People

Larisa Yurkiw

born March 30th, 1988

Larisa Yurkiw is a Canadian retired World Cup alpine ski racer, specializing in the speed events of downhill and super-G.

Larissa França

born April 14th, 1982

Larissa França Maestrini is a beach volleyball player from Brazil. She is the all-time leader of beach volleyball titles, with 57 FIVB career gold medals, including the 2011 Beach Volleyball World Championships with Juliana Felisberta and the 2015 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour with Talita Antunes.

Larissa Grunig

born April 28th, 1946

Larissa A. Schneider Grunig is a public relations theorist and feminist, and she is known as one of the most published and influential scholars in public relations. A professor emerita at the University of Maryland, College Park, Department of Communication, Grunig taught public relations and communication research since 1979. Based on a content analysis of three academic journals from their foundation through the year 2000, Grunig was recognized as one of the five most prolific authors contributing to public relations theory development. Her research focuses on public relations, development communication, communication theory, gender issues, organizational response to activism, organization power and structure, ethics, philosophy, scientific and technical writing, and qualitative methodology.

Larissa Lowing

born January 26th, 1973

Larissa Lowing-Libby is a Canadian artistic gymnast.

Larissa Wilson

born May 5th, 1989

Larissa Hope Wilson (born 5 May 1989) is an English former actress best known for her role as Jal Fazer in the first two series of the UK television series Skins.

Lark Voorhies

born March 25th, 1974

Lark Voorhies is an American actress. Voorhies played Lisa Marie Turtle on the NBC sitcom Saved by the Bell (1989–1993). Voorhies was nominated for the Young Artist Award six times, winning in 1990 and 1993 for her work on the show.

Larri Thomas

born January 23rd, 1932

Larri Thomas was an American actress and dancer. She began her career by participating in a string of television commercials and eventually signed a contract with NBC. The network put on Thomas' shows, including Peter Gunn and The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour. She became one of the six Goldwyn Girls selected by Samuel Goldwyn to go on tour for the movie Guys and Dolls, in which she makes a brief appearance. Thomas was also in the movies Mary Poppins and Island of Love. She was the stand-in for Julie Andrews in some flying sequences in Mary Poppins and her stand-in in The Sound of Music. Thomas also appeared in movies and television with Dean Martin. In her later years, she appeared in Dynasty, Cheers, and Coach.

Larry Adler

born February 10th, 1914

Lawrence Cecil Adler was an American harmonica player and film composer. Known for playing major works, he played compositions by George Gershwin, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Malcolm Arnold, Darius Milhaud and Arthur Benjamin. During his later career, he collaborated with Sting, Elton John and Kate Bush.

Larry Allen

born November 27th, 1971

Larry Christopher Allen Sr. (born November 27, 1971) is an American former football guard who played in the National Football League (NFL) for fourteen seasons, primarily with the Dallas Cowboys. He played college football at Sonoma State and was selected by the Cowboys in the second round of the 1994 NFL Draft. Allen is regarded as one of the NFL's physically strongest players ever while also capable of using his speed against defenders.

Larry Andersen

born May 6th, 1953

Larry Eugene Andersen (born May 6, 1953) is an American former relief pitcher in Major League Baseball and current radio color commentator for the Philadelphia Phillies. From 1975 through 1994, Andersen played for the Cleveland Indians (1975, 1977, 1979), Seattle Mariners (1981–1982), Philadelphia Phillies (1983–1986, 1993–1994), Houston Astros (1986–1990), Boston Red Sox (1990), and San Diego Padres (1991–1992).

Larry Asante

born March 7th, 1988

Larry Gibbs Asante is a former American football safety. He was selected by the Cleveland Browns in the fifth round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at Nebraska.

Larry Biittner

July 27th, 1946 - January 2nd, 2022

Lawrence David Biittner (July 27, 1946 – January 2, 2022) was an American outfielder and first baseman in Major League Baseball (MLB) who played for four teams from 1970 to 1983, most notably the Chicago Cubs and Washington Senators / Texas Rangers. He enjoyed his best season with the Cubs in 1977, batting .298 with 12 home runs and 62 runs batted in (RBI), and posting career highs in nearly every category. In later years he was increasingly used as a pinch hitter, which became his primary role in his final three seasons.

Larry Blyden

June 23rd, 1925 - June 6th, 1975

Ivan Lawrence Blieden (June 23, 1925 – June 6, 1975), known as Larry Blyden, was an American actor, stage producer and director, and game show host. He made his Broadway stage debut in 1948 and went on to appear in numerous productions on and off Broadway. In 1972, he won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his performance in the revival of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum which he also produced. That same year, he became the host of the syndicated revival version of What's My Line?

Larry Brinson

born June 6th, 1954

Larry Sylvesta Brinson (born June 6, 1954) is a former American college football coach and a former football running back in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys and Seattle Seahawks. He played college football at the University of Florida.

Larry Brown

born March 1st, 1940

Larry Brown Jr. (born November 30, 1969) is a former American football cornerback in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys and Oakland Raiders. He was named the MVP of Super Bowl XXX and played college football at Texas Christian University.

Larry Brown

born November 30th, 1969

Larry Brown Jr. (born November 30, 1969) is a former American football cornerback in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys and Oakland Raiders. He was named the MVP of Super Bowl XXX and played college football at Texas Christian University.

