Danny DeVito

Comedian / Film Director / Film Producer / Actor | * 11/17/1944 (75) | Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA
Daniel Michael DeVito Jr. (born November 17, 1944) is an American actor, comedian, director, producer, and screenwriter. He gained prominence for his portrayal of the taxi dispatcher Louie De Palma in the television series Taxi (1978–1983), which won him a Golden Globe Award and an Emmy Award. He plays Frank Reynolds on the FX and FXX sitcom It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2006–present). He is known for his film roles in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), Terms of Endearment (1983) Throw Momma from the Train (1987), Twins (1988), The War of the Roses (1989), Batman Returns (1992), ()
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Danny DeVito (born November 17, 1944) is an American actor, comedian, director, and producer. He first gained prominence for his portrayal of Louie De Palma on Taxi, for which he won a Golden Globe and an Emmy. DeVito founded the production company Jersey Films with his wife Rhea Perlman.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Romance / Love

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Danny DeVito

New Jersey Hall of Fame Academy Award for Best Picture Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actor European Film Award for Best Non-european Film

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Movies with Danny DeVito as Actor(115)

as Bob (voice)2020 The One and Only Ivan
as Vincent Benedict2019 Triplets
as Max Medici2019 Dumbo
as Dorgle (voice)2018 Smallfoot
as Chesterfield (voice)2018 Animal Crackers
as Himself (archive footage)2017 Jack Nicholson: Das Teuflische Grinsen Hollywoods
as Dave Schmerz2016 Wiener-Dog
as Jackie2016 Curmudgeons
as Jimmy Berkowitz2016 The Comedian
as Mr. Bees2014 Today's the Day
as Dr. Pembry2014 All the Wilderness
as The Lorax (voice)2012 The Lorax
as Eugene Portland2012 Hotel Noir
as The Lorax (voice)2012 Forces of Nature
as Self (archive footage)2011 WWE: The True Story of WrestleMania
as himself2010 I'm Still Here
as Al2010 When in Rome
as Frank Reynolds2009 The Nightman Cometh: Live
as Jimmy2009 Solitary Man
as Cathkart2009 House Broken
as Merl2008 Just Add Water
as Cab Driver / Narrator (voice)2008 Little Spirit: Christmas in New York
as District Attorney2007 Reno 911!: Miami
as Mel2007 The Good Night
as Gastner2007 Nobel Son
as Wayne the Pool Guy2006 The Oh in Ohio
as Walter2006 Even Money
as Big D2006 10 Items or Less
as Frank Menure2006 Relative Strangers
as Uncle Rick (uncredited)2006 My Girlfriend's Abroad
as Buddy Hall2006 Deck the Halls
as Martin Weir2005 Be Cool
as Brad2004 Christmas in Love
as Harvey Wexler2003 Anything Else
as Amos Calloway2003 Big Fish
as Narrator (voice, uncredited)2003 Duplex
as Burke Bennett2002 Death to Smoochy
as Danny DeVito / Famous Mini Me ('Austinpussy')2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember
as The Penguin (archive footage)2001 Once Upon a Time: The Super Heroes
as Mickey Bergman2001 Heist
as Phil Cooper2000 The Big Kahuna
as Grover Cleaver2000 Screwed
as Chief Wyatt Rash2000 Drowning Mona
as George Shapiro1999 Man on the Moon
as Dr. Horniker1999 The Virgin Suicides
as Pat Francato1998 Living Out Loud
as himself1997 Completely Cuckoo
as Deck Shifflet1997 The Rainmaker
as Philoctetes (voice)1997 Hercules
as Sid Hudgens1997 L.A. Confidential
as Mr. Swackhammer (voice)1996 Space Jam
as Harry Wormwood1996 Matilda
as Rude Gambler1996 Mars Attacks!
as Martin Weir1995 Get Shorty
as Featured Extra1994 Felony
as Bill Rago1994 Renaissance Man
as Dr. Larry Arbogast1994 Junior
as Himself (archive footage)1994 The World of Jim Henson
as John Leary1993 Jack the Bear
as Rocks (voice)1993 Look Who's Talking Now!
as Whiskers (voice) (uncredited)1993 Last Action Hero
as Bobby Ciaro1992 Hoffa
as Oswald Cobblepot / The Penguin1992 Batman Returns
1991 Money
as Lawrence Garfield1991 Other People's Money
as Gavin D'Amato1989 The War of the Roses
as Vincent Benedict1988 Twins
as Ernest Tilley1987 Tin Men
as Owen / Ned 'Little Ned' Lift1987 Throw Momma from the Train
as Grundle King (voice)1986 My Little Pony: The Movie
as Harry Valentini1986 Wise Guys
as Sam Stone1986 Ruthless People
as Frank Stedman1985 Head Office
as Burr1984 Johnny Dangerously
as Vic De Salvo1984 The Ratings Game
as Ralph1984 Romancing the Stone
as Vernon Dahlart1983 Terms of Endearment
as Lazlo1981 Going Ape!
as Dewey1979 Valentine
as Max1979 Swap Meet
as Hog, Moon's Old Gang1978 Goin' South
as Assistant Director1977 The World's Greatest Lover
as Andy1977 The Van
as Joe1976 Car Wash
as Bartender1976 The Money
as Vince D'Angelo1976 The Selling of Vince D'Angelo
as Lodovico1975 Minestrone
as Fly Speck1973 Scalawag
as Adrian1972 Hotdogs for Gauguin
as Fred Mancuso1971 Lady Liberty
as Thug1970 Dreams of Glass

