Marlo Thomas’s new book is called ‘It Ain't Over…Till It's Over: Reinventing Your Life and Realizing Your Dreams Anytime, At Any Age.’
Fun facts about Marlo Thomas: (Source: Wikipedia)
1) She is an American actress, producer, and social activist known for starring on the sitcom That Girl (1966–1971) and her award-winning feminist children's franchise, Free to Be... You and Me. For her work in television, she has received four Emmys, a Golden Globe, the George Foster Peabody Award and has been inducted into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame. She has also received a Grammy award for her children’s album Thanks & Giving All Year Long. Thomas serves as National Outreach Director for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, which was founded by her father, Danny Thomas, in 1962. She created the Thanks & Giving campaign in 2004 to support the hospital.
2) Thomas appeared in many early TV shows including Bonanza, Ben Casey, Arrest and Trial, The Joey Bishop Show, The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, 77 Sunset Strip, and The Donna Reed Show, among others.
3) Her big break came in 1965 when she was cast by Mike Nichols in the London production of Neil Simon’s Barefoot in The Park, co-starring Daniel Massey, Kurt Kasner and Mildred Natwick. In 1986, she was once again cast by Nichols on Broadway in Andrew Bergman’s Social Security, co-starring Ron Silver and Olympia Dukakis.
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