- Name: Marlo Thomas
- Born: 11/21/1937 (82 years old)
- Occupation: Actress, producer, activist, philanthropist
Margaret Julia “Marlo” Thomas (born November 21, 1937) is an American actress, producer, author, and social activist best known for starring on the sitcom That Girl (1966–1971) and her award-winning 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.
Birth Name: Margaret Julia Thomas
School: University of Southern California (B.A., 1959)
Alias: Margaret Julia Thomas
Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Marlo Thomas quotes :
I think in my case, I had no choice but to have a good sense of humor. I grew up with my dad, Danny Thomas, and George Burns and Bob Hope and Milton Berle and Sid Caesar and all those guys were at our house all the time and telling jokes and making each other laugh.Marlo Thomas
In the 1960s we were fighting to be recognized as equals in the marketplace, in marriage, in education and on the playing field. It was a very exciting, rebellious time.Marlo Thomas
One of the things about equality is not just that you be treated equally to a man, but that you treat yourself equally to the way you treat a man.Marlo Thomas
In that I found being able to talk to my family about my feelings, praying for strength and realizing that our lives have a deep purpose and the journey of our lives is to find out what that is and express it, was the only way I could have gotten through it.Marlo Thomas
When I was growing up, my mother was always a friend to my siblings and me (in addition to being all the other things a mom is), and I was always grateful for that because I knew she was someone I could talk to and joke with, and argue with and that nothing would ever harm that friendship.Marlo Thomas