Larry Storch at the Copacabana in New York for the launch of Michael Musto's new book, "Fork on the Left, Knife in the Back".
|Birthname:||Lawrence Samuel Storch|
|Born:||January 8, 1923|
|Birthplace:||New York City, New York, USA|
|Actor, comedian, voice actor|
|Series:||All in the Family|
|Episodes appeared in:||"Oh Say Can You See" in Season 3|
|Character played:||Bill Mulheron|
A comedian, actor and voice artist, Larry is most famous for his role as Cpl. Agarn on F Troop, and as the voice of Mr. Whoopee on the Tennessee Tuxedo and His Tales cartoon series, He has also done work for Warner Bros., voicing many Looney Tunes characters in the late 1960s, such as Cool Cat and Merlin the Magic Mouse. After success in television 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.
In 2004, he was in Sly Fox with Richard Dreyfuss and his old friend Irwin Corey. Larry, then 81, and "Professor" Corey, 90, did eight shows a week. In March 2008, Storch celebrated his 50th anniversary performing on Broadway. 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.
Larry 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.
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.