Larry McCormick

Actor, Journalist (1933)
Wed Jul 22 2020
By   Manish Khanal

In the age of technology, Many jobs have become vanished away. On the other hand, Journalism is such a sector that will remain forever, and there is massive competition in the market. Larry McCormick is a famous American television actor, reporter, and news anchor.

Larry McCormick was born as Lawrence William McCormick on February 3, 1933, in Kansas City, Missouri. Larry is among the two children born to.L.W. McCormick and his wife, Laura McCormick. His father was a pastor, and his mother was a pianist and a vocalist. Larry has a brother named Charles McCormick. He graduated from the University of Kansas City in the mid-1950s. 

Death of Larry McCormick

It is a matter of the fact that Larry is no more with us. Larry left his beautiful home to almost 8 billion population on August 27, 2004, in Los Angeles, California. Larry had been battling with cancer-related diseases for some time. 

Larry McCormick death
Image: Larry McCormick passed away in 2004 
Source: KTLA

Larry lost the fight and departed of a cancer-related illness at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles at the age of 71. His body was laid to rest in the cemetery at Forest Lawn. In 2014,John Seigenthaler, a famous American journalist, and writer passed away at the age of eighty-six due to cancer. 

Married Life of Larry McCormick 

Larry lived a beautiful and peaceful married life, along with his wife, children, and grandchildren. Larry was the grandfather of two grandsons. Larry married his girlfriend, Anita, in the 1960s. 

Larry was very early in his career, and he liked to keep his personal life away from the media. So, the exact date of their wedding is not known to the public. Soon after their wedding, The couple welcomed three children, daughter Kitty; sons Alvin and Mitch

Net Worth and Income

Larry had an estimated net worth of $5 Million at the time of his death in 2004. He accumulated most of his net worth through his successful career of more than four decades in the Television Industry. He is most notably working for Los Angeles television station KTLA-TV. Courtney Hazlett is a famous American supervising editor and journalist with a net worth of $2 Million

Larry McCormick net worth
Image: Larry at his show in KTLA Show
Source: KTLA TV

Larry began his broadcasting career in the late 1950s as a disc jockey. He first came to Los Angeles in 1958, working at then-R&B radio station KGFJ, from 1958-63. 

McCormick became one of the first African-American newscasters in the country. McCormick was known to be very involved in the Los Angeles community, participating in various charities and events, including hosting local editions

Four-Decades Career In Television Industry

Larry moved across town to KTLA in May 1971 and worked there until he died in 2004. In addition to being a news reporter, McCormick appeared in numerous films and television series over the years. 

Larry McCormick career
Image: Larry was awarded Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2001
Source: IMDB

Larry made his stage acting debut in 1968 with Speed in The Odd Couple at the Ebony Showcase Theater in Los Angeles. As an actor, McCormick usually appeared in guest spots on TV shows, mostly on TV dramas and sitcoms. He also made appearances in such movies as The Punisher (1989) and Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines. 

He was also awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his work in Television. In 1994, McCormick was honored with the Governor's Award, a high, prestigious honor given annually by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. 

Check Out More Diversifying Things About Celebrities' Personal Life & Career Highlights At Married Celeb!!!

More Biography