Birth Place:Detroit, Michigan, United States
Full Name:Margaret Julia Thomas
Date of Birth:November 21, 1937
Occupation:Actress, producer, activist, philanthropist
About Margaret Julia Thomas
That Girl was aired from 1961 to 1977. Marlo is also known for her feminist show called “Free to be...You and Me”. The show bought her enormous fame and she also won an award for it. Not only an actor, but she is also a social activist, and the director at Saint Judge Children’s Research Hospital.
Thomas was born on November 21st 1937. She was born in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of Danny Thomas, who was a Lebanese American Comedian and Rose Marie Cassaniti, an Italian American. Thomas’ brother Tony is a producer and her sister Terre is a former actress. She grew up in Beverly Hills, California. When she was young, Marlo’s parents used to call her Margo, which changed to Marlo later. Thomas attended the Marymount High School and graduated from the University of South California.
Her acting career began in 1961. She was a regular in “The Joey Bishop Show” until 1962. In the meantime, she was also seen in other shows such as The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, The Dona Reed Show, Ben Casey, My Favourite Maritain and Bonanza. In the year 1966, she got her breakthrough role in That Girl as Ann Marie. It was an ABC production. Marlo won a Golden Globe and the Emmy Award four times. Thomas has also won a Grammy, a Jefferson Award, and the George Foster Peabody Award. She has also won the Women in Film Lucy Award.
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