Larry the Cable Guy

Comedian, Musical Artist

1963 –

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Who is Larry the Cable Guy?

Daniel Lawrence "Larry" Whitney best known by his stage name and character Larry the Cable Guy, is an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice actor, and former radio personality. Despite his stage name, he has never worked for a cable company in any capacity.

He was one of the members of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, a comedy troupe which included Bill Engvall, Ron White, and Jeff Foxworthy.

Whitney has released seven comedy albums, of which three have been certified gold by the RIAA for shipments of 500,000 copies. In addition, he has starred in three Blue Collar Comedy Tour-related movies, as well as in the films Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector, Delta Farce, and Witless Protection, as well as voicing Mater in the Cars franchise. Whitney's catchphrase: "Git-R-Done!" is also the title of his book.

On January 26, 2010, the TV channel History announced that it was ordering a series starring Whitney called Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy, in which he would explore the country and immerse himself in different lifestyles, jobs and hobbies. The first episode of the series aired on February 8, 2011.

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Born
Feb 17, 1963
Pawnee City
Also known as
  • Daniel Lawrence Whitney
  • Dan Whitney
  • Larry
  • The Freight Train of Comedy
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • White American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Berean Christian School
    ( - 1981)
  • The King's Academy
  • Baptist University of America
Employment
  • Wendy's
    ( - 1985)
  • KOIL
  • KEZO-FM
  • KQRC-FM
  • KMYZ-FM
  • WJRR
  • WDIZ
  • WWJK
  • WIYY
  • WPYX
Lived in
  • Pawnee City
  • Sanford
  • Palm Beach County

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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