Lucy DeVito

Lucy DeVito

Date Of BirthMarch 11, 1983
Age37 years 4 months 24 days
Day of BirthFriday
Place Of BirthLos Angeles, California, United States
Zodiac SignPisces
Profession Actress
Full Name Lucy Chet DeVito

Personal Information
Residence New York City, New York, United States
Religions Christianity (Italian Catholic) , Judaism (Maternal)
Languages Italian , English
Star SignPisces
Nationality American
Ethnicity Caucasian
Complexion White
Sexual Orientation Straight
Body Features & Measurements
Height150 CM
4 Feet 11 Inches
Eye color Black
Hair color Black
Weight44 KG
97 lbs
Figure Type Hourglass
Body Type Average
Family Information
Father Danny DeVito (Actor, writer, director)
Mother Rhea Jo Perlman (Actress; born on March 31, 1948)
Brothers Jacob Daniel DeVito (born in October 1987; Producer)
Jake DeVito
Sister Grace Fan DeVito (born in March 1985)
Cousin Peter
Grandfathers Philip Perlman (Maternal; born 1919-death 2015)
Daniel DeVito, Sr (Paternal; Businessman)
Grandmothers Julia DeVito (Paternal; Julia Moccello)
Adele Perlman (Maternal; bookkeeper; born in 1922)
Aunts Angela Lucia (Paternal; elder sister of Danny Devito; 1928-2013)
Heide Perlman (Maternal; writer by profession)
Theresa DeVito Scialla (Paternal; elder sister of Danny Devito; 1934-2014)
Education Qualifications
Education (Graduation) Degree in dramatic arts
Alma MaterBrown University
Career Information
Debut (Movie) This Revolution (2005)
Years Active 2005-
Debut (TV) Crumbs (2006)
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
Favorite Food Ice Cream (mint chocolate chip)
LikesKaraoke
Social Networks, Web links
Twitter ProfileLucy DeVito Twitter Profile
Instagram ProfileLucy DeVito Instagram Profile
More Information
Net worth$15 Million

Biography

Lucy DeVito is an American theater, TV & movie actress, and producer. She is most known for playing Sue in Deadbeat (2014-2015).

Some of the well-known roles she has played are Jenny in "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia", Anne Greenstein in Leaves of Grass (2009), Brittany Berkowitz in The Comedian (2016), Stephanie in Melissa & Joey.

Some of her recent roles are Maiden in Jumanji: The Next Level(2019), Alexis in Cubby(2019), Barbara in Rich Boy, Rich Girl(2018)

 

Childhood- Family

Lucy Chet DeVito was born on 11th March 1983 in Los Angeles, California, the United States to Danny DeVito(Father)- an actor, writer, director & producer, and Rhea Perlman(Mother)- an Actress.

She grew up in New York City where her parents lived, she is the oldest of three siblings, she has a sister named Grace Fan DeVito and a brother named Jacob Daniel DeVito.

DeVito siblings:

  • Lucy Chet DeVito (1983)
  • Grace Fan DeVito (1985)
  • Jacob Daniel DeVito (1987)

Lucy DeVito, Danny Devito(father), Jake Devito(brother)

Image: Lucy DeVito with Danny Devito(father), Jake Devito(brother)

 

Father- Danny DeVito

Danny DeVito is an American actor, producer, and director. He was born on November 17, 1944, in Asbury Park, New Jersey to Julia DeVito & Daniel Devito Sr.

He is Oscar Award-nominated, Golden globe award-winning veteran artist with more than 150 film/ tv credits to his name.

He is known for his comical roles as an actor, and as writer and director. Some of his most popular works are as Mr. Wormwood in Matilda(1996), Owen in Throw Momma from the Train(1987), Gavin D'Amato in The War of the Roses (1989), Penguin in Batman Returns (1992).

 

Mother- Rhea Perlman

Lucy's mother Rhea Perlman is a golden globe and Emmy award-nominated actress. Rhea was born in March 31, 1948, in Brooklyn, New York City to Philip Perlman and his wife Adele Perlman.

