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Margaret Julia Jacobs (Miss Independence, Mugsy) was born on 21 November, 1937 in Detroit, Michigan, USA, is an Actress, Producer, Soundtrack. Discover Marlo Thomas's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of networth at the age of 84 years old?

Popular As Margaret Julia Jacobs (Miss Independence, Mugsy)
Occupation actress,producer,soundtrack
Age 84 years old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Born 21 November 1937
Birthday 21 November
Birthplace Detroit, Michigan, USA
Nationality USA

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Marlo Thomas Height, Weight & Measurements

At 84 years old, Marlo Thomas height is 5' 4" (1.63 m) .

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Height 5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Who Is Marlo Thomas's Husband?

Her husband is Phil Donahue (21 May 1980 - present)

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Husband Phil Donahue (21 May 1980 - present)
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Marlo Thomas Net Worth

Her net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Marlo Thomas worth at the age of 84 years old? Marlo Thomas’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actress. She is from USA. We have estimated Marlo Thomas's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2020 Under Review
Net Worth in 2019 Pending
Salary in 2019 Under Review
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Source of Income Actress

Marlo Thomas Social Network




She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama on November 24, 2014, the highest honor bestowed upon a civilian, at a White House ceremony.


Thomas and Donohue, long-time residents of Westport, Connecticut sold their sprawling Long Island Sound estate for close to its asking price, just under $30 million, moving to a smaller property across town. [December 2006]


Was repeatedly a comedic target of Will & Grace (1998)'s character 'Karen Walker', who hated her, but liked her husband, Phil Donahue.


She was awarded the Women in Film Lucy Award for her excellence and innovation in her creative works that have enhanced the perception of women through the medium of television (1996).


Marlo remained actively involved on TV in everything from classic comedy (as Jennifer Aniston's mom in Friends (1994) to adult drama as a lawyer/mentor in the highly-rated crime drama Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999), with other TV guest appearances including "Roseanne," "Ally McBeal," "Ugly Betty," "The New Normal" and an additional recurring role on Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later (2017).


a Family (1988). She would also win a Grammy for her children's album "Marlo Thomas & Friends.


Marlo's subsequent return visits to Broadway with the plays "Social Security" (1986) and "The Shadow Box" (1994) added to her list of successes and continued with demanding theater roles such as Beatrice in "The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigold" (1990), Martha in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf" (1992) and Ouisa in "Sex Degrees of Separation" (1992).


They wed in 1980. During this time Marlo broadened her focus and combined her deep love for children and education with her show business career. She took home bookend Emmy Awards for producing the "Outstanding Children's Specials" Free to Be. . .


The reviews for Thieves (1977) co-starring Charles Grodin this time (who directed her in the Broadway version) were underwhelming.

She would meet talk show icon Phil Donahue on his daytime TV program while a guest promoting the Thieves (1977) movie.

" As for TV, she earned wonderful reviews starring in the ABC holiday mini-movie comedy It Happened One Christmas (1977) playing a troubled female version of James Stewart's protagonist in It's A Wonderful Life (1946) but it was her dramatic work in the TV movies The Lost Honor of Kathryn Beck (1984) Consenting Adult (1985) (Golden Globe nomination), Nobody's Child (1986) (Emmy Award, Golden Globe nomination), and Held Hostage: The Sis and Jerry Levin Story (1991), Ultimate Betrayal (1994) and Reunion (1994) that forever erased her pristine stereotype image and saw her as a dramatic force to be reckoned with.


When she made her Broadway debut successfully in the Herb Gardner play "Thieves" opposite Richard Mulligan in 1975, she made another stab at films by recreating her stage role.


You & Me (1974) and, later, Free to Be. . .


Cancelling the show on her own terms in 1971, the smoky-voiced actress was faced with a huge task of breaking a stereotype as a perky, fresh-faced, wide-eyed innocent. Capitalizing on her TV fame, she immediately pursued serious film roles.


Playing the title dramatic role of Jenny (1970) opposite Alan Alda, she portrayed an unwed, naïve, pregnant girl who marries a filmmaker for convenience sake and earned a Golden Globe nom for "Most Promising Newcomer" in the process. Still, the box office take was mild and the public needed more convincing.


Her sister Terre Thomas, her brother Tony Thomas and her father Danny Thomas all appeared on the That Girl (1966) episode, That Girl: My Sister's Keeper (1969).


"Following her delightful work on the London stage as Corey in "Barefoot in the Park" in 1965, Marlo appeared in a failed TV pilot. The pilot was seen by ABC, and they had her tested for another sitcom lead and passed with flying colors. This one stuck did not fail. Audiences adored "That Girl" with the romantic entanglements and struggling ambition of Ann Marie, a single, independent and very trendy young lady in the real world as an actress wannabe. Marlo became an instant household name (as did co-star Ted Bessell) and earned a Golden Globe ("Best TV Star") and four Emmy nominations during the five-year run of the groundbreaking show.


Her first break came when she was cast as Joey Bishop's sister and aspiring actress on the sitcom The Bob Newhart Show (1961) for one season, and she continued to build up her small screen resumé with assorted guest shots on "Bonanza," "My Favorite Martian," "McHale's Navy," "The Donna Reed Show" and "Ben Casey.


Attended and graduated from Marymount High School in Los Angeles, California (1956).


Quickly switching to acting, however, Marlo began with early TV appearances in the late 1950's on such series as "Dobie Gillis," "77 Sunset Strip," "Thriller" and "Zane Grey Theatre" (an appearance with her father).


Many well known and highly identifiable actresses have tried and failed to make the arduous crossover from fizzy TV sitcom star to mature, dramatic artist. Usually it was their hardcore fans who refused to accept them in any other light. Sally Field and Elizabeth Montgomery come first to mind as two strong actresses, with even stronger TV comedy character personas to contend with, who managed to make the none-too-easy leap to serious dramatic stardom after the fact. And then there's THAT girl. . . lovely, glowing brunette Marlo Thomas. . . another prime example. Born in Detroit, Michigan on November 21, 1937, Marlo was christened Margaret Julia Thomas. Raised within the mad Beverly Hills whirl of the entertainment business as the daughter of show business legend Danny Thomas, she was initially dissuaded from an acting career and began a half-hearted adult life as a school teacher.