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Danny DeVito

Danny DeVito
DeVito at a ceremony to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in August 2011
Personal information
Birth nameDaniel Michael DeVito, Jr.
Birth dateNovember 17, 1944(age 71)
Place of birthNeptune Township, New Jersey, U.S.
OccupationActor, comedian, director, producer
Years active1970 present
SpouseRhea Perlman
(1982 present)
3 children

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Daniel Michael DeVito, Jr. (known as Danny DeVito, born November 17, 1944) is an American actor, comedian, director, and producer. He first gained prominence for his portrayal of Louie De Palma on the ABC and NBC television 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.

He also has a website called "The Blood" where he produces very graphic horror short films, many of which he or other members of his family star in.

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