Larry The Cable Guy
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With his cry of "Git-R-Done!" and "Lord, I Apologize", Larry the Cable Guy is selling out theatres and arenas across the United States.
Larry released his CD "The Right To Bare Arms" (Jack Records/Warner Bros. Records) on March 29, 2005. The album debuted at No. 1 on the SoundScan Comedy Chart, No. 1 on the Country Chart and No. 7 on the Top 200 Chart. This marked the first time in the history of Soundscan that a comedy album had charted at No. 1 on the Country Chart. It has been certified gold (500,000 units) by the RIAA. "The Right To Bare Arms" has also received a Grammy nomination.
Larry most recently won Billboard's 2005 Comedy Artist of the Year and Comedy Album of the Year. In addition, Larry is a bestselling author. His new book "Git-R-Done," was released on October 25, 2005 and debuted at No. 26 on the New York Times bestseller list.
Larry's first feature film, "Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector," will be released in 2006. The comedy also stars Joe Pantoliano, Joanna Cassidy and Tony Hale. In the movie, Larry plays a restaurant health inspector who must get to the bottom of a rash of food poisonings at several upscale restaurants. He runs afoul of the system and goes undercover to see who the real villains are, outing them at a City Wide Chef Challenge.
Larry starred in "Blue Collar TV," a sketch comedy series for The WB Network which premiered on July 29, 2004. 5.4 million people watched the show and it was the second-most watched show on television in that time period. The ensemble cast included Jeff Foxworthy and Bill Engvall from "Blue Collar Comedy Tour, The Movie", the film based on the highly successful concert tour, which grossed more than 15 million dollars.
"Blue Collar Comedy Tour, The Movie", premiered on Comedy Central in November of 2003 and at the time was the highest-rated movie in the channel's history. The DVD has sold more than 4 million units.
The sequel "Blue Collar Comedy Tour Rides Again," has sold more than 3 million units and when it had its world premiere on Comedy Central, February 13, 2005 it became the third-most watched telecast for the network. The soundtrack was released on November 23, 2004 and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Comedy Charts. In March of 2006, the Blue Collar boys will reunite to shoot "Blue Collar Comedy Tour, One For The Road" in Washington, D.C. at the Warner Theater. The movie will have its world premiere on Comedy Central.
Larry will also be the voice of "Mater" in the upcoming feature film "Cars" from Disney/Pixar. The movie also stars the voices of Paul Newman, Owen Wilson and Bonnie Hunt. That movie will be released on June 9, 2006.
His first comedy album release, "Lord, I Apologize", reached gold status, selling more than 500,000 copies. The CD was No. 1 on the Billboard Comedy Charts for fifteen weeks in a row. Larry‘s DVD special "Git-R-Done," has sold more than 1 million copies and has been certified platinum. The special aired on Comedy Central and gave the network their second-biggest Sunday night ratings in the channel's history.
Although there's no question that Larry is opinionated, he is very likable and has repeatedly demonstrated that he has very wide appeal. For more on Larry, go to his website at www.larrythecableguy.com