Danny DeVito filmography

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Danny DeVito filmography
Danny DeVito by Gage Skidmore 3.jpg
DeVito in July 2013
BornDaniel Michael DeVito, Jr.
(1944-11-17) November 17, 1944 (age 69)
OccupationActor, comedian, director, producer
Years active1970–present
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Danny DeVito filmography
Danny DeVito by Gage Skidmore 3.jpg
DeVito in July 2013
BornDaniel Michael DeVito, Jr.
(1944-11-17) November 17, 1944 (age 69)
OccupationActor, comedian, director, producer
Years active1970–present

The following is the filmography for American actor Danny DeVito. He has appeared in the films One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), Terms of Endearment (1983), Romancing the Stone (1984) and it's sequel The Jewel of the Nile (1985), Ruthless People (1986), Throw Momma from the Train (1987), Twins (1988), The War of the Roses (1989), Batman Returns (1992), Get Shorty (1995), Matilda (1996), Man on the Moon (1999), Drowning Mona (2000), Be Cool (2005), and added his voice to the 2012 film The Lorax. He has been in the television series It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia as Frank Reynolds since 2006.

He and wife Rhea Perlman founded the production company "Jersey Films" in 1992, and together have produced the films Erin Brockovich (2000), How High (2000), and Garden State (2004).[1]

As actor[edit]


List of acting credits in film
1972Lady LibertyFred MancusoReleased in 1971 in Italy
1972Hot Dogs for GauguinAdrian
1973Hurry Up, or I'll Be 30Petey
1975One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest[2]Martini
1976Car WashJoeScenes cut from theatrical print
1977The VanAndy
1978Goin' SouthHog
1981Going Ape!Lazlo
1983Terms of EndearmentVernon Dahlart
1984Romancing the Stone[2]Ralph
1984The Ratings GameVic De SalvoDirecting debut
1984Johnny DangerouslyBurr
1985The Jewel of the NileRalphAlso in "When the Going Gets Tough" music video with Kathleen Turner and Michael Douglas[3]
1985Head OfficeFrank Steadman
1986Wise GuysHarry Valentini
1986Ruthless PeopleSam Stone
1986My Little Pony: The MovieThe Grundle KingVoice
1987Throw Momma from the TrainOwen LiftAlso director
1987Tin MenErnest Tilley
1988Twins[2]Vincent Benedict
1989The War of the RosesGavin D'AmatoAlso director
1991Other People's MoneyLarry Garfield
1992Batman Returns[2]The Penguin
1992HoffaBobby CiaroAlso producer and director
1993Jack the BearJohn Leary
1993Last Action HeroWhiskersVoice only; uncredited
1993Look Who's Talking NowRoxVoice
1994JuniorDr. Larry Arbogast
1994Renaissance ManBill Rago
1995Get ShortyMartin Weir
1996Mars Attacks!Rude gambler
1996MatildaHarry Wormwood / NarratorAlso director and producer
1996Space JamMr. Swackhammer'Voice
1997The RainmakerDeck Shifflet
1997L.A. ConfidentialSid Hudgens
1998Living Out LoudPat Francato
1999The Big KahunaPhil Cooper
1999Man on the Moon[2]George ShapiroAlso producer
1999The Virgin SuicidesDr. Hornicker
2000Drowning MonaWyatt Rash
2000ScrewedGrover Cleaver
2001What's the Worst That Could Happen?Max Fairbanks
2002Death to SmoochyBurke BennetAlso director
2002Austin Powers in GoldmemberHimself as "Mini-Me"
2003Anything ElseHarvey Wexler
2003Big FishAmos Calloway
2003DuplexNarratorAlso director
2004Christmas in LoveBrad LaGuardia
2005Be Cool[4]Martin Weir
2005Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing and Charm SchoolBooth
2006Relative StrangersFrank Menure
2006Even MoneyWalter
2006The Oh in OhioWayne
2006Deck the HallsBuddy Hall
2007The Good NightMel
2007Reno 911!: MiamiDistrict AttorneyAlso producer
2007Just Add WaterMerl
2007Nobel SonGastner
2009House BrokenTom "Smoky" Cathkart
2009Solitary ManJimmy
2010When in RomeAl
2011Girl Walks Into a BarAldo
2012The LoraxThe LoraxVoice
2012Hotel NoirEugene Portland


DeVito with It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia cast mates Kaitlin Olson and Rob McElhenney at the ceremony for DeVito to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on 18 August 2011
List of acting credits in television
1978–1983Taxi[2]Louie De Palma114 episodes
1979AngieUncle CheechEpisode: "Uncle Cheech"
1980The AssociatesAlan SwathmoreEpisode: "The Out of Town Trip"
1985Amazing StoriesHerbertEpisode: "The Wedding Ring"
1991–1992, 2013The SimpsonsHerb Powell (voice)[5][6]3 episodes
1997PearlDean MartinEpisode: "Dean Cuisine"
2002EdDr. Jack CarmichaelEpisode: "Human Nature"
2003Karen SiscoCharlie Lucre2 episodes
2004FriendsOfficer Roy GoodbodyEpisode: "The One Where the Stripper Cries"; guest star
2006–presentIt's Always Sunny in PhiladelphiaFrank Reynolds96 episodes

As producer[edit]

List of producer credits
1994Reality Bites
1994Pulp FictionExecutive producer
1999Man on the Moon
2000Erin Brockovich
2000How High
2004Garden State
2004Along Came Polly
2007Reno 911!: Miami

As director[edit]

List of director credits
1976Selling of Vince D'Angelo
1984The Ratings Game
1987Throw Momma from the Train
1989The War of the Roses
2002Death to Smoochy
2005Queen B[4]


  1. ^ Carlson, Erin (6 December 2012). "Danny DeVito 'Working On' Marriage to Rhea Perlman". The Hollywood Reporter. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f Freeman, Hadley (27 February 2013). "Danny DeVito: 'No one is going to forget the 5ft guy'". The Guardian. 
  3. ^ Jonathan Cooper; Lisa Russell (13 January 1986). "Jewel of the Nile's Three Stars Sing Backup and Prove That You Can Help Sell a Movie with a Song". People. Retrieved 25 April 2014. 
  4. ^ a b Schneider, Michael (9 March 2005). "DeVito king of ‘Queen B’". Variety. Retrieved 25 April 2014. 
  5. ^ "Danny DeVito lends his voice to 'The Simpsons'". Observer-Reporter. 11 February 1991. Retrieved 25 April 2014. 
  6. ^ ""The Simpsons" guests stars over the years". CBS. Retrieved 25 April 2014. 

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