavitelady427cavitelady427Oct 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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