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  Danny DeVito Picture, Profile, Gossip, and News at CelebrityWonder.com
DeVito and his wife are being sued by a guest who was injured at their 2003 New Year's Eve party.
DeVito and his wife Rhea Perlman have hit out at Hollywood's obsession with youth and beauty insisting they are proof you don't have to be beautiful to succeed in Tinseltown.
Danny DeVito was forbidden to describe The Penguin's makeup in BATMAN RETURNS (1992) to anyone, including his family.
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  Danny DeVito - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Daniel Michael DeVito (born November 17, 1944) is an Emmy Award-winning American actor, a director, and an Oscar-nominated producer, who first gained prominence for his portrayal of "Louie De Palma" on the popular ABC and NBC TV series, Taxi (1978–1983).
DeVito was born in Neptune, New Jersey to Italian-American Catholic parents.
Although generally a comic actor, DeVito expanded into drama with such movies as Hoffa (1992), which he directed and in which he co-starred with Jack Nicholson; L.A. Confidential as a nosy reporter (1997); The Big Kahuna as a compassionate salesman (1999); and Heist (2001), as a gangster nemesis to Gene Hackman.
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 Biography of actor Danny DeVito
Actor and director Danny DeVito was born in New Jersey in 1944.
Although Danny DeVito had previously acted in films, for example, in the exceptional movie, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, he really came to prominence with his role as Louis in television comedy, Taxi.
DeVito's portrayal in Taxi was, in some ways, a prototype of many mean, cynical characters he was to play later in life.
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 Taxi (TV series) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Taxi is an American sitcom that originally aired from 1978 to 1982 on ABC, and from 1982 to 1983 on NBC.
The only two who didn't were Danny DeVito, who produced and co-stars in the film as Kaufman's manager, George Shapiro; and Tony Danza who declined.
On the episode of Saturday Night Live hosted by Danny DeVito, in addition to the blowing up ABC sketch, the cast of Taxi was granted the "final bow" they, at that point were denied due to the sudden cancellation.
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 Cigar Aficionado | People Profile | Danny Devito
Danny DeVito was born in 1944 in the shore town of Neptune, New Jersey--hence the name of his production company--and raised in neighboring Asbury Park, the youngest of five children (two of whom died before he was born).
Douglas calls DeVito the "Prince of Darkness;" but perhaps because DeVito is so small, perhaps because his head is a bit large for his body, perhaps because there is almost always at least an undercurrent of humor in his behavior, DeVito seems vaguely cartoonish on the screen, even when he's being nasty and brutish.
DeVito enjoys new challenges and--already a computer buff, with a special, newly installed line at his house for connecting at high speed to the World Wide Web--his newest interest is mastering the Internet, for which Jersey Films is now developing its own Web page.
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 Danny DeVito
Danny DeVito is a short usually comedic actor and filmmaker.
DeVito was soon subletting Douglas's Manhattan apartment, and when he met another aspiring actress named Rhea Perlman, she moved in two weeks later.
He alleged that DeVito and Perlman "had a duty to exercise due care in operating and managing the party and the dance floor," and that they were thus liable for injuries Harnden received when a drunken partygoer smashed a champagne glass into his face during the festivities.
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 Danny DeVito @ Filmbug   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
DeVito wrote, directed and produced several short films in his early Hollywood years before his emergence as a feature-length filmmaker in 1984.
Though two films co-starring DeVito won the Academy Award for Best Picture (One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest and Terms of Endearment), it was the part of Louie De Palma that propelled him into national prominence as star of the hit television show Taxi.
In 1975, under a grant from the American Film Institute, Danny and his wife, actress Rhea Perlman, wrote and produced Minestrone, which has been shown twice at the Cannes Film Festival and has been translated into five languages.
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 Danny DeVito , Celebrity profile, bio, biography
Danny DeVito is an actor, producer and director; he has been called one of the entertainment industry's most versatile players.
DeVito attended Our Lady of Mt. Carmel grammar school and Oratory Prep School in Summit, New Jersey, but appeared in only one school play, as St. Francis of Assisi.
Soon Danny was into big money ($60 a week), and other stage performances followed in rapid succession.
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 Top Box Office Movies - Danny DeVito & Robin Williams
With the release of Danny DeVito’s newest Directing effort ‘Death to Smoochy’ on Friday, March 29, I had the chance to converse with Mr.
DeVito and the film’s star Robin Williams prior to the film’s release.
Danny DeVito as mild mannered and small in stature as he is, he allows his words to speak for him.
www.theworldjournal.com /special/movies/interview/devitowilliams.htm   (718 words)

