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Larry King

Larry King

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Famous as :

Television host, actor

Birth Name :

Lawrence Harvey Zeiger

Birth Date :

November 19, 1933

Birth Place :

Brooklyn, New York, USA

Spouse :

Annette Kaye, Freda Miller (1952, annulled), Alene Akins (1961-1963 - 1967-1972), Mickey Sutphin (1963-1963), Sharon Lepore (25-Sep-76 - 1984), Julie Alexander (7-Oct-89 - 1992), Shawn Southwick (former TV host, since 5-Sep-97)

Claim to fame :

As Host in "Larry King Live" (1989)

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Anna Paquin Tells Larry King Her Bisexuality Is Not 'a Past Tense Thing'

August 04, 2014 06:26:42 GMT

admitted she's still bisexual in an interview with on "Larry King Now" on July 21. In the interview, Larry asked Anna, "Are you a non-practicing bisexual?" Anna then replied, "Well, I mean, I am married to my husband, and we are happy monogamously married."
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Piers Morgan Calls Larry King 'Graceless, Petty Little Man' on Twitter

August 02, 2014 05:03:39 GMT

and 's feud continues. On Friday, August 1, Morgan took to Twitter to respond to King's recent interview in which he made comments on Morgan's interview style and the cancellation of CNN's "Piers Morgan Live" after three years.
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Katie Couric and Larry King's Date: She Says 'He Lunged,' He Calls It a 'Hug'

February 02, 2013 04:29:32 GMT

has reacted to 's revelation about their date years ago. The former "" host revealed about her awkward one-time date with King, who's 23 years her senior, during an interview on "".
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Andy Griffith Laid to Rest, Fellow Stars Paying Tribute on Twitter

July 04, 2012 01:41:38 GMT

Less than five hours after it was announced that passed away, the late actor was buried on Roanoke Island, North Carolina where he resided. "It had been planned for some time," a funeral spokesperson said. "This was the wish of his family."
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Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry and More Pay Tribute to Soldiers on Memorial Day

May 29, 2012 08:20:54 GMT

, and celebrities alike took time to honor the people who have bravely fought for the country, as well as the ones who are currently serving in the military. Those stars took to Twitter on Memorial Day, May 28 to pay homage to the veterans and soldiers.
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Larry King Announces Online Talk Show, Steve Harvey Brings New Show to Chicago

March 13, 2012 01:42:27 GMT

Almost a month after parting ways with CNN, is set to launch a new daily talk show on internet TV network. His interview program will stream on soon-to-launch Ora.TV, which is co-founded by King and Mexican telecommunications mogul Carlos Slim.
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Larry King No Longer Hosting CNN Specials

February 16, 2012 08:18:29 GMT

and CNN have officially parted ways, months after his "" wrapped up. The network has announced that the veteran host will no longer do specials, of which he previously agreed to make four times a year for CNN.
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LeAnn Rimes Recovers From Minor Surgery, Goes to Church Before Super Bowl

February 06, 2012 02:26:39 GMT

is recovering from a minor surgery, but she doesn't let the pain hinder her from attending a Sunday service. A day after complaining of "mouth and jaw pain" on Twitter, the "What I Cannot Change" singer was spotted joining husband on a trip to church.
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Celebrities Reveal Their Pick for 2012 Super Bowl Winner, Sarah Jessica Parker Not Interested

February 06, 2012 01:37:20 GMT

Embracing the Super Bowl XLVI spirit, many celebrities have shared which side they are rooting for. and are among those siding with the New York Giants, the likes of and pick the New England Patriots as the winner, while is simply not interested.
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Larry King Makes Cryogenics Revelation on His CNN Special

December 06, 2011 01:30:41 GMT

Having signed off from his regular TV show, still grabs headlines with his recent shocking admission. The 78-year-old surprised his guests, when announcing that he wants to be frozen when he dies, during a dinner filmed at his house for "CNN Presents: A Larry King Special: Dinner with the Kings".
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Larry King to Piers Morgan: You're Not Dangerous

February 24, 2011 09:35:59 GMT

faced off with his TV show replacement on Wednesday evening, February 23 to defend comments he made accusing the Brit of "overselling" his new program. Morgan took over from the 77 year old after he announced plans to leave his nightly show last summer.
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Piers Morgan Makes Larry King a Guest to Explain Criticism

February 22, 2011 02:52:51 GMT

recently said his replacement is not to be blamed for the rating decline post his departure from CNN talk show "". King said Morgan is simply oversold, adding "He's good - but he's not that dangerous." The veteran host will now have to explain his statement to Morgan's face.
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Larry King: Piers Morgan Is Just Oversold

February 19, 2011 03:02:57 GMT

U.S. newsman has defended his CNN talk show replacement after his program received poor ratings, putting the low viewer figures down to too much hype ahead of its launch.
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Video: Larry King's Last Few Words on 'Larry King Live'

December 17, 2010 04:21:24 GMT

signed off from "" on Thursday, December 16 with a retrospective of some of his most iconic moments, including the time he had a comical duet with Marlon Brando. His last episode was also packed with a salute from a variety of media personalities such as and .
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Stevie Wonder Offers to Write Song for Larry King's Wife as Christmas Gift

December 02, 2010 03:11:54 GMT

is helping TV newsman find the perfect Christmas gift for his wife - the legendary singer has offered to write a song for her. The "Superstition" hitmaker was a guest on "" on Tuesday night, November 30 and the host turned the conversation towards Wonder's music, revealing his partner Shawn Southwick is constantly singing Wonder's hit track "For Once in My Life".
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Donald Trump's Offer to Buy Ground Zero Turned Down

