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Danny DeVito

Daniel Michael "Danny" DeVito, Jr. (born November 17, 1944) is an American actor, comedian, director, and producer. He first gained prominence for his portrayal of Louie De Palma on the ABC and NBC TV series Taxi (1978–1983), for which he won a Golden Globe and an Emmy. DeVito and his wife, Rhea Perlman, founded Jersey Films, a production company known for films such as Pulp Fiction, Garden State, and Freedom Writers. DeVito also owns Jersey Television, which produced the Comedy Central series Reno 911!. DeVito and Perlman also starred together in his 1996 film Matilda, based on Roald Dahl's children's novel. He currently stars as Frank Reynolds on the FX sitcom It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. DeVito was born in Neptune, New Jersey, the son of Julia, a homemaker, and Daniel Michael DeVito, Sr., who owned several small businesses, including a dry cleaning store, a dairy outlet, a luncheonette, and a pool hall. DeVito is of Italian descent and was raised a Roman Catholic, growing up in Asbury Park. He boarded at Oratory Preparatory School, in Summit, New Jersey, graduating in 1962, and subsequently trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, from which he graduated in 1966.

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Danny DeVito -- Eat Me

Danny DeVito
Eat Me

Danny DeVito is so excited about his upcoming appearance at Comic-Con in San Diego ... that he's literally letting people EAT HIS FACE OFF!!!  ... and all for your sick, twisted viewing… READ MORE >

Danny DeVito Walks Into Lindsay Buzz Saw

Danny DeVito
Walks Into Lindsay Buzz Saw

Danny DeVito was just minding his own business, performing his civic duty this AM when he showed up at the Beverly Hills courthouse for jury duty.Little did Danny know ... his trip through the… READ MORE >

- 1384 days ago
Danny DeVito Talks Penguin Replacement

Danny DeVito
Talks Penguin Replacement

With a new "Batman" movie in the works -- Danny DeVito already has a great suggestion about who should resurrect his famous Penguin role ... somebody who's a total punk. Danny -- along with… READ MORE >

- 1439 days ago
Danny DeVito -- Caught in a Topless Trance

Danny DeVito
Caught in a Topless Trance

65-year-old Danny DeVito rocked his entire face off at a techno-trance concert at the Coachella music festival -- fist pumpin' like crazy in a sea of crazed fans ... and topless people. It all… READ MORE >

- 1455 days ago
Danny Devito: Iraqis Are Bush League

Danny Devito
Iraqis Are Bush League

Danny Devito thinks the shoe-throwing Iraqi reporter would have pinned that donkey if his countrymen had a better appreciation for baseball. The other moral to this story -- don't waste a good… READ MORE >

- 1946 days ago
Danny DeVito -- Give the Boy a Hand

Danny DeVito
Give the Boy a Hand

Michael Douglas was clearly confused as he entered Madison Square Garden for the fight Saturday night, confusing Danny DeVito for a small child.  READ MORE >

- 1987 days ago
DeVito -- A Giant Step Down

DeVito
A Giant Step Down

Danny DeVito should know by now. When you're walking with someone taller than you -- especially your daughter (Lucy) -- you walk on the curb and make them walk on the street. See Also DeVito's… READ MORE >

- 2002 days ago
The Penguin Returns to Gotham City

The Penguin Returns to Gotham City

The Penguin flew solo to a "Dark Knight" after-party in NYC -- where the cast of the flick was absolutely swarmed by autographazzi and pappers staked outside. insertBCSinglePlayer(1668060767);Also… READ MORE >

- 2105 days ago
DeVito's Airport Hijacking Caught on Tape

DeVito's Airport Hijacking
Caught on Tape

Alright, so it was more of a low-jacking, but Danny DeVito snatched our photog's camera at LAX and turned it on the growing crowd for some pretty damn funny small talk. See Also You Must Be This… READ MORE >

- 2138 days ago
Get Shorty a Quarter

Get Shorty a Quarter

Believe it or not, Danny DeVito didn't need any help finding parking in Beverly Hills on Wednesday -- or reaching the meter.For the record, the elfin star is at least one meter tall! See Also… READ MORE >

- 2278 days ago

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