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Marlo Thomas

Birth Place: Detroit, MI, USA

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Marlo Thomas is an American actress, producer, author, and social activist best known for starring on the sitcom That Girl (1966–1971) and her children's franchise Free to Be... You and Me. She has received four Emmys, a Golden Globe, and a Peabody Award for her work in television, and she has been inducted into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame. She has also received a Grammy Award for her children’s album Marlo Thomas and Friends: Thanks & Giving All Year Long. In 2014, she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Thomas serves as National Outreach Director for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, which was founded by her father Danny Thomas in 1962. She created the Thanks & Giving campaign in 2004 to support the hospital.

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Westside Theatre Off-Broadway Premiere Production, 2015

Original Broadway Production, 2011

Special Benefit Production, 2007

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Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
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Barbara Kahn

Sally Cramer


Marlo Thomas Movies

[1970]Jenny Jenny

[1977]Thieves Sally Cramer

[1990]In the Spirit Reva Prosky

[1997]The Real Blonde Blair

[1998]Starstruck Linda Phaeffle

[2000]Playing Mona Lisa Sheila Goldstein

[2012]LOL Gran

[2017]The Female Brain Lynne

[2018]Ocean's Eight Rene

Marlo Thomas TV Shows

Friends Sandra Green

That Girl Ann Marie

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The Women's Media Awards Will Honor Mariska Hargitay, Fredricka Whitfield And More On October 19 In New York City

Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan, and Gloria Steinem - the Co-Founders of The WOMEN'S MEDIA CENTER — announced the honorees for the 2023 Women's Media Awards, to be held on Thursday, October 19th, at the Whitby Hotel in New York City. 

Douglas Love-Ramos Joins A Noise Within as Managing Director

Following an extensive, nationwide search by Aspen Leadership Group, classical theater company A Noise Within has selected Douglas Love-Ramos to take the reins as managing director beginning August 1. 

Alley Theatre to Host Open Auditions for Houston Actors for Its 2023-2024 Season

2023-24 Seasonal Auditions for Houston actors will be at Alley Theatre. Auditions will be for AEA and non-AEA adult actors, ages 18 and older. 

Interview: Broadway Producer Julian Schlossberg

Producer Julian Schlossberg's autobiography, TRY NOT TO HOLD IT AGAINST ME, is a chronicle of singular moments and stars of Broadway.

Photos: Go Inside the Book Release Julian Schlossberg's TRY NOT TO HOLD IT AGAINST ME: A PRODUCERS LIFE

See photos from the book release of Julian Schlossberg's Try Not to Hold It Against Me: A Producer’s Life!

La Jolla Playhouse Announces 2023/24 Season Featuring Five World Premieres

 La Jolla Playhouse has announced the first five productions of its 2023/2024 season, including the world-premiere musical The Untitled Unauthorized Hunter S. Thompson Musical, music and lyrics by Joe Iconis, book by Joe Iconis and Gregory S. Moss, directed by Tony Award winner Christopher Ashley.

Robin Roberts, Andrea Mitchell & Loreen Arbus Among Honorees For The Women's Media Awards On November 17

Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan, and Gloria Steinem - the Co-Founders of The WOMEN'S MEDIA CENTER - announce the honorees for the 2022 Women's Media Awards, to be held on Thursday, November 17th, at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City.


What did our critic think of REVIEW: MILWAUKEE REP'S 'BEEHIVE: THE 60S MUSICAL' at Milwaukee Rep? The talented cast shines from girl groups to diva power

Interview: Broadway Encyclopedia Seth Rudetsky Next Matches Musical Wits With Lillias White

Broadway pianist/ composer/ all-around host Seth Rudetsky returns to The Wallis with his signature concert series, this time with Tony Award winner Lillias White November 3, 2022. The always working Seth managed to spare a few moments to answer some of my queries.

