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Larry the Cable Guy - Overview

Date of Birth: Feb 17, 1963    
Place of Birth: Pawnee City, Nebraska, United States
Nationality: N/A
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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... Read More
Reprised role as Mater in the animated feature "Cars 2"
Played a small-town sheriff in the comedy feature "Witless Protection"
Released third album Morning Constitutions, 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"
Appeared as “Larry the Cable Guy” in the comedy feature film “Delta Farce”
Portrayed the voice of "Mater" the tow truck in Disney’s animated feature "Cars"
Portrayed the voice of "Mater" the tow truck in Disney's animated feature "Cars"