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->''"I tell ya, when I was a kid I had it rough.''\\
''Once on my birthday, my old man gave me a bat.''\\
''The first day I played with it, it flew away".''




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->''"I tell ya, when I was a kid I had it rough. Once on my birthday, my old man gave me a bat. The first day I played with it, it flew away."''

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* IAmSpock: It slight annoyed him and his wife that people thought he was really like the schlub he portrayed in his act. In reality Rodney was quiet, polite, and very sharp.


-->My whole life is pressure. This pressure is like a heaviness. Always on top of me, this heaviness, since I'm a kid. Other people wake up in the morning, ‘Ah, a new day! Up and at ’em!’ I wake up, the heaviness is right there waiting for me nice. Sometimes I even talk to it. I say ‘Hi, heaviness!’ and the heaviness looks back at me, ‘Today you’re gonna get it good, you know. You’ll be drinking early today.’
* SelfDeprecation: He was the patron saint of this trope, he made a career off of the idea.

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-->My whole life is pressure. This pressure is like a heaviness. Always on top of me, this heaviness, since I'm a kid. Other people wake up in the morning, ‘Ah, "Ah, a new day! Up and at ’em!’ 'em!" I wake up, the heaviness is right there waiting for me nice. Sometimes I even talk to it. I say ‘Hi, heaviness!’ "Hi, heaviness!" and the heaviness looks back at me, ‘Today you’re "Today you're gonna get it good, you know. You’ll You'll be drinking early today.
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* SelfDeprecation: He was the patron saint of this trope, he made a career off of the idea. Even the epitaph on his tombstone "There goes the neighborhood" plays off on this.



* TooDumbToLive: “I tried marijuana once. Just once. I didn't know what I was doing...I was on cocaine.”

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* TooDumbToLive: “I "I tried marijuana once. Just once. I didn't know what I was doing...I was on cocaine."

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* FunnyCharacterBoringActor: His wife was always somewhat annoyed that people assumed her husband was a wacky, boorish slob all the time. In real life, he was a shy, well-mannered gentleman.


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* PlayingAgainstType: His one and only dramatic role was as the abusive father in ''Film/NaturalBornKillers''.

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* ''Film/CasperASpiritedBeginning'' (1997) - Mayor Johnny Hunt


Dangerfield was born Jacob Rodney Cohen in Babylon, New York on November 22, 1921 to Hungarian Jewish parents. In the early 1940s, he began performing standup under the name of “Jack Roy.” However, he wasn’t very successful and he ended up quitting. He later joked about this by saying [[SelfDeprecation “At the time I quit, I was the only one who knew I quit!"]]

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Dangerfield was born Jacob Rodney Cohen in Babylon, New York on November 22, 1921 to Hungarian Jewish parents. In the early 1940s, he began performing standup under the name of “Jack Roy.” However, he wasn’t very successful and he ended up quitting. He later joked about this by saying [[SelfDeprecation “At the time I quit, I was the only one who knew I quit!"]]

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--> My father taught me to play a game, it was called Hide-and-Go-Fuck-Yourself.


* {{Film/The 4th Tenor}} (2002) (also writer) - Lupo
* {{Film/Back by Midnight}} (2004) (also writer) - Jake Puloski

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* {{Film/The ''{{Film/The 4th Tenor}} Tenor}}'' (2002) (also writer) - Lupo
* {{Film/Back ''{{Film/Back by Midnight}} Midnight}}'' (2004) (also writer) - Jake Puloski


Dangerfield’s career peak was in the 1970s and '80s. During this time, he made numerous appearances on ''Series/TheTonightShow'' with Johnny Carson and ''The Dean Martin Show'', and starred in several successful films such as ''Film/{{Caddyshack}}'', ''Film/EasyMoney'' and ''Film/BackToSchool''. He also released a few successful comedy albums, such as “I Don’t Get No Respect” “Rappin’ Rodney”, and “No Respect” the latter which won a UsefulNotes/GrammyAward. In 1969, he built a nightclub in New York City, which he would be the venue for several Creator/{{HBO}} specials, which would showcase talents like Creator/JimCarrey, Creator/JerrySeinfeld, Creator/AndrewDiceClay, and Creator/SamKinison.

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Dangerfield’s career peak was in the 1970s and '80s. During this time, he made numerous appearances on ''Series/TheTonightShow'' with Johnny Carson and ''The Dean Martin Show'', and starred in several successful films such as ''Film/{{Caddyshack}}'', ''Film/EasyMoney'' and ''Film/BackToSchool''. He also released a few successful comedy albums, such as “I Don’t Get No Respect” Respect”, “Rappin’ Rodney”, and “No Respect” the latter which won a UsefulNotes/GrammyAward. In 1969, he built a nightclub in New York City, which he would be the venue for several Creator/{{HBO}} specials, which would showcase talents like Creator/JimCarrey, Creator/JerrySeinfeld, Creator/AndrewDiceClay, and Creator/SamKinison.



* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: His first few albums had longer routines with liner themes that would go on for several minutes. One-liners wouldnt become his norm until the 80s.
* FamousLastWords: Upon heading into a heart surgery that he ended up not surviving after some time in a coma: "If everything goes well, I'll be out in a couple months. If not, a couple minutes."
* FunnyCharacterBoringActor: His wife was always somewhat annoyed that people assumed her husband was a wacky, boorish slob all the time. In real life, he was a shy, well-mannered gentleman.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: His first few albums had longer routines with liner themes that would go on for several minutes. One-liners wouldnt wouldn't become his norm until the 80s.
* FamousLastWords: Upon heading into a heart surgery that he ended up not surviving after some time in a coma: "If coma:
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everything goes well, I'll be out in a couple months. If not, a couple minutes."
* FunnyCharacterBoringActor: His wife was always somewhat annoyed that people assumed her husband was a wacky, boorish slob all the time. In real life, he was a shy, well-mannered gentleman.
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--> "A Jewish man screws in a lightbulb, it's like he build a ''bridge''!"

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--> "A Jewish man screws in a lightbulb, it's like he build built a ''bridge''!"



* UnpopularPopularCharacter: His characters in the movies that he appeared in tend not to be well liked by other characters, but they are extremely popular in the real world. The most notable example being his character of Al Czervik from {{Film/Caddyshack}}.


Dangerfield continued to perform both on stage and in movies through the 1990’s and the early 2000’s. He died on October 5, 2004 from complications of heart value replacement surgery he had undergone the previous August, he was 82 years old. Behind him, Dangerfield left quite a legacy.

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Dangerfield continued to perform both on stage and in movies through the 1990’s and the early 2000’s. He died on October 5, 2004 from complications of heart value valve replacement surgery he had undergone the previous August, he was 82 years old. Behind him, Dangerfield left quite a legacy.


Dangerfield was born Jacob Rodney Cohen in Babylon, New York on November 22, 1921 to Hungarian Jewish parents. In the early 1940’s, he began performing standup under the name of “Jack Roy.” However, he wasn’t very successful and he ended up quitting. He later joked about this by saying [[SelfDeprecation “At the time I quit, I was the only one who knew I quit!"]]

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Dangerfield was born Jacob Rodney Cohen in Babylon, New York on November 22, 1921 to Hungarian Jewish parents. In the early 1940’s, 1940s, he began performing standup under the name of “Jack Roy.” However, he wasn’t very successful and he ended up quitting. He later joked about this by saying [[SelfDeprecation “At the time I quit, I was the only one who knew I quit!"]]



Dangerfield’s career peak was in the 1970’s and 1980’s. During this time, he made numerous appearances on ''Series/TheTonightShow'' with Johnny Carson and The Dean Martin Show, and starred in several successful films, such as ''Film/{{Caddyshack}}'', ''Film/EasyMoney'' and ''Film/BackToSchool''. He also released a few successful comedy albums, such as “I Don’t Get No Respect” “Rappin’ Rodney”, and “No Respect” the latter which won a UsefulNotes/GrammyAward. In 1969, he built a nightclub in New York City, which he would be the venue for several Creator/{{HBO}} specials, which would showcase talents like Creator/JimCarrey, Creator/JerrySeinfeld, Creator/AndrewDiceClay, and Creator/SamKinison.

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Dangerfield’s career peak was in the 1970’s 1970s and 1980’s. '80s. During this time, he made numerous appearances on ''Series/TheTonightShow'' with Johnny Carson and The ''The Dean Martin Show, Show'', and starred in several successful films, films such as ''Film/{{Caddyshack}}'', ''Film/EasyMoney'' and ''Film/BackToSchool''. He also released a few successful comedy albums, such as “I Don’t Get No Respect” “Rappin’ Rodney”, and “No Respect” the latter which won a UsefulNotes/GrammyAward. In 1969, he built a nightclub in New York City, which he would be the venue for several Creator/{{HBO}} specials, which would showcase talents like Creator/JimCarrey, Creator/JerrySeinfeld, Creator/AndrewDiceClay, and Creator/SamKinison.



Rodney Dangerfield (Jacob Rodney Cohen, November 22, 1921 – October 5, 2004) was an American stand-up comedian and actor, known for his [[CatchPhrase catchphrase]] “I don’t get no respect!” and his monologues on that theme.

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\nRodney Dangerfield (Jacob (born Jacob Rodney Cohen, Cohen; November 22, 1921 – October 5, 2004) was an American stand-up comedian and actor, known for his [[CatchPhrase catchphrase]] “I don’t get no respect!” and his monologues on that theme.


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* ''Film/TheGodson'' (1998) - The Rodfather


* NoRespectGuy: Dangerfield's primary comedy schtick was that he got no respect.

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* NoRespectGuy: Dangerfield's primary comedy schtick was that he got no respect.

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* HiddenDepths: His first showbiz job was as a singing waiter and he developed a decent singing voice as a result.

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