Larry King

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Larry King (born Lawrence Harvey Zeiger; November 19, 1933 – January 23, 2021) was an American television and radio host, whose awards included two Peabodys, an Emmy and ten Cable ACE Awards. Over his career, he hosted over 50,000 interviews.King was a WMBM radio interviewer in the Miami area in the 1950s and 1960s, and gained prominence in 1978 as host of The Larry King Show, an all-night nationwide call-in radio program heard on 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Larry King has received more than 10,245,220 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia. Larry King is the 8th most popular presenter (down from 6th in 2019), the 1,657th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,385th in 2019) and the 5th most popular American Presenter.

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Among presenters, Larry King ranks 8 out of 109Before him are Oprah Winfrey, David Attenborough, Hebe Camargo, Steve Irwin, Henry Rollins, and Fred Rogers. After him are Alex Jones, David Letterman, Bear Grylls, Anna Moffo, Christine Chubbuck, and Johnny Carson.

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Among people born in 1933, Larry King ranks 93Before him are Liliana Cavani, Walter Kasper, Sylva Koscina, Lea Massari, Fred Haise, and Waichiro Omura. After him are Richard S. Castellano, Joan Rivers, Ko Un, Tom Skerritt, Rik Van Looy, and Bata Živojinović.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Larry King ranks 1,657 out of 15,968Before him are Helen Hunt (1963), James Patterson (1947), (1975), Patch Adams (1945), Mary Anderson (1862), and Anthony Fauci (1940). After him are Fredric March (1897), Thomas Mitchell (1892), Kim Peek (1951), Neil Patrick Harris (1973), Gus Grissom (1926), and David Baltimore (1938).

Among PRESENTERS In United States

Among presenters born in United States, Larry King ranks 5Before him are Jay Leno (1950), Oprah Winfrey (1954), Henry Rollins (1961), and Fred Rogers (1928). After him are Alex Jones (1974), David Letterman (1947), Anna Moffo (1932), Christine Chubbuck (1944), Johnny Carson (1925), Ed Sullivan (1901), and Walter Cronkite (1916).

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