Larry King͛s name is tantamount with television and radio broadcasting. In his heydays, he was the first individual to host a worldwide phone-in TV talk show, which catapulted him to fame. His talk shows would comprise of a popular mix of celebrity interviews, up-to-date discussions, politics and other tomfooleries.
In his long and successful broadcasting career, he has conducted more than 40,000 interviews and even became the first individual to host sit downs with most U.S. Presidents since the time of Gerald Ford. He also made his mark in the international arena, when he hosted a momentous tour on the Middle East Peace course with Yasser Arafat, King Hussein and Yitzhak Rabin. In a career spanning five decades, King has become legendary, by quizzing high-profile guests such as Madonna, Tony Blair, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Elizabeth Taylor, Margaret Thatcher, Barbara Streisand and Malcolm X, to name a few. His immense broadcasting success also went on to earn him the titles; Muhammad Ali of the Broadcast Interview and Master Interviewer. In addition to his broadcast credits, he has also made brief appearances in films and television.