Larry King

King in 2006 Larry King (born Lawrence Harvey Zeiger; November 19, 1933 – January 23, 2021) was an American author and radio and television host. His awards and nominations include two Peabodys, an Emmy, and 10 Cable ACE Awards. King was also awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 32nd Annual News and Documentary Emmys. During his career, King conducted over 50,000 interviews on radio and TV.

King was born and raised in New York City to Jewish parents who immigrated to the United States from what is now Belarus in the 1920s. He studied at Lafayette High School, a public high school in Brooklyn. He was a WMBM radio interviewer in the Miami area in the 1950s and 1960s and beginning in 1978, gained national prominence as host of ''The Larry King Show'', an all-night nationwide call-in radio program heard over the Mutual Broadcasting System.

From 1985 to 2010, he hosted the nightly interview television program ''Larry King Live'' on CNN. King hosted ''Larry King Now'' from 2012 to 2020, which aired on Hulu, Ora TV, and RT America. He hosted ''Politicking with Larry King'', a weekly political talk show, on the same three channels from 2013 to 2020. King also appeared in television series and films, usually playing himself. He remained active until his death in 2021.

On January 2, 2021, King was hospitalized with COVID-19 at the Cedars-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles. King recovered from the virus, but died on January 23 from sepsis at the age of 87. Provided by Wikipedia
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