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Daniel Michael "Danny" DeVito, Jr. (born on November 17, 1944) is an American actor, director and producer, who first gained prominence for his portrayal of Louie De Palma on the ABC and NBC TV series Taxi, which was co-created by Simpsons co-producer James L. Brooks.

In movies, Danny DeVito is known mainly for his comedy roles in films such as War of the Roses (which he also directed), Twins and Junior and as Burr in Johnny Dangerously. However, he has also played darker and more dramatic roles, such as The Penguin in Batman Returns and Mickey Bergman, Gene Hackman's gangster nemesis in Heist. Danny DeVito also has a number of producer and director credits. He also voiced Philoctetes in the 1997 Disney film Hercules, and plays the role of Frank Reynolds in the FX TV series It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. He is married to Rhea Perlman.

On The Simpsons, DeVito voiced Herbert Powell, Homer Simpson's older half-brother.


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Guest stars in Season 2
Greg BergTony BennettDanny DeVitoHarvey FiersteinDustin HoffmanJames Earl JonesLarry KingCloris LeachmanKen LevineAudrey MeadowsJoey MiyashimaTom PostonAlex RoccoSab ShimonoRingo StarrDaniel SternGeorge TakeiDiana TanakaTracey Ullman
Guest stars in Season 3
AerosmithSteve AllenWade BoggsJosé CansecoTerry CashmanRoger ClemensBeverly D'AngeloDanny DeVitoJoe FrazierKen Griffey, Jr.Neil Patrick HarrisChick HearnMichael JacksonMagic JohnsonKipp LennonLarry McKayJackie MasonDon MattinglyKimmy RobertsonStingSteve SaxMike SciosciaSpinal TapDarryl StrawberryLona Williams
Guest stars in Season 24
Fred ArmisenJustin BieberCarrie BrownsteinSteve CarellBenedict CumberbatchZooey DeschanelDanny DeVitoTina FeySarah Michelle GellarJeff GordonAnne HathawayMarvin HamlischRashida JonesSeth MacFarlaneEdward NortonPatton OswaltNatalie PortmanKevin Michael RichardsonAnika Noni RoseSarah SilvermanJennifer TillyAlex TrebekMax Weinberg