Biography / Wiki
An American prominent actress Marlo Thomas is well recognized for appearing in the award-winning children’s franchise “Free to Be You and Me”. For her excellent work, she has been honored with four Emmys, a Golden Globe, and a Peabody Award.
She was associated with St Jude Children’s Research Hospital as National Outreach Director. She got a golden opportunity of being inducted into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame.
Height / Weight / Age
Marlo Thomas weighs 56 kg and 123 lbs in pounds. She is a prominent name in the Hollywood industry and has a height of 163 cm or feet inches 5’4” tall. She has shiny and short blonde color hair and sparkling wide brown color eyes.
She has a splendid figure with the following body measurement 35 inches breast, 28 inches waist, and 36 inches hips approximately. She will turn 85 years old. Her bra size is 35C whereas her dress size is 5 and her shoe size is 7 (US).
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Marlo Thomas is $35 million USD approximately.
Education / Family
Born on November 21, 1937, the birth name of Marlo Thomas is Margaret Julia Thomas. She belongs to a renowned family where her father Danny Thomas was an American comedian whereas her mother Rose Marie Cassaniti was a Sicilian American.
She was born in Michigan and later raised in Beverly Hills, California along with younger siblings Terre and Tony. To pursue her elementary education, she was enrolled at Marymount High School.
For higher studies, she attended the University of Southern California and earned a teaching degree. She considered that the degree was just like a piece of paper that assured that she is eligible to do something in the world.
|Real name||Margaret Julia Thomas|
|Birth Place||Detroit, Michigan|
|Date Of Birth||November 21, 1937|
|Height||In centimeters – 163 cm
In feet inches – 5’4”
|Weight||In kilograms – 56 kg
In pounds – 123 lbs
|School||Marymount High School|
|College||University of Southern California|
|Home Town||Michigan, USA|
|Debut||Debut – Jenny (movie)|
|Fathers Name||Danny Thomas|
|Mothers Name||Rose Marie Cassaniti
Career / Fashion And Style
In 1950, Marlo Thomas had made her TV debut in the “Zane Grey Theatre”. Later, she appeared in various TV programs which include Arrest and Trial, Bonanza, The Joey Bishop Show, McHale’s Navy, Ben Casey, 77 Sunset Strip, and many more.
After 15 years she got her first breakout in 1965 when she was featured in the London production of Neil Simon’s “Barefoot in the Park”. The same year, she was cast in an ABC pilot titled “Two’s Company”. From 1966 to 1971, she played the role of Ann Marie in “That Girl”.
The show highlighted the daily struggles of the girl who is doing different temporary jobs while pursuing her dream of a career on Broadway. After the show, her popularity expanded, and to polish her skills she attended Actors Studio. As an author, she published a children’s book “Free…to be…You and Me”.
In 1972, she has helped George McGovern in the presidential campaign where she recited a parody of Erich Segal’s Love Story for 19,000 people at Madison Square Garden. Along with Patricia Carbine, Letty Cottin, and Gloria Steinem as the Ms. Foundation for women, this was the first women’s fund in the USA.
She also made a guest appearance in “The Practice” as a stubborn patient. In 1970, she had made her film debut in the film “Jenny”. Later, she worked in several other movies like “Thieves, Playing Mona Lisa, Starstruck, The Real Blonde, and many more.
In 1986, she had received her first Emmy Award for “Nobody’s Child” as the Best Dramatic Actress. She has also worked in off-broadway films like “The Vagina Monologues”, “The Guys”, The Exonerated, and many more.
Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband, and More
On May 21, 1980, Marlo Thomas got married to Phil Donahue and became a stepmother to his five children.
Some Interesting Facts About Marlo Thomas
- Marlo Thomas owns a website MarloThomas.com which is for women aged 35+.
- In 2014, she was honored with the “Presidential Medal of Freedom”.
- Her brother Tony is a TV and film producer.
- Her father was also an actor who was inducted on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
- For her innovation and creative work, she received the Women in Film Lucy Award.
- She is the granddaughter of Loretta Young.
- She is a Roman Catholic Lebanese American.