The Hollywood couple Danny Devito and wife Rhea Perlman have been together 42 years. Devito is known for his role in the television hit Taxi, Perlman for her role in Cheers. Both starred in Matilda, the film, together as the parents.

The vertically challenged couple met in 1970, when Rhea went to an off Broadway play to see her friend.

Devito was the stable boy in the play. After the play, Rhea went with the cast to dinner, where the two hit it off. Perlman says it was love at first sight with Danny.

The pair was together for 11 years before Devito, who stands at five feet tall, and Perlman, an inch taller, married each other. Devito has also turned Perlman into a vegetarian early in the marriage.

The couple have a daughter together named Lucy. The Devito Perlman family reside in Hollywood Hills, California, and are self proclaimed homebodies.

How Danny Devito and Rhea Perlman Meet: Short Pair Together A Long Time

How Danny Devito and Rhea Perlman Meet: Short Pair Together A Long Time