 The Danny Devito Picture Pages
and Julia DeVito, Danny Michael DeVito was born on November 17, 1944, in Neptune, New Jersey.
DeVito was honored with a NATO for Special Award of Merit (1985) and Star of the Year (1989), and a ShoWest for Male Star of the Year due to his outstanding contribution to the film industry.
DeVito produced and starred in Get Shorty (1995), was featured in Felony (1996) and once again turned heads for his bright work in the screen adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Matilda (1996, also produced and directed), for which he nabbed Oulu International Children's Film Festival and Cinekid awards.
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 Danny DeVito Gets In the Holiday Spirit With Deck the Halls
Danny DeVito: I make whatever appeals to me. I love Deck the Halls because it is a pure family film, great entertainment for everyone, adults too.
Danny DeVito: The worst was when we were having a birthday party for my daughter Gracie, years ago in our back yard and the woman next door called the cops.
Danny DeVito: I like to work, I don't like to be idle, I like to lie on the beach and have a rum drink and have some peace once in a while, but I really prefer to keep busy.
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 Danny DeVito -- Hammered on "The View"? - TMZ.com
Danny DeVito says he and George Clooney had a long night out last night -- and by the look of things on "The View" this morning, it caught up with him.
DeVito, appearing as a guest on the show to plug his latest comedy, "Deck the Halls," told the View gals that he might not have gotten to sleep just yet...
DeVito's rep Stan Rosenfield tells TMZ that his client had asked for Barbara Walters' phone number today, and that he would say "what needed to be said privately" to her.
www.tmz.com /2006/11/29/danny-devito-hammered-on-the-view   (891 words)

 FOXNews.com - Drunk Danny DeVito Appears on 'The View' - Celebrity Gossip | Entertainment News | Arts And Entertainment
DeVito, who's promoting his new movie, "Deck the Halls," walked onto the show's set unsteadily, and attributed his slurred speech to some all-night carousing with pal George Clooney.
DeVito then mocked the president and outgoing Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld with goofy facial expressions.
DeVito finished the segment by talking about his new movie, not his condition -- but O'Donnell didn't let the issue go.
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 AMCTV.com BIOGRAPHY - Danny DeVito   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
DeVito was born on November 17th, 1944 in Asbury Park New Jersey.
Devito's first big break in Hollywood came in 1975 with a reprisal of his role as Martini in Milos Forman's big screen version of One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest.
Devito had written, directed, and produced several short films in his early Hollywood years, but he didn't truly emerge as a director until the eighties.
www.amctv.com /person/detail?CID=17720-1-EST   (466 words)

 Danny DeVito - Photos, Bio and News for Danny DeVito | TVGuide.com
Eight months after his allegedly drunken appearance on The View, Danny DeVito has decided to launch his own line of limoncello, the potent Italian lemon liquor he told Barbara Walters...
Shortly after appearing on Wednesday's The View admittedly sloshed, Danny DeVito offered an olive branch to queen bee Barbara Walters, "to apologize for anything that could be...
An admittedly drunk Danny DeVito made quite the appearance on The View Wednesday, calling President Bush “numbnuts” and impersonating him as one of the Three Stooges.
www.tvguide.com /celebrities/danny-devito/146104   (250 words)

