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  1. Garry Marshall, 1934-2016: Funny, Friendly, DemocraticRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Time

    ... the Tonight Show , eventually branching out to contribute to popular sit-coms of the early to mid '60s, like Danny Thomas' Make Room for Daddy and The Dick Van Dyke Show . In 1970 he took Neil Simon's play The Odd Couple and developed it into a hit ...

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  2. Garry Marshall in Photos: Writer and Director of Sitcoms and Movies Dies at 81Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Wall Street Journal

    ... in 1970. The two turned out scripts for the most popular comedies of the '60s, including "The Lucy Show," "The Danny Thomas Show" and "The Dick Van Dyke Show." EVERETT COLLECTION Jack Klugman, Garry Marshall and Tony Randall, left to right, together ...

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  3. TV Q and a: Spinoffs a long television traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Erie Times News

    ... directory. Still, we can go a long way back in our search for a spinoff, to "The Andy Griffith Show" (from "The Danny Thomas Show") and "Pete and Gladys" (from "December Bride"), both from 1960; "Law of the Plainsman," derived in 1959 from "The ...

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  4. 13 Out-of-This World Facts About Mork & MindyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Neatorama

    ... by an episode of The Dick Van Dyke Show called "It May Look Like a Walnut," which featured an alien played by Danny Thomas. When Dick Van Dyke director Jerry Paris was later hired to direct some Happy Days episodes, producer Garry Marshall mentioned ...

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  5. 'Mother's Day' a sitcom on the big screenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | HeraldNet

    Garry Marshall has been around so long-as gag writer, sitcom creator, actor, director-that he can legitimately be called one of the last remaining links to a vanished era of comedy. This guy worked with George Burns and Danny Thomas, and that was years before he launched 'Happy Days' and 'Laverne and Shirley.'

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  6. Hoverboard blamed for fire that destroyed $1M homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... the United States thought to be caused by hoverboards, state fire officials said. Make Room for Daddy star, Danny Thomas appeared as a nightclub comedian and father who was always on the road playing in nightclubs, returning home to a family who was ...

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  7. Yesterdays Feb. 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... departments and making improvements to Cantrell Field and the parks system. Emmy Award-winning actor-comedian, Danny Thomas, star of the popular television series "Make Room for Daddy" and benefactor of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, died at ...

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  8. 3 Famous People Who Started With Little but Achieved Great...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... "Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others." Danny Thomas once referred to himself as a "starving actor," and vowed that if he found success, he would open a shrine dedicated to St. ...

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  9. Pat Harrington Jr., One Day at a Time's Schneider, Dead at 86Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | TVLine

    Pat Harrington Jr., who was best known to TV audiences as One Day at a Time 's building super, Schneider, died on Wednesday after a battle with Alzheimer's. He was 86. Harrington Jr. got his start on TV in 1959, recurring on Make Room for Daddy as a nightclub pal of Danny Thomas' character.

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  10. Google +Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Linn's Stamp News

    American actor and philanthropist Danny Thomas was born Amos Muzyad Yakhoob Kairouz on Jan. 6, 1912, in Deerfield, Mich., the son of Catholic immigrants from Lebanon. He attended high school in Toledo, Ohio, and college at the University of Toledo .

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  11. Obituary: Always the TV housewife, actress pleaded for 'good part as prostitute'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Marjorie Lord, best known for playing Kathy "Clancy" Williams opposite Danny Thomas on the 1950s and 60s sitcom Make Room For Daddy. Marjorie passed away on Nov. 28, 2015 at her home in Beverly Hills, California.

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  12. Marjorie Lord, actress on TV's 'Danny Thomas Show,' diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | San Francisco Chronicle

    Marjorie Lord, an actress who achieved success as comedian Danny Thomas' wife on the Emmy-winning comedy series "The Danny Thomas Show," but to her frustration found herself being typecast as a housewife for years afterward, died Nov. 28. She was 97. On "Make Room for Daddy," as the show was known for its first three seasons, Thomas played a character much like himself: Danny Williams , a nightclub entertainer with two sassy children and a wife, originally played by Jean Hagen . The show made its debut on ABC in 1953 and won an Emmy for best new program, but it never drew an audience nearly as robust as hits like "I Love Lucy " and "Dragnet."

