Lawrence Harvey Ziegler, best known as Larry King (born Brooklyn, New York City, 1933), is an American talk-show host and writer. In his television programs Larry King Live and Larry King Weekend, Larry conducted thousands of interviews with celebrities and world leaders. Larry King's wife Shawn King (née Shawn Engemann, a.k.a Shawn Southwick) is a Mormon.
King retired from Larry King Live and was replaced by Piers Morgan in Piers Morgan Tonight.
He is also author of several books. He has established the Larry King Cardiac Foundation.
- "Getting your house in order and reducing the confusion gives you more control over your life. Personal organization some how releases or frees you to operate more effectively." 
He started his broadcast career in 1957; as of 2007, he has accomplished 50 years of work.
- "I never thought it. I still can't believe it's 50 years, because I remember my first day like yesterday. I never thought I'd be on all over the world. All I wanted to do was be on." Larry King on pop culture CNN.com
- Peabody Award for Excellence
- CableACE awards
- President's Award from the Los Angeles Press Club
- Emmy Award