Danny DeVito is an American film producer, director, and actor who shot to national limelight by enacting Louie De Palma in popular TV show, ‘Taxi’. In the initial phase of his career, he performed bit roles in run-of-the-mill flicks, like ‘Dreams of Glass’ and ‘Scalawag’ before receiving his first breakthrough part in ‘One Who Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’. His inspiring performance in ‘Taxi’ enabled him to chart an eventful professional career and stack up an impressive filmography comprising films such as ‘Romancing the Stone’, ‘Get Shorty’, ‘Hoffa’, and ‘Ruthless People’.
DeVito debuted as a director in 1976 with ‘Selling of Vince D’Angelo’ and went on to direct a series of highly acclaimed films. The complete list of Danny DeVito movies that he has directed, produced, and starred in is remarkably wide-ranging. He left an indelible impression on film buffs and critics by dint of his arresting portrayals in the movies, ‘Tin Men’, ‘ The Rain Maker’, ‘Matilda’, ‘Romancing the Stone’, ‘Batman Returns’ and ‘L.A. Confidential’.
Danny DeVito Awards
|Taxi||Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Television Series||1980|
|Taxi||Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Variety or Music Series||1981|