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Larry King - Radio & CNN TV Host

Larry King, the famous television host, earlier in his career. Larry King was born Lawrence Leibel Harvey Zeiger on November 19th, 1933 in Brooklyn, New York City. Larry began his media career as an entry level support staff of a small station in Miami Beach, and got his first broadcast opportunityon May 1st, 1957.

A little known fact is that Larry King credits Jackie Gleason for much of his career. Jackie, who at that time was filming his television show in Miami Beach, took a liking to Larry and honed Larry's media skills.

Larry King went to national radio in 1978, and began hosting the famous CNN show "Larry King Live" in June 1985 which lasted until his retirement on December 16th, 2010.
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About Lawrence Leibel Harvey Zeiger

Lawrence Leibel Harvey Zeiger, better known as simply "Larry King", is a well respected and liked American television and radio host known best for his straight forward interviews. ...more info

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Photo taken at Miami Radio Station Miami, Florida United States of America
Larry King - Radio & CNN TV Host

Lawrence Leibel Harvey Zeiger

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Also in this photo: Lawrence Leibel Harvey Zeiger at 22 years old  ·  Larry King at 22 years old