Larry David

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Quotes (53)

  • David: When I was growing up, I loved the Sgt Bilko show. He was doing what we are doing in a way - doing these guys who were saying and doing what nobody else would, being unlikeable and imperceptive.

  • David: I started to become funny when I realized I was inferior and inadequate.

  • David: You have to discover when you're inadequate to be funny and you don't know you're inadequate when you're a kid.

  • Larry David: In those days, reserve duty lasted for six years, which, I might add, was three times as long as service in the regular army, although to be perfectly honest, I was unable to fulfill my entire obligation because I was taking acting classes and they said I could skip my last year.

  • Larry David: It has to do - I think - with growing up in an apartment, with my aunt and my cousins right next door to me, with the door open, with neighbors walking in and out, with people yelling at each other all the time.

  • Larry David: It's that I wasn't suited to do the kind of comedy that these people were coming to hear - mainstream comedy.

  • Larry David: It's very liberating, actually - I don't have to hear my voice in every character.

  • Larry David: So it was this pattern of getting a job, then going on unemployment for a while.

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Trivia (30)

  • Larry suffers from male pattern baldness.

  • Larry is a close friend of writer Damien Furey.

  • Larry likes to use articles of clothing as major plot setups in his writing.

  • Larry's writing often uses humor derived from awkward social situations.

  • Larry carries a pad of paper and a pencil with him wherever he goes to record his ideas.

  • When originally casting the role of Kramer on "Seinfeld", Larry didn't think Michael Richards was right for the role.

  • Larry David and Richard Lewis met when they were only 13 years old.

  • Larry is estimated to have earned over $200 million dollars from "Seinfeld".

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