Larry King, Dead at 87

Notable talk show host Larry King who had been hospitalized with COVID-19 in late 2020 has passed away aged 87 at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Notable talk show host Larry King who had been hospitalized with COVID-19 in late 2020 has passed away aged 87 at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Ora Media, a production company he co-founded announced his death on his Twitter account. 

“For 63 years and across the platforms of radio, television, and digital media, Larry’s many thousands of interviews, awards, and global acclaim stand as a testament to his unique and lasting talent as a broadcaster,” said Ora Media.

Lawrence Harvey Zeiger was King’s real name, was born to Jewish immigrant parents in 1933 in Brooklyn, New York.

King joined the Mutual Broadcasting System in 1978.and aired here until 1994.

King hosted “Larry King Live” on CNN for over 25 years and has interviewed various famous personalities before in 2010.

According to a CNN’s remembrance broadcast this Saturday morning, King interviewed more than 50,000 people in his show including US presidents, world leaders, celebrities, athletes, and even psychics, conspiracy theorists, and those convicted of crimes.

King has already survived a heart attack in 1987, a lung tumor in 2017, and a stroke in 2019. 


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