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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 31 August 1940New York City, New York, USA
Height 6' 4" (1.93 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Larry Hankin was born on August 31, 1940 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for The Outlaw Emmett Deemus (2008), Breaking Bad (2008) and Billy Madison (1995).

Trade Mark (3)

Dishevelled appearance
Slender Frame
Deadpan Voice

Trivia (10)

Studied acting at Syracuse University, Syracuse New York. In same class with Frank Langella and Carl Gottlieb.
Was a member of the comedy improvisation groups Second City (Chicago) and The Committee (San Francisco).
Has played a homeless man in episodes of three different series: ER (1994), Malcolm in the Middle (2000) and Joan of Arcadia (2003).
Was considered for the role of Detective Vukovich in The Terminator (1984).
In the season 4 Seinfeld episode, "The Pilot," he portrayed an actor playing a character based on Cosmo Kramer. In real life, Hankin auditioned for the role of Kramer and was series co-creator Larry David's first choice during casting, as he felt Hankin was most similar to his friend Kenny Kramer who the character was based on; however, Michael Richards was ultimately cast.
He played God in both Joan of Arcadia (2003) and The Last Hand (2010).
He has worked in more than 100 films.
Is also a screenwriter, producer, director and singer.
He began his career as an illustrator in the entertainment world.
Degree in Industrial Design at Syracuse University, New York.

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