- Associated Press - Friday, August 19, 2011

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Danny DeVito has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

The Emmy-winning actor was honored Thursday with star number 2,445 on the famous walkway.

The ceremony was held in connection with the Sept. 13 release of the DVD of the sixth season of the FX comedy “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” in which DeVito stars as the ne’er-do-well owner of a Philadelphia bar.

DeVito played the role of caustic dispatcher Louie De Palma on “Taxi” which ran on ABC from 1978-82 and NBC in the 1982-83 season.

His film credits include “Batman Returns” and “Romancing the Stone.” He also directed several films, including “Throw Momma from the Train” and “Hoffa.”

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