Rodney Dangerfield was born on November 22, 1921 in Babylon,
Long Island, New York.
On October 5, 2004 Rodney Dangerfield passed away in Los
Angeles, California from complications from heart surgery.
Jacob Cohen is Rodney Dangerfield birth name.
There is a permanent display at the Smithsonian Institute
in Washington D.C. of Rodney Dangerfield trademark attire,
the white shirt and red tie.
Rodney Dangerfield married Joyce Indig twice at the time
of his death her was married to Joan Child, she was about
30 years young then Dangerfield.
In 1995 Rodney Dangerfield was the first entertainer to go
world wide by using the internet he launch his website www.rodney.com.
There is a street in Texas named after Rodney Dangerfield,
so when it was time to premiere MEET WALLY SPARKS in 1997,
they went to the small town of Daingerfield, Texas.
Prior to Rodney Dangerfield death he filmed an episode on
the hit series STILL STANDING the episode was titled Still
Neighbors and it aired eight days before his death.
Playing God was the last role that Rodney Dangerfield had
for the big screen. The movie ANGELS WITH ANGLES was released
in 2005 after Dangerfield passed away. ANGLES WITH ANGLES
was also Frank Gorshin's last live action movie.
A rich golfer that is very obnoxious was a great comedy role
for Rodney Dangerfield in CADDYSHACK. Dangerfield played Al
Czervik and a a nice guy just possibly a bit outspoken.
At 15 years old Rodney Dangerfield began writing jokes, and
at 20 he started preforming.
Rodney Dangerfield was one of the few, comedians that made
Ed Sullivan laugh. THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW was Dangerfield first
big break, the show also was called TOAST OF THE TOWN he had
over 15 appearences on the show.
In his first dramatic role Rodney Dangerfield was a big hit
in the 1994 Oliver Stone film, NATURAL BORN KILLERS. Dangerfield
played an abusive father to his daughter Mallory played by
Juliette Lewis, she met Woody Harrelson and was driven to
Making his debut role Rodney Dangerfield was in the 1971
movie THE PROJECTIONIST.
Rodney Dangerfield owned a nightclub in Manhattan called
Rodney Dangerfield's other notable credits include...