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Danny Kaye

Entertainer Danny Kaye was born in Brooklyn in 1913. He had a very successful career on stage and screen and was the original UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador from 1954 until his death in 1987.

Danny Kaye appears in the following:

Before Bono: Danny Kaye, First UN Ambassador, on his 1954 East Asia trip

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

In 1954, entertainment superstar Danny Kaye became UNICEF's first Ambassador at Large, a post he held until his death in 1987. This is Mr Kaye's personal recounting of his first East Asian tour visiting many of the world's impoverished children.

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Patricia Marx interviews Danny Kaye, 1968

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

WNYC
Mr Kaye demonstrates how to imitate a French accent.
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Danny Kaye

Thursday, October 10, 1968

A master of the accent.

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Peabody Awards Seventeenth Annual Award Presentation at Hotel Roosevelt.

Tuesday, April 16, 1957

WNYC wins two Peabodys!

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Danny Kaye--Ambassador At Large

Tuesday, February 01, 1955

He was UNICEF's first Good Will Ambassador.

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