He seemed to make movies to please either Mel Brooks or Burt Reynolds. DeLuise was a regular on television and was involved in some great food fights on "The Tonight Show" starring Johnny Carson.
Food was a passion for Mr. DeLuise.
His website - http://www.domdeluise.com/ - would send e-mail subscribers food recipes.
Dom DeLuise had not been a member of the pop culture for a long time. However when the news of his passing hit the street, many individuals felt loss. Yet on the front page of Dom DeLuise provides a great epitaph;
"It's easy to mourn his death, but easier to remember a time when he made you laugh."