Larry Bishop was an American actor, writer and movie director who has enjoyed a Hollywood career that has spanned the last five decades. Born in 1948, the Philadelphia, Pa. native moved to California at a young age and attended Beverly Hills High School along with fellow alumnus and famed director, Rob Reiner. Bishop has earned both writing and acting credits on television with notable acting roles on hit shows such as I Dream of Jeannie, Kung Fu and Laverne and Shirley. He also joined Reiner as a writer for the popular 1960s variety show, The Hollywood Palace. Bishop's first film role came in 1968 when he played a musician named Abraham "The Hook" Salteen in the film, Wild in the Streets. Forty years later, his career was still going strong with an appearance in Quentin Tarantino's film, Hell Ride. Other popular films featuring Bishop include Underworld (1996), Mad Dog Time (1996) and Kill Bill: Volume 2 (2004).