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Danny DeVito is a Actor, Director and Producer American born on 17 november 1944 at Neptune Township (USA)

Danny DeVito

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Birth name Daniel Michael DeVito, Jr.
Nationality USA
Birth 17 november 1944 (74 years) at Neptune Township (USA)

Daniel Michael "Danny" DeVito (born November 17, 1944) is an American actor, producer and director. He first gained prominence for his portrayal of taxi dispatcher Louie De Palma on Taxi (1978–1983), for which he won a Golden Globe and an Emmy. He went on to become a major film star, known for his roles in the films Tin Men, Throw Momma from the Train, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Ruthless People, Man on the Moon, Terms of Endearment, Romancing the Stone, Twins, Batman Returns, Get Shorty and L.A. Confidential and for his voiceover work in such films as Space Jam, Hercules and The Lorax.
DeVito co-founded Jersey Films with Michael Shamberg. Soon afterwards, Stacey Sher became an equal partner. The production company is 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 wife Rhea Perlman starred together in his 1996 film Matilda, based on Roald Dahl's children's novel. He currently stars as Frank Reynolds on the FXX sitcom It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. He also directs and produces graphic short horror films for his Internet venture The Blood Factory. He has appeared in several of them, as have friends of his and members of his family.

DeVito was also one of the producers nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture for Erin Brockovich.

Biography

On January 17, 1971, DeVito met Rhea Perlman when she went to see a friend in the single performance of the play The Shrinking Bride, which also featured DeVito. They moved in together two weeks after meeting. The couple married on January 28, 1982. They have three children: Lucy Chet DeVito (born March 11, 1983), Grace Fan DeVito (born March 1985), and Jacob Daniel DeVito (born October 1987). Throughout their relationship, Perlman and DeVito have acted alongside each other several times, including in the TV show Taxi and the feature film Matilda (in which they played Matilda's parents). DeVito and Perlman separated in October 2012 after 30 years of marriage and over 40 years together. However, in March 2013, it was reported that they had reconciled and called off the separation. The family resides in Beverly Hills, California, and also spend time at their vacation home in Interlaken, New Jersey.

He and Perlman are members of the steering committee of the Friends of the Apollo, supporting a theater in Oberlin, Ohio, as is filmmaker Jonathan Demme.

DeVito co-owned a restaurant called DeVito South Beach in Miami Beach, Florida, which closed in 2011.

DeVito was born with Fairbank's Disease, a rare genetic disorder that affects bone growth in those afflicted. It is what caused him to have his short stature.

Best films

The Lorax (2012)
(Actor)
Batman Returns (1992)
(Actor)
Erin Brockovich (2000)
(Producer)
Hercules (1997)
(Actor)
Space Jam (1996)
(Actor)
Twins (1988)
(Actor)

Usually with

Stacey Sher
Stacey Sher
(21 films)
Tracey Walter
Tracey Walter
(13 films)
David Newman
David Newman
(7 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Danny DeVito (102 films)

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Actor

Dumbo
Dumbo (2019)

Directed by Tim Burton
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Fantasy, Adventure
Themes Films about animals, Mise en scène d'un éléphant, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Colin Farrell, Eva Green, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Alan Arkin, Sandy Martin
Roles Max Medici

Un veuf, père de deux enfants et ancienne vedette de cirque, est engagé par le propriétaire d'un cirque pour s'occuper d'un petit éléphant, Dumbo, dont les grandes oreilles lui donnent la capacité de voler.
The Comedian, 1h59
Directed by Taylor Hackford
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about television
Actors Robert De Niro, Leslie Mann, Danny DeVito, Edie Falco, Veronica Ferres, Charles Grodin
Roles Jimmy Berkowitz
Rating56% 2.8499152.8499152.8499152.8499152.849915
Jackie Burke est un célèbre humoriste. Alors qu'il tente de se réinventer, son public ne veut le voir que dans la peau du personnage qu'il incarnait jadis à la télévision. Lors d'un de ses shows, il s'en prend violemment à un membre du public. Jackie est condamné à du travail d'intérêt général, notamment à la soupe populaire. Il y fait la rencontre de Harmony Schiltz.
Animal Crackers, 1h34
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Actors John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Danny DeVito, Ian McKellen, Sylvester Stallone, Wallace Shawn
Roles Chesterfield (voice)
Rating56% 2.8280052.8280052.8280052.8280052.828005
Une famille héritent d'un cirque délabré et trouver une mystérieuse boîte de Animal Crackers qui changent par magie les personnes qui les mangent en l'animal qu'ils ont mangé (des singes, des girafes, des lions, des tigres et des ours). Ils doivent sauver le cirque de leur méchant oncle Horatio P. Huntington.
Wiener-Dog
Wiener-Dog (2016)

