November 17, 1944
78 years old
4 ft 10 in | 147 cm
70 kg | 154 lbs
9 US | 42.5 EU
Daniel Michael DeVito Jr. was born in Neptune Township, New Jersey, United States, on November 17, 1944, is an American actor.
Young Danny DeVito first started his acting career with the Colonnades Theater Lab at Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford, Connecticut, and in plays produced by Westbeth Playwrights Feminist Collective.
He landed his Off-Broadway debut in a play "The Man With the Flower in His Mouth" (1969) in role as Friend Pe.
He made his big screen debut in drama movie Dreams of Glass (1970) in role as Thug.
He got his television debut in buddy cop series Starsky & Hutch (1977) in episode "The Collector", in role as John 'John-John The Apple' DeAppoliso.
Danny's breakthrough performance came as Louie De Palma in ABC sitcom Taxi (1978–1983).
He made his directorial debut with comedy film The Ratings Game (1984) he also starred in role as Vic De Salvo.
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He was nominated for the Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and the American Comedy Awards for Funniest Lead Actor in a Motion Picture for his roles in movies:
Ruthless People (1986) black comedy as Sam Stone
Throw Momma from the Train (1987) black comedy as Owen Lift
He was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor and the MTV Movie Award for Best Villain for his role as Oswald Cobblepot / Penguin in superhero movie Batman Returns (1992).
He was nominated for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actor - Drama for his role as Deck Shifflet in drama crime The Rainmaker (1997).
He directed and starred as Harry Wormwood / Narrator in fantasy comedy film Matilda (1996), for which he was nominated for the Golden Satellite Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical.
He was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for for his role as Sid Hudgens in neo-noir crime film L.A. Confidential (1997).
He played Ralph in romantic comedy adventure films:
Romancing the Stone (1984)
The Jewel of the Nile (1985)
He was nominated for The BAM Award for Best Supporting Actor for his roleas Eddie in fantasy adventure comedy movie Jumanji: The Next Level (2019).
Terms of Endearment (1983) drama comedy as Vernon Dahlart
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) comedy drama as Martini
Man on the Moon (1999) biographical comedy drama as George Shapiro
Get Shorty (1995) crime comedy as Martin Weir
He directed and starred as Gavin D'Amato in dark comedy drama film The War of the Roses (1989).
Heist (2001) crime thriller as Bergman
Twins (1988) comedy as Vincent Benedict
Junior (1994) comedy as Dr. Larry Arbogast
He voiced Swackhammer in live-action animated sports comedy film Space Jam (1996).
He was nominated for the OFTA Film Award for Best Voice-Over Performance for his voice role as Philoctetes in animated musical fantasy comedy movie Hercules (1997).
He voiced The Lorax in animated musical fantasy comedy film The Lorax (2012).
He voiced Dorgle in animated musical comedy movie Smallfoot (2018).
The Comedian (2016) comedy drama as Jimmy Berkowitz
He voiced Bob in fantasy drama movie The One and Only Ivan (2020).
Dumbo (2019) fantasy adventure as Max Medici
The Survivor (2021) biographical drama as Charlie Goldman
Haunted Mansion (2023) supernatural horror comedy as College History Professor
He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Louie De Palma in ABC sitcom Taxi (1978–1983).
He hosted Saturday Night Live (1982–1999) in 6 episodes.
Karen Sisco (2003) ABC crime drama series as Charlie Lucre
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Officer Roy Goodbody in NBC sitcom Friends (2004).
He was nominated for the Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy for his role as Frank Reynolds in FX sitcom It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2006- ).
The Kominsky Method (2018) Netflix comedy series as Dr. Wexler
Little Demon (2022) FXX animated sitcom as Satan
Graduated from Oratory Preparatory School in Summit, New Jersey (1962).
Graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in 1966.
Has two older sisters, Angela Lucia and Theresa Scialla.
Has Italian ancestry.
He was inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame in 2010.
He made his West End debut in a play "The Sunshine Boys" (2012) in role as Willie Clark.
He got his Broadway debut in a play "The Price" (2017), in role as Gregory Solomon, for which he was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play.
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located on 6906 Hollywood Boulevard in 2011.
Good friends with Lucy Liu, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Michael Douglas.
Founded production company Jersey Films (1991), with Michael Shamberg.
He was one of the producers nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture for biographical movie Erin Brockovich (2000).
Featured in music videos for:
Billy Ocean "When the Going Gets Tough" (1986)
Puff Daddy "Victory" (1998)
Peeping Tom "Mojo" (2006)
One Direction "Steal My Girl" (2014)
He voiced Philoctetes in video games Disney's Animated Storybook: Hercules (1997) and Disney's Hercules (1997).
Huge fan of musician Mike Patton.
Lives in Los Angeles and Malibu California.
He married actress Rhea Perlman in 1982, they have two daughters: Lucy Chet DeVito, Grace Fan DeVito and one son, Jacob Daniel DeVito.