September 15, 2010 02:22:49 GMT

Property tycoon-turned-reality TV star Donald Trump's offer to buy a portion of land at Ground Zero in New York has been turned down by the owner. Religious leaders upset the families of many victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks by announcing plans to build a mosque just streets away from the site.
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Piers Morgan Releases Statement After Announced as Larry King Replacement

September 09, 2010 04:43:46 GMT

British TV personality has finally confirmed he is to replace veteran newsman after his 25-year run hosting "" ends later this year. In June, the 76 year old announced his plans to retire from CNN's popular talk show, which features interviews with celebrities and prominent figures.
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Visa Hinders Piers Morgan to Replace Larry King Soon

August 21, 2010 04:04:19 GMT

Plans for British broadcaster to replace veteran newsman after he ends his 25-year run hosting "" have been pushed back due to visa issues, according to U.S. reports.
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Larry King's Ex-Wife Cheated Death

August 09, 2010 03:50:40 GMT

Veteran newsman 's ex-wife cheated death after crashing head-on into another car last month. Julie Alexander King, who divorced the TV star in 1992, was driving home in New Jersey on July 4 when she collided with a car carrying a family of four, who were driving back from a nearby fireworks display.
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Nicolas Cage and Pet Took Drugs Together

July 17, 2010 04:47:27 GMT

Actor once took hallucinogenic magic mushrooms with his cat after the feline mistakenly ate a handful. The Oscar-winner had stashed a bag of the psychedelic fungi in his fridge and was shocked when his pet Lewis pulled the door open and munched on the mushrooms.
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Katherine Heigl Uses Electronic Cigarette to Ditch Smoking Habit

July 17, 2010 03:50:20 GMT

is relying on technology to give up smoking - she's using an electronic cigarette to calm her cravings. The "" star, 31, has battled with her addiction to tobacco since she was 24 years old, but vowed to quit last year after admitting she had become "a slave" to her habit.
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Heather Mills Lashes Out CNN for Replacing Larry King With Piers Morgan

July 17, 2010 03:45:03 GMT

has reignited her feud with after slamming CNN's decision to replace beloved TV host with the British newsman. Last month Sir 's ex-wife had a complaint against Morgan dismissed by U.K. media watchdog the Press Complaints Commission after the TV judge berated her in a newspaper column.
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It's Official, Piers Morgan to Replace Larry King

July 14, 2010 09:28:21 GMT

British broadcaster has signed a multi-million dollar deal to replace veteran newsman after he ends his 25-year run hosting "Larry King Live". The "tAmerica's Got judge inked an $8.25 million four-year deal for the coveted role presenting CNN's popular talk show, which features interviews with celebrities and prominent figures.
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Batmobile to Be Featured in Comedy 'Arthur'

July 09, 2010 07:47:12 GMT

Batman is currently off his duty to serve people in Gotham City since no movie project about the superhero is being made, but his ride is still utilized. On Thursday, July 8, Batmobile which appeared in 1995 "Batman Forever" is spotted on the set of "".
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Celebrities' Cheating Festival Laid Bare

July 09, 2010 06:53:13 GMT

In the past six months, media has been marred by celebrities' cheating scandals. As in late 2009 ' adulteries became a major media headline, other stars have sadly followed him behind. Some celebrities, who were caught in cheating scandals, disavowed their marriages not only with one but a string of women.
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Larry King and Wife Shawn Southwick Withdraw Divorce Petitions

July 09, 2010 03:31:19 GMT

After back in April 's lawyer claimed a divorce between the television host and his wife Shawn Southwick had "a 50-50 chance" that it "is not happening," Larry and Shawn have now made their reconciliation official. The couple has filed legal papers, withdrawing their planned divorce, Larry's spokesman said on Thursday, July 8.
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'Iron Man 2' Is the Most Mistake-Filled Movie of 2010

July 07, 2010 03:48:10 GMT

Superhero sequel "" has been named the most mistake-filled movie of 2010 so far. The film, starring , contains 45 goofs and continuity errors, including props that change location during a scene and blunders during fight sequences.
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Cheryl Cole Hospitalized After Fainting at 'The X Factor' Photoshoot

July 07, 2010 03:22:19 GMT

A representative for has confirmed the British singer has been admitted to hospital and is currently undergoing treatment for malaria. The star sparked fears for her health on Saturday, July 3 after she collapsed during a photoshoot in London and canceled all her work commitments for the next week.
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'Larry King Live' Anniversary: Marlon Brando's Kissing Picked as Memorable Moment

July 07, 2010 03:11:59 GMT

The spotlight was turned on during his Monday night, July 5 talk show - the famed newsman became the interviewee as took charge of a star-studded special episode celebrating the program's 25th anniversary. The TV veteran, who will quit CNN's "" later this year, became the star guest as business tycoon Trump stepped in to interview the newsman about his 25year stint on the show.
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Full Trailer for Johnny Depp's 'Rango' Sheds Light on the Storyline

June 30, 2010 02:31:09 GMT

After a teaser trailer that does not reveal much, Paramount Pictures has released a full trailer for "" that gives away some scenes from the movie. It opens with an introduction from a group of singing birds that a lizard cannot survive in a desert, referring to the chameleon named Rango.
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