Dominick DeLuise is an American actor, director, producer, conductor and author. Known primarily for his comedic performances, he became famous in the 1970s as a frequent guest on variety shows. He is commonly known for his work in films by Mel Brooks and Gene Wilder, as well as a series of collaborations and appearances with Burt Reynolds. Since the 1980s, his popularity has spread to a younger audience, he voiced characters in several major animated works, especially Don Bluth's.
|Born||Dominick DeLuise, August 01, 1933, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.|
|Died||May 04, 2009, Santa Monica, California, U.S.|
|Resting place||Calvary Cemetery in Woodside, Queens, New York, U.S.|
|Alma mater||Tufts University|
|Occupation||Actor, director, producer, author|
|Children||Peter DeLuise, Michael DeLuise, David DeLuise|
|IMDb||Dom DeLuise's IMDb|
The American actor, comedian and conductor is best known for his collaborations with directors Mel Brooks and Don Bluth. His notable films include History of the World, Part I, Smokey and the Bandit II, and You Don't Mess with the Zohan.
He went to performing arts high school, but studied at university.
He starred in his own sitcom, Lotsa Luck.
He met his future wife, actress Carol Arthur, while working on a summer theater show in 1964. The couple has three sons.
He often appeared in movies with his best friend Burt Reynolds.
- American cookbook writer
- New York comedians
- Alumni of Tufts University
Latest information about Dom DeLuise updated on May 10 2021.