Larry Burkett

born March 3rd, 1939

Larry Burkett was an American radio personality whose work focused on financial counseling from a Christian point of view.

Larry Carlton

born March 2nd, 1948

Larry Eugene Carlton is an American guitarist who built his career as a studio musician in the 1970s and 1980s for acts such as Steely Dan and Joni Mitchell. One of the most sought after guitarists of his era, Carlton has participated in thousands of recording sessions, recorded on hundreds of albums in many genres, including more than 100 gold records, as well as for television and movies. He has been a member of the jazz fusion group the Crusaders and the smooth jazz band Fourplay, and has maintained a long solo career.

Larry Carwell

August 5th, 1944 - January 9th, 1984

Larry Carwell (August 5, 1944 – January 10, 1984) was an American college and professional football player. A cornerback, he played college football at Iowa State University, and played professionally in the American Football League (AFL) for the Houston Oilers in 1967 and 1968 and the Boston Patriots in 1969. He continued to play for the NFL Boston Patriots and later the NFL New England Patriots from 1970 through 1972.

Larry Chester

born October 17th, 1975

Larry Travis Chester (born October 17, 1975) is a former American football defensive tackle who played in the National Football League (NFL). After playing college football at Temple, Chester signed with the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent in 1998, and stayed with the Colts organization until 2000. He was picked up by Carolina Panthers for a season, then played with the Miami Dolphins for another three seasons.

Larry Clark

born January 19th, 1943

Lawrence Donald Clark is an American film director, photographer, writer and film producer who is best known for his controversial teen film Kids (1995) and his photography book Tulsa (1971). His work focuses primarily on youth who casually engage in illegal drug use, underage sex, and violence, and who are part of a specific subculture, such as surfing, punk rock, or skateboarding.

Larry Clinton

died May 2nd, 1985

Larry Clinton was an American musician, best known as a trumpeter who became a prominent American bandleader and arranger.

Larry Cole

born November 15th, 1946

Larry Rudolph Cole (born November 15, 1946) is a former American football defensive lineman in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys. He played in five Super Bowls, winning Super Bowl VI and XII. He played college football at the University of Hawaii and the Air Force Academy.

Larry Coryell

April 2nd, 1943 - February 19th, 2017

Larry Coryell was an American jazz guitarist.

Larry Cowan

born July 11th, 1960

Lawrence Cowan (born July 11, 1960) is an American former football running back who played in the National Football League for the Miami Dolphins and New England Patriots in 1982 for a total of 8 games.

Larry Csonka

born December 25th, 1946

Larry Richard Csonka is an American former professional football fullback in the National Football League (NFL) for the Miami Dolphins for the majority of his career, along with the New York Giants for three years. He also had a short stint with the Memphis Southmen in the WFL. Nicknamed "Zonk", Csonka is widely regarded as one of the greatest running backs of all time. Csonka is mostly remembered for his success during his tenure with the Dolphins, which included being a member of their 17–0 perfect season in 1972, and winning Super Bowl championships in 1972 and 1973, the latter of which he was named Super Bowl MVP when he ran for a then-record 145 yards. He was also a commentator for the original run of American Gladiators.

Larry Dierker

born September 22nd, 1946

Lawrence Edward Dierker (born September 22, 1946) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher, manager, and broadcaster. During a 14-year baseball career as a pitcher, he pitched from 1964 to 1977 for the Houston Colt .45s/Astros and the St. Louis Cardinals.

Larry DiTillio

died March 15th, 2019

Lawrence G. DiTillio was an American film, TV series, and tabletop role-playing game writer. His creations include He-Man and She-Ra: The Secret of the Sword and the award-winning Masks of Nyarlathotep.

Larry Drew

born April 2nd, 1958

Larry Donnell Drew is an American professional basketball coach and former player who serves as assistant coach for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Larry Eisenhauer

February 22nd, 1940 - January 29th, 2020

Lawrence Conway Eisenhauer (February 22, 1940 – January 29, 2020) was an American professional football defensive end. A graduate of Chaminade High School in Mineola, New York, he was a college football standout at Boston College and was one of several Boston-area athletes to join the American Football League's Boston Patriots. He was nicknamed "Wildman" by his Patriot teammates because of his unpredictable antics, such as running out onto Kansas City's snow-covered Municipal Stadium field clad in only his helmet and athletic supporter, hitting his head on metal locker doors or ramming his forearms through locker room walls to motivate himself. Eisenhauer was an AFL All-Star in 1962, 1963, 1964 and 1966, and is a member of the Patriots All-1960s (AFL) Team.

Larry Elder

born April 27th, 1952

Laurence Allen Elder is an American conservative political commentator and talk radio host. Elder hosts The Larry Elder Show, based in California. The show began as a local program on Los Angeles radio station KABC in 1993 and ran until 2008, followed by a second run on KABC from 2010 to 2014. The show is nationally syndicated, first through ABC Radio Networks from 2002 to 2007 and then Salem Media Group from 2015 to 2022. He maintains ties to The Epoch Times, a far-right newspaper published by the Falun Gong movement.

Larry Elgart

born March 20th, 1922

Lawrence Joseph Elgart was an American jazz bandleader. With his brother Les, he recorded "Bandstand Boogie", the theme to the long-running dance show American Bandstand.
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