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Can You Guess The Name Of This Handsome Actor From 1961?

7/10/2015 12:37pm EDT
Danny DeVito 1961 High School Photo
Danny DeVito appeared in a blast from the past photo, and there are two words to describe the retro picture: suave and debonair.

The user, “PanicBlitz,” made a post to OldSchoolCool on the social media site, Reddit about DeVito from his graduating class of 1961. Included is a link to the photo-sharing site, Imgur (shown here) which shows a black and white picture of Daniel "Danny" DeVito looking pretty nifty in his black tuxedo.

And in keeping with tradition, he looks off to his side, away from the camera's lens (you know you did it too). This 56-year-old pic shows what the actor looked l...
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'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' Recap: The Gang Kinda-Sorta Kills Someone Off

2/26/2015 12:29pm EST
'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' Recap: The Gang Kinda-Sorta
Is anyone else noticing that "It's Always Sunny's" title gags are starting to lose a little steam?

As solid as this season has been (astoundingly solid, considering how badly most shows sag once they hit the decade mark), that "Sunny" trademark of turning the episode title into a punchline has't been the same lately.

Episode titles like "Charlie Work" and "Psycho Pete Returns" just hang there. They describe the episode just fine, but there's no punch.

Remember how things were in the early seasons? Like when Dennis and Dee quit the bar to start new, super-successful dream jobs. Then, sec...
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'It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia' Recap: The Gang Gets Flanderized

2/19/2015 11:36am EST
'It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia' Recap: The Gang Gets Flander
Ever heard of Flanderization? It's a real thing, birthed in the seedy time-suck that is TVTropes.org.

Essentially: the longer a TV show airs, the more likely its characters will become caricatures of their former selves. Specifically, a caricature of that character's biggest defining trait.

Ned Flanders (who went from gentle guy next door to ultra-conservative Christian loon) being the example that gives the trope its name.

"It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" is acutely aware of Flanderization. It'd have to be, as "The Gang Misses the Boat" is one long ode to a show that's since turned f...
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'It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia' Recap: 'Sunny' Delivers An Episode-Long, Absolutely Brilliant Porn Joke

2/12/2015 11:22am EST
'It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia' Recap: 'Sunny' Delivers An E
An episode of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" where the Gang gets all government surveillance-y on everybody sounds pretty amusing.

But an episode like "The Gang Spies Like U.S.," which uses a surveillance gimmick to disguise that it's nothing but jokes about Asian porn? So much better.

That's what "Sunny" gave us last night. Mac and Dennis are fed up with the the Chinese fish factory that's apparently been across the street from Paddy's Pub forever.

They invite along Dee to do some spying, which sets off Frank and Charlie's alarms (because when does anyone invite Dee to do anything?...
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'It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia' Recap: Jews, Penis Jewelry, And Other Online Dating No-Nos

1/22/2015 9:59am EST
'It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia' Recap: Jews, Penis Jewelry,
When it comes to online dating, which is the biggest faux pas?

Having your cock ring slip off mid-date? Sleeping with hordes of what could colloquially be referred to as "toad men?" Screaming that you're going to "rate" everyone in an upscale restaurant? It really sounds like "rape" if you scream it loud enough.

Well, we're not going to answer this great moral quandary. And neither is "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," even as "The Gang Group Dates" demonstrates just how badly the Gang can torpedo an online date.

Here's the situation: Dee introduces the Gang to a site called Bunchers, ...
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'It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia' Premiere Recap: Seriously, The Gang Should Be Dead Of Alcohol Poisoning

1/14/2015 10:22am EST
'It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia' Premiere Recap: Seriously, T
That metallic crinkle-crinkle-crinkle noise you hear is the tenth season of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," having arrived at last. And having waded through a waist-high sea of beer cans to get here.

The episode: "The Gang Beats Boggs." The situation: the Gang... beating Boggs. Specifically, the record set by former Boston Red Sox third baseman Wade Boggs- drinking 50 beers on a single cross-country flight.

