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Larry L. King (1929–2012)

Larry L. King was born on January 1, 1929 in Putnam, Texas, USA as Lawrence Leo King. He was a writer, known for The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982), The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas and Working in the Theatre (1976). He was married to Barbara Blaine, Rosemarie Coumaris Kline and Wilma Jeanne Casey. He died on December 20, 2012 in ... See full bio »

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 1982 The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (play) / (screenplay)
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 1994 Working in the Theatre (TV Series documentary)
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 2013 The 67th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special documentary)
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Book: "The Whorehouse Papers". New York: Viking Adult. ISBN-10: 0670159190; ISBN-13: 9780670159192 See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 2 Articles | See more »

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I'm of the belief that sad endings or bad endings make for better drama than happy endings. And life really works more that way anyhow for people.


Was nominated for Broadway's 1979 Tony Award for Best Book (Musical), with collaborator Peter Masterson, for "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas".

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