Larry the Cable Guy
Career Highlights: His given name is Daniel Whitney, yet he is best known by his stage name, Larry the Cable Guy (despite never working for a cable company). Larry is a stand-up comedian, actor and former radio personality who has become a multiplatinum recording artist, Grammy nominee and Billboard award winner. He starred in the popular History Channel series “Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy,” in which he explored the country and immersed himself in different lifestyles, jobs and hobbies. Larry was a member of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour which included Bill Engvall, Ron White and Jeff Foxworthy. Larry has released seven comedy albums, of which three have been certified gold. He won Billboard’s 2005 Comedy Artist of the Year and Comedy Album of the Year, and the 2006 Billboard Top Comedy Tour Award. Larry has starred in three Blue Collar Comedy Tour-related movies, as well as films including: “Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector,” “Delta Farce,” “Witless Protection,” ”Tooth Fairy 2” and “A Madea Christmas.” The voice of Mater in the Disney animated films “Cars” and “Cars 2,” Larry’s catchphrase: “Git-R-Done!” is also the title of his best-selling book.