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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 11 November 1971Burbank, California, USA
Birth NameDavid Dominick Deluise
Height 5' 10½" (1.79 m)

Mini Bio (1)

The youngest son of legendary actor and comedian Dom DeLuise, David DeLuise is now perhaps the most popular dad on TV. He's won the admiration of millions of children and parents alike for his portrayal of family patriarch Jerry on the hit Emmy award-winning Disney Channel series, "Wizards of Waverly Place." He also starred in "Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie," which aired on the Disney Channel to over 25 million viewers.

DeLuise has been a familiar face to television audiences for years for his recurring roles in the hit series "Stargate SG-1" and "3rd Rock from the Sun." He was a series regular opposite Christina Applegate on NBC's "Jesse", and guest starred in "Hawaii Five-0,"The mentalist," "Rizzoli and Isles," "baby daddy," "Bones," "Without a Trace," "ER," "Monk," "Gilmore Girls," "CSI", "CSI: New York" and "CSI: Miami."

On the big screen, DeLuise has appeared in "Vampires Suck," "Believe," "Pup Star, " "Terror Tract," "Dirt Merchant," "Dracula, Dead and Loving It," "Kicking and Screaming," "Robin Hood: Men In Tights," "Last Call" and "BachelorMan,"

In addition to his father, who inspired David to begin his acting career, his older brothers Peter and Michael and his mother Carol are also actors. David began his career at the age of 8 when he starred as Dom's son in the TV movie, "Happy".

- IMDb Mini Biography By: David DeLuise

Spouse (1)

Brigitte DeLuise (September 1994 - 2003) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (14)

Younger brother of Peter DeLuise and Michael DeLuise.
Daughters, Riley and Dylan
Ex-brother-in-law of Gina Nemo.
In Happy (1983), he appeared with his father Dom DeLuise, his mother Carol Arthur and his two brothers, Michael DeLuise and Peter DeLuise.
Brother-in-law of actress Anne Marie DeLuise.
Father of actress Riley DeLuise.
His daughter, Riley DeLuise, appeared in Hairshirt (1998) alongside of him.
Has guest starred in all three incarnations of the CSI franchise, playing different characters in all three shows.
He and brother Michael DeLuise both appeared in episodes of CSI: NY (2004). They also appeared in two episodes of Gilmore Girls (2000) in which they played brothers.
David, brother Michael DeLuise, brother Peter DeLuise, and father Dom DeLuise have all appeared as guests on Stargate SG-1 (1997). Brother Peter is a regular director and creative consultant for the series.
Godmother was Anne Bancroft.
His paternal grandparents were Italian. His mother is of half Italian and half German descent.
David, Michael, Peter, and Dom DeLuise all appeared on 21 Jump Street with David's character being the only one not related to the other's.

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