ASBURY PARK, N.J. — Danny DeVito has gotten his own day in his native New Jersey.

The Asbury Park Press reported 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 the hit comedy “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” and films including “Twins” and “Batman Returns.” The 73-year-old was born in Neptune Township and raised in Asbury Park.

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