TV Shows/Series with Danny DeVito as Actor(30)

as Dr. Wexler2018 The Kominsky Method
as Giuseppe Monamocce2014 Deadbeat
as himself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as Frank Reynolds2005 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
as Emerson (voice)2004 Father of the Pride
as Charlie Lucre2003 Karen Sisco
2000 Ed
as Dean Martin1996 Pearl
1995 MADtv
as Roy1994 Friends
as himself1992 The Larry Sanders Show
as Alan Swathmore (uncredited)1979 The Associates
as Uncle Cheech1979 Angie
as Louie De Palma1978 Taxi
as Himself - Host1975 Saturday Night Live
as himself1975 Saturday Night Live
as himself1969 Sesame Street
1952 Today

Movies with Danny DeVito as Crew(40)

Directing/Director2020 St. Sebastian
Production/Producer2020 St. Sebastian
Directing/Director2019 The Sound Sleeper
Editing/Editor2019 The Sound Sleeper
Writing/Writer2019 The Sound Sleeper
Crew/Other2017 The Fixies: Top Secret
Production/Executive Producer2017 Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story
Directing/Director2016 Curmudgeons
Production/Producer2016 Curmudgeons
Production/Producer2014 A Walk Among the Tombstones
Crew/Thanks2013 Feed Me
Production/Producer2007 Freedom Writers
Production/Producer2007 Reno 911!: Miami
Production/Executive Producer2006 Bye Bye Benjamin
Production/Producer2005 Be Cool
Production/Executive Producer2004 Garden State
Production/Producer2004 Along Came Polly
Directing/Director2003 Duplex
Production/Producer2003 Camp
Directing/Director2002 Death to Smoochy
Production/Producer2001 How High
Production/Producer2000 Erin Brockovich
Production/Producer1999 Man on the Moon
Production/Producer1998 Out of Sight
Production/Producer1998 Living Out Loud
Production/Producer1997 Gattaca
Production/Producer1996 Feeling Minnesota
Directing/Director1996 Matilda
Production/Producer1996 Matilda
Production/Producer1995 Get Shorty
Production/Executive Producer1994 Pulp Fiction
Production/Producer1994 Reality Bites
Directing/Director1992 Hoffa
Production/Producer1992 Hoffa
Directing/Director1989 The War of the Roses
Directing/Director1987 Throw Momma from the Train
Directing/Director1984 The Ratings Game
Directing/Director1976 The Selling of Vince D'Angelo
Directing/Director1975 Minestrone
Writing/Writer1975 Minestrone

TV Shows/Series with Danny DeVito as Crew(7)

Production/Producer2003 Reno 911!
Production/Executive Producer2003 Karen Sisco
Production/Producer2002 The American Embassy
Production/Producer2001 Kate Brasher
Directing/Director1985 Amazing Stories
Directing/Director1985 Mary
Directing/Director1978 Taxi

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Daniel Danny DeVito
Born: Friday, 11/17 1944 (November) in Neptune Township (current age: 75 years + 262 days)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: American Academy of Dramatic Arts
Spouses (current/former): Rhea Perlman
Children: Lucy DeVito, Gracie DeVito, Jake DeVito
Other names for Danny DeVito (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Daniel Michael DeVito Jr."
"Danny De Vito"
"Ντάνι Ντε Βίτο"
"Денні ДеВіто"
Danny DeVito frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (31x, Actor)
Bill Hader (25x, Actor)
Michael Shamberg (18x, Crew)
Rhea Perlman (17x, Actress)
Stacey Sher (17x, Crew)
Alec Baldwin (14x, Actor)
Drew Barrymore (13x, Actress)
Martin Short (13x, Actor)
Maya Rudolph (13x, Actress)
Seth MacFarlane (12x, Actor)
Ben Stiller (12x, Actor)
Tom Hanks (11x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:464, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 08/05/2020