Bio and Timeline

Developmental Years: 1947-1952

Larry David, aka Lawrence Eugene David, was born on July 2nd, 1947 in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. young_larry_david_13yearsold_parents_morty_helen

When his parents, Morty and Helen, first laid eyes on him they never would have guessed in a million years that they were looking at one of the greatest comedy writers of all time.

The first thing keen eyed Morty noticed was Larry's receding hairline. He said - is that even possible!?

Morty and Helen would eventually become the inspiration for Jerry's parents in the classic TV sitcom Seinfeld.

Helen was supposedly like a waitress in a diner, never laughing or even cracking a smile. And Morty was happy go lucky, but didn't appreciate the social satire which Larry would eventually become famous for. Therefore, in some ways Larry's acerbic wit can be attributed to his upbringing, to his somewhat gruff parents which taught Larry to laugh things off and keep a light attitude.

One can see him becoming accustomed to the smart sarcasm and satirical rants his legend now embodies.


Why did Larry Assume He Would Be Homeless?

Front Cover Larry David Story
Young Larry David Circa 1972

In 1972 Larry David can't take a bite out of the big apple.

With everything in his life going south, the only "break" he's close to is the hairline fracture in his soul.

He literally walks the streets of New York looking for a place to live if he becomes homeless.

But when lightning strikes, his life takes on an unexpected new dimension