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Larry King

Larry King

Lawrence Harvey Ziegler, best known as Larry King (November 19, 1933 – January 23, 2021), was an American liberal 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 was an atheist (see also: Celebrity atheists).[1][2] Larry King's wife, former actress and TV host 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 was also author of several books. He had 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." [3]

He started his broadcast career in 1957; as of 2007, he had 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

Larry King and cryonics

See also: Atheism and cryonics

In 2011, The Telegraph in an article entitled On Larry King and an atheist's fear of death reported about the atheist Larry King, "Larry King, the former CNN broadcaster, made the news this morning after saying he wants to be frozen after his death, so that he can be revived when medical technology improves.[4]


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  1. Norm Macdonald & Larry King - Norm Macdonald Live - Video Podcast Network. YouTube (April 30, 2013).
  2. Howard Stern and Larry King on Atheism and Homosexuality by Michael Shoesmith, Wednesday, May 7, 2014
  4. On Larry King and an atheist's fear of death