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Rodney Dangerfield (1921–2004)


Rodney Dangerfield was born Jacob Cohen on November 22, 1921 in Deer Park, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York. He was the son of Dorothy "Dotty" (Teitelbaum) and Phillip Cohen, who performed in vaudeville under the name Phil Roy. His father was born in New York, to Russian Jewish parents, and his mother was a Hungarian Jewish immigrant. Rodney ... See full bio »

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 2005 Angels with Angles
God
 2004 Still Standing (TV Series)
Ed Bailey
- Still Neighbors (2004) ... Ed Bailey
 2004 Phil of the Future (TV Series)
Mad Max
- Doggie Day-Care (2004) ... Mad Max (voice)
 2003 The Electric Piper (TV Movie)
Rat-A-Tat-Tat (voice)
 2002 The 4th Tenor
Lupo
 1999 Pirates: 3D Show (Short)
Crewman Below Deck (uncredited)
 1998 Rusty: A Dog's Tale
Bandit the Rabbit (voice)
 1997 Casper: A Spirited Beginning (Video)
Mayor Johnny Hunt
 1997 Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (TV Series)
Rodney
- Day Planner (1997) ... Rodney (voice)
 1996 Suddenly Susan (TV Series)
Artie
- Cold Turkey (1996) ... Artie
 1996 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Larry Burns
- Burns, Baby Burns (1996) ... Larry Burns (voice)
 1995 Casper
Rodney Dangerfield (uncredited)
 1995 Guide to Golf Style and Etiquette (Video short)
Rodney
 1994 Natural Born Killers
Ed Wilson, Mallory's Dad
 1992 Muscle Rock Madness (Video)
 1988 Moving
Loan Broker (uncredited)
 1985 Not Necessarily the News (TV Series)
Chet
- The Comedian (1985) ... Chet
 1977 Benny and Barney: Las Vegas Undercover (TV Movie)
Manager
 1971 The Projectionist
Renaldi / The Bat
 1968-1969 That's Life (TV Series)
 1956 The Killing
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1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 3 Interviews | 13 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Jack Roy

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

I told my doctor that when I woke up in the morning I couldn't stand looking at myself in the mirror. He said, "At least we know your vision is perfect." See more »

Trivia:

Published a biography in May 2004 entitled "It Ain't Easy Being Me". In it, he reveals that he was paid $35,000 to star in Caddyshack (1980), but in doing the movie, he lost $150,000 in would-be performances in Las Vegas. See more »

Trademark:

Self-deprecating humor See more »

Nickname:

Jack See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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