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Danny DeVito

 
Date Of Birth:
November 17, 1944 (77)
Birth Place:
Neptune, NJ, USA
Bio:
DANNY DEVITO is one of the entertainment industry's most versatile players, excelling as actor, producer and director. The award-winning performance as Louie De Palma on the television show "Taxi" was what propelled DeVito to national prominence. He won both an Emmy and a Golden Globe. In a 1999 ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: November 17, 1944 (77)

Birth Place: Neptune, NJ, USA

Bio:
DANNY DEVITO is one of the entertainment industry's most versatile players, excelling as actor, producer and director. The award-winning performance as Louie De Palma on the television show "Taxi" was what propelled DeVito to national prominence. He won both an Emmy and a Golden Globe. In a 1999 ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Broadway Revival, 2017
Gregory Solomon
  [West End]
2012
Al Lewis
  [Off-Broadway]
1975
Balthazar
Solinus (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
1974
John Rugby
  [Off-Broadway]
1973
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1971
Anthony Martini
  [Off-Broadway]
1969
Friend Pe' (Jar)
Marranca (License)
  [Off-Broadway]
1969
Frank

Photos

Lucy Devito, Rhea Perlman and Danny Devito  Photo

Lucy Devito, Rhea Perlman and Danny Devito

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Date:
03/09/2018
F. Murray Abraham, Lucy Devito, Rhea Perlman and Danny Devito Photo

F. Murray Abraham, Lucy Devito, Rhea Perlman and Danny Devito

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Date:
03/09/2018
Lucy Devito, Rhea Perlman and Danny Devito  Photo

Lucy Devito, Rhea Perlman and Danny Devito

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Date:
03/09/2018
Danny DeVito, Jessica Hecht, Mark Ruffalo and Tony Shalhoub during Broadway Opening N Photo

Danny DeVito, Jessica Hecht, Mark Ruffalo and Tony Shalhoub during Broadway Opening Night performance Curtain call for the Roundabout Theatre Production of 'The Price' at the American Airlines TheatreTheatre on March 16, 2017 in New York City.

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Date:
12/30/2017
Danny DeVito, Jessica Hecht, Mark Ruffalo and Tony Shalhoub during Broadway Opening N Photo

Danny DeVito, Jessica Hecht, Mark Ruffalo and Tony Shalhoub during Broadway Opening Night performance Curtain call for the Roundabout Theatre Production of 'The Price' at the American Airlines TheatreTheatre on March 16, 2017 in New York City.

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Date:
12/30/2017

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Broadway Revival, 2017
Gregory Solomon

  [West End]
2012
Al Lewis

  [Off-Broadway]
1975
Balthazar

Solinus (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
1974
John Rugby

  [Off-Broadway]
1973
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1971
Anthony Martini

  [Off-Broadway]
1969
Friend Pe' (Jar)

Marranca (License)

  [Off-Broadway]
1969
Frank

Danny DeVito Biography

DANNY DEVITO is one of the entertainment industry's most versatile players, excelling as actor, producer and director. The award-winning performance as Louie De Palma on the television show "Taxi" was what propelled DeVito to national prominence. He won both an Emmy and a Golden Globe. In a 1999 readers' poll conducted by TV Guide, DeVito's Louie De Palma was voted number one among "TV's Fifty Greatest Character's Ever."
In 2012, DeVito and Richard Griffiths received rave reviews in the London stage revival of Neil Simon's comedy The Sunshine Boys. The following year, DeVito reprised his critically acclaimed role together with former "Taxi" co-star Judd Hirsch in Los Angeles. DeVito also directed, starred in and co-produced short film Curmudgeons, which premiered at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival and was later seen at the 2016 Seattle Film festival.
Most recently, DeVito co-starred in the Todd Solondz' dark comedy Wiener-Dog. In 2015, DeVito was executive producer on the biographical documentary Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story. In 2014 he co-produced Universal Pictures' crime drama A Walk Among the Tombstones and starred in All The Wilderness. In 2012 DeVito starred in Sebastian Gutierrez's black and white crime drama, Hotel Noir. DeVito will next be heard voicing Chesterfield in the animated film Animal Crackers. In 2012, DeVito voiced the Lorax in Universal Pictures’ animated feature The Lorax, based on the book by Dr. Seuss. His voice was also heard in the German, Russian, Spanish and Italian versions of the film.
DeVito runs TheBloodFactory.com, an online collaboration with screenwriter John Albo of horror shorts he affectionately refers to "splatter cuts." He is also the principal of Jersey Film's 2nd Avenue, a successor company of Jersey Films. Jersey Films has produced over 20 motion pictures, including Freedom Writers, Be Cool, Garden State, Along Came Polly, Man on the Moon, Pulp Fiction, Out of Sight, Get Shorty, Hoffa, Matilda, Living Out Loud and Erin Brockovich (which was nominated for an Academy Award.) DeVito has starred in such films as Junior, Batman Returns, Twins, Romancing the Stone, Jewel of the Nile, Ruthless People, Tin Men, Anything Else, Big Fish, Renaissance Man, The Big Kahuna and Heist. He starred more recently in The Good Night, Deck The Halls, Relative Strangers, The OH in Ohio, Be Cool, Nobel Son and Even Money.
DeVito returns as Frank Reynolds in the 12th season of FXX's acclaimed cult comedy "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" in January. He will next be seen in The Comedian, starring Robert De Niro and Leslie Mann, directed by Taylor Hackford.

