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Marlo Thomas Biography

 
Date Of Birth:
November 21, 1937 (83)
Birth Place:
Detroit, MI, USA
Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: November 21, 1937 (83)

Birth Place: Detroit, MI, USA

Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)

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.

Marlo Thomas Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1994 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production
Marlo ThomasSix Degrees of Separation