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Danny DeVito

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Net worth 2018: $80 Million
Residence: Neptune Township
Country: United States
BirthDay: 17 November 1944
Height: 1.47 m
Education: Oratory Prep School, Summit, NJ, Academy of Dramatic Arts, Wilifred Academy of Hair and Beauty,

Danny DeVito was bornon 17 November 1944 in Neptune Township, American. Daniel Michael ‘Danny’ DeVito, Jr., popularly known as Danny DeVito, is an American actor, comedian, director and producer. Bullied for his small stature at school and by neighboring kids, DeVito took a lot of lumps while he was growing up but he proved his mettle with his innate talent and passion for acting. He started out by doing off-Broadway musicals and later on landed his first major role in NBC series ‘Taxi’. The portrayal of a tyrannical yet endearing taxi dispatcher, for the fictional Sunshine Cab Company, made him a sweetheart on American television and soon it landed him roles in Hollywood movies. He has always been admired for his comic timing and charming humor but he did not restrict himself to only that and experimented with serious cinema as well. DeVito not only graced Hollywood with his acting and comedy but also directed movies, starring major actors like Michael Douglas, Jack Nicholson, Robin Williams, etc. The genre close to his heart is black comedy and almost all of his directorial ventures belong to this genre. DeVito is also a producer and has produced famous projects like, ‘Pulp Fiction’, ‘Erin Brockovich’, ‘Reno 911!’, etc.


$80 Million


It was said that in 2012, DeVito got separated from his wife after 30 years of marriage but in the following year it was publicized that they have reconciled and are living together again


As DeVito’s interest in documentaries was always quite profuse, he got into a partnership with Morgan Freeman's company ‘ ClickStar’ in 2006, which gave him an opportunity to host a documentary channel called ‘Jersey Docs’


In 2002-2003, DeVito directed two movies, ‘Death to Smoochy (2002)’ starring Robin Williams and Edward Norton, and ‘Duplex (2003)’ starring Ben Stiller and Drew Barrymore


In the effort of changing his image from a comedy actor to a serious actor, he starred in movies like, ‘The Rainmaker (1997)’, ‘Hoffa (1992)––a biographical film that he directed and acted along with Jack Nicholson, ‘Heist (2001)’, etc


DeVito again united with Michael Douglas in his next directorial venture, ‘The War of the Roses’ in 1989, which was another black comedy


In 1987, DeVito released his first directorial venture, ‘Throw Momma from the Train’, a dark comedy in which he acted as well, along with actors like Billy Crystal, Rob Reiner


Now that his Hollywood career had kick started, DeVito landed with another successful venture, ‘Romancing the Stone’ in 1984, an action-adventure romantic comedy starring his friend Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner


After ‘Taxi’ was taken off air, DeVito’s Hollywood career started with ‘Terms of Endearment’ in 1983


The Portrayal of a despotic and yet an endearing taxi driver ‘Louie De Palma’ in the series ‘Taxi’ in 1978, made DeVito what he is today


In 1971, DeVito landed the role of ‘Martini’ in the production of ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest’


He attended the boarding school on his own request to his father and went to the Oratory Preparatory School in Summit, New Jersey, after which he attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and graduated in 1966

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