Danny DeVito Awards and Nominations

 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2017 - Best Featured Actor in a Play Gold Star
Danny DeVito, The Price
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Gold Star
Danny DeVito, The Price
 
Drama League Awards - 2017 - Distinguished Performance Award
Danny DeVito, The Price
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Gold Star
Danny DeVito, The Price
 
Tony Awards - 2017 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Danny DeVito, Arthur Miller's The Price

Danny DeVito News

COME FROM AWAY Creators & Cast Members to Join STARS IN THE HOUSE Game Night Photo COME FROM AWAY Creators & Cast Members to Join STARS IN THE HOUSE Game Night
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 3, 2022

Come From Away's Astrid Van Wieren, James Seol, Petrina Bromley, Sharon Wheatley, and creators Irene Sankoff and David Hein will join Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley for a Stars in the House Game Night, October 3, at 8pm ET/5pm PT. 

Celebrate John Lennon's Birthday at City Winery Boston Next Month Photo Celebrate John Lennon's Birthday at City Winery Boston Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2022

Legendary Boston radio personality and Beatles historian Cha-Chi Loprete has teamed up with award-winning magician John Duke Logan to create Come Together: The Magic, Mystery & History of John Lennon at City Winery Boston on Monday, October 3rd in celebration of John Lennon's 82nd Birthday! 

Meet the Lineup of LAUGHS IN THE LOFT At SOPAC Photo Meet the Lineup of LAUGHS IN THE LOFT At SOPAC
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2022

Need something to look forward to on Hump Day? Head to SOPAC for Laughs in the Loft, a stand-up series that Baristanet calls, “a comedy cure for the midweek blues.”

BIG FISH & GOOD WILL HUNTING to be Shown at Nancy Marine Studio Theatre This Month Photo BIG FISH & GOOD WILL HUNTING to be Shown at Nancy Marine Studio Theatre This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2022

Movies @ the Warner will present BIG FISH, 9/22 at 7 pm. The following week, the Warner will show GOOD WILL HUNTING, 9/29 at 7 pm. 

Cristina Fontanelli Takes The Stage At 54 Below, September 20 Photo Cristina Fontanelli Takes The Stage At 54 Below, September 20
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 14, 2022

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Cristina Fontanelli in BE ITALIAN TU on September 20, 2022 at 7:00pm.

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS & BIG FISH To Be Screened At Warner Theatre Photo FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS & BIG FISH To Be Screened At Warner Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 8, 2022

Movies @ the Warner presents FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS, 9/15 at 7 pm. The following week, the Warner will show BIG FISH, 9/22 at 7 pm. Fall Films are presented by Movies @ the Warner and sponsored by Elevator Service Company.

TELETUBBIES & PRINCESS POWER Join Netflix's Preschool Slate Photo TELETUBBIES & PRINCESS POWER Join Netflix's Preschool Slate
by Michael Major - Sep 7, 2022

Fall for more fun-filled preschool series for our youngest viewers on Netflix! Play, laugh and learn with familiar favorites like CoComelon, Gabby’s Dollhouse and Teletubbies along with meeting new friends from Princess Power and Spirit Rangers. Netflix offers young viewers everywhere new episodes and series to enjoy.

Lea Michele, Katy Perry & More Will Appear on THE DREW BARRYMORE SHOW This Week Photo Lea Michele, Katy Perry & More Will Appear on THE DREW BARRYMORE SHOW This Week
by Michael Major - Sep 6, 2022

On Tuesday, September 13th, Drew takes the show on the road to join Katy Perry on-site at her Las Vegas residency, PLAY. Drew will continue to go on-location at New York’s August Wilson Theater for an exclusive sit-down with “Funny Girl” star Lea Michele, who shares what it’s been like landing her dream role of Fanny Brice.

Tony V Will Headline Comedy Night at Samuel Slater's This Month Photo Tony V Will Headline Comedy Night at Samuel Slater's This Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2022

Comedy returns to Samuel Slater's Restaurant in Webster, MA on Saturday, September 17th.  Hosted by James Dorsey, the show will feature Tony V plus special guest Liam McGurk for a night of laughs.

