Caption: Still of Joe Pesci and Rodney Dangerfield in Easy Money (1983)
Actor, Writer, Soundtrack
Born: November 22, 1921
Star sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5' 10" (1.78 m)
Known for: Back to School (1986), Rover Dangerfield (1991), Rodney Dangerfield: It's Not Easy Bein' Me (1986), The Rodney Dangerfield Show: It's Not Easy Bein' Me (1982)
Rodney Dangerfield was born in Deer Park, New York in 1921. His birth name was Jacob Cohen. Jacob Cohen began writing jokes at the age of 15, and started performing before he was 20. He took his act to the road for ten years, his stage name was "Jack Roy". While working as a struggling comedian, Rodney Dangerfield worked as a singing waiter. His ...