Larry Storch
American comedian
Larry Storch
Lawrence Samuel "Larry" Storch is an American actor best known for his comic television roles, including voice-over work for top cartoon shows, including Mr. Whoopee on Tennessee Tuxedo and His Tales, and his live-action role of the bumbling Corporal Randolph Agarn on F Troop.
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Aurora and Batman
The New Republic - over 4 years
How startling to see the speed with which the film business can respond to audience taste. Within hours of the massacre at a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises, (far quicker than the removal of the Joe Paterno statue), Warner Brothers were in action. Premieres in Paris and Tokyo were cancelled. Most of the players in the movie—writer-director Christopher Nolan, Christian Bale, Gary Oldman, and Anne Hathaway—issued statements of sorrow. Ms Hathaway, Catwoman in the picture, said, “My heart aches and breaks for the lives taken and altered by this unfathomably senseless act.” In short order, it was decreed that television advertising for the film would be halted. Then came the masterstroke of humbug: Over the film’s first weekend, the studio would announce no box-office figures. Not to be upstaged, every other studio assured us they would stay silent on their figures, too. It would be Monday before the unreliable numbers were whispered abroad, and records were sheepishly admitted ...
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Gabor in coma, not responding to doctors - msnbc.com
Google News - almost 6 years
(Everett Collection) Share Back to slideshow navigation Gabor, center, with Larry Storch at right, played a gypsy grifter on a 1966 episode of "F Troop." Gabor appeared in numerous TV shows, including "Mr. Ed," "Gilligan's Island," "The Love Boat,"
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Zsa Zsa Gabor hospitalized with pneumonia - msnbc.com
Google News - almost 6 years
(Everett Collection) Share Back to slideshow navigation Gabor, center, with Larry Storch at right, played a gypsy grifter on a 1966 episode of "F Troop." Gabor appeared in numerous TV shows, including "Mr. Ed," "Gilligan's Island," "The Love Boat,"
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The Animated Spin-off of the 1975 Larry Storch Live-Action Series Returns to DVD - TVShowsOnDVD.com
Google News - almost 6 years
The live-action series starred Larry Storch (F Troop) as "Eddie", and is also remembered for Tracey the Gorilla...this was long before the Bill Murray film, of course! The animated spin off, which became known as "The Original Ghost Busters",
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SUMMER RITUALS | WHICH WAY; Officer, Can You Tell Me Where...
NYTimes - over 6 years
A middle-aged couple approached a police officer on Fifth Avenue on a recent Monday morning. The man said, ''We are having problem,'' in a thick German accent. He pointed -- not at a mugger running away, not at a bleeding bullet hole, but at a map. Specifically, the part marked ''Rockefeller Center.'' The officer, Sean O'Donohue, replied, ''Make a
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The Role Of a Lifetime
NYTimes - about 7 years
IN the age of the character-driven television series, there was a notable passing in 2009: ''Monk,'' the Emmy-winning USA show about an obsessive-compulsive crime-solver, went off the air in December after eight seasons. The series, with Tony Shalhoub as Adrian Monk, was one of the earliest examples of what has since become common fare: programs
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TELEVSION; Innocence Undone, Frame by Frame
NYTimes - about 7 years
The death of the DVD continued in 2009, and it can't come soon enough for me. Those wretched round devils have destroyed a small boy's sense of wonder. Many years ago, in the blissful days of three and only three networks, that boy -- i.e., me -- would watch the offered television fare and be amazed by the bravery of the actors and the magical
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Editorial Notebook; You'll Laugh. You'll Cry. You'll Look Puzzled.