Rhea has appeared in movies as Carla LeBec in "Cheers"(1982-1993), Mrs. Wormwood in Matilda(1996), Honey in Canadian Bacon(1995), Sally in I'll See You in My Dreams (2015).

Rhea has appeared in the movie Matilda(1996) with her then-husband Danny Devito (their only movie together) as the wretched parents of Matilda.

Lucy Chet DeVito with her mother Rhea Perlman

[Lucy Chet DeVito with her mother Rhea Perlman]

 

Sister- Gracie DeVito

Gracie DeVito, the younger sister of Lucy is an actress and producer. Gracie was born on March 24, 1985. 

She has appeared in the TV series "Jeff & Some Aliens", and the movie Amboy(2015). She has produced the movie My Girlfriend's Abroad(2006) and the short movie Bloom(2007).

Lucy Chet DeVito with her sister Grace Devito

[Lucy Chet DeVito with her sister Grace Devito]

 

Brother- Jake Devito

Jacob Daniel DeVito was born on October 30, 1987; Jake is a producer, actor, and film technician.

He has produced Little Demon (tv movie),  St. Sebastian (movie), The better angels (2014), Curmudgeons (2016), and others.

He has acted in movies Amboy(2015) and Pieces of a Dream(2005)

Lucy DeVito, Danny Devito(father), Jake Devito(brother)

[Lucy DeVito, Danny Devito(father), Jake Devito(brother)]

 

Her maternal grandfather Philip Perlman was an actor, he has appeared in Throw Momma from the Train as Mr. Perlman (1987), as Phil in "Cheers". 

Her maternal grandmother Adele Perlman has acted in a movie herself.

Education

  • Brown University: She graduated from Brown University in 2005 with a degree in dramatic arts.

 

Interesting Facts & Trivia

  • Lucy played Anne Frank in the theater production of the play Anne Frank at the Intiman Theatre, Seattle, Washington.
  • Religion: She is of Catholic Italian background from the father's side and Jewish (polish immigrants) from the mother's side. Her parents belong to different religions, the kids were brought up non-religious, with festivities from both religious backgrounds.
  • Political inclination: She opposed Donald Trump's presidency.
  • Animal Lover: She loves animals, she has dogs and cats as pets, she is often seen posing with animals on her Instagram profile. She has had pets named Memmie(cat), Zorro (dog), Sylv (cat; died in June 2018), Ham (dog), Chunk (dog)
  • Audiobooks: Lucy has narrated audiobooks, they are available online. Lucy By Damien Atkins is one of the well known.
  • Coffee lover: She is a Starbucks coffee lover.

 

Philanthropy

  • Nepal Earthquake: She helped raise funds to support the Himalayan country Nepal after the Nepalese Eqathquake in 2015.
  • LGBT ally: She is an  LGBT ally, she supports the LGBT cause.
  • Black Lives Matter: Following the murder of George Floyd by the police officers in May 2020, the protestors hit the street demanding justice and legal changes. Lucy posted a black screen on Instagram supporting the protests. 
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Career

As producer: She has produced the TV movie "Little Demon" and the short movie "Curmudgeons".

Little Demon: In the TV movie  "Little Demon", Lucy, Jake, and Danny worked as executive producers. 

 

Curmudgeons (2016)

Curmudgeons is a short comedy movie centered around Ralph, an old man in his care home, he is visited by his granddaughter and unexpected guest.

Lucy DeVito plays Robin, her father Danny plays Jackie. It was written by Joshua Conkel and directed by Danny Devito. Lucy's brother Jake DeVito was one of the producers of the short film.

 

"Melissa & Joey"

In the romantic comedy created by David Kendall and Bob Young, Lucy played Stephanie Krause, a hyperactive legislative assistant of Mel Burke(Melissa Joan Hart). She has a crush on the other main role  Joey Longo (Joey Lawrence).

Melissa & Joey is a sitcom aired on ABC Family. It also starred Lennox Elizabeth Scanlon (Taylor Spreitler) and Ryder Scanlon (Nick Robinson) in main roles.

