Danny DeVito now has his own day in his native New Jersey.
The Asbury Park Press reports the Asbury Park City Council honored the actor Saturday night by declaring his birthday, Nov. 17, as “Danny DeVito Day” in his hometown.
The honor was announced as DeVito appeared at the Asbury Park Music and Film Festival.
DeVito starred in the classic TV series Taxi and films including Twins and Batman Returns. He also starred in the hit comedy It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
The 73-year-old was born in Neptune Township and raised in Asbury Park.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy also spoke at the festival, saying: “Danny has never forgotten where he came from.”