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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 & 38 nominations. See more awards »

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Batman Returns
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 2016 Wiener-Dog
Dave Schmerz
 2014 All the Wilderness
Dr. Pembry
 2012 Hotel Noir
Eugene Portland
 2012 The Lorax
The Lorax (voice)
 2010 When in Rome
 2009 House Broken
Tom Cathkart
 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
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 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
 1970 Dreams of Glass
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TV commercial with George Clooney for Nespresso coffee machines. See more »

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

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Danny De Vito | Danny Devito


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I used to love Benny Hill because he's nuts. And Monty Python [Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969)]. See more »


Was originally set to play Mario in Super Mario Bros. (1993) but backed out and was replaced by Bob Hoskins. See more »


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