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  13. Marjorie Lord, Actress on 'Make Room for Daddy,' Dies at Age 97Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | News Max

    Marjorie Lord, the actress who starred opposite Danny Thomas in the 1950s and 1960s sitcom "Make Room for Daddy," has died at age 97. "The family of Marjorie Lord, an actress of the Golden Age of Hollywood, is saddened to announce that Marjorie passed away on Saturday, November 28, 2015, at her home in Beverly Hills," said a message written on MarjorieLord.com, Reuters reported . Born in 1917, Lord moved from San Francisco to New York at age 15, and made her Broadway debut at 18 in a production of "The Old Maid," a Pulitzer Prize-winning adaptation of an Edith Wharton novel.

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  14. Marjorie Lord, who played wife on "Danny Thomas Show," dies at 97Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... Danny Moloshok / Reuters) Marjorie Lord, a stage, film and television actress best known for playing opposite Danny Thomas in the 1950s and 1960s sitcom "The Danny Thomas Show," died Nov. 28 at her home in Beverly Hills, Calif. She was 97. Initially ...

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  15. Marjorie Lord | Actress, fund-raiser, 97Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | Philly.com

    ... Archer, who died in 1999. Their daughter is the film star Anne Archer. Ms. Lord may have been best known as Danny Thomas' loyal wife on the popular sitcom that first aired in 1953. After retiring from acting in the late 1980s, she became a devoted ...

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  16. Obituary: Marjorie Lord / Actress was typecast as a housewife after 'Danny Thomas Show' stintRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | Post-gazette.com

    Marjorie Lord, an actress who achieved success as comedian Danny Thomas' wife on the Emmy-winning comedy series "The Danny Thomas Show," but to her frustration found herself being typecast as a housewife for years afterward, died Nov. 28. She was 97. On "Make Room for Daddy," as the show was known for its first three seasons, Mr. Thomas played a character much like himself: Danny Williams, a nightclub entertainer with two sassy children and a wife, originally played by Jean Hagen. The show made its debut on ABC in 1953 and won a Primetime Emmy for best new program, but it never drew an audience nearly as robust as hits like "I Love Lucy" and "Dragnet" had.

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  17. Actress Marjorie Lord of 'Make Room for Daddy' dies at 97Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Marjorie Lord, a stage, film and television actress perhaps best known for playing opposite Danny Thomas in the 1950s and 1960s sitcom "Make Room for Daddy," has died at age 97, according to her website. Actress Marjorie Lord poses at the benefit gala for the 50th anniversary of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Beverly Hills, California, January 7, 2012.

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  18. Actress Marjorie Lord DiesRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2015 | WENN Blog

    Marjorie Lord, star of the sitcom Make Room For Daddy, has died at the age of 97. Marjorie joined the series, which was also known as The Danny Thomas Show, in 1957 and played Danny's supportive wife Kathy Williams until the show ended in 1964. Editors at the Los Angeles Times newspaper report she died from natural causes on 28 November at her home in Beverley Hills.

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  19. Marjorie Lord, Danny Thomas Show Star and Philanthropist, Dies at 97Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | People

    ... around her nonstop for all the last years of her life." Perhaps most famous for her years-long role on The Danny Thomas Show in the '50s and '60s, Lord's acting career began much earlier - stretching from her time as a teenager on Broadway in the ...

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  20. Marjorie Lord, actress and philanthropist, dies at 97Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | New York Daily News

    ... par t in the movie "Border Cafe." Her acting career spanned more than 50 years, including a stint as Kathy, Danny Thomas's loving wife, on "Make Room for Daddy," from 1953 to 1965. According to her website , she married actor John Archer in 1941. ...

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