NYTimes - over 11 years
You'll be hearing a lot of vile, filthy and disgusting things about a movie called ''The Aristocrats'' in the coming weeks, because most of it is vile, filthy and disgusting. Though not in a bad way, exactly. It's a documentary about one old, very dirty joke, with comedians from the Stone Age (Phyllis Diller, Larry Storch) to the modern era (Jon
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Vaughn Meader [ b. 1936 ]; The Temporary Kennedy
NYTimes - about 12 years
Most living-room impressionists -- your uncle who does Jimmy Cagney and Cary Grant, the precocious 11-year-old down the street with the recognizable Bill Clinton, the innumerable Ed Sullivans and Richard Nixons of the world -- have no idea that they are not actually imitating famous people. They are imitating an imitation. Your average Ed Sullivan
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Norma Storch Is Dead at 81; Subject of TV Documentary
NYTimes - over 13 years
Norma Storch, a white woman whose decision to have her 4-year-old mixed-race daughter raised by a black couple became the subject of an Emmy Award-winning documentary made by the daughter in adulthood, died on Aug. 28 at her home in Manhattan. She was 81. The cause was cancer, said the daughter, June Cross, the producer of the documentary, ''Secret
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Roy F. Katz, 48, Fire Dept. Official
NYTimes - over 14 years
Roy F. Katz, a deputy New York City fire commissioner who managed the Fire Department's construction program for the last six years, died on Wednesday at Cornell Medical Center. He was 48 and lived in Hollis Hills, Queens. The cause was complications after a bone marrow transplant, his family said. Mr. Katz, as one of nine assistant commissioners,
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THEATER REVIEW; Annie's Got Her Gun Again, And Hits the Clay Pigeons
NYTimes - about 16 years
And boy, does it come naturally. Making her Broadway debut, Reba McEntire glides into the title role of ''Annie Get Your Gun'' like a seabird landing on water. Only a year ago this chart-topping country singer admitted to never having seen Irving Berlin's classic show of love and marksmanship. And while her fat résumé includes plenty of concert
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THEATER REVIEW; A Few Laughs With Not-So-Funny Characters
NYTimes - over 18 years
NO question, David Saint took the safe way to his debut at the George Street Playhouse. In choosing ''After-Play,'' the new artistic director had a pre ordained winner. Whatever needed to be proven had already been proven elsewhere. Mr. Saint directed the play in its acclaimed original production at the Manhattan Theater Club and its inevitable
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THEATER; A Season With Star Power on Many a Marquee
NYTimes - over 18 years
NAME-DROPPING is a game even serious theatergoers play. It is not what regional theater is about, but then if a star is sighted on the moors of Shakespeare or Sophocles, as the soothsayer says, it can't hurt. The new fall season in New Jersey professional theater is not altogether star driven -- though it is, more than ever, tuned into the value of
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Remembering Youngman, With Laughter
NYTimes - almost 19 years
It was maybe 15 seconds past the official noon starting time yesterday when Jack L. Green, agent and former Dean of the Friars Club, turned in his seat, tapped his watch and noted that it was unusual for things to start late at Riverside Chapel, Amsterdam Avenue at 76th Street. ''Yeah,'' said Bob Mounty, a veteran broadcast executive a row back.
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Kinship And Skin, And Which Is Stronger
NYTimes - about 20 years
A quick glance at her family photos shows that June Cross looks just like her dad. Jimmy Cross was part of a vaudeville song-and-dance team known as Stump and Stumpy, and his daughter inherited his rounded features and deep black skin. Her mother, Norma, is a white woman with the palest white skin and chiseled features. That is why, after Norma
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Paul Lammers, Theater and TV Director, 74
NYTimes - over 20 years
Paul Lammers, a theater and television director, died on July 16 at his home in Washington, Conn. He was 74. The cause was cancer, said his companion, Dr. Leo Altschul. Mr. Lammers, who was born in Sacramento, Calif., was a graduate of Northwestern University, where he earned a master's degree in speech and theater. He began his theatrical career
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Herman Goldfarb; Theatrical Lawyer, 85
NYTimes - over 22 years
Herman Goldfarb, a theatrical lawyer and artists' manager, died on Monday at the Royal Manor Nursing Home in West Palm Beach, Fla. He was 85. The cause was congestive heart failure, his family said. Beginning in the 1930's with his partners, Mary Mirenberg and Michael Vallon, Mr. Goldfarb represented such performers as the band leader Woody Herman,
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Praise of Innis Wins Rebuke For Giuliani
NYTimes - about 23 years
Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani said yesterday that a fund-raising dinner on Monday to benefit a conservative black politician, Roy E. Innis, was "probably the most significant Martin Luther King celebration in the New York City area" and complained that the press had not covered it. The remark, made on a radio talk show, drew a frosty response from some
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Larry Storch
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2016
    Age 93
    Passaic, New Jersey Mayor Alex Blanco named Storch as an honorary citizen of Passaic on September 13, 2016, upon the occasion of Storch's first visit to the hometown of his fictional F Troop character. "I’ll remember this group today more than a crowd at Yankee Stadium," Storch remarked.
    More Details Hide Details During a meeting of the Passaic County freeholders, he received a Distinguished Service Medal to recognize his World War II service.
  • 2014
    Age 91
    A Golden Palm Star on the Palm Springs, California Walk of Stars was dedicated to Storch in 2014.
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    On May 19, 2014, Storch was honored by the Friars Club in New York City with its Sunshine Committee Award after performing at the committee benefit.
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  • 2013
    Age 90
    Larry Storch received the 2013 Barrymore Award for Lifetime Achievement in Film and TV from the Fort Lee Film Commission.
    More Details Hide Details The award was presented to him on December 31, 2013. Guests of the evening included Larry's friend, boxing legend Jake LaMotta; Larry's stepdaughter, Emmy Award-winning filmmaker and author June Cross; and early rock and roller Tom Austin from the Royal Teens (co-author of the million-selling hit "Short Shorts").
  • 2012
    Age 89
    In the summer of 2012 Storch appeared in a benefit performance of Love Letters with actress Diana Sowle (Best Known for her role as Mrs Bucket in the original Willy Wonka film) in Farmville, Virginia to benefit The Tom Mix Rangers.
