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  • Danny DeVito

    Born on November 17, 1944 in Asbury Park, New Jersey

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Throw Momma From the Train (1987)

Danny DeVito as "Owen/Ned 'Little Ned' Lift/Cousin Paddy"

Larry (Billy Crystal), an author with a cruel ex-wife, Margaret (Kate Mulgrew), teaches a writing workshop where Owen (Danny DeVito), one of his students, is fed up with his domineering mother (Anne Ramsey). When Owen watches a Hitchcock classic that seems to mirror his own life, he decides to put the movie's plot into action and offers to kill Margaret, if Larry promises to murder his mom. Before Larry gets a chance to react to the plan, it seems that Owen has already sealed Margaret's fate.

Golden Globe (1987) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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