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Also Known As: Daniel Lawrence Whitney, Larry The Cable Guy Died:
Born: February 17, 1963 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Pawnee City, Nebraska, USA Profession: actor, comedian

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Arguably among the most popular and controversial stand-up comedians of the new millennium, Larry the Cable Guy - the alter ego of Daniel Lawrence Whitney - generated a legion of fans thanks to his crude, opinionated and proudly rural Southern humor. After starting as a call-in guest on various Florida-based radio shows in the early 1990s, Larry quickly gained an audience on the comedy circuit before launching into stardom in 2000 as part of the popular Blue Collar Comedy Tour, which featured Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall and Ron White. The tour spawned a live CD, three best-selling DVDs, and a short-lived series called "Blue Collar TV" (The WB, 2004-06). Meanwhile, Larry was on top of the charts with comedy albums like A Very Larry Christmas (2004) and The Right to Bare Arms (2005), while also landing on the bestseller lists with his book, Git-R-Done (2005), the title of which came from his famed catchphrase. From there, it was only a short jump to movies with starring turns in "Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector" (2006) and "Witless Protection" (2008), both of which were savaged by critics, while voicing Mater in "Cars" (2006) and "Cars 2" (2011). Whether people loved him or hated him, there was...

Arguably among the most popular and controversial stand-up comedians of the new millennium, Larry the Cable Guy - the alter ego of Daniel Lawrence Whitney - generated a legion of fans thanks to his crude, opinionated and proudly rural Southern humor. After starting as a call-in guest on various Florida-based radio shows in the early 1990s, Larry quickly gained an audience on the comedy circuit before launching into stardom in 2000 as part of the popular Blue Collar Comedy Tour, which featured Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall and Ron White. The tour spawned a live CD, three best-selling DVDs, and a short-lived series called "Blue Collar TV" (The WB, 2004-06). Meanwhile, Larry was on top of the charts with comedy albums like A Very Larry Christmas (2004) and The Right to Bare Arms (2005), while also landing on the bestseller lists with his book, Git-R-Done (2005), the title of which came from his famed catchphrase. From there, it was only a short jump to movies with starring turns in "Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector" (2006) and "Witless Protection" (2008), both of which were savaged by critics, while voicing Mater in "Cars" (2006) and "Cars 2" (2011). Whether people loved him or hated him, there was no doubt that Larry the Cable Guy was determined to remain a giant force on the comedy scene.

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 Tooth Fairy 2 (2012)
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 Cars 2 (2011)
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 Delta Farce (2007)
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 Cars (2006)
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1979:
Moved to West Palm Beach, Florida at the age of 16
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Began doing stand-up comedy in the mid 80s in West Palm Beach, FL
1991:
Began doing local radio comedy shows
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The "Larry the Cable Guy" character was created in the early 90s after a friend from one of the stations asked Whitney to call in as the cable installer
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Started a career in radio as a disc-jockey in Blue Springs, Missouri
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Became a personality on the short lived alternative station 101.9 The Edge KGDE
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Made regular radio appearances via phone on programs such as the "Ron and Ron Show"
2000:
Joined the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, a showcase for white comics with Southern backgrounds like Jeff Foxworthy and Bill Engvall
2001:
Released gold comedy album <i>Lord I Apologize</i>
2004:
Became a regular on the sketch comedy series "Blue Collar TV" (WB) alongside Foxworthy and Engvall
2005:
Released his second gold album <i>The Right To Bare Arms</i>
2005:
Featured in country singer Gretchen Wilson¿s music video for "All Jacked Up"
2005:
Acted as roastmaster for friend and fellow "Redneck" comedian Jeff Foxworthy on the "Comedy Central Jeff Foxworthy Roast"
2006:
Starred in the feature "Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector"
2006:
Portrayed the voice of "Mater" the tow truck in Disney¿s animated feature "Cars"
2007:
Released third album <i>Morning Constitutions</i>, that same year had a comedy special by the same name on Comedy Central
2007:
Appeared as "Larry the Cable Guy" in the comedy feature film "Delta Farce"
2008:
Played a small-town sheriff in the comedy feature "Witless Protection"
2011:
Reprised role as Mater in the animated feature "Cars 2"
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Education

Berean Christian School: West Palm Beach , Florida -

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