Or maybe 60. Or maybe 70. None of the gang is really clear on what the record is. According to some sources, it's 64.

So "The Gang Beats Boggs" is a kind of semi-bottle episode (...
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Get These Stars Hair Help, Stat!

1/2/2015 11:08am EST
19 Celebrities Who Are Balding & Battling Receding Hairlines
It's a well-known secret that many male celebrities are just as vain as the women. And when their hair starts to thin and disappear, a lot of them take steps to make it stop.

Take John Travolta, for example. He no longer has a naturally thick head of hair. He's losing it. But his hairstylist is doing something to make him appear like he did in "Grease."

The following celebs have not given in to baldness. But oftentimes it's difficult to prevent a receding hairline from taking over...

Nicolas Cage has such a large fivehead, planes may mistake it for an airstrip.

Woody Harrelson...
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Get Shorty: Hollywood's 15 Shortest Actors

4/24/2014 4:03pm EDT
Verne Troyer
Stars come in all shapes and sizes, and these actors prove your height doesn't decide your talent. Here are 15 of Hollywood's shortest actors.

Verne Troyer, 2'8". Verne got his start as a stuntman (he did stunts for an infant in Baby's Day Out), but is widely known as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers series.

Peter Dinklage, 4'5". Dinklage is now well known for his work on the series Game of Thrones as Tyrion Lannister. When asked if he should be the "spokesman for little people," he said, "I don't know what I would say. Everyone's different. Every person my size has a different life, a di...
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'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' Recap: The Gang Gets Quarantined

10/17/2013 2:18pm EDT
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
If "The Gang Tries Desperately to Win an Award" was the Sunny creators' way of putting the Television Academy on notice, "The Gang Gets Quarantined" is an exercise in providing some excellent material for Glenn Howerton's Emmy nomination reel. As a whole, it's not one of the best episodes in recent memory, but thanks to Howerton's performance and some really funny moments, it manages to stay just above average.

One of those funny moments is the cold open, which finds the original gang doin' a little East Coast swing. It's been a while since we've seen them harmonizing their hearts out (my...
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'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' Recap: Mac Day

10/3/2013 3:14pm EDT
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Yesterday was no ordinary day in Philadelphia — it was Mac Day. Mac Day, as we discovered, was just one of the five days that the gang created for each member to make everyone else do whatever the days' honoree wants. At first blush, it seems like a strangely generous setup for such a selfish group of people. But as Mac Day rolls along, it becomes apparent that each member of the gang is simply going through the motions until it's their day, all while filing away the events of their friends' days to use as fuel for future mockery.   

Being the religious one of the group, Mac patterns the s...
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'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' Recap -- Gun Fever Too: Still Hot

9/12/2013 10:42am EDT
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Last night on "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” the gang addressed the hot-button issue of gun control in the same fashion that the rest of the world does: they formed two opposing sides who yelled at each other about how stupid and wrong they are.

Frank set everything in motion with his appearance on "Good Morning Philadelphia" (hoagie in hand), where he described his recent experience being held up by gun-toting thugs. Crediting his survival to his two pieces that are on him at all times, he urged everyone to get down to Gunther's Guns to arm themselves. This whipped the rest of the g...
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Danny DeVito & Rhea Perlman Give Their Marriage A Second Chance

3/16/2013 12:00pm EDT
Danny DeVito & Rhea Perlman
After separating last year, Hollywood couple Danny DeVito and his wife Rhea Perlman are reportedly back together again. The couple wed in 1982 and have three kids all in their 20s.
 
In October, the pair decided to end their 30-year marriage. However, over the last five months they've spent a lot of time working on their issues with the aim of reconciling, according to several reports.
 
In December, the "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" star, 68, talked to "Extra" about his relationship with Rhea, and when he was asked if there was any chance of a reconciliation, he said, "We're actually...
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Danny DeVito & Rhea Perlman 'Working On' Their Marriage

12/6/2012 9:08am EST
Danny DeVito & Rhea Perlman
It isn't officially over between Danny DeVito and his wife Rhea Perlman. The couple separated in October, but the actor insists he and Rhea are "working on" their problems and remain close.

