• Biography

Danny DeVito is known as an American actor. He is most famous for his role as Frank on the TV show 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.'

Parents and Education

Danny DeVito was born Daniel Michael DeVito Jr. on November 17, 1944, in Neptune, New Jersey. DeVito was raised by his mom, Julia, and his father, Danny Sr., an entrepreneur whose different endeavors included a laundry, restaurant, dairy store, and pool lobby. Danny Jr. went to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Grammar School and Oratory Prep High School in Summit, New Jersey, where he took a stab at acting, featuring in school productions of St. Francis of Assisi and the Billion Dollar Saint.

Wife and Kids

While acting in a 1970 off-Broadway production of The Shrinking Bride, DeVito met actress Rhea Perlman, best known for her long-running role on the TV sitcom Cheers. DeVito and Perlman moved in together two weeks after meeting and got married in 1982. They had three children, Lucy Gracie, and Jake. They declared that they were splitting up in October 2012, after over three decades together. In 2013, after a long stretch of being away from each other, the couple reunited.

Many of their fans remember that they played the parents of a little with special abilities in the movie, 'Matilda'. They were the exact opposite of how they are in real life as they were mean parents to Matilda in the film.

Acting Career and Net Worth

In 1971 DeVito handled the role of Martini in an off-Broadway production of Ken Kesey's exemplary novel, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. That role prompted DeVito's enormous break four years after the fact when Michael Douglas produced a film version of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and asked DeVito to restore his stage role. Broadly commended by pundits, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest cleared wone five noteworthy Academy Awards (Best Picture, Actor, Actress, Director, and Screenplay) in 1976, catapulting DeVito into the national spotlight.

After a long break from TV, DeVito came back to TV in 2005, featuring in the hit FX series It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. With It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, DeVito and his castmates, including Charlie Day, Rob McElhenney and Glenn Howerton, have pushed the envelope as far as its substance. For a long time, it was the only project that Danny worked on because of the material he loved so much. In July 2019, Always Sunny fans were delighted to catch Danny in the new trailer for Jumanji.

Date modified: Aug 9, 2020
We seek for an accuracy and correctness in our content. In case you spot any mistake, please contact us

biogs you may want to read

  • Nikola Mirotić
    Nikola Mirotić
    Nikola Miroti is known as a Montenegrin Spanish professional basketball player for the FC Barcelona B squet of the Liga ACB He is most famous for choosing a European contract over contracts in the NBA
  • Francis Ngannou
    Francis Ngannou
    Francis Ngannou is known as a Cameroonian French professional mixed martial artist competing in the Heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship He is most famous for his large physique and unmatched punching power
  • Katherine Schwarzenegger
    Katherine Schwarzenegger
    Katherine Schwarzenegger is known as an American author She is most famous for being the daughter of actor and politician Arnold Schwarzenegger and the wife of actor Chris Pratt
  • Sue Bird
    Sue Bird
    Sue Bird is known as a former American Israeli professional basketball player for the Seattle Storm She is most famous for being one of the few women to hold a front office position for the NBA s as a member of the Denver Nuggets
  • Adam Scott
    Adam Scott
    Adam Scott is known as an American actor comedian producer and podcaster He is most famous for his role as Ben Wyatt in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation
  • Ralph Fiennes
    Ralph Fiennes
    Ralph Fiennes is known as a British film and stage actor. He is most famous for his roles in Schindler's List and The English Patient.