Caption: "U.S.O. Tour" Louis Armstrong and Danny Kaye, October 1958. Photo by Gerald Smith MPTV
Soundtrack, Actor, Music Department
Born: January 18, 1911
Star sign: Capricorn
Height: 5' 11" (1.8 m)
Known for: EPCOT Center: The Opening Celebration (1982), An Hour with Danny Kaye (1960), The Court Jester (1955), White Christmas (1954)
Danny Kaye left school at the age of 13 to work in the so-called Borscht Belt of Jewish resorts in the Catskill Mountains. It was there he learned the basics of show biz. From there he went through a series of jobs in and out of the business. In 1939, he made his Broadway debut in "Straw Hat Revue," but it was the stage production of the musical "...