 

"Deadbeat"

Deadbeat is a comedy series created by Cody Heller and Brett Konner. It is centered around Kevin Pacalioglu, a psychic medium played by Tyler Labine.

Lucy plays Sue Tabernacle, a personal assistant to Camomile White (Cat Deeley) who died in an accident and stuck in Kevin's apartment as a ghost.

She has a main role and appears in about 20 episodes in the series.

 

Theatre

Lucy has worked in multiple theatre productions. Here is a small list we could gather

Year Play Character Notes
2018 Bump  

Location: Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York City

Play: Chiara Atik

Direction: Claudia Weill

2009 The Miracle at Naples La Piccola Location: Huntington Theatre
2009 Love, Loss, and What I Wore  

Location: Westside Theatre, Manhattan, New York City

off-Broadway play; also starred her mother Rhea

2008 Anne Frank Anne Frank

Location: Intiman Theatre, Seattle, Washington

 

Filmography

Movies

Year Movie Character Notes
2021 Blonde    
2019 Jumanji: The Next Level Maiden  
2019 Cubby Alexis  
2019 Dumbo Coat Check Girl  
2018 Rich Boy, Rich Girl Barbara  
2018 Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Gossipy Office Worker
 
2017 Speech & Debate Lucy  
2016 Patriettes Joanna TV movie
2016 A Cinderella Christmas Lara TV movie
2016 The Comedian Brittany Berkowitz  
2014 The Santa Con June TV Movie
2013 How to Succeed at Birth Lizzie TV Movie
2013 Syrup Cindy  
2012 The Share Mona TV Movie
2012 Sleepwalk with Me Hillary  
2011 Empires Melanie TV Movie
2010 Beware the Gonzo Marlene  
2009 Leaves of Grass Anne Greenstein  
2008 A Quiet Little Marriage Sylvia  
2008 Just Add Water Wanda  
2007 Nobel Son Devotee  
2007 The Good Night    
2005 This Revolution    

 

TV series

Year TV series Character Notes
2018-2019 The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Irene Episodes: "Marvelous Radio", "Vote for Kennedy, Vote for Kennedy"
2019 Shameless Yolanda Episode: "Lost"
2018 Cady Did Officer  
2017 Adults Lucy Season 1 Episode 3
2014-2015 Deadbeat Sue Tabernacle 20 episodes; Recurring
2015 Girls Lisa Episode: "Iowa"
2014 Alpha House Charity Robeson 4 Episodes; "There Will Be Water", "The Civility Zone", "Shelter in Place", "Gaffergate"
2012-2013 CrimeFighters Nighten-Gal Episode: "Team Meeting", "Search and Rescue"
2010-2012 Melissa & Joey Stephanie 15 episodes; recurring
2011 Second City This Week
Celebrity Guest
 
2006-2007 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Waitress / Jenny 3 episodes
2007 Dirt Linda Episode: "Caught on Tape"
2006 Crumbs Cashier Episode: "A Loon Again, Naturally"

 

Short movies

Year short movie Character Notes
2016 Curmudgeons Robin  
2015 If I Could Tell You Jessica  
2011 Guess Whom Lizzy  
2011 Moving Sale Sandy  
2011 Nest of Vipers    
2011 Poison Tongue    
2009 Speed Grieving    
2008 Wynnwood Lane    

 

Quotes

  • Paparazzi wasn't obsessed with actors' kids back then as they are now.
  • Donald Trump is a buffoon. Everyone in my circle is like- 'How did this happen'
  • You know, if you stab a man in the dead of winter, steam will rise up from the wounds
  • I come from a long line of shorties

 

News and Updates

  • She presented awards at the 7th Annual Shorty Awards. She presented the best artist, best twitter brand, and best youtube comedian awards.
  • "The New York Times": She was covered in the 'The New York Times' magazine interview in November 2009 by Dave Itzkoff, it was titled "Mother and Child Reunion Onstage"

 

References

  1. Lucy Devito wiki
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