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Encyclopedia > Dom DeLuise
Dom Deluise
Birth name Dominick DeLuise
Born August 1, 1933 (1933-08-01) (age 74)
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Other name(s) Dom De Luise, Dom DeLuises, Dom Deluise
Occupation Actor, Comedian, Chef, Director, Producer, Writer
Spouse(s) Carol Arthur (1965-present)
Children Peter DeLuise
David DeLuise
Michael DeLuise
Official site [Official Site]

Dominick "Dom" DeLuise (born August 1, 1933) is an American actor, comedian, film director, television producer and chef. He is the husband of actress Carol Arthur[1], and the father of actor, writer, director Peter DeLuise, and actors David DeLuise and Michael DeLuise. If you hold the copyright to an image (e. ... is the 213th day of the year (214th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the borough of New York City. ... This article is about the state. ... Director Herbert Brenon with actress Alla Nazimova on the set of War Brides, 1916 A director is a person who directs the making of a film. ... The primary role of a television producer is to coordinate and control all aspects of production, ranging from show idea development and cast hiring to shoot supervision and fact-checking. ... DeLuise behind the scenes for Stargate SG-1 in Beast of Burden Peter DeLuise is an American actor and director, (born November 6, 1966) in New York, New York, born in a family full of actors. ... David DeLuise (born November 11, 1971 in Burbank, California) is an American actor. ... Michael Ellen DeLuise (born August 4, 1969 (according to IMDB) in Los Angeles, California) is an American actress and directress. ... Buskers perform on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. ... is the 213th day of the year (214th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Actor (disambiguation). ... For the documentary about Jerry Seinfeld, see Comedian (film). ... Director Herbert Brenon with actress Alla Nazimova on the set of War Brides, 1916 A director is a person who directs the making of a film. ... The primary role of a television producer is to coordinate and control all aspects of production, ranging from show idea development and cast hiring to shoot supervision and fact-checking. ... For other uses, see Chef (disambiguation). ... DeLuise behind the scenes for Stargate SG-1 in Beast of Burden Peter DeLuise is an American actor and director, (born November 6, 1966) in New York, New York, born in a family full of actors. ... David DeLuise (born November 11, 1971 in Burbank, California) is an American actor. ... Michael Ellen DeLuise (born August 4, 1969 (according to IMDB) in Los Angeles, California) is an American actress and directress. ...

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Biography

Early life

DeLuise was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Italian American parents John (a civil servant) and Vincenza "Jennie" (maiden name, DeStefano).[2] For other meanings, see Brooklyn (disambiguation). ... This article is about the state. ... An Italian-American is an American of Italian descent either born in America or someone who has immigrated. ...


DeLuise graduated from Manhattan's High School of Performing Arts. [3] The High School of Performing Arts, more formally known as The School of Performing Arts: A Division of the Fiorello H La Guardia High School of Music and the Arts, informally known as PA, was a public alternative high school in New York, New York, USA that existed from 1948...


Career

DeLuise generally appears in comedic parts, although an early appearance (in the movie Fail-Safe as a nervous enlisted airman) showed a possible broader range. His first acting credit was as a regular performer in the television show The Entertainers in 1964. He has often co-starred with Burt Reynolds; together they starred in the films The Cannonball Run, The End, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas and All Dogs Go to Heaven. DeLuise was the host of the television show Candid Camera from 1991 to 1992. Fail-Safe is a 1964 film directed by Sidney Lumet, based on the 1962 novel by Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler. ... Burton Leon Reynolds, Jr. ... The Cannonball Run (1981, Twentieth Century Fox) is a campy, slapstick comedy movie released in 1981 that starred Burt Reynolds, Roger Moore, Dom DeLuise and Farrah Fawcett. ... The End is a common phrase used at the end of some works, particularly books. ... The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas is a stage and film musical written by Larry L. King. ... All Dogs Go to Heaven is an animated film directed and produced by Don Bluth and released by United Artists in 1989. ... Candid Camera is a long-running television series, created and produced by Allen Funt, which initially began on radio as Candid Microphone June 28, 1947. ...


TV producer Greg Garrison hired DeLuise to appear as a specialty act on the popular Dean Martin show. DeLuise ran through his "Dominick the Great" routine, a riotous example of a magic act gone wrong, with host Martin as a bemused volunteer from the audience. The show went so well that DeLuise was soon a regular on Martin's program, participating in both songs and sketches. Garrison also starred DeLuise in his own hour-long comedy specials for ABC. (Martin was often just off-camera when these were taped, and his distinctive laugh can be heard loud and clear.) Greg Garrison (1923 – March 25, 2005) was a pioneer producer and director in the television business, directing nearly 4,000 shows in his career. ... Dean Martin (born Dino Paul Crocetti, June 7, 1917 – December 25, 1995) was an American singer, film actor, and comedian. ... This article is about the American broadcast network. ...


