Rodney Dangerfield (1921–2004)

Actor | Writer | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
Back to School (1986) | Rodney Dangerfield: It's Not Easy Bein' Me (1986) | The Rodney Dangerfield Show: It's Not Easy Bein' Me (1982)
AWARDS 
2 wins & 2 nominations More »
AKA 
Jack Roy
NICKNAMEs  
Jack, Jackie
BORN 
Nov 22, 1921 (died Oct 5, 2004)
HEIGHT 
5' 10" (1.78m)

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Past Film & Video (28 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Stupa-ManStupa-Man Special Thanks  Less 2008 $4K
  • Primary photo for Angels with AnglesAngels with Angles God  Less 2005 $1.5MM
  • Primary photo for Back by MidnightBack by Midnight Jake Puloski, Writer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Rodney's ActRodney's Act (Video) Himself, Producer, Writer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The 4th TenorThe 4th Tenor Lupo, Writer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Little NickyLittle Nicky Lucifer  Less 2000 $85MM $39MM / $58MM
  • Primary photo for My 5 WivesMy 5 Wives Monte Peterson, Producer, Writer  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Pirates: 3D ShowPirates: 3D Show (Short) Crewman Below Deck (uncredited)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The GodsonThe Godson The Rodfather  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Rusty: A Dog's TaleRusty: A Dog's Tale Bandit the Rabbit (voice)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Casper: A Spirited BeginningCasper: A Spirited Beginning (Video) Mayor Johnny Hunt  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Meet Wally SparksMeet Wally Sparks Wally Sparks, Producer (uncredited), Performer ("Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On", "Old Time Rock N Roll"), Writer (screenplay)  Less 1997 $4MM / —
  • Primary photo for Sea World and Busch Gardens Adventures: Alien Vacation!Sea World and Busch Gardens Adventures: Alien Vacation! Yendor  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Guide to Golf Style and EtiquetteGuide to Golf Style and Etiquette (Video) Rodney, Writer  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for CasperCasper Rodney Dangerfield (uncredited)  Less 1995 $50MM $100MM / $288MM
  • Primary photo for Natural Born KillersNatural Born Killers Ed Wilson, Mallory's Dad  Less 1994 $34MM $50MM / —
  • Primary photo for Muscle Rock MadnessMuscle Rock Madness (Video) Actor  Less 1992 $20K
  • Primary photo for LadybugsLadybugs Chester Lee, Performer ("Great Balls of Fire")  Less 1992 $15MM / —
  • Primary photo for Rover DangerfieldRover Dangerfield Rover Dangerfield (voice), Songs (music and lyrics by), Executive Producer, Lyrics ("It's A Dog's Life", "Somewhere There's A Party", "I'd Give Up A Bone For You", "I'm In Love With The Dog Next Door", "I'll Never Do It On A Christmas Tree", "I Found a Four-Leaf Clover When I Met Rover"), Music ("It's A Dog's Life", "Somewhere There's A Party", "I'd Give Up A Bone For You", "I'm In Love With The Dog Next Door", "I'll Never Do It On A Christmas Tree", "I Found a Four-Leaf Clover When I Met Rover"), Performer ("It's A Dog's Life", "Somewhere There's A Party", "I'd Give Up A Bone For You", "I'm In Love With The Dog Next Door", "I'll Never Do It On A Christmas Tree"), Writer (based on an idea by), Writer (screenplay), Writer (story developed by)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Caddyshack IICaddyshack II Script Revisions (uncredited)  Less 1988 $20MM $12MM / —
  • Primary photo for MovingMoving Loan Broker (uncredited)  Less 1988 $11MM / —
  • Primary photo for Lionel Richie: Dancing on the CeilingLionel Richie: Dancing on the Ceiling (Video) Actor  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Back to SchoolBack to School Thornton Melon, Performer ("Twist And Shout"), Writer (story)  Less 1986 $11MM $91MM / —
  • Primary photo for Rodney Dangerfield: Twist and ShoutRodney Dangerfield: Twist and Shout (Video) Rodney Dangerfield  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Easy MoneyEasy Money Monty Capuletti, Performer ("Funiculi Funicula"), Writer  Less 1983 $29MM / —
  • Primary photo for CaddyshackCaddyshack Al Czervik  Less 1980 $6MM $40MM / —
  • Primary photo for The ProjectionistThe Projectionist Renaldi / The Bat  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for The KillingThe Killing Onlooker (uncredited)  Less 1956 $320K
Past Television (25 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for One Hit WonderlandOne Hit Wonderland (TV Series) Writer ("Rappin Rodney") ( 1 episode, 2013 ) , Performer ("Rappin Rodney") ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for I Love the 80's 3-DI Love the 80's 3-D (TV Series) Performer ("Rappin' Rodney") ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005 1
    • 1984 (Oct 26, 2005) Performer ("Rappin' Rodney")  Less
  • Primary photo for Still StandingStill Standing (TV Series) Ed Bailey ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for Phil of the FuturePhil of the Future (TV Series) Mad Max ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for The Electric PiperThe Electric Piper (TV Movie) Rat-A-Tat-Tat (voice)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Dr. Katz, Professional TherapistDr. Katz, Professional Therapist (TV Series) Rodney ( 1 episode, 1997 ) , Writer (additional material) ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
    • Day Planner (Jan 12, 1997) Rodney (voice), Writer (additional material)  Less
