Danny DeVito
Background information
Born Daniel Michael Devito, Jr.
November 17, 1944 (age 71)
Neptune, New Jersey, United States
Cause of Death
Nationality American
Occupations Actor, comedian, director, producer
Years active 1970-present
Spouse Rhea Perlman (1982-present)
Children Lucy, Grace, and Jacob

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, Other People's Money, Get Shorty and L.A. Confidential and for his voiceover work in such films as Space Jam, Hercules and The Lorax.

List of acting credits in film
Year Title Role Notes
Last Action Hero Whiskers (voice) Uncredited
Look Who's Talking Now Rox (voice)
1996 Matilda Harry Wormwood / Narrator Also producer and director

As producerEdit

List of producer credits
Year Title Notes
Matilda Also director
1997 Gattaca
2000 Erin Brockovich

As directorEdit

List of director credits
Year Title
1996 Matilda