DeLuise is probably best known as a regular in Mel Brooks's films. Silent Movie (1976), in which Brooks plays a film director and his strange friends (DeLuise and Marty Feldman) struggle to produce the first major silent feature film in forty years. DeLuise also appeared in Blazing Saddles in the Hollywood segment. His was the great line: Come on girls! Brooks's late wife, actress Anne Bancroft, directed Dom in Fatso (1980). He also had a cameo in Johnny Dangerously as the Pope, and in Jim Henson's The Muppet Movie as a wayward Hollywood talent agent who comes across Kermit the Frog singing "The Rainbow Connection" in the film's opening scene. Mel Brooks (born June 28, 1926) is an Academy Award-winning American director, writer, comedian, actor and producer best known as a creator of broad film farces and comedy parodies. ... This article is about the comedy film. ... Anne Bancroft (September 17, 1931 – June 6, 2005) was an iconic Academy, Tony, and Emmy Award-winning American actress. ... Fatso is a 1980 American comedy film written and directed by Anne Bancroft and starring Dom DeLuise, Bancroft and Ron Carey. ... Johnny Dangerously is 1984 comedy spoof of 1930s crime/gangster movies. ... Jim Henson, born James Maury Henson (September 24, 1936 – May 16, 1990), was the most widely known American puppeteer in modern American television history. ... The Muppet Movie is the first of a series of live-action musical feature films starring Jim Hensons Muppets. ... ... Kermit singing Bein Green in the first season of Sesame Street. ... The Rainbow Connection is a popular song written by Paul Williams and Kenneth Ascher and originally performed by Kermit the Frog (Jim Henson) in The Muppet Movie in 1979. ...


DeLuise exhibited his comedic talents while playing the speaking part of the jailer Frosch in the comedic operetta Die Fledermaus at the Metropolitan Opera. In the production, while the singing was in German, the spoken parts were in English. Operetta is a genre of light opera, light in terms both of music and subject matter. ... Scene from the 1984 version. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, the lead section of this article may need to be expanded. ...


An avid cook and author of several books on cooking, in recent years he has appeared as a regular contributor to a syndicated home improvement radio show, On The House with The Carey Brothers, giving listeners tips on culinary topics.[4] He has also written several children's books. This article is about the television series. ...


He is sometimes credited as Dom De Luise, Dom Deluise, or Dom De Luises.


Dom DeLuise is sometimes confused for the Cajun chef Paul Prudhomme. Both have a similar body shape and enjoy cooking. They both often wear "newsboy"-style cloth caps and beards. Cajuns are an ethnic group mainly living in Louisiana, consisting of the descendants of Acadian exiles and peoples of other ethnicities with whom the Acadians eventually intermarried on the semitropical frontier. ... Paul Prudhomme (born July 13, 1940) is an American chef famous for his Cajun cuisine. ...


Dom also wrote a children's book on diversity called Charlie the Caterpillar.


He starred in 1994 with two of his sons, Peter and Michael, on seaQuest DSV (Season 2, episode 5). This section has been identified as trivia. ...


Dom guest starred in Episode 16, of the 3rd Season of Stargate SG-1. He played two characters: "URGO", and Togar, Urgo's creator. Stargate SG-1 (often abbreviated as SG-1) is a science fiction television series, part of the Stargate franchise. ... Urgo is an episode from Season 3 of the science fiction television series Stargate SG-1. ...


His sons Peter, David, and Michael, are all also actors. (They have all been involved with Stargate SG-1. David and Michael Deluise as actors, and Peter as an actor, director and writer.) DeLuise behind the scenes for Stargate SG-1 in Beast of Burden Peter DeLuise is an American actor and director, (born November 6, 1966) in New York, New York, born in a family full of actors. ... David DeLuise (born November 11, 1971 in Burbank, California) is an American actor. ... Michael Ellen DeLuise (born August 4, 1969 (according to IMDB) in Los Angeles, California) is an American actress and directress. ... David DeLuise (born November 11, 1971 in Burbank, California) is an American actor. ... Michael Ellen DeLuise (born August 4, 1969 (according to IMDB) in Los Angeles, California) is an American actress and directress. ... DeLuise behind the scenes for Stargate SG-1 in Beast of Burden Peter DeLuise is an American actor and director, (born November 6, 1966) in New York, New York, born in a family full of actors. ...


