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|Born:||February 17, 1963||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Pawnee City, Nebraska, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Moved to West Palm Beach, Florida at the age of 16
Began doing stand-up comedy in the mid 80s in West Palm Beach, FL
Began doing local radio comedy shows
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
Started a career in radio as a disc-jockey in Blue Springs, Missouri
Became a personality on the short lived alternative station 101.9 The Edge KGDE
Made regular radio appearances via phone on programs such as the "Ron and Ron Show"
Joined the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, a showcase for white comics with Southern backgrounds like Jeff Foxworthy and Bill Engvall
Released gold comedy album <i>Lord I Apologize</i>
Became a regular on the sketch comedy series "Blue Collar TV" (WB) alongside Foxworthy and Engvall
Released his second gold album <i>The Right To Bare Arms</i>
Featured in country singer Gretchen Wilson¿s music video for "All Jacked Up"
Acted as roastmaster for friend and fellow "Redneck" comedian Jeff Foxworthy on the "Comedy Central Jeff Foxworthy Roast"
Starred in the feature "Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector"
Portrayed the voice of "Mater" the tow truck in Disney¿s animated feature "Cars"
Released third album <i>Morning Constitutions</i>, that same year had a comedy special by the same name on Comedy Central
Appeared as "Larry the Cable Guy" in the comedy feature film "Delta Farce"
Played a small-town sheriff in the comedy feature "Witless Protection"
Reprised role as Mater in the animated feature "Cars 2"
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