Lucy DeVito

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Lucy DeVito
Lucy Chet DeVito

(1983-03-11) March 11, 1983 (age 39)
Alma materBrown University
Years active2005–present
RelativesPhilip Perlman (grandfather)
Heide Perlman (aunt)

Lucy Chet DeVito (born March 11, 1983) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Stephanie in Melissa and Joey (2010–2012).

Early life[edit]

DeVito was born on March 11, 1983, in Los Angeles,[1] the daughter of actors Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman.[2] She also has two younger siblings, a sister, Grace Fan DeVito, and a brother Jacob Daniel DeVito. Her father is Catholic and her mother is Jewish.

She graduated from Brown University[3] in 2007 with a degree in theater.


In 2008, DeVito starred as Anne Frank in a production of Anne Frank at the Intiman Theatre in Seattle, Washington.[3]

In 2009, she starred as La Piccola in the play The Miracle at Naples at the Huntington Theatre.[4]

Her first major movie role was the 2009 film Leaves of Grass;[5] later that year DeVito starred alongside her mother in the off-Broadway play Love, Loss, and What I Wore, adapted by Nora and Delia Ephron, at the Westside Theatre.[6]

She portrayed the daughter of Danny DeVito's character in the 2016 film The Comedian.[7]

In 2016, DeVito performed the role of Annelle Dupuy-Desoto in Steel Magnolias at the Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, Pennsylvania. This production was directed by Marsha Mason, and also starred Patricia Richardson, Elaine Hendrix, Jessica Walter and Susan Sullivan.[8][9] On June 9, 2016, this production became the highest-grossing show in the history of the Bucks County Playhouse.[10]

In 2017, she portrayed Elanor in the play Hot Mess, a romantic comedy.[11]



Year Title Role Notes
2005 This Revolution Uncredited
2007 The Good Night
Nobel Son Wanda
2008 A Quiet Little Marriage Sylvia
2009 Leaves of Grass Miss Greenstein
2012 Sleepwalk with Me Hilary
2016 Curmudgeons Robin
The Comedian Brittany Berkowitz
2017 Speech & Debate Lucy
2019 Cubby Alexis
Dumbo Coat check girl
Jumanji: The Next Level Maiden
2022 Blonde Ex-Athlete's Niece



  • Anne Frank (2008), as Anne Frank
  • The Miracle at Naples (2009), as La Piccola
  • Love, Loss, and What I Wore (2009), as one of the 5 women


  1. ^ Hoffman, Barbara (11 November 2017). "Lucy DeVito's favorite spot to grab Negroni with her dad". New York Post. Retrieved 20 September 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ "Lucy DeVito Is Danny DeVito's Daughter". Right Cinema. 17 September 2010. Archived from the original on 5 July 2014. Retrieved 20 September 2019.
  3. ^ a b Misha, Berson (25 March 2008). "Lucy DeVito portrays Anne Frank". Seattle Times. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 20 September 2019.
  4. ^ Rizzo, Frank (April 17, 2009). "The Miracle at Naples". Variety.
  5. ^ "Movie review: 'Leaves of Grass'". Los Angeles Times. 24 September 2010. Retrieved 20 September 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. ^ Itzkoff, Dave (17 November 2009). "Rhea Perlman and Lucy DeVito in Love, Loss, and What I Wore". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 20 September 2019.
  7. ^ Scheps, Leigh (7 December 2017). "Why Lucy DeVito Doesn't Reveal Her Last Name on First Dates". Entertainment Tonight. Retrieved 20 September 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  8. ^ Simoes, Monica (May 18, 2016). "Meet the Cast of Bucks County Playhouse's Steel Magnolias". Playbill. Retrieved January 28, 2021.
  9. ^ Otten, Ted (June 1, 2016). "Theater: 'Steel Magnolias' at Bucks County Playhouse". Retrieved January 28, 2021.
  10. ^ "STEEL MAGNOLIAS at Bucks County Playhouse Breaks Box Office Records!". Broadway World. June 10, 2016. Retrieved January 28, 2021.
  11. ^ Brunner, Jeryl (30 November 2017). "Are the Stars of the New Play Hot Mess a Hot Mess? We Asked!". Parade. Retrieved 18 November 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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