Danny refuses to eat junk food.
Danny is a huge fan of musician Mike Patton and his bands Fantomas and Peeping Tom, and requested to feature in the video clip for the Peeping Tom single 'Mojo'. He was given a cameo.
Danny used to be a qualified stylist and hairdresser before breaking through as an actor.
Danny is a frequent smoker.
Danny stands at only only 4 feet 10 inches, or 147 centimeters, making him technically a dwarf.
Danny earned three Emmy nominations and a 1981 win for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy, for his role in Taxi. He was also nominated for a 2004 Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his guest role in an episode of Friends.
Danny was considered for the role of George Costanza in Seinfeld.
Danny is a vegetarian.
Danny: Life is a game, whoever has the most money at the end wins.
Danny: In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
Danny: There are two dilemmas that rattle the human skull; How do you hang on to someone who won't stay? and how do you get rid of someone who won't go?
Danny: I'll tell you one thing. I love Philadelphia. One of the first things I did outside of New York was at the Theater of the Living Arts on South Street.
Danny: Even when you read the script of Big Fish, which is really a terrific script, you don't really get into the world that he's creating until you take that step with him, that first step into a world he's created in his mind.
Danny: Documentaries really hold a lens up to life and capture real emotions. It's so rich for me to see a film and know that it's real. I love being invested in real situations and the things people go through in life.
Danny: Of course I've got lawyers. They are like nuclear weapons; I've got em coz everyone else has, but as soon as you use them they screw everything up.