DeVito recently told "Extra," ""We're actually still together, just separate - but together."

Is there a chance for reconciliation? He added, "We're working on it."

The couple shocked fans when they announced in the fall that they were splitting up. Reports suggested the couple had been unhappy for several years and Perlman allegedly got tired of her husbands womanizing ways. They've been married for ...
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'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' Recap: 'Frank's Back in Business'

12/1/2012 1:30pm EST
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
OK, I'm just gonna say it, and you people can stone me (or think I'm stoned) if you want: Frank is my least favorite "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" character. Don't get me wrong; I have mad love for Danny DeVito. And it's not that I dislike Frank. Saying he's my least favorite character out of a cast of amazing characters is kind of like saying that Sunday is my least favorite day of the weekend. I mean, it's still a pretty damn good day off work. But in my opinion, Frank is to "Sunny" what Newman is to "Seinfeld": a character so completely deranged and sub-human that he always brings ...
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Celebrity Telethon Helps Raise $23 Million For Hurricane Sandy Victims

11/4/2012 10:54am EST
Christina Aguilera
Christina Aguilera, Bruce Springsteen and Sting were among those who performed at a concert on Friday to raise money for those suffering after Hurricane Sandy devastated the east coast.

Aguilera kicked off the telethon saying, "I was born in Staten Island. Four days ago Hurricane Sandy came through and devastated it, as it did most of the eastern seaboard. We've come together tonight to tell every single person who's suffering that we are here for you. We will do whatever we can to help. We will not leave anyone behind because every single one of you matters."

Billy Joel, Mary J. Bli...
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Danny DeVito Says 'Everything's Good' Since Split With Rhea Perlman

10/23/2012 9:39am EDT
Danny De Vito
Danny DeVito seems to be taking his split from Rhea Perlman just fine. The actor stepped out in public on Monday for the first time since the couple parted ways.

DeVito and the "Cheers" actress have stayed out of the spotlight since the news broke, but the actor stepped out in Malibu, California yesterday.

Reporters from TMZ.com asked him how he was doing, and DeVito smiled and replied, "Everything's good", before giving a thumbs up gesture.

The couple stunned fans after announcing they had separated after 30 years of marriage earlier this month. Neither party has filed divorce papers ye...
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'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' Recap: 'The Gang Recycles Their Trash'

10/19/2012 12:15pm EDT
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
After a Hopper incident that caused me to miss the premiere of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia” (insert a Liam McPoyle slow-mo “Noooooooo!” here), the DVR gods were merciful and finally allowed me to get in on some Season 8 action. Although, while watching the cold open of this season’s second episode, I was a little concerned that, through some sort of weird, wormhole-y, space-time mix-up, I’d actually recorded an episode from Season 3, specifically “The Gang Finds a Dumpster Baby.” As Dennis, Mac and Dee waded through the trash piled up behind Paddy’s, Dennis’s remarks about their “thr...
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Source: Danny DeVito Romanced Extra, Promised To Make Her A Star

10/14/2012 3:07pm EDT
Danny DeVito
More bombshells are dropping after Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman ending their marriage after 30 years. Soon after, rumors swirled that Perlman was tired of DeVito's womanizing ways. Now, a source claims they witnessed Danny wooing a female extra with promises of fame.

The source told RadarOnline that Danny approached an extra working on the movie Hoffa in the 90s and told her he could use his fame to further her career. "It was kind of pathetic because she was very young and beautiful and obviously just having sex with him in hopes that he'd make her a star."

"Danny would have his limo dr...
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Rhea Perlman Tired Of Danny DeVito's 'Womanizing' Ways?

10/9/2012 11:07am EDT
Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman
It came as a surprise when long-time couple Rhea Perlman and Danny DeVito announced their divorce yesterday, but reportedly it was a long time coming.