    More Details Hide Details He recorded a comedy LP Larry Storch at The Bon Soir released by Jubilee in the 1960s. Other records include Larry Storch Reads Philip Roth's Epstein, Larry Storch Pooped/Eighth Wonder of the World, Larry Storch / I'm Walkin. In less than two years' time Storch appeared on three TV Guide covers, all with various F-Troop co-stars, Storch being the only one featured on all three covers. He also appeared on the cover of TV Guide in 2000. Storch is now "semi-retired". He likes to play his saxophone in the park and does occasional memorabilia shows to greet his many fans. He signs autographs at film festivals, including Chiller Theater and the Mid-Atlantic Nostalgia Convention. He is currently working on his autobiography.
    Larry Storch and Dark Shadows star Marie Wallace appeared in Love Letters by A.R. Gurney on June 24, 2012, a benefit performance for the Actor's Temple in New York City.
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  • 2008
    Age 85
    In March 2008, Storch celebrated his 50th anniversary performing on Broadway.
    More Details Hide Details His first Broadway appearance had been Who was That Lady I Saw You With, later made into a 1960 film starring Dean Martin and Tony Curtis, with Storch appearing.
  • 2004
    Age 81
    In 2004 he was in Sly Fox with Richard Dreyfus and his old friend Irwin Corey.
    More Details Hide Details Larry, then 81, and "Professor" Corey, 90, did 8 shows a week.
  • 2003
    Age 80
    Tony Curtis and Storch reunited for a 2003 run of the musical version of Some Like It Hot.
    More Details Hide Details In 2005, he worked with Anthony Michael Hall in Funny Valentine (2005), and appeared in the documentary feature The Aristocrats (2005). After success in TV and films, Storch returned to the New York stage, after having first performed on the Broadway stage in the 1950s. He received rave reviews for the off-Broadway production of Breaking Legs. Co-starring Philip Bosco and Vincent Gardenia, the show extended several times before going on the road. Storch appeared in the Broadway productions of Porgy and Bess (which Larry considers his favorite), Arsenic and Old Lace with Jean Stapleton, and Annie Get Your Gun with Reba McEntire. He toured the United States and Europe with Porgy and Bess.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1975
    Age 52
    He also appeared in Bus Riley's Back in Town (1965), A Very Special Favor (1965), That Funny Feeling, (1965), The Great Bank Robbery (1969), Airport 1975 (1974), The Happy Hooker Goes to Washington (1977), Record City (1978), S.O.B (1981), Fake-Out (1982), Sweet Sixteen (1983), and A Fine Mess (1986), as well as the cult sci-fi films The Monitors (1969) and Without Warning (1980).
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1962
    Age 39
    In 1962 and 1963, Storch played a recurring role as Charlie, a drunk, on four episodes of the NBC police comedy, Car 54, Where Are You?
    More Details Hide Details An impressionist, Storch does hundreds of voices and dialects ranging from Muhammad Ali to Claude Rains. This has proved useful for cartoons. He has voiced characters in numerous TV and film animations including The Batman/Superman Hour, The Pink Panther Show, Groovie Goolies, The Inspector, The Brady Kids, Cool Cat, Koko the Clown, Treasure Island, Return from Oz, Scooby-Doo, Tennessee Tuxedo, Aesop's Fables, Oliver Twist and many more. Larry had worked with Mel Blanc and June Foray at Warner Bros.-Seven Arts. He was the first actor to voice Batman's arch enemy, "The Joker", in The Adventures of Batman segments produced by Filmation animation in the late 1960s. Larry continued his association with Filmation as a voiceover actor in other series the company produced including Journey Back to Oz where he voiced Aunt Em and Uncle Henry's farmhand Amos. This Kansas character did not have an alter ego in Oz. Storch also provided the Tin Man's speaking voice while Danny Thomas provided the character's singing voice.
  • 1961
    Age 38
    Storch married actress Norma Catherine Greve on July 10, 1961. They remained married until her death at age 81 on August 28, 2003.
    More Details Hide Details Both briefly appeared in the 1972 made for television movie The Woman Hunter. He has three children: a stepson, Lary May; a daughter, Candace Herman, the result of a brief encounter with his future wife, born in 1947 and given to the adoption process (later reunited); and a stepdaughter, June Cross, born in 1954 to Norma and Jimmy Cross ("Stump" of the black song-and-dance team "Stump and Stumpy"). Storch had a younger brother, Jay Storch, who was also an actor and voiceover performer under the name Jay Lawrence. In an episode of the TV show Married... with Children, "Something Larry This Way Comes (12 Mar. 1995)", Larry Storch plays himself. Kelly Bundy attends the "Larry Storch School of Acting". Plays by the students are performed in abandoned theatres which the audience sneak into through building cracks and boarded up entryways. In that same episode, Al Bundy's boss Gary reveals her disdain for Storch, saying that she attended the "Larry Storch School of Heating and Air Conditioning Repair", an apparently fly-by-night institution. When Storch himself walked into the shoe store, Gary knocked him out.
  • 1953
    Age 30
    Jackie Gleason personally asked Storch to fill in for him in the summer of 1953 while Gleason was on hiatus.
    More Details Hide Details This led to the 10-episode The Larry Storch Show with guest stars including Janet Blair, Risë Stevens, Dick Haymes, and Cab Calloway.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1923
    Age 0
    Born on January 8, 1923.
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