About this star

  • Category: Television
  • Unveiled: 18 Aug 2011
  • Address:
    6932 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 98th
    Monthly Average: 45th
  • Notes: The 2445th Star

Danny DeVito

Next star: Blake Edwards
Previous star: Gregory La Cava


DeVito in July 2013

Daniel Michael "Danny" DeVito, Jr. (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 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.

Fact file

  • Born: Daniel Michael DeVito, Jr. November 17, 1944 (age 70) Neptune Township, New Jersey, U.S.
  • Occupation: Actor, producer, director
  • Years active: 1970–present
  • Height: 5 ft 0 in (152 cm)
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Spouse(s): Rhea Perlman (m. 1982)
  • Children: 3

Read more about Danny DeVito at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Variety, 2019-04-01 13:41:04
“Dumbo” nabbed the top spot at the domestic box office last weekend, but Disney’s latest re-imagining didn’t fly as high as expected. Despite the cast of Colin Farrell, Danny DeVito, and Michael Keaton, the nearly eight-decade old property showed that not every remake is guaranteed to pack a major punch. ...

Review: ‘Dumbo’ Goes Bonkers in Dreamland
NY Times Movies, 2019-03-28 12:37:34
Tim Burton takes this live-action remake of the 1941 Disney classic to his very own dark place. Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito and Eva Green help.

Confirm or Deny: Danny DeVito
NY Times Movies, 2019-03-23 10:00:02
The actor assesses a few statements about himself.

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