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About Larry King
Larry King was an award-wining American broadcaster and author who had vast experience as a TV and radio host.
His career began in the 1950s. However, he gained global popularity when he began hosting “The Larry King Show”, in 1978. In June of 1985, he started hosting the “Larry King Live” TV show on CNN.
His dad, Aaron Zeiger, was a restaurant owner while his mum, Jennie worked in the garment industry. He grew up with his brother.
King was married several times. His first wife, Freda Miller, was his high school sweetheart – he got married to her in 1952, at the time he was only 19 years old. Their marriage ended in 1953. He married Annette Kaye in 1961, with whom he had his first child, Larry Jr., with.
After his divorce to Kaye, in 1961, he married five different women between 1961 and 2019. His last wife was Shawn Southwick. He and Southwick were together from 1997 to 2019.
In addition to Larry Jr., King had four other children namely, Chaia, Chance, Andy, and Cannon.
King’s outstanding talent and contribution as a broadcaster earned him many awards including multiple CableACE awards for categories such as “Best Talk Show Series” and “Best Interviewer”.
He was inducted into several Halls of Fame. Some of them include the “National Radio Hall of Fame” and “Broadcasters' Hall of Fame”.
King’s high school education was obtained at Lafayette High School in Brooklyn.
King passed away, at the age of 87, on the morning of January 23, 2021.
In February of 1987, King suffered severe heart attack, which required a coronary heart bypass surgery to correct.
In November 2019, he revealed that he spent several weeks in coma, which was due to him suffering from stroke in March, that year.
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Famous quotes by Larry King
I remind myself every morning: Nothing I say this day will teach me anything. So if I'm going to learn, I must do it by listening.Larry King
If they asked me, I did two shifts. I did sports, I did news, because I loved it.Larry King
Those who have succeeded at anything and don't mention luck are kidding themselves.Larry King
Larry King's Popularity
Larry King was a famous American comedian, TV host and voice actor, who was born on November 19, 1933. As a person born on this date, Larry King is listed in our database as the 16th most popular celebrity for the day (November 19) and the 18th most popular for the year (1933).
People born on November 19 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. Larry King is the 497th most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to Larry King's birthday, Larry King is the 3630th most famous American and ranks 45th in famous people born in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
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