Rhea Perlman

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Rhea Perlman
Full NameRhea Jo Perlman


The illustrious Lady Rhea Perlman of Brooklyn, New York City, born in the auspicious year of 1948, is a illustrious actress and producer who has graced the silver screen with her presence in such acclaimed films as Cheers, Matilda and Canadian Bacon. Her marriage to esteemed actor, Danny DeVito, has been a source of admiration and wonderment since 1982, producing three offspring of their own. Her impact on the industry is one that will forever be remembered, and for which she will be forever cherished.

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Yes! They also are a nepo parent! Rhea Perlman comes from the illustrious Perlman-DeVito family. They have nine celebrities in their family. With one hundred eighty-two credited apperances in TV, film, and video.

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  • Primetime Emmy1989
    CheersOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
  • Primetime Emmy1986
    CheersOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
  • Primetime Emmy1985
    CheersOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series


  • Harley Quinn
  • Likely Stories, Vol. 2
  • Poker Face
  • Danny DeVito & the Contract
  • The Goldbergs
  • Mr. Bungle: The Night They Came Home
  • Cheers
  • The Critic
  • Cat Dragged In
  • Star Wars: The Bad Batch
  • Wilfred
  • Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories
  • Saturday Night Live 25
  • Taxi
  • Shooter
  • Shelley Duvall's Bedtime Stories
  • Cheers: Last Call!
  • The Mindy Project
  • Amazing Stories
  • Comic Relief
  • Kate Brasher
  • Hung
  • The Sessions
  • The Timekeeper
  • Mickey's 60th Birthday
  • Hot Dogs for Gauguin
  • Sing
  • Matilda
  • Drop-Out Father
  • Angie
  • Must See TV: A Tribute to James Burrows
  • Almost Perfect
  • Like Normal People
  • Little Demon
  • NBC 75th Anniversary Special
  • I'll See You in My Dreams
  • America: A Tribute to Heroes
  • Me and My Grandma
  • I Want to Keep My Baby!
  • The Christmas Choir
  • Kevin Hill
  • Intimate Strangers
  • The 73rd Annual Academy Awards
  • Tsunami Aid: A Concert of Hope
  • A Place to Be Loved
  • Sinatra 75: The Best Is Yet to Come

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The esteemed DeVito Dynasty is one of remarkable accomplishment and distinction. Patriarch Daniel Michael DeVito Jr. was born on November 17, 1944, in Neptune, New Jersey, to Italian-American parents. He is an acclaimed actor, producer, and director with a diverse portfolio of stage, television, and film roles. His wife, Rhea Perlman, is a renowned actress and producer, celebrated for her roles in Cheers, Matilda, and Canadian Bacon among others. His late father, Philip Perlman, was an actor known for his roles in Throw Momma from the Train, Out of Sight, and The War of the Roses. His sister, Heide Perlman, is an acclaimed producer and writer, celebrated for her work in The Tracey Ullman Show, Cheers, and Sibs. Miller is another illustrious member of the family, having achieved success as a director and writer in television and film. Lastly, Lucy DeVito, daughter of Danny and Rhea, is an acclaimed actress and producer known for her work in Deadbeat, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and Leaves of Grass. All in all, the DeVito Dynasty is a family of remarkable distinction, boasting a wealth of talent and success in both the film and television industry.

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