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October 21, 2021
Legendary talk-show host Larry King

Legendary talk-show host Larry King

Larry King is seen on the set of his CNN show in November 2010.

John Nowak/CNN

Updated 8:33 AM ET, Sat January 23, 2021

Larry King is seen on the set of his CNN show in November 2010.

John Nowak/CNN

Larry King, the longtime CNN host who became an icon through his interviews with countless newsmakers and his sartorial sensibilities, has died. He was 87.

His son, Chance, confirmed King’s death on Saturday, January 23.

During his long career in broadcasting, King interviewed tens of thousands of guests, including celebrities, world leaders and other people in the news.

From 1985 to 2010, he hosted the popular interview show “Larry King Live” on CNN.