as a sonJewish immigrant from Russia (its father was a cutter) he experienced his childhood as far as possible in modest conditions. It left the school with 13 and learned the fundamentals of the Showbusiness in the famous “Borschscht belt” the Catskills. 1933 it closed the Tanzpaar Dave Harvey andKathleen Young on. In the premiere conception it lost the balance and the public broke out in laughters. Immediately Kaye built this misfortune into its role.
With „the Straw has revue “had the rothaarige Kaye 1939 its Broadway - debut. On itthe following musical lady into the Dark (1940) help it to the break-through with the public and the agent. In 39 seconds it ratterte in a Song with the name „Tchaikovsky “more than fifty mehrsilbige Russian composer names down. A similar high-speed speech achievement completed Kaye also in The yard fool (The Court Jester, 1956) („The pellet with the poison's into the vessel with the pestle; the chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.“). This led to its title as „the fastest flap Hollywoods “.
As strong advocates of the social responsibility Kaye 1954 began its connection of many years with the child welfare organization of the United Nations (UNICEF) and got in the same year an honouringOSCAR for its humanitarian earnings/services. It resumed the work for UNICEF in the high age. It succeeded it for UNICEF in Benefiz concerts 10 million dollar to collect, among other things with the music piece „the Hummelflug “, which it directed with fly gossip. As UNICEF 1965 with the Nobel peace prize , Danny Kaye was distinguished was selected to receive it for the organization.
During the 1950er and 1960er-Jahre Kaye continued its work in films and got 1963 even its own Fernsehshow, „the Danny Kaye show “, one giant success became and it in firstYear already a Emmy brought in. On the television it represented also the Captain Hook in Peter Pan (1976) and the master Geppetto in Pinocchio (1976).
In the film Danny Kaye had outstanding successes with among other things „White Christmas “(White Christmas, 1954) at thatSide of Bing Crosby. In addition, further well-known films are:
- “The man of servant the club” (The one from the Diner's club, 1963)
- “king of the Spassmacher” (Merry Andrew, 1958)
- “the yard fool” (The Court Jester, 1956)
- “the laughter bomb” (Knockon Wood, 1954)
- “the wrong examiner” (Inspector general, 1950)
- “my charmful brother” (Wonder one, 1945) or
- “the double life of the Mr. Mitty " (The secret would run OF walter Mitty, 1947).
In „Jacobowsky and the Colonel “(ME and the Colonel, 1958) brillierte Kaye at the side of Curd Jürgens. The role brought in the second golden Globe , which it before already once for „on the Riviera “(to the Riviera for it) (1951) had received.
1981 it played together with New Yorker Philharmonics asConductor in „at Evening with Danny Kaye “with many world-well-known classical pieces. The show in favor of the pension fund of the orchestra musicians took place in the Lincoln center , the opening number directed Zubin Mehta.
Left before „the Grauman's Chinese theatre “in Hollywood Danny Kayes of hand and foot castings are perpetuated. On „mill OF Fame “are with 6563, as well as with 6101 and with 6125 Hollywood Blvd. its stars inthe way let in. It was one of the few artists, by whom there even three stars were let in.
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|ALTERNATIVE NAME||Daniel David Kaminsky|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||of US-American actors, Komiker and singer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||18. January 1913|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Brooklyn, New York|
|DYING DATE||3. March 1987|
|DYING PLACE||Los Angeles|