Daniel Michael “Danny” DeVito Jr. , an American actor and filmmaker, was born November 17, 1944 in Neptune City. He was raised in Asbury Park, and has been quoted as saying “Jersey is always with me. I was one of the lucky ones. Asbury Park is just the greatest place in the world to spend your childhood. ” DeVito has starred in numerous blockbuster movies and hit TV programs as well as achieving success as a director and producer. His production company, Jersey Films, has been involved in several major award-winning movies including Pulp Fiction.