37 Facts About Larry King

1. Larry King backed Holly, who looked to be in good shape, into the corner and let him go clean.

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2. Larry King is ruled out for Thursday's game against the Seahawks.

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3. Larry King chipped in nine points for Lebaudy Law, and Derrick Fera scored.

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4. Larry King is a television and radio host, actor, voice actor and comedian whose work has been recognized with awards including two Peabodys and 10Cable ACE Awards.

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5. Larry King talked of an election, and a president, like no other.

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6. Larry King has some words about his former employer, and they're not so nice.

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7. Larry King criticized CNN, his former employer of 25 years, for not covering the news anymore, instead having a laser-like focus on President Trump.

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8. Larry King says that he's an atheist, and that he doubts religious claims, in part because of human suffering from natural disasters like Hurricane Katrina.

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9. In July 2009, Larry King appeared on The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien, where he told host O'Brien about his wishes to be cryonically preserved upon death, as he had revealed in his book My Remarkable Journey.

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10. Larry King received this award for '"encouraging credulity presenting pseudoscience as genuine'".

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11. In 2003, Larry King was named as recipient of the Snuffed Candle Award by the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry's Council for Media Integrity.

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12. Larry King was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters by Bradley University; for which he said "is really a hoot.

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13. Larry King is the first recipient of the Arizona State University Hugh Downs Award for Communication Excellence, presented April 11, 2007, via satellite by Downs himself.

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14. Larry King is an honorary member of the Rotary Club of Beverly Hills.

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15. In 1989, Larry King was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame, and in 1996 to the Broadcasters' Hall of Fame.

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16. Larry King has received annual chest X-rays to monitor his heart condition.

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17. Larry King related his heart attack experience in a film interview in the 2015 British documentary film The Widowmaker which discusses cardiology diagnostic tests.

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18. Since then, Larry King has written two books about living with heart disease.

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19. On February 24, 1987, Larry King suffered a major heart attack and then had quintuple-bypass surgery.

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20. From his eight marriages, Larry King has five children and nine grandchildren, as well as four great-grandchildren.

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21. Larry King met businesswoman Julie Alexander in 1989, and proposed to her on the couple's first date on August 1, 1989.

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22. On September 25, 1976, Larry King married his fifth wife, mathematics teacher and production assistant Sharon Lepore.

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23. In 1961, Larry King married his third wife, Alene Akins, a Playboy Bunny at one of the magazine's eponymous nightclubs.

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24. Larry King states, "I love tweeting, I think it's a different world we've entered.

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25. Larry King was the moderator of the sixth Kazenergy Eurasian Forum in Astana, Kazakhstan, an annual forum for Kazakhstan's energy sector occurring in October 2011.

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26. Larry King remains active as a writer and television personality.

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27. Larry King said in an advertisement on RT America: "I would rather ask questions to people in positions of power, instead of speaking on their behalf.

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28. In September 2017, Larry King stated that he had no intention of ever retiring and expects to host his programs until he dies.

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29. Larry King wrote a regular newspaper column in USA Today for almost 20 years, from shortly after that first national newspaper's debut in Baltimore-Washington in 1982 until September 2001.

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30. Throughout his career, Larry King has interviewed many of the leading figures of his time.

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31. Larry King lost his weekly column at the Miami Beach Sun newspaper.

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32. Larry King credits his success on local television to the assistance of comedian Jackie Gleason, whose national television variety show was being filmed in Miami Beach during this time.

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33. Larry King went to Miami, and after initial setbacks, he got his first job in radio.

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34. Larry King was greatly affected by his father's death, and he lost interest in school.

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35. Larry King was educated at Lafayette High School, a public high school in Brooklyn.

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36. Larry King was born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, one of two sons of Jennie, a garment worker who was born in Vilnius, Lithuania, and Aaron Zeiger, a restaurant owner and defense-plant worker who was born in Kolomyia, Ukraine.

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37. Larry King is an American television and radio host, whose work has been recognized with awards including two Peabodys an Emmy award, and 10 Cable ACE Awards.

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