Larry King, Award-Winning TV and Radio Host, Dead at Age 87
Television and radio host Larry King attends Larry King's 60th Broadcasting Anniversary Event at HYDE Sunset: Kitchen + Cocktails on May 1, 2017 in West Hollywood, California. (Rich Fury/Getty Images)
By The Associated Press
Published January 23, 2021 at 6:17am
Larry King, the suspenders-sporting everyman whose broadcast interviews with world leaders, movie stars and ordinary Joes helped define American conversation for a half-century, died Saturday. He was 87.
King died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Ora Media, the studio and network he co-founded, tweeted. No cause of death was given, but CNN had earlier reported he was hospitalized with COVID- 19.
For 63 years and across the platforms of radio, television and digital media, Larrys many thousands of interviews, awards, and global acclaim stand as a testament to his unique and lasting talent as a broadcaster, Ora Media said in a statement.
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