Larry the Cable Guy

Comedian, Actor
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 ... Read more »
Born: 02/17/1963 in Pawnee City, Nebraska, USA

Filmography

Actor (37)

A Very Larry Christmas 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

Tooth Fairy 2 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

2013 CMT Music Awards 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Presenter

Blake Shelton's Not So Family Christmas 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Actor

Blue Collar TV 2004 - 2006, 2010 - 2013 (TV Show)

Actor

Bounty Hunters 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Voice

Jingle All the Way 2 2013 (Movie)

(Actor)

Only in America With Larry the Cable Guy 2010 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Host

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas 2013 (Movie)

Buddy (Actor)

CMT's Biggest Laughs 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

Them Idiots 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

Cars 2 2011 (Movie)

Mater (Voice)

Conan 2011 (Tv Show)

Guest

Blue Collar Comedy: Ten Years of Funny 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

Larry the Cable Guy: Tailgate Party 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

Comedy Central Roast of Larry the Cable Guy 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

The Jay Leno Show 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Celebrity Family Feud 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Larry the Cable Guy's Christmas Spectacular 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Witless Protection 2008 (Movie)

Deputy Larry Stalder (Actor)

Delta Farce 2007 (Movie)

Larry (Actor)

Larry the Cable Guy: Morning Constitutions 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

Blue Collar Comedy Summer Special 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Blue Collar Comedy Tour: One For The Road 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Cars 2006 (Movie)

Voice of Mater (Actor)

Henry Cho: Whats That Clicking Noise 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Voice

Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector 2006 (Movie)

Larry (Actor)

The 2005 Billboard Music Awards 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Boyz in the Woodz 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Comedy Central Roast: Jeff Foxworthy 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

The Ron White Show 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Larry the Cable Guy: Git-R-Done 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Blue Collar Comedy Tour Rides Again 2003 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie 2003 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

CMT Artists of the Year (TV Show)

Host
Producer (1)

Only in America With Larry the Cable Guy 2010 - 2013 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Biography

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 which were savaged by critics, while voicing Mater in "Cars" (2006) and "Cars 2" (2011). Whether people loved him or hated him, there was no doubt that Larry the Cable Guy was determined to remain a giant force on the comedy scene.

Relationships

Cara Whitney

Wife

Tom Whitney Song

Brother

Reagan Whitney

Daughter
Born October 29, 2007 mother, Cara Whitney

Wyatt Whitney

Son
Born in August 2006 mother, Cara Whitney

Debbie Whitney

Sister

EDUCATION

Berean Christian School

West Palm Beach , Florida

Milestones

2011

Reprised role as Mater in the animated feature "Cars 2"

2008

Played a small-town sheriff in the comedy feature "Witless Protection"

2007

Appeared as "Larry the Cable Guy" in the comedy feature film "Delta Farce"

2007

Released third album Morning Constitutions, that same year had a comedy special by the same name on Comedy Central

2006

Portrayed the voice of "Mater" the tow truck in Disney’s animated feature "Cars"

2006

Starred in the feature "Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector"

2005

Featured in country singer Gretchen Wilson’s music video for "All Jacked Up"

2005

Released his second gold album The Right To Bare Arms

2005

Acted as roastmaster for friend and fellow "Redneck" comedian Jeff Foxworthy on the "Comedy Central Jeff Foxworthy Roast"

2004

Became a regular on the sketch comedy series "Blue Collar TV" (WB) alongside Foxworthy and Engvall

2001

Released gold comedy album Lord I Apologize

2000

Joined the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, a showcase for white comics with Southern backgrounds like Jeff Foxworthy and Bill Engvall

1991

Began doing local radio comedy shows

1979

Moved to West Palm Beach, Florida at the age of 16

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"

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

Began doing stand-up comedy in the mid 80s in West Palm Beach, FL

Bonus Trivia

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Whitney is known for his catch phrases "Git-R Done" and "Lord I Apologize"

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In 2007, Whitney got his own beer brand called "Git-R-Done" beer.

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When doing interviews, Whitney always stayed in character, maintaining his "Larry the Cable Guy" persona.

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Website: www.larrythecableguy.com

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