Danny DeVito

17 Nov 1944

Actor, Producer, Director

Daniel Michael "Danny" DeVito, Jr. (born November 17, 1944 height 5' (1,52 m)) 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.

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Filmography (77 titles)

(movie, 2018)
···Smallfoot
Genre: Comedy, Animation
Role: Actor
(movie, 2017)
···Animal Crackers
Genre: Comedy, Animation, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Chesterfield (voice))
(movie, 2016)
···City of Sin
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Eugene Portland)
(movie, 2016)
···The Comedian
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Jimmy Berkowitz)
(movie, 2016)
···Wiener-Dog
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Dave Schmerz)
(movie, 2014)
···A Walk Among the Tombstones
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Producer
(movie, 2012)
···Hotel Noir
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Eugene Portland)
(movie, 2012)
···The Lorax
Genre: Animation, Family
Role: Actor (as The Lorax (voice))
(movie, 2012)
···Dr. Seuss' The Lorax
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Family
Role: Actor (as The Lorax)
(movie, 2011)
···Girl Walks Into a Bar
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Aldo)
(movie, 2009)
···Solitary Man
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Jimmy)
(movie, 2008)
···Just Add Water
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Merl)
(movie, 2007)
···Nobel Son
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Gastner)
(movie, 2007)
···Reno 911!: Miami
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor, Producer
(movie, 2007)
···Freedom Writers
Genre: Drama
Role: Producer
(movie, 2007)
···The Good Night
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Music
Role: Actor (as Mel)
(movie, 2006)
···Deck the Halls
Genre: Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Buddy Hall)
(movie, 2006)
···10 Items or Less
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Big D)
(movie, 2006)
···The Oh in Ohio
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Wayne the Pool Guy)
(movie, 2006)
···Relative Strangers
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Frank Menure)
(movie, 2005)
···Be Cool
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor, Producer
(movie, 2005)
···Queen B
Genre: Comedy
Role: Director
(movie, 2004)
···Along Came Polly
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Producer
(movie, 2004)
···Garden State
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Producer
(movie, 2004)
···Christmas in Love
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Brad)
(movie, 2003)
7.8Big Fish
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Amos Calloway)
(movie, 2003)
···Duplex
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 2003)
···Anything Else
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Harvey Wexler)
(movie, 2002)
···Death to Smoochy
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor, Director
(movie, 2001)
···How High
Genre: Comedy
Role: Producer
(movie, 2001)
···Heist
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mickey Bergman)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Max Fairbanks)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Max Fairbanks)
(movie, 2000)
···The Big Kahuna
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Phil Cooper)
(movie, 2000)
···Erin Brockovich
Genre: Drama
Role: Producer
(movie, 2000)
···Drowning Mona
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Chief Wyatt Rash)
(movie, 2000)
···Screwed
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Grover Cleaver)
(movie, 1999)
···Man on the Moon
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor, Producer
(movie, 1999)
···The Virgin Suicides
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Dr. Horniker)
(movie, 1998)
···Out of Sight
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Role: Producer
(movie, 1998)
···Living Out Loud
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Pat Francato)
(movie, 1997)
···The Rainmaker
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Deck Shifflet)
(movie, 1997)
···L.A. Confidential
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Sid Hudgens)
(movie, 1997)
···Gattaca
Genre: Thriller, Science Fiction, Mystery, Romance
Role: Producer
(movie, 1997)
···Men in Black
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Alien on TV Monitor (uncredited))
(movie, 1997)
···Hercules
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Philoctetes (voice))
(movie, 1996)
···Mars Attacks!
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Rude Gambler)
(movie, 1996)
···Space Jam
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Mr. Swackhammer (voice))
(movie, 1996)
···Feeling Minnesota
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Role: Producer
(movie, 1996)
···Matilda
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Role: Actor, Director, Producer
(movie, 1995)
···Get Shorty
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor, Producer
(movie, 1994)
···Junior
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Dr. Larry Arbogast)
(movie, 1994)
9.1Pulp Fiction
Genre: Thriller, Crime
Role: Producer
(movie, 1994)
···Renaissance Man
Genre: Comedy, War
Role: Actor (as Bill Rago)
(movie, 1994)
···Reality Bites
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Producer
(movie, 1993)
···Look Who's Talking Now!
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Family
Role: Actor (as Rocks (voice))
(movie, 1993)
···Last Action Hero
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Action, Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Whiskers)
(movie, 1993)
···Jack the Bear
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as John Leary)
(movie, 1992)
···Hoffa
Genre: Crime, History
Role: Actor, Director, Producer
(movie, 1992)
···Batman Returns
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Oswald Cobblepot · The Penguin)
(movie, 1991)
···Other People's Money
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Lawrence Garfield)
(movie, 1989)
···The War of the Roses
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor, Director
(movie, 1988)
···Twins
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Vincent Benedict)
(movie, 1987)
···Throw Momma from the Train
Genre: Action, Comedy
Role: Actor, Director
(movie, 1987)
···Tin Men
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Ernest Tilley)
(movie, 1986)
···Ruthless People
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Sam Stone)
(movie, 1986)
···My Little Pony: The Movie
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Family
Role: Actor (as Grundle King)
(movie, 1986)
···Wise Guys
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Harry Valentini)
(movie, 1985)
···The Jewel of the Nile
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Ralph)
(movie, 1984)
···Johnny Dangerously
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Burr)
(movie, 1984)
···Romancing the Stone
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Ralph)
(movie, 1984)
···The Ratings Game
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor, Director
(movie, 1983)
···Terms of Endearment
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Vernon Dahlart)
(movie, 1978)
···Goin' South
Genre: Comedy, Western
Role: Actor (as Hog, Moon's Old Gang)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Martini)
(movie, 1971)
···Bananas
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Subway Hood (uncredited))