Directed by Todd Solondz
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films about animals, Films about dogs
Actors Greta Gerwig, Brie Larson, Julie Delpy, Kieran Culkin, Zosia Mamet, Danny DeVito
Roles Dave Schmerz
Rating58% 2.9487352.9487352.9487352.9487352.948735
Le portrait d’un teckel et de tous ceux auxquels il apportera un bref instant de bonheur.
All the Wilderness, 1h25
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Kodi Smit-McPhee, Isabelle Fuhrman, Danny DeVito, Virginia Madsen, Evan Ross
Roles Dr. Pembry
Rating58% 2.908672.908672.908672.908672.90867
Un adolescent apprend enfin à vivre après avoir longuement souffert de l'absence de son père.
The Lorax
The Lorax (2012)
, 1h26
Directed by Chris Renaud, Kyle Balda
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Environmental films, Film d'animation mettant en scène un animal, Musical films, Political films, Dystopian films, Children's films
Actors Zac Efron, Danny DeVito, Ed Helms, Taylor Swift, Rob Riggle, Willow Smith
Roles The Lorax (voice)
Rating63% 3.199113.199113.199113.199113.19911
Ted Wiggins is an idealistic 12-year-old boy [citation needed], who lives in "Thneedville", a walled city that, aside from the human citizens, is completely artificial; everything is made of plastic, metal, or synthetics. Ted has a crush on local environmentalist Audrey, who wants to see a "real tree" more than anything in the world, and decides to find one in order to impress her. His energetic Grammy Norma secretly tells Ted the legend of the Once-ler, who will tell anyone about trees if you brought him fifteen cents, a nail, and a shell of a great-great-great grandfather snail. When Ted leaves Thneedville in search of the Once-ler, he discovers that the outside world is a contaminated, empty wasteland. Once the boy finds him, the Once-ler agrees to tell Ted about the trees on the condition that he listens to the story over multiple visits. Ted agrees, but on his way home, he encounters the mayor of Thneedville, Aloysius O'Hare, who is also the proprietor of a company that sells bottled oxygen to Thneedville residents. O'Hare explains to Ted that because trees produce oxygen free of charge, he considers it a threat to his business whenever he hears people talking about them. After revealing that he has "security camera eyes" all over the city, O'Hare pressures Ted to stay in town. However, Ted continues to sneak out of O'Hare's sight (with his grandmother's encouragement) and learns more of the trees' history.
Hotel Noir
Hotel Noir (2012)
, 1h37
Directed by Sebastian Gutierrez
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Noir, Crime
Actors Rufus Sewell, Malin Åkerman, Carla Gugino, Danny DeVito, Rosario Dawson, Kevin Connolly
Roles Eugene Portland
Rating56% 2.8052052.8052052.8052052.8052052.805205
Los Angeles, 1958: a detective holes up in a downtown hotel awaiting killers to come get him. During the course of one night he will meet various occupants of the hotel and the truth of how he came to be in his present situation will be revealed.
Girl Walks into a Bar, 1h20
Directed by Sebastian Gutierrez
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Carla Gugino, Zachary Quinto, Josh Hartnett, Danny DeVito, Rosario Dawson, Emmanuelle Chriqui
Roles Aldo
Rating56% 2.848852.848852.848852.848852.84885
An undercover ex-cop named Francine Driver (Carla Gugino), who poses as an assassin, meets a dentist – Nick (Zachary Quinto) – in a Los Angeles bar. Nick wants his wife Karen (Lauren Lee Smith) dead. He does not have the upfront payment of $20,000, but he promises he can get it for her before the night is over. When he leaves, Francine meets a young man named Henry (Aaron Tveit), a photographer who charms her before stealing her wallet and running off into the night. Her wallet contains the device used to record her conversation with Nick, and the evidence is incriminating.
When in Rome, 1h31
Directed by Mark Steven Johnson
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Actors Kristen Bell, Josh Duhamel, Will Arnett, Jon Heder, Dax Shepard, Danny DeVito
Roles Al
Rating56% 2.8011552.8011552.8011552.8011552.801155