 Big Kahuna Interviews
DD: "Better than a Cheeseball" (Danny Concurred) that's gonna be my new line.
But at the same time I was also fully aware that they're very powerful people and I didn't want to get steam-rolled by them and be a piece of furniture while it's the Kevin and Danny show.
Danny would be up till 3AM memorizing his lines.
www.rossanthony.com /interviews/devito.shtml   (1278 words)

 Danny DeVito Height - DeVito's
Hold on a minute...his wife barely scrapes over the 5ft mark, and devito is at least 2 inches smaller than her in photos (even considering if she's wearing heels).
What i find strange is that in the film twins with arn devito also comes up to arnies shoulders, im not saying arny is 5'8" thats just silly, hes not 6'2 but hes definitely not 5'8.
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 IGN: Featured Filmmaker: Danny DeVito
To most people, Danny DeVito is an actor –; star of both TV (Taxi) and film (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, L.A. Confidential, Romancing the Stone, Twins, Batman Returns, Ruthless People, and many, many more).
DeVito also stars as Owen, a socially stunted aspiring writer who lives under the thumb of his aged, and loud, mother (Anne Ramsey).
He soon hits upon a plan to be rid of his mother's stifling influence, and it involves the cooperation of his writing teacher, Larry Donner (Billy Crystal) –; a bitter, frustrated man whose ex-wife stole his novel and went on to fame and fortune.
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 Danny DeVito at artist-blitz
Born Daniel Michael DeVito in Neptune, New Jersey, DeVito became famous in the United States for his portrayal of "Louie De Palma" on the popular ABC and NBC TV series, Taxi (1978 - 1983).
He co-starred with Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner in the highly successful 1984 action adventure film, Romancing the Stone and reprised his role with them in the 1985 sequel, The Jewel of the Nile.
In 1987, DeVito directed and starred with Billy Crystal in Throw Momma from the Train, then two years later reunited with Douglas and Turner to direct and star with them in the dark comedy, The War of the Roses...
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 Danny DeVito News - Topix
American actor Danny DeVito was awarded a "crystal globe" at the closing ceremony of the international Karlovy Vary film festival on Saturday in recognition of his lifetime contribution to cinema.
Veteran actor DANNY DeVITO was honoured for his contribution to cinema at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival in the Czech Republic on Saturday.
Danny DeVito brought down the house at the kudofest that wrapped the Karlovy Vary fest Saturday.
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 Danny Devito - Salon.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
In Danny DeVito's delicious dark comedy, Ben Stiller and Drew Barrymore are trapped in a to-kill-for Brooklyn brownstone, with an old lady neighbor from hell.
Bette Midler, Casey Affleck and Danny DeVito star in a backwoods slapstick that lacks the anarchy needed for true farce.
Danny DeVito directs a smart, funny fantasy for kids (and former kids) who love to read.
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 Danny DeVito at Hollywood.com
DeVito had acted in Jack Nicholson's "Goin' South" (1978), and Nicholson returned the favor in DeVito's "Hoffa" (1992) with the actor's portrayal of the Teamsters Union leader dwarfing both the director's and writer David Mamet's work.
DeVito has enjoyed notable box office successes in roles falling outside his traditional modus operandi, such as co-starring opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger with puppyish amiability in the silly comedy "Twins" (1988) and delivering a striking performance as the villainous Penguin in Tim Burton's surefire sequel, "Batman Returns" (1992).
However, ostensibly attempting to revel in the film's mean-spiritedness, DeVito's heavy-handed often cartoonishly violent approach to the material was off-putting and the script seemed about two years too late to throughly mine and anti-"Barney" sentiment.
www.hollywood.com /celebrity/Danny_DeVito/195520   (3318 words)

Per square inch, Danny DeVito has got to be the most powerful man in Hollywood.
The film was HOFFA and it sported a sharp script by David Mamet, a robust performance by DeVito’s longtime friend Jack Nicholson, and more than its share of controversy considering the positive take it had on its divisive subject.
DeVito was an early proponent of audio commentaries and outtakes and all those other goodies film geeks take for granted today.
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