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Danny DeVito

Actor Danny DeVito
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Profession: Actor

United States of America

Biography: DeVito first came to fame as part of the television series 'Taxi' (1978-1983), in which he played dispatcher Louie De Palma; and for which he won a Golden Globe and an Emmy.

Since then, DeVito has been a mainstay in countless popular films: 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest' (1975), 'Batman Returns' (1992), 'Matilda' (1996), and many more.

Since 2006, he has returned to television, starring as Frank Reynolds in 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.'

Born: November 17, 1944
Birthplace: Neptune Township, New Jersey, USA
Age: 77 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio

Married Life

  • 1982-01-28 Actor Danny Devito (37) weds actress Rhea Perlman (33)

Historical Events

  • 1978-09-12 Situation comedy "Taxi" premieres on ABC television starring Judd Hirsch, Jeff Conaway, Danny Devito
  • 1992-06-19 "Batman Returns", starring Michael Keaton as Batman, Danny DeVito as the Penguin, and Michelle Pfeiffer as Catwoman, is released
  • 2018-04-28 Danny DeVito Day declared in Jersey for 17th November by Mayor John Moor of Asbury Park

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