From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Daniel Michael Danny DeVito, Jr. (born November 17, 1944 height 5 (1,52 m)) is an American actor, comedian, director, and producer. He first gained prominence for his portrayal of Louie De Palma on the ABC and NBC TV series Taxi (1978–1983), for which he won a Golden Globe and an Emmy. DeVito and his wife, Rhea Perlman, founded Jersey Films, a production company known for films such as Pulp Fiction, Garden State, and Freedom Writers. DeVito also owns Jersey Television, which produced the Comedy Central series Reno 911!. DeVito and Perlman also starred together in his 1996 film Matilda, based on Roald Dahls childrens novel. He currently stars as Frank Reynolds on the FX sitcom Its Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Description above from the Wikipedia article Danny DeVito, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.