  • Primary photo for Rodney Dangerfield's 75th Birthday ToastRodney Dangerfield's 75th Birthday Toast (TV Movie) Himself, Executive Producer (uncredited), Writer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Suddenly SusanSuddenly Susan (TV Series) Artie ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for The SimpsonsThe Simpsons (TV Series) Larry Burns ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for It's Lonely at the TopIt's Lonely at the Top (TV Movie) Himself, Producer (uncredited), Writer  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Rodney Dangerfield's The Really Big ShowRodney Dangerfield's The Really Big Show (TV Movie) Himself, Performer ("It's Tough To Find Talent"), Writer  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The Earth Day SpecialThe Earth Day Special (TV Special) Dr. Vinny Boombatz  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for 1989 Johnnie Walker National Comedy Search1989 Johnnie Walker National Comedy Search (TV Movie) Special Thanks  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Rodney Dangerfield: Opening Night at Rodney's PlaceRodney Dangerfield: Opening Night at Rodney's Place (TV Movie) Himself, Writer  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Diceman ComethThe Diceman Cometh (TV Special) Special Thanks  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Nothin' Goes RightNothin' Goes Right (TV Special) Himself, Writer  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Rodney Dangerfield: It's Not Easy Bein' MeRodney Dangerfield: It's Not Easy Bein' Me (TV Special) Himself, Writer  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Not Necessarily the NewsNot Necessarily the News (TV Series) Chet ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for Rodney Dangerfield: ExposedRodney Dangerfield: Exposed (TV Movie) Himself / Various, Performer ("Read It", "One (Singular Sensation)") (uncredited), Writer (head writer)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The Rodney Dangerfield Special: I Can't Take It No MoreThe Rodney Dangerfield Special: I Can't Take It No More (TV Movie) Himself / Various, Performer ("Rappin' Rodney"), Writer (head writer)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The Rodney Dangerfield Show: It's Not Easy Bein' MeThe Rodney Dangerfield Show: It's Not Easy Bein' Me (TV Movie) Himself / Various, Performer ("The Mikado") (uncredited), Writer (head writer)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Benny and Barney: Las Vegas UndercoverBenny and Barney: Las Vegas Undercover (TV Movie) Manager  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for That's LifeThat's Life (TV Series) Actor ( 2 episodes, 1968–1969 )  Less 1968–1969 2
  • Primary photo for NBC Experiment in TelevisionNBC Experiment in Television (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969 1
Self (66 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Onion MovieThe Onion Movie Himself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The O'Reilly FactorThe O'Reilly Factor (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 20 episodes, 1995–2004 )  Less 1995–2004
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  • Primary photo for Jimmy Kimmel Live!Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Late Late Show with Craig KilbornThe Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The CommiesThe Commies (TV Special) Himself  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The Lionel Richie CollectionThe Lionel Richie Collection (Video) Himself (segment "Dancing on the Ceiling")  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Hollywood SquaresHollywood Squares (TV Series) Himself - Panelist ( 5 episodes, 2002 )  Less 2002
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  • Primary photo for Billy Joel: The Essential Video CollectionBilly Joel: The Essential Video Collection (Video) Himself (segment "Tell Her About It")  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for X.F.L.X.F.L. (TV Series) Rodney Dangerfield ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Adam Sandler Goes to HellAdam Sandler Goes to Hell (Video) Himself  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for MADtvMADtv (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Host ( 2 episodes, 1997–1999 )  Less 1997–1999
  • Primary photo for Sin City SpectacularSin City Spectacular (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode )  Less 1998–1999
  • Primary photo for Sam Kinison: Why Did We Laugh?Sam Kinison: Why Did We Laugh? (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Home ImprovementHome Improvement (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Howard SternHoward Stern (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1997 )  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'BrienLate Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The Daily ShowThe Daily Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Night StandNight Stand (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Host / Various ( 3 episodes, 1979–1996 )  Less 1979–1996
  • Primary photo for The Single GuyThe Single Guy (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The 10th Annual American Comedy AwardsThe 10th Annual American Comedy Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Crook & ChaseCrook & Chase (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for A Comedy Salute to Andy KaufmanA Comedy Salute to Andy Kaufman (TV Special) Himself  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for A Tribute to Sam KinisonA Tribute to Sam Kinison (TV Special) Himself  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for In Living ColorIn Living Color (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1993 )  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself - Comedian / Himself ( 70 episodes, 1969–1992 )  Less 1969–1992
