Iconic broadcaster Larry King dies at 87

Posted by News Express | 23 January 2021 | 737 times

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•Late iconic broadcaster Larry King

 

The iconic TV and radio broadcaster Larry King, who interviewed anyone worth interviewing over a career spanning six decades, died Saturday at the age of 87.

The company he co-founded, Ora Media, did not state a cause of death but media reports said King had been battling Covid-19 for weeks and had suffered several health problems in recent years.

King, with his trademark suspenders and black rim glasses, was best known for a 25-year run as a talk show host on CNN’s “Larry King Live.”

“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,” Ora Media said in a statement posted on Twitter. (AFP)

•PHOTO: In this file photo taken on November 20, 2017 Larry King arrives for the 45th International Emmy awards gala in New York city. Veteran talk show host Larry King has been hospitalized with Covid-19, US media reported on January 2, 2021. Don EMMERT / AFP


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