Filmography

Fail-Safe is a 1964 film directed by Sidney Lumet, based on the 1962 novel by Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler. ... The Glass Bottom Boat, also known as The Spy in Lace Panties, is a 1966 romantic comedy film. ... The Busy Body The Busy Body is a play, written by a person. ... The Twelve Chairs is a 1970 film directed by Mel Brooks, starring Frank Langella, Dom DeLuise and Ron Moody . ... Norwood is a 1970 film, starring Glen Campbell, Kim Darby, and Joe Namath. ... Who Is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things About Me? is a movie released in 1971 starring Dustin Hoffman. ... Alex Karras as Mongo in Blazing Saddles Blazing Saddles (1974) is a comedy directed by Mel Brooks and starring Cleavon Little and Gene Wilder, and released by Warner Brothers. ... The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes Smarter Brother is a 1975 comedy with Gene Wilder, Marty Feldman, Madeline Kahn, Dom De Luise and Leo McKern. ... This article is about the comedy film. ... Sextette is a 1978 Crown International comedy/musical motion picture starring Mae West. ... The End is a 1978 comedy film, directed by Burt Reynolds and starring Burt Reynolds, Dom DeLuise and Sally Field. ... The Cheap Detective is a 1978 spoof comedy movie, written by Neil Simon and directed by Robert Moore as a follow-up to their successful Murder By Death. ... The Muppet Movie is the first of a series of live-action musical feature films starring Jim Hensons Muppets. ... A cameo role or cameo appearance (often shortened to just cameo) is a brief appearance of a known person in a work of the performing arts, such as plays, films, video games and television. ... Hot Stuff is a 1979 comedy movie that starred Dom DeLuise, Suzanne Pleshette, Jerry Reed and Ossie Davis. ... Director Herbert Brenon with actress Alla Nazimova on the set of War Brides, 1916 A director is a person who directs the making of a film. ... The Last Married Couple in America is a movie released in the US in 1980. ... Fatso is a 1980 American comedy film written and directed by Anne Bancroft and starring Dom DeLuise, Bancroft and Ron Carey. ... VHS Cover Wholly Moses! is a 1980 Biblical spoof similar to that of Monty Pythons Life of Brian. ... History of the World, Part I is a 1981 film written, produced and directed by Mel Brooks. ... The Cannonball Run (1981, Twentieth Century Fox) is a campy, slapstick comedy movie released in 1981 that starred Burt Reynolds, Roger Moore, Dom DeLuise and Farrah Fawcett. ... Pelle Svanslös (English: ), is a 1981 Swedish film about a cat who was born without a proper tail. ... Mrs. ... The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas is a stage and film musical written by Larry L. King. ... See also Cannonball Baker Sea-To-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash Cannonball Run II is a film that was released in 1984. ... Johnny Dangerously is 1984 comedy spoof of 1930s crime/gangster movies. ... Haunted Honeymoon is a 1986 comedy movie which stars Gene Wilder, Gilda Radner, Dom Deluise, and Jonathan Pryce. ... An American Tail is an animated film produced by Steven Spielbergs Amblin Entertainment, and directed by Don Bluth, originally released in movie theatres on November 21, 1986. ... Bold text Spaceballs is a 1987 science fiction parody film co-written, directed by, and starring Mel Brooks. ... Oliver & Company is a 1988 animated feature film that was produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation. ... All Dogs Go to Heaven is an animated film directed and produced by Don Bluth and released by United Artists in 1989. ... Loose Cannons is a 1990 comedy film, written by Richard Matheson and Richard Christian Matheson. ... Were Back! A Dinosaurs Story is an animated film, produced by Steven Spielbergs Amblimation animation studio, distributed by Universal Pictures, and originally released to movie theatres in 1993. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Robin Hood: Men In Tights (1993) is a film parody of the story of Robin Hood, particularly parodying Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves. ... The Silence of the Hams aka Il Silenzio dei Prosciutti (1994) is a comedy movie directed and written by Ezio Greggio. ... A Troll in Central Park is an animated movie directed by Don Bluth and Gary Goldman. ... This article or section contains a plot summary that is overly long or excessively detailed compared to the rest of the article. ... Redline is a 2007 action film starring an ensemble cast. ... Boys Will Be Boys is a 1935 British comedy film. ... In scuba diving, the word cocktail also means a hazard with diving with some rebreathers: it means a caustic solution resulting from water reaching and dissolving the absorbent. ... The Godson is a 1998 comedy directed by Bob Hoge, starring Rodney Dangerfield, Kevin McDonald and Dom DeLuise. ... Baby Geniuses is a 1999 action/comedy directed by Bob Clark, rated PG for crude humor and mild expletives and violence. ... Lion of Oz is an animated prequel to the Wizard of Oz. ... Monsters, Inc. ... Always Greener was an Australian television drama series that aired on the Seven Network which followed the fortunes of two families, one from the city and the other from the country, when they decide to switch homes and start a new direction in life for themselves. ...