Successful and single Beth (Kristen Bell), an art curator at the Guggenheim, is at a point in her life where love seems like a luxury she can't afford. Waiting for the "perfect" romance has embittered her. After flying to Rome to attend her younger sister Joan's (Alexis Dziena) impulsive wedding, she meets Nicholas Beamon (Josh Duhamel). He rescues her in a couple of difficult situations but they are both clumsy. Still, they hit it off.
I'm Still Here, 1h48
Directed by Casey Affleck
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Documentary, Musical
Themes Dance films, Films about music and musicians, Hip hop films
Actors Joaquin Phoenix, Sean Combs, Casey Affleck, Ben Stiller, Eddie Rouse, Mos Def
Roles Himself
Rating61% 3.09963.09963.09963.09963.0996
In 2008 while rehearsing for a charity event, actor Joaquin Phoenix, with Casey Affleck's camera watching, tells people he's quitting to pursue a career in rap music. Over the next year, we watch the actor write, rehearse, and perform to an audience. He importunes Sean Combs in hopes he'll produce the record. We see the actor in his home: he parties, smokes, bawls out his two-man entourage, talks philosophy with Affleck, and comments on celebrity. I'm Still Here is a portrayal of a tumultuous year in the life of actor Joaquin Phoenix. With remarkable access, the documentary follows the Oscar-nominee as he announces his retirement from a successful film career in the fall of 2008 and sets off to reinvent himself as a hip hop musician. The film is a portrait of an artist at a crossroads and explores notions of courage and creative reinvention, as well as the ramifications of a life spent in the public eye.
Solitary Man, 1h30
Directed by Brian Koppelman, David Levien
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Actors Michael Douglas, Jenna Fischer, Jesse Eisenberg, Mary-Louise Parker, Imogen Poots, Susan Sarandon
Roles Jimmy
Rating63% 3.1980653.1980653.1980653.1980653.198065
The film opens with 54-year-old Ben Kalmen (Michael Douglas), an attractive and very successful car dealer in the New York area, at his annual medical check-up; his doctor tells him he needs a CAT scan to get a better look at his heart, due to an "irregularity" in his EKG.
House Broken, 1h24
Directed by Sam Harper
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Danny DeVito, Katey Sagal, Ryan Hansen, Skyler Stone, Caitlin Crosby, Thomas F. Wilson
Roles Cathkart
Rating48% 2.406022.406022.406022.406022.40602
In order to enjoy his retirement, a father takes drastic measures to get his twenty-something, slacker sons to move out and fend for themselves. They continue to try and make their own film company, called Cathkart productions. Tom Cathkart (Danny DeVito) eventually gets sick of his sons slacking off and he leaves them alone and takes all the food with him, leaving the sons to no option get a job, they decide to open their own bed and breakfast and they let their friends stay at the house for money. Eliot (Ryan Hansen) falls in love with Sarah (Caitlin Crosby) and his brother Quinn (Skyler Stone) gets jealous of his success with the film company. Eliot then leaves and his brother finds it hard to manage without him.
Bottle Shock, 1h50
Directed by Randall Miller
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Alan Rickman, Chris Pine, Bill Pullman, Rachael Taylor, Freddy Rodríguez, Eliza Dushku
Rating67% 3.398493.398493.398493.398493.39849
Sommelier and wine shop owner Steven Spurrier (Alan Rickman), a British expatriate living in Paris, is concerned with how to save his business in his daily conversation with Maurice (Dennis Farina), a wine lover from Milwaukee who is Spurrier's regular (sometimes only) customer. He concocts a plan to hold a blind taste-test intended to introduce Parisians to the quality wines coming from elsewhere in the world.
Just Add Water
Directed by Hart Bochner
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Dylan Walsh, Tracy Middendorf, Danny DeVito, Justin Long, Anika Noni Rose, Will Rothhaar
Roles Merl
Rating57% 2.8502452.8502452.8502452.8502452.850245
This film is an offbeat romantic comedy about Ray Tuckby (Dylan Walsh), a decent guy with a dead-end life in the dead-end town of Trona, California. After discovering that his wife has had an affair with his brother Mark and that his son Eddie (Jonah Hill) is actually Mark's son, he decides to start his life all over again.