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Birthday: November 17, 1944
Place: Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA
Height: 0' 0"
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| With his diminutive stature, balding head, and broad Jersey accent, Danny DeVito is one of Hollywood's most successful character actors. Specializing in comic supporting roles, DeVito has made an art out of playing endearingly loathsome little men.Born November 17, 1944, in Ashbury Park, NJ, DeVito had a Catholic school upbringing and started his career as a cosmetician in his sister's beauty parlor. Working under the name "Mr. Danny," DeVito decided to enter New York's American Academy of Dramatic Arts for the purpose of acquiring additional makeup expertise. However, he soon discovered his true theatrical calling and made his screen debut with a small part in the 1968 drama Dreams of Glass. After some discouraging experiences with the film industry, DeVito decided to concentrate on stage work. During this time, he met actress Rhea Perlman, whom he later married in 1982. In 1972, the actor made his way back into films with a role in Lady Liberty, a comedy starring Sophia Loren. His first notable film role came three years later, when he reprised his stage role of Martini in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest for the play's 1975 film adaptation. Directed by Milos Forman and produced by DeVito's old friend Michael Douglas (the two roomed together when DeVito was starting out), the film won wide acclaim and nine Oscar nominations, eventually winning five. Despite the adulation surrounding the film, DeVito's screen career remained lackluster, but he was elevated to fame three years later with his role as the obnoxious dispatcher Louie on the long-running television sitcom Taxi. According to legend, the actor won the role when he walked into the audition, script in hand, and exclaimed "Who wrote this s**t?" From there, DeVito's career went on an upswing and he spent the next decade playing similarly repugnant characters with great success.His best-known roles in the 1980s were in a number of comedies, including the hugely successful Romancing the Stone (1984), its 1985 sequel Jewel of the Nile, Ruthless People (1986), Throw Momma From the Train (1987), Twins (1988), and The War of the Roses (1989), the last of which was another of his numerous collaborations with Michael Douglas. Although he was best-known for his work in front of the camera, during this time DeVito began directing and producing as well. After directing several episodes of the television series Amazing Stories in the mid-'80s, along with Throw Momma From the Train and War of the Roses, DeVito went on to expand his work in the 1990s, producing as well as acting and directing. Some of his more successful producing endeavors were 1994's Pulp Fiction (on which he served as executive producer), Reality Bites (1995), Get Shorty (1995), Gattaca (1997), Out of Sight (1998), and Living out Loud (1998). In the meantime, DeVito continued to act in a number of movies, his most notable being Get Shorty, the screen adaptation of Roald Dahl's Matilda (which he also directed and produced), L.A. Confidential (1997), and Living out Loud. For the last of these he won particular acclaim, impressing critics with his touching, sympathetic portrayal of a lonely elevator operator. The following year, he added to his already impressive resum
- Roomed with Michael Douglas when starting out.
- Has his own film company: Jersey Films.
- Is a vegetarian
- Went to Oratory Prep. School in Summit, New Jersey.
- Before he became an actor he was a qualified hairdresser (stylist)
- Son-in-law of Philip Perlman.
- Brother-in-law of Heide Perlman.
- In his New Jersey hometown, one of his relatives ran a hair salon with the relatives of another actor from his neighborhood, Jack Nicholson.
- He was considered for the role of Sallah in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) but couldn't do it due to his TV commitments.
- Biography in: "Who's Who in Comedy" by Ronald L. Smith. Pg. 136-137. New York: Facts on File, 1992. ISBN 0816023387
- Brought a bag of carrots to munch on during the 73rd Annual Academy Awards. Host Steve Martin presented him with an impromptu bowl of ranch dip in the middle of the ceremony.
- Daughter: Lucy Chet DeVito, born March 1983 Daughter: Grace Fan DeVito, born March 1985 Son: Jake Daniel DeVito, born October 1987
- Often appears in Tim Burton movies.
- In 1975, under a grant from the American Film Institute, he and Rhea Perlman wrote and produced 'Minestrone', which was screened at the Cannes Film Festival and has been translated into five languages.
- Often portrays sinister people in the movies he's in. He played a crime boss in Batman Returns (1992), a gambler in Space Jam (1996) and Mars Attacks! (1996), a sleazy agent in Death to Smoochy (2002) and greedy businessman in Ruthless People (1986), What's the Worst That Could Happen? (2001), Matilda (1996) and Other People's Money (1991).
- Graduated from The American Academy of Dramatic Arts (AADA).
- Attended the final Phish concert with his son and 75,000 others in Coventry, Vermont on August 16, 2004.
- Appeared alongside his former roomate 'Michael Douglas'(I)and 'Kathleen Turner'(I)in three films, _Romancing the Stone_ (1984), its sequel _The Jewel of the Nile_(1986), and the black comedy _The War of the Roses_ (1989)
- Has appeared alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger in three films/movies - two of these films directed and produced by Ivan Reitman - Twins (1988/I) & Junior (1994), and in Last Action Hero (1993), playing a minor-role, as the voice of Detective Whiskers. Both have played Batman villains, DeVito as The Penguin in Batman Returns (1992), Schwarzenegger as Mr. Freeze in Batman & Robin (1997).
- Was considered for the role of Det. John Kimble in Kindergarten Cop (1990), but couldn't secure it due to his small stature. The part went to Arnold Schwarzenegger instead.
- Was originally set to play Mario in Super Mario Bros. (1993) but backed out and was replaced by Bob Hoskins.
- Is a huge fan of musician Mike Patton and his bands Fantomas and Peeping Tom, and requested to feature in the video clip for the Peeping Tom single 'Mojo'. He was given a cameo.
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