Danny DeVito

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Danny DeVito
Danny DeVito photo.jpg
Birth name Daniel Michael DeVito, Jr.
Born November 17, 1944 in Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA
Notable Roles Taxi: Louie De Palma
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Frank Reynolds
Notable Episodes
Awards star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Danny DeVito is an American actor, director and producer who gained popularity with his role on Taxi.

Contents

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
Taxi Louie De Palma 1978–1983 1 2 3 4 5
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Frank Reynolds 2006–  2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
Starsky and Hutch John DeAppoliso 3x10 - The Collector December 3, 1977
Police Woman Napoleon 4x08 - Death Game December 21, 1977
Saturday Night Live Host 7x19 - Danny DeVito/Sparks May 15, 1982
Saturday Night Live Himself 8x01 - Chevy Chase/Queen September 25, 1982
Saturday Night Live Co-Host 9x02 - Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman/Eddy Grant October 15, 1983
Amazing Stories Herbert 2x01 - The Wedding Ring September 22, 1986
Saturday Night Live Host 13x06 - Danny DeVito/Bryan Ferry December 5, 1987
Saturday Night Live Host 14x07 - Danny DeVito/The Bangles December 3, 1988
The Simpsons Herb Powell 2x15 - Oh Brother, Where Art Thou? February 21, 1991
The Simpsons Herb Powell 3x24 - Brother, Can You Spare Two Dimes? August 27, 1992
Saturday Night Live Host 18x10 - Danny DeVito/Bon Jovi January 9, 1993
Pearl Dean Martin 1x16 - Dean Cuisine February 5, 1997
Saturday Night Live Host 25x08 - Danny DeVito/R.E.M. December 11, 1999
Bette Himself 1x01 - Pilot October 11, 2000
Ed Dr. Jack Carmichael 3x01 - Human Nature September 25, 2002
Karen Sisco Charlie Lucre 1x02 - Dumb Bunnies October 8, 2003
Friends Charlie Lucre 10x11 - The One Where the Stripper Cries February 5, 2004
Biography Himself 18x02 - Bette Midler June 9, 2004
Reno 911! Himself 2x13 - President Bush's Motorcade September 1, 2004
Father of the Pride Emerson 1x05 - And the Revolution Continues September 28, 2004

Talk Show Appearances

Series Episode Airdate
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson December 11, 1987
Live with Regis and Kathie Lee September 27, 1994
The Rosie O'Donnell Show August 13, 1996
Caiga Quien Caiga December 29, 1996
Clive Anderson All Talk UNKNOWN (1996)
The Rosie O'Donnell Show November 20, 1997
The Rosie O'Donnell Show November 2, 1998
The Howard Stern Radio Show January 15, 2000
The Rosie O'Donnell Show February 11, 2000
Rotten TV July 31, 2000
Entertainment Tonight October 4, 2003
Today May 14, 2004
The Daily Show Danny DeVito August 3, 2006

Director

Series Episode Airdate
Mary 1x01 - From Pillar to Post December 11, 1985
Mary 1x02 - Make My Day December 18, 1985
Amazing Stories 2x01 - The Wedding Ring September 22, 1986

Producer

Series Produced

Series Year(s) Producer Credit Season(s)
Kate Brasher 2001 Executive Producer 1
UC: Undercover 2001–2002 Executive Producer 1
The American Embassy 2002 Executive Producer 1
Reno 911! 2003–2009 Executive Producer 1 2 3 4 5 6
Karen Sisco 2003 Executive Producer 1

Awards and Accolades

Primetime Emmy Awards

  • Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (1979, 1982, 1983)
Taxi
  • Won: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (1981)
Taxi
  • Nominated: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series (2004)
Friends

Golden Globe Awards

  • Nominated: Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV (1979, 1981, 1982)
Taxi
  • Won: Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV (1980) (tie)
Taxi

Trivia