RadarOnline reports that the two have been "unhappy for years," and that Rhea was getting angrier and angrier over Danny's womanizing ways. "He may not appear to be a ladies’ man, but Danny certainly gets a lot of female attention," a source said.

"Despite his reputation as a lovable, funny guy in movies and on TV, Danny’s actually quite the womanizer. And, like a lot of red-blooded males, if he sees an attractive girl in a coffee shop or w...
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Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman & 5 Other Longtime Famous Couples Who Split Up

10/8/2012 6:00pm EDT
Danny DeVito & Rhea Perlman
The news that Danny DeVito, 67, and Rhea Perlman, 64, split after a staggering 30 years together shocked fans around the world this morning. The couple, who have three children together, met after Rhea saw the actor in a play in 1971. They got married in 1982.

No reason was given for the split, but according to AARP, extramarital affairs for people 45 and older are relatively rare. So the odds that Danny or Rhea met someone else is likely not the cause of their break up.

Some relationships just fizzle out over time. Sometimes a couple's personal issues intensify. Most typically, a husband...
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Top 10 Celebrity Couples

7/14/2012 2:30pm EDT
Will Smith &  Jada Pinkett Smith
Approximately 40 to 50 percent of marriages end in divorce in the United States, and if you add celebrity to the equation that percentage seems to increase exponentially.

Check out the stars who have filed for divorce in 2012 alone: Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise, Seal and Heidi Klum, David Arquette and Courteney Cox, and Debra Messing and Daniel Zelman. Johnny Depp and his longterm partner Vanessa Paradis also called it quits.

Despite rampant divorce rumors, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith have weathered the storm after 15 years of marriage. And believe it or not, there are several celebr...
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Danny DeVito Deems Arnold Schwarzenegger's Governorship 'A Disaster!'

6/29/2012 2:11pm EDT
Danny DeVito
Danny DeVito was devastated when Arnold Schwarzenegger launched a career in politics as it cost him millions of dollars by stalling a sequel to their hit comedy Twins.

The pair teamed up for the 1988 movie, about two long-lost siblings, and DeVito was eager to work on a follow-up 15 years later - but Schwarzenegger torpedoed the proposal as he was running in the election for Governor of California.

DeVito admits the snub sent him into a spiral of despair and he became convinced his pal's political ambitions were "the stupidest thing in the world."

He tells U.K. talk show host Graham No...
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Eddie Murphy To Star In 'Twins' Sequel 'Triplets'?

3/30/2012 8:34am EDT
Eddie Murphy
Movie bosses are reportedly eyeing a sequel to hit comedy Twins - featuring Eddie Murphy as a new brother to Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito.

The 1988 film starred Schwarzenegger and DeVito as mismatched brothers, and producers are planning a follow-up, titled Triplets, which will introduce Murphy as a third 'identical' sibling, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Editors at the website report bosses at Universal and Montecito Picture Co. are looking for writers to help develop the script but a director is not yet on board.
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'The Lorax' Stuns By Earning $70 Million In Opening Weekend

3/5/2012 8:46am EST
The Lorax
Dr. Seuss' The Lorax has shattered box office records by grossing a whopping $70.7 million in its opening weekend.

The big screen adaptation of the beloved children's book, featuring the voices of Zac Efron, Taylor Swift, Ed Helms and Danny DeVito, now holds the biggest debut of the year so far, beating the $41.2 million romantic drama The Vow garnered last month.

Comedy "Project X" opened in second place on the new box office chart with $20.8 million, while "Act of Valor," featuring real U.S. Navy Seals, slipped from first to third place with a $13.7 million take in its second week on re...
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Zac Efron & Danny DeVito Read 'The Lorax' To New York Schoolchildren

3/4/2012 4:00pm EST
Zac Efron
Zac Efron boosted an American literacy campaign on Friday by reading The Lorax to a group of schoolchildren in New York.

