DeLuise was a familiar face, appearing in several Mel Brooks movies, including Spaceballs, Robin Hood: Men in Tights, History of the World Part 1, Silent Movie and others. He worked frequently with Burt Reynolds in Canonball Run and the All Dogs Go to Heaven franchise. According to IMDB, he had a cameo in Horrorween, which is still filming. In recent years he'd made cameos in numerous tv series and movies. He was also a foodie, and wrote cookbooks and hosted cooking shows. He was 75.