Danny DeVito Teases Possible Broadway Return Next Year Photo Danny DeVito Teases Possible Broadway Return Next Year
by Stephi Wild - Aug 26, 2022

Danny DeVito revealed that he may be headed back to Broadway sooner than we think. He revealed that he and his daughter Lucy are working on a play that could come to New York next year.

Danny DeVito Videos

VIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE FOR UKRAINE Raises Over $139,000 VideoVIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE FOR UKRAINE Raises Over $139,000
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2022

Stars in the House for Ukraine, an 11+ Hour telethon of the weekly streaming show, raised $139,000 for the International Rescue Committee's humanitarian efforts for those affected by the war in Ukraine. That total is inclusive of a generous matching donation by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, which matched the first $50,000 worth of donations.

VIDEO: Ewan McGregor Talks About Being Mistaken for Jesus on CONAN VideoVIDEO: Ewan McGregor Talks About Being Mistaken for Jesus on CONAN
by Stage Tube - Jan 8, 2020

After a fan gave his religious mother a picture of Ewan in his Jedi robes, she displayed it in their home thinking it was a picture of Jesus.

VIDEO: Dwayne Johnson Talks About Buying His Parents Houses on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! VideoVIDEO: Dwayne Johnson Talks About Buying His Parents Houses on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!
by Stage Tube - Dec 11, 2019

Dwayne talks about attending Jumanji: The Next Level premieres all over the world, speaking at Kevin Hart's Hand & Footprint Ceremony, their friendship, buying his parents houses, doing Danny DeVito's voice in Jumanji, his infamous fanny pack photo and his new tequila brand.

VIDEO: Watch the Final Trailer for JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL VideoVIDEO: Watch the Final Trailer for JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL
by Stage Tube - Oct 31, 2019

In Jumanji: The Next Level, the gang is back but the game has changed. As they return to Jumanji to rescue one of their own, they discover that nothing is as they expect. The players will have to brave parts unknown and unexplored, from the arid deserts to the snowy mountains, in order to escape the world's most dangerous game.

VIDEO: Queen Latifah Gives THE LATE SHOW a Taste of Ursula VideoVIDEO: Queen Latifah Gives THE LATE SHOW a Taste of Ursula
by Stage Tube - Oct 29, 2019

Queen Latifah stars in 'The Little Mermaid Live!' and she gives us a little taste of what's in store with her performance as the villain Ursula.

VIDEO: Emma Thompson Talks George Michael & LAST CHRISTMAS on THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH J VideoVIDEO: Emma Thompson Talks George Michael & LAST CHRISTMAS on THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JIMMY FALLON!
by Stage Tube - Oct 29, 2019

Emma Thompson talks about filming Cruella in tight corsets and three-foot-tall wigs, getting the personal sign-off from George Michael to write and produce Last Christmas with his music and nearly ruining her husband's The Great Celebrity Bake Off win.

VIDEO: Queen Latifah Talks About Being Honored by Harvard on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN VideoVIDEO: Queen Latifah Talks About Being Honored by Harvard on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN
by Stage Tube - Oct 28, 2019

Queen Latifah talks about receiving an award at Harvard, and her road to becoming an A-list actress.

VIDEO: Danny Devito Talks Danny DeVito Impressions VideoVIDEO: Danny Devito Talks Danny DeVito Impressions
by Stage Tube - Oct 4, 2019

On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live,' Danny talks about “Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” playing the violin on “Taxi,” his real mom playing his mother on the show, the Jumanji sequel, working with The Rock, and Jimmy does his best impression of Danny with the help of an insanely realistic looking mask.

VIDEO: Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan are Back in JUMANJI: THE  VideoVIDEO: Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan are Back in JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL
by Stage Tube - Jul 1, 2019

In Jumanji: The Next Level, the gang is back but the game has changed. As they return to Jumanji to rescue one of their own, they discover that nothing is as they expect. The players will have to brave parts unknown and unexplored, from the arid deserts to the snowy mountains, in order to escape the world's most dangerous game.

VIDEO: Disney Releases New Featurette for Tim Burton's DUMBO VideoVIDEO: Disney Releases New Featurette for Tim Burton's DUMBO
by Stage Tube - Mar 1, 2019

Disney has released a brand-new featurette highlighting Tim Burton's live-action reimagining of the beloved classic story “Dumbo.”


Danny DeVito Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Danny DeVito been in?
Danny DeVito has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Danny DeVito been in?
Danny DeVito has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Danny DeVito's first West End show?
Danny DeVito's first West End show was The Sunshine Boys which opened in 2012

What awards has Danny DeVito been nominated for?
Best Featured Actor in a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for The Price , Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Price , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for The Price Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Price and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Arthur Miller's The Price .

What awards has Danny DeVito won?
Best Featured Actor in a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for The Price Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Priceand Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Price.