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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 12 wins & 38 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
(2006-2019)
Batman Returns
Batman Returns Penguin / Oswald Cobblepot
(1992)
L.A. Confidential
L.A. Confidential Sid Hudgens
(1997)

Filmography

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 2019 Dumbo (filming)
Medici
 2017 Animal Crackers
Chesterfield (voice)
 2016 The Comedian
James Berkowitz
 2016 Curmudgeons (Short)
Jackie
 2016 Wiener-Dog
Dave Schmerz
 2015 Deadbeat (TV Series)
Giuseppe Monamocce
- The Occult Leader (2015) ... Giuseppe Monamocce
 2014 One Direction: Steal My Girl (Video short)
Clip director
 2014 All the Wilderness
Dr. Pembry
 2013 Seven Minutes to Save the World (Short)
Righteous Whale
 1991-2013 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Herb Powell
- Changing of the Guardian (2013) ... Herb Powell (voice)
 2012 Hotel Noir
Eugene Portland
 2012 Forces of Nature (Video short)
The Lorax (voice)
 2012 The Lorax
The Lorax (voice)
 2010 Inside the Actor's Workshop (Video short)
 2010 When in Rome
Al
 2009 House Broken
Tom Cathkart
 2008 Little Spirit: Christmas in New York (TV Movie)
Cab Driver / Narrator (voice)
 2007 Danny DeVito & the Contract (Video short)
Danny DeVito (uncredited)
 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
Walter
 2004 Christmas in Love
Brad
 2004 Catching Kringle (Short)
General Needham (voice)
 2004 Father of the Pride (TV Series)
Emerson
- And the Revolution Continues (2004) ... Emerson (voice)
 2004 Bad Boy's 10th Anniversary... The Hits (Video) (segment "Victory") (uncredited)
 2004 Friends (TV Series)
Roy, the Stripper
- The One Where the Stripper Cries (2004) ... Roy, the Stripper
 2003 Karen Sisco (TV Series)
Charlie Lucre
- The One That Got Away (2003) ... Charlie Lucre (voice, uncredited)
- Dumb Bunnies (2003) ... Charlie Lucre
 2003 Duplex
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 2002 Ed (TV Series)
Dr. Jack Carmichael
- Human Nature (2002) ... Dr. Jack Carmichael
 2001 Heist
Mickey Bergman (as Danny Devito)
 1999-2000 Biography (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Andy Kaufman (2000) ... Narrator
- Andy Kaufman's Really Big Show (1999) ... Narrator (voice)
 1999 The Big Kahuna
Phil Cooper (as Danny Devito)
 1998 Living Out Loud
Pat Francato
 1997 Hercules (Video Game)
Philoctetes (voice)
 1997 Men in Black
Alien on TV Monitor (uncredited)
 1997 Hercules
Phil (voice)
 1997 Pearl (TV Series)
Dean Martin
- Dean Cuisine (1997) ... Dean Martin
 1996 Space Jam
Swackhammer (voice)
 1996 Matilda
Mr. Wormwood / Narrator
 1995 Little Red Riding Hood (TV Movie)
Wolfie (1995) (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
 1990 The Earth Day Special (TV Special)
Vic
 1989 Two Daddies? (TV Movie)
George Johnson (voice)
 1988 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Vincent van Grouch
- Episode #20.19 (1988) ... Vincent van Grouch
 1988 2 Live Crew: Yakety Yak (Short)
Vincent Benedict
 1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Herbert
- The Wedding Ring (1986) ... Herbert
 1985 Happily Ever After (TV Movie)
George Johnson (voice)
 1984 The Ratings Game (TV Movie)
Vic De Salvo
 1984 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series)
Ackroyd
- All the Kids Do It (1984) ... Ackroyd
 1984 Ray Parker Jr.: Ghostbusters (Video short)
Cameo appearance (uncredited)
 1983 Likely Stories, Vol. 2 (TV Movie)
Vince D'Angelo
 1983 The Selling of Vince D'Angelo (TV Movie)
Vince D'Angelo
 1981 Going Ape!
Lazlo
 1980 The Associates (TV Series)
Alan Swathmore
- The Out of Town Trip (1980) ... Alan Swathmore (uncredited)
 1979 Valentine (TV Movie)
Dewey
 1979 Angie (TV Series)
Uncle Cheech
- Uncle Cheech (1979) ... Uncle Cheech
 1979 Swap Meet
Max
 1977 Police Woman (TV Series)
Napoleon
- Death Game (1977) ... Napoleon
 1977 The World's Greatest Lover
Assistant Director
 1977 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
John 'John John the Apple' DeAppoliso
- The Collector (1977) ... John 'John John the Apple' DeAppoliso
 1977 The Van
Andy
 1977 Delvecchio (TV Series)
Anthony 'Beanzie' Marott
- Requiem for a Loser (1977) ... Anthony 'Beanzie' Marott
 1976 Car Wash
Joe (scenes deleted)
 1976 The Money
Bartender
 1975 Deadly Hero
 1975 Minestrome (Short)
 1973 Scalawag
Fly Speck
 1972 Hot Dogs for Gauguin (Short)
Adrian
 1971 Lady Liberty
Fred Mancuso
 1970 Dreams of Glass
Thug
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Music video: Appeared in the Ray Parker Jr. video "Ghost Busters" See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Official Sites:


Alternate Names:

Danny De Vito | Danny Devito

Height:

4' 10" (1.47 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Jersey is always with me. I was one of the lucky ones. Asbury Park is just the greatest place in the world to spend your childhood. See more »

Trivia:

The launch of his and wife Rhea Perlman's production company, "Jersey Films", kicked off with the release of Hoffa (1992). See more »

Trademark:

Deep raspy voice See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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