American TV journalist and presenter Larry King has died at the age of 88, according to his Twitter account.
King was hospitalized a few weeks ago with the coronavirus, and in 2019 he suffered a heart attack.
In the summer of 2020, Larry King suffered a bereavement. His 65-year-old adopted son, Andy King, and 52-year-old Chaya King, diagnosed with lung cancer, died a few weeks apart. He is survived by his three children, sons Larry Jr., Cannon, and Chance.
King interviewed between 50,000 and 60,000 people during his career. Among his interlocutors were Russian President Vladimir Putin (2000, 2010) and Mikhail Gorbachev (2008), all US presidents since Richard Nixon and Margaret Thatcher, Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela, Frank Sinatra, Marlon Brando, Mike Tyson, Stevie Wonder, Paul McCartney.
In 2013, King began hosting his show Larry King Now on RT America.
The most famous presenter of the United States starred in about 150 films as a cameo, repeatedly voiced cartoon characters.