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Dom DeLuise

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Dom Deluise stars as Big Bad Joe in the 1987 film Going Bananas.

Source: domdeluise.com

Dominick "Dom" DeLuise (August 1, 1933 – May 4, 2009) was an American actor, comedian, film director, television producer, chef, and author. He was the husband of actress Carol Arthur from 1965 until his death and the father of actor, director, pianist, and writer Peter DeLuise, actor David DeLuise, and actor Michael DeLuise. He starred in a number of movies directed by Mel Brooks, in a series of films with career-long best friend Burt Reynolds, and as a voice actor in various animated films by Don Bluth.

Fact file

  • Born: August 1, 1933 Brooklyn, New York, USA
  • Died: May 4, 2009 (aged 75) Santa Monica, California, USA
  • Cause of death: Kidney failure, cancer
  • Occupation: Actor, voice actor, comedian, film director, television producer and writer
  • Years active: 1964–2009
  • Spouse(s): Carol Arthur (m.1965-2009; his death)
  • Children: Peter David Michael
  • Website: www.domdeluise.com

Read more about Dom DeLuise at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Appreciation: So long, Bandit. They just don’t make ’em like Burt Reynolds anymore
LA Times Entertainme, 2018-09-07 20:10:00
His laugh is what I remember most. Burt Reynolds laughed like your kid sister — a full-bore, coyote-throated cackle. I can still hear him on those old “Tonight Show” appearances, pounding the desk and clucking at some double-take from Johnny Carson or Dom DeLuise. That great laugh seems to echo...

From Captain Chaos To Bernie The Agent: A Birthday Celebration Of Dom DeLuise
LAist - News from LA, 2011-08-01 20:00:00
Today's video lunch is a celebration of the beloved actor, comedian, cartoon voice and chef, Dom DeLuise, who died in his sleep at age 75 in Los Angeles in May of 2009. Bernie the Agent, Entourage has nothing on you. Captain Chaos, you could take Captain America any day. RIP ...

LAist Film Calendar: John Lennon's Birthday at The Egyptian
LAist - News from LA, 2010-09-30 00:01:00
    Thousands of years ago, the pharaohs revered the scarab. This weekend, the Egyptian Theatre comes together to worship The Beatles. A Celluloid Celebration of John Lennon's 70th Birthday begins Thursday with the premiere of Nowhere Boy, a dramatization of Lennon's early life and the formation of Beatles proto-type The Quarrymen. ...

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