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  • Primary photo for ...Where's Rodney?...Where's Rodney? (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for An Amazin Era: Revised and UpdatedAn Amazin Era: Revised and Updated (Video) Himself  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The 59th Annual Academy AwardsThe 59th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter: Best Makeup  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Will Rogers: Look Back in LaughterWill Rogers: Look Back in Laughter (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Late Night with David LettermanLate Night with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for An Amazin' EraAn Amazin' Era (Video) Himself - Host  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Playboy Mid Summer Night's Dream Party 1985Playboy Mid Summer Night's Dream Party 1985 (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1985 $100K
  • Primary photo for The 26th Annual Grammy AwardsThe 26th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The TopThe Top (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The 9th Annual Young Comedians SpecialThe 9th Annual Young Comedians Special (TV Special) Himself - Host  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The Making of 'Easy Money'The Making of 'Easy Money' (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The Robert Klein ShowThe Robert Klein Show (TV Special) Himself  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Command Performance: The Stars Salute the PresidentCommand Performance: The Stars Salute the President (TV Special) Self  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for This Is Your Life: 30th Anniversary SpecialThis Is Your Life: 30th Anniversary Special (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The 23rd Annual Grammy AwardsThe 23rd Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The Alan Thicke ShowThe Alan Thicke Show (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1980–1981 )  Less 1980–1981
  • Primary photo for The Tomorrow ShowThe Tomorrow Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1980 )  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Live WednesdayLive Wednesday (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1978 )  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Hollywood SquaresThe Hollywood Squares (TV Series) Himself - Panelist ( 7 episodes, 1976–1978 )  Less 1976–1978
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  • Primary photo for Happy Birthday, Las VegasHappy Birthday, Las Vegas (TV Special) Himself  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for I've Got a SecretI've Got a Secret (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Dean Martin Comedy WorldThe Dean Martin Comedy World (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1974 )  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Dean Martin ShowThe Dean Martin Show (TV Series) Himself (regular performer, 1972-1973)  Less 1965–1974
  • Primary photo for The Mike Douglas ShowThe Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Comedian ( 10 episodes, 1969–1973 )  Less 1969–1973
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  • Primary photo for The David Frost ShowThe David Frost Show (TV Series) Himself ( 10 episodes, 1969–1971 )  Less 1969–1971
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  • Primary photo for Toast of the TownToast of the Town (TV Series) Himself - Comedian / Himself - Audience Bow ( 14 episodes, 1967–1971 )  Less 1967–1971
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  • Primary photo for Comedy TonightComedy Tonight (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Jackie Gleason ShowThe Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1970 )  Less 1970
  • Primary photo for The Merv Griffin ShowThe Merv Griffin Show (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Guest ( 6 episodes, 1965–1969 )  Less 1965–1969
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  • Primary photo for DellaDella (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for The Joan Rivers ShowThe Joan Rivers Show (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1968–1969 )  Less 1968–1969
  • Primary photo for The Joey Bishop ShowThe Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) Himself ( 14 episodes, 1967–1969 )  Less 1967–1969
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  • Primary photo for That's LifeThat's Life (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1969 )  Less 1969
  • Primary photo for Operation: EntertainmentOperation: Entertainment (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for The Steve Allen ShowThe Steve Allen Show (TV Series) Himself - Comedian ( 1 episode, 1968 )  Less 1968
  • Primary photo for Away We GoAway We Go (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for The Eamonn Andrews ShowThe Eamonn Andrews Show (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1967 )  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for On Broadway TonightOn Broadway Tonight (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1964 )  Less 1964
Archive Footage (27 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
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