The High School Musical star voices the character of Ted in the new film version of Dr. Seuss' classic book and he marked Read Across America Day on Friday by reciting the story to 300 kids at the New York Public Library in Manhattan.

He teamed up with his Lorax co-star Danny DeVito for the reading, which also marked 108 years since the writer's birth.

Efron says, "As a kid, I remember thinking, 'What would it be like to go on this big adventure...?' Now here I am, two...
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Danny DeVito Is A Multi-Lingual 'Lorax'

3/1/2012 6:41pm EST
Danny DeVito
You’ve already heard Dr. Seuss’s legendary creature The Lorax speak in commercials for the new movie and even TV promos for Mazda. It is the distinct voice of legendary actor Danny DeVito. Other countries will get to enjoy the unique voice of DeVito speaking their native tongues too, as the filmmakers decided to have DeVito voice the Spanish, Italian, German and Russian editions of The Lorax too.

"This is the thing,” DeVito said. “I don't speak any of those languages. I speak a tiny bit of Italian, but I did it all with coaches and phonetically and it was a lot of work. We did the whole th...
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Q&A: Zac Efron Says He & His 'Lorax' Character Are Hopeless Romantics, Kind Of Annoying & Pretty Funny

2/29/2012 11:15am EST
Zac Efron - The Lorax
Zac Efron knows he’s a hit with the high school contingent, and after three High School Musicals, they’re growing up with him. Efron’s done some more grown-up comedies like 17 Again and New Years Eve, and some drama in Charlie St. Cloud and Me and Orson Welles. Now he’s going for an even younger audience.

The Lorax is Efron’s first animated movie. He provides the voice of Ted, a young boy with a crush on Audrey (Taylor Swift). When Ted goes looking for the one last tree outside of town, he learns the story of the Lorax (Danny DeVito) and how an entrepreneur, The Once-ler (Ed Helms) talked ...
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Danny DeVito Looks Adorable At 'The Lorax' Premiere

2/20/2012 10:00am EST
Danny DeVito
Danny DeVito got up close and personal with a giant Lorax mascot at "The Lorax" premiere in Los Angeles yesterday. We don't know who's more huggable!

In the Dr. Seuss tale, a boy encounters a cantankerous forest creature after leaving his artificial city in search of a tree. Ted (voice of Zac Efron) lives in a town where everything is plastic, including the plants. He boldly leaves the city determined to find a "real, living tree" for his crush Audrey (Taylor Swift).

Along the way, Ted crosses paths with the Lorax (DeVito), a diminutive, mustached defender of nature who doesn't take k...
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'Lorax' Stars Taylor Swift, Zac Efron & More Promote Literacy

2/18/2012 12:30pm EST
Taylor Swift
"The Lorax" co-stars Taylor Swift, Danny De Vito, Zac Efron and Betty White have teamed up to launch a new reading initiative.

The stars each voice characters in the highly-anticipated Dr. Seuss film and, as part of their commitment to promote the benefits of literacy, country singer Swift, Efron and White have shot a new campaign for the National Education Association's Read Across America Day on March 2.

"The Hangover" star Ed Helms has also signed up to help.

In the new ad each star recites one line from a wacky poem to encourage kids to read more.

Mean hitmaker Swift has been a long...
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Danny DeVito: 'My Heart Was In My Throat' At The Super Bowl

2/8/2012 9:37am EST
Danny DeVito-TYG-021652.jpg
Monday morning, Danny DeVito was in Los Angeles promoting his upcoming movie The Lorax, in which he plays the voice of the Dr. Seuss character. The night before, he was celebrating the New York Giants’s victory at the SuperBowl.

“My heart was in my throat,” DeVito said. “I was like oh my God. Can you believe that? The guy sits down in the end zone, gets a touchdown but we still had downs to go. We could’ve taken that clock for a walk, and that last minute. Ohhhhh.”

The DeVitos traveled to Indianapolis for the weekend, and after the close game partied all night. “You know, we were with p...
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