TV work

The Entertainers was an American variety show that aired on CBS from September 25, 1964 through March 27, 1965. ... The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour hosted by country singer Glen Campbell from January, 1969 through June, 1972. ... The Roman Holidays was a Hanna-Barbera animated television series that was broadcast in 1972 on NBC. It ran for 13 episodes before being cancelled. ... The Dean Martin Show was a TV variety-comedy series that ran from 1965 to 1974, for 245 episodes. ... The Muppet Show was a television program featuring a cast of Muppets (diverse hand-operated puppets, typically with oversized eyes and large moving mouths) produced by Jim Henson and his team from 1976 to 1981. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Die Laughing is the fourth stand-up comedy album by Doug Stanhope. ... Fievels American Tails is an animated television series, produced by Steven Spielbergs Amblimation animation studio, Nelvana, and Universal Cartoon Studios. ... Candid Camera is a long-running television series, created and produced by Allen Funt, which initially began on radio as Candid Microphone June 28, 1947. ... Ren and Stimpy are the title characters of two cartoon TV series created by Canadian animator John Kricfalusi. ... Burkes Law 1963 series intro card Amos Burke Burkes Law was a detective series which ran on ABC from 1963 to 1966 and was revived on CBS in the 1990s. ... Dont Drink the Water is a television movie directed by Woody Allen, based on a play he wrote in the 1960s. ... Dexters Laboratory (Dexters Lab for short) is an American animated television series created by Genndy Tartakovsky. ... Cow and Chicken is an Emmy Award-nominated American animated television series, created by David Feiss. ... For the comic book series, see Sabrina, the Teenage Witch. ... Charlie Horse Music Pizza is a childrens television show that was shown on PBS in the United States from January 1998 to May 2000. ... Stargate SG-1 (often abbreviated as SG-1) is a science fiction television series, part of the Stargate franchise. ... Urgo is an episode of the science fiction television series Stargate SG-1. ... Robot Chicken is an Emmy award-winning American stop motion animated television series produced by Stoopid Monkey, ShadowMachine Films, Williams Street, and Sony Pictures Digital, currently airing in the US as a part of Cartoon Networks Adult Swim line-up, in the United Kingdom and Ireland as part of...

Commercials

Sprinkle Spangles was a short-lived breakfast cereal by General Mills It was introduced in 1994. ... Ziploc is a brand of disposable, re-sealable zipper storage bags and containers originally developed by Dow Chemical Company, and now produced by S. C. Johnson & Son. ...

Writings for Children

  • "Charlie the Caterpillar", illustrated by Christopher Santoro, Simon& Schuster, 1990
  • "Goldilocks" (also known as Goldie Locks & The Three Bears: The Real Story!), illustrated by Santoro, Simon & Schuster, 1992
  • "Hansel & Gretel", illustrated by Santoro, Simon & Schuster,1997
  • "The Nightingale" (also known as Dom DeLuise's "The Nightingale"), illustrated by Santoro, Simon & Schuster, 1998
  • "King Bob's New Clothes", illustrated by Santoro, Simon & Schuster, 1999
  • "The Pouch Potato", illustrated by Derek Carter, Bacchus Books, 2001
  • "There's No Place Like Home."

Cookbooks

  • "A Delicious Sampling of Dom's Recipes" from Eat This ... It'll Make You Feel Better: *"Mama's Italian Home Cooking and Other Favorites of Family and Friends", Simon & Schuster, 1988
  • "Eat This ... It Will Make You Feel Better: Mama's Italian Home Cooking and Other Favorites of Family and Friends" (also known as Eat This), Simon & Schuster, 1988
  • "Eat This Too! It'll Also Make You Feel Better" (also known as Eat This Too!), Atria, 1997
  • "The Pizza Challenge."

References

  1. ^ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0217935/
  2. ^ Dom Deluise Biography
  3. ^ New York Times Biography
  4. ^ In The Kitchen with Dom DeLuise - Dom DeLuise's feature on the On The House with the Carey Brothers radio show

External links


  Results from FactBites:
 
Dom DeLuise - MovieActors.com (172 words)
Dom Deluise was named as "King of Brooklyn" at the Welcome Back to Brooklyn Festival in 1984.
Dom DeLuise also appeared with all three of his sons, as well as his wife Carol, in the movies HOT STUFF (1979) and HAPPY (1983-TV).
DeLuise has published two books of his favorite Italian recipes, "Eat This!" and "Eat This, Too!" and is the author of two children's books: "Charlie The Caterpillar" and "Goldie Locks & The Three Bears: The Real Story!".
Dom DeLuise - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (444 words)
Dom DeLuise as Urgo in an episode of Stargate: SG-1.
DeLuise was born in Brooklyn, New York to Italian American parents Vicenza DeLuise and John DeLuise.
Dom Deluise is often confused for cajun chef, Paul Prudhomme.
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