Larry Storch Net Worth

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Net Worth $ 1,500,000
Real name Lawrence Samuel Storch
Source of Wealth Acting and voice-acting career
Profession Actor, voice actor, comedian
Spouse/Partner Was married to Norma Catherine Greve
Date of Birth Jan 8, 1923
Zodiac Capricorn
Age 100
Died Jul 8, 2022
Gender Male
Pronoun He/Him
Height 173 cm / 5 ft 8 inch
Nationality American

Biography

Lawrence Samuel Storch, also known as Larry Storch, is an American actor best known for his appearance in the TV series F Troop and his voiced roles in Tennessee Tuxedo, The Batman/Superman Hour, The Pink Panther Show, Groovie Goolies and others.

Larry Storch died on July 8, 2022, at 99 years. His net worth was estimated at $1.5 million at the time of his death. Throughout his life, Larry played multiple iconic roles and left a huge legacy in the entertainment industry.

Early life

Larry Storch was born in New York, but sources don’t agree on the exact location. The Washington Post states he was born in the Bronx; The New York Times reported that the actor was born in Manhattan; while The Wall Street Journal reported that Larry was born in the Upper West Side[1] .

His family was Jewish. Larry went to DeWitt Clinton High School, but didn’t finish it because of the economic hardship brought on by the Great Depression. Instead, he switched to working and became a standup comedian, making $12 a week.

In World War II, Larry enlisted in the United States Navy.

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Larry Storch’s acting career

Larry’s beginnings as a comedian opened the door for him at multiple TV shows where he appeared as a guest actor, including “Sergeant Bilko”, “Hennesey”, “Get Smart”, “Fantasy Island”, “The Flying Nun”, “That Girl” and “Kolchak: The Night Stalker”, among the others.

He dove into acting in 1951 with the movie “The Prince Who Was a Thief”. During his acting career, Larry played more than 230 TV and movie roles [2] , many of which included voiced roles.

However, his most notable part was in the sitcom “F Troop” where he played Corporal (Cpl) Randolph Agarn from 1965 to 1967. He worked alongside fellow actors Ken Berry, Melody Patterson, and Forrest Tucker.

He had a cameo appearance in the children's show The Ghost Busters with Bob Burns and Forrest Tucker in 1975, where he starred as Eddie Spenser. Larry appeared in the TV series “Love Boat” and “Married... with Children” - in which Jerry Mathers also appeared in an episode in each show.

He also starred in the TV series “The Queen and I” where he played the role of Charles Duffy in 1969.

Larry’s acting career also includes variety show appearances such as “Laugh-In”, “Playboy After Dark”, “Sonny and Cher” and “Hollywood Square”.

Apart from on-screen appearances, Larry had rich experience in voice acting, where he provided a voice for numerous TV shows and animated movies, the most note-worthy being “Garfield and Friends”, “Tennessee Tuxedo and His Tales”, “The Batman/Superman Hour”, “The Pink Panther Show”, “Groovie Goolies”, “The Brady Kids”, “Koko the Clown”, “Treasure Island”, “Koko the Clown”, and “Scooby Doo”.

In fact, Larry Storch was the first to provide the voice for the character of the Joker in Batman.

Besides movies and TV show roles, Larry also debuted on Broadway in the 1950s.

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Personal life

Larry Storch was married to Norman Catherine Greve, also known as Norma Storch [3] . Norma was herself an actress.

The couple married on July 10, 1961, and stayed together until Norma’s death in 2003 after her battle with cancer ended. They had one daughter together, Candice Herman. Larry also had a stepson, and a stepdaughter June Cross, who was the child of Norma and Jimmy Cross.

June Cross is known as Norma’s secret half-black daughter, who she abandoned because of the high racial prejudice in the 50s. June herself later turned her story into a documentary titled “Secret Daughter” [4] , which won her many awards.

Larry died on July 8, 2022, at the age of 99.

Larry was nominated for an Emmy Award for his role in “F Troop” for Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role.

He was also awarded the 2013 Barrymore Award for Lifetime Achievement in Film and TV.

Quotes

  • "My mother wanted me to stay in high school and get a diploma. The principal told her my record was so bad, let him go out and learn what he's going to be in life.[5]
  • The most money I ever made was on a McDonald's hamburger commercial.” [6]
  • I'll never forget what Edward Everett Horton said to me: "Promise me, Larry, you will never grow old". I've tried my best to use that advice.
  • "I was fired opening night on my very first job in show business."

Conclusion

Larry Storch is an American actor, voice actor, and comedian, best known for his role as Cpl Randolph Agarn in the TV series “F Troop”.

Larry provided the voice of many famous TV shows and animated movies “Tennessee Tuxedo and His Tales”, “The Batman/Superman Hour”, “The Pink Panther Show”, “Garfield and Friends”, and others.

At the time of his death, Larry’s net worth was estimated at $1.5 million.

References

  1. Larry Storch. (2022, October 28). Retrieved November 7, 2022, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Larry_Storch

  2. Larry Storch. (n.d.). Retrieved November 7, 2022, from https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0832415/  

  3. Larry Storch. (n.d.). Retrieved November 7, 2022, from https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0832415/bio 

  4. Harrison, B., & {{author_data.display_name}}. (2022, July 08). Larry Storch's wife and net worth explored as the F troop legend dies at 99. Retrieved November 7, 2022, from https://www.hitc.com/en-gb/2022/07/08/larry-storchs-wife-and-net-worth-explored-as-the-f-troop-legend-dies-at-99/ 

  5. Larry Storch. (n.d.). Retrieved November 7, 2022, from https://bettyboop.fandom.com/wiki/Larry_Storch 

  6. Larry Storch. (n.d.). Retrieved November 7, 2022, from https://m.imdb.com/name/nm0832415/quotes