Larry King

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  • Birth Name: Lawrence Harvey Zeiger
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Profession: Interviewer, Columnist
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Fast Facts

  • Not related to playwright Larry L. King (The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas).
  • Changed name in 1957 after he replaced a Miami disc jockey.
  • Made headlines in February 1992 when Ross Perot announced his bid for the Presidency on Larry King Live.
  • The talk show aired on CNN from June 3, 1985 until Dec. 16, 2010. It was replaced by Piers Morgan Tonight.
  • He won two Peabody awards, an Emmy and 10 CableAce awards.
  • Received the Allen H. Neuharth Award for Excellence in Journalism.
  • Has interviewed more than 40,000 people.
  • Founder of the Larry King Cardiac Foundation, which helps fund heart procedures for needy adults and children.
  • Established a $1 million scholarship program for aspiring journalists from disadvantaged backgrounds.
  • Wants his body cryogenically preserved after his death.

Relationships

  • Annette Kaye — Ex-wife
  • Chaia King — Daughter
  • Deanna Lund — Ex-fiancée
  • Andy King — Son
  • Danny Southwick — Stepson
  • Jennie Zeiger — Mother
  • Irwin Zeiger — Brother
  • Chance King — Son
  • Julia Alexander — Ex-wife
  • Larry King Jr. — Son
  • Alene Akins — Ex-wife
  • Mickey Sutphin — Ex-wife
  • Angie Dickinson — Ex-significant Other
  • Eddie Zeiger — Father
  • Frada Miller — Ex-wife
  • Marty Zeiger — Brother
  • Sharon Lepore — Ex-wife
  • Rama Fox — Ex-fiancée
  • Cannon Edward King — Son
  • Kelly King — Daughter
  • Shawn Southwick — Wife

Details

  • Birth Name: Lawrence Harvey Zeiger
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Profession: Interviewer, Columnist

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