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Danny DeVito

Danny DeVito has amassed a formidable and versatile body of work as an actor, producer and director that spans the stage, television and film. Daniel Michael DeVito Jr. was born on November 17, 1944, in Neptune, New Jersey, to Italian-American parents. His mother, Julia (Moccello), was a homemaker. His father, Daniel, Sr., was a small business owner... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 11 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Animal Crackers (post-production)
Chesterfield (voice)
  The Summer Before Forever (pre-production)
Turkmeister (rumored)
 2014 All the Wilderness
Dr. Pembry
 2012 Hotel Noir
Eugene Portland
 2012 The Lorax
The Lorax (voice)
 2010 When in Rome
 2009 House Broken
 2007 Reno 911!: Miami
District Attorney
 2006 10 Items or Less
Big D
 2006 Relative Strangers
Frank Menure
 2006 My Girlfriend's Abroad
Uncle Rick (uncredited)
 2006 The Oh in Ohio
Wayne the Pool Guy
 2006/I Even Money
 2004 Christmas in Love
 2003 Duplex
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 2001 Heist
Mickey Bergman (as Danny Devito)
 1999 The Big Kahuna
Phil Cooper (as Danny Devito)
 1998 Living Out Loud
Pat Francato
 1997 Men in Black
Alien on TV Monitor (uncredited)
 1997 Hercules
Phil (voice)
 1996 Space Jam
Swackhammer (voice)
 1994 Felony
Featured Extra
 1993 Look Who's Talking Now
Rocks (voice)
 1993 Last Action Hero
Whiskers (voice, uncredited)
 1993 Jack the Bear
John Leary
 1991 Money
 1986 My Little Pony: The Movie
Grundle King (voice)
 1981 Going Ape!
 1980 The Gong Show Movie
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 1979 Swap Meet
 1977 The World's Greatest Lover
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 1977 The Van
 1976 Car Wash
Joe (scenes deleted)
 1976 The Money
 1975 Deadly Hero
 1973 Scalawag
Fly Speck
 1971 Lady Liberty
Fred Mancuso
 1971 Bananas
Subway Hood (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1970 Dreams of Glass
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Archive footage of movie Twins (1988) used for video clip "Twins". Performed by: Little Richard and Philip Bailey (as Phillip Bailey). See more »

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5 Portrayals | 12 Interviews | 8 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Co-starred with Michael Douglas in Romancing the Stone (1984), The Jewel of the Nile (1985), The War of the Roses (1989) and Solitary Man (2009). DeVito also starred in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), which Michael Douglas produced. See more »


Directs and produces mean-spirited dark comedies with elements of crime in them. See more »

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