Photos: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Surprise Performance at Hallmark Channel's 'Countdown to Christmas'

Tony Award-winning actress, singer and the original Glinda from Broadway's Wicked, Kristin Chenoweth made a surprise performance for guests, singing holiday songs, as well as a special duet of For Good with Ginna Claire, star of Hallmark original holiday film A Holiday Spectacular, and Glinda from Broadway's Wicked.
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Lillias White to Perform With Seth Rudetsky at The Wallis This Month

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts & Mark Cortale will present the return the Broadway @ The Wallis concert series with internationally acclaimed Tony®, Obie®, and Emmy® Award-winner Lillias White, hosted and music-directed by SiriusXM Radio star Seth Rudetsky, on Thursday, November 3, 2022, 7 PM, in The Wallis’ Bram Goldsmith Theater.

New Book THE BOY BEHIND THE DOOR Captures Fear And Fortitude Of Dutch Boy Who Escaped The Nazis

Inspired by a real boy and real events, David Tabatsky's new book, The Boy Behind the Door: How Salomon Kool Escaped the Nazis, shares the story of a Dutch teenager who survived World War II by eluding the Nazis time and time again as German forces occupied the Netherlands.

Jessie Mueller to Perform With Seth Rudetsky at Steppenwolf Theatre in January 2023

Tony Award-winner Jessie Mueller (Beautiful, Waitress, Carousel and The Minutes) will present a hometown concert, hosted and music directed by Sirius XM radio star Seth Rudetsky at Steppenwolf. The concert on Saturday, January 14, 2023 at 8 pm in Steppenwolf’s Downstairs Theater.

TV Legends Hal Linden And Bernie Kopell Team Up For TWO JEWS, TALKING Off Broadway This Summer

Tony & Emmy Award Winner Hal Linden (The Rothschilds, Barney Miller) and legendary television star Bernie Kopell (The Love Boat, Get Smart, That Girl) will pair up for the world premiere of the new comedy Two Jews, Talking.

Full Cast Announced for Industry Reading of BELVA �" DON'T GIVE UP BEFORE THE MIRACLE

Tony Award winning producer Michael A. Jenkins today announced the cast for the special by-invitation-only industry reading for the new musical BELVA - Don’t Give Up Before the Miracle on Friday June 10th at Pearl Studios (500 Eighth Avenue).

THE LUCKY STAR at 59E59 Theatres Enters Final Weeks of Performances

The Lucky Star, produced by Douglas Denoff & Beth Goldsmith, The Directors Company, and 59E59 Theaters will conclude its limited engagement on Sunday, June 12 as originally planned. The production began previews on April 26, 2022, and opened May 5, 2022 in Theatre A. 

New Musical BELVA - DON'T GIVE UP BEFORE THE MIRACLE Announces Industry Reading

Tony Award winning producer Michael A. Jenkins will present special by-invitation-only industry reading for the new musical BELVA - Don’t Give Up Before the Miracle on Friday June 10th at Pearl Studios (500 Eighth Avenue).

Joshua Henry, Solea Pfeiffer, Ephraim Sykes & More to Star in BRAVE NEW WORLD: THE MUSICAL Industry Reading

Joshua Henry will head the cast of Brave New World: The Musical (as World Controller Thomas Mond) for an invitation-only industry reading on May 23rd in Midtown Manhattan. Joining Henry will be Solea Pfeiffer, Ephraim Sykes, and more.

Comedians Raise Funds For Delhi Humane Society at Castle on the Delaware

Castle on the Delaware presents Stand Up Comedy Night, a fundraising event for Heart of the Catskills Humane Society. Callahan Catskill Real Estate is producing the night of hilarity, which is scheduled for Saturday May 21st at 7pm.

Vanessa Williams to Join SETH RUDETSKY'S BROADWAY at The Town Hall

The Town Hall & Mark Cortale will continue with the latest installment of the internationally acclaimed concert series Seth Rudetsky's Broadway, hosted and music directed by Sirius/XM Radio star Seth Rudetsky at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street). On Monday, June 20 at 8pm, Seth welcomes platinum recording artist and star of stage and screen Vanessa Williams.


Marlo Thomas has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

Marlo Thomas has not appeared in the West End

Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Six Degrees of Separation .

Marlo Thomas has written 1 shows including Free to Be... You and Me (Playwright).

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