Danny Kaye bio

Birth Name: Daniel David Kaminsky

Occupation: Movie Actor

Place Of Birth: Brooklyn

Date Of Birth: January 18, 1911

Date Of Death: March 3, 1987

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Danny Kaye was born on the 18th of January, 1911. He was famous for being a Movie Actor. Actor, comedian, singer, and dancer who starred in White Christmas in 1954 and won the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award in 1981. His best known movies include 1947’s The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and The Court Jester.

Danny Kaye was born in Brooklyn. While working as an insurance investigator, he made an error that cost the company $40,000. In 1935, he debuted as himself in Moon Over Manhattan. He was fired from his job as a dental assistant when he got caught using a drill to draw designs in the furniture.

Danny Kaye was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Danny Kaye was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Daniel David Kaminsky is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Danny’s Daniel David Kaminsky attended Thomas Jefferson High school Brooklyn New York.


Danny Kaye’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Danny Kaye’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Danny Kaye kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Danny Kaye was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Daniel David Kaminsky
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Danny Kaye was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Danny Kaye was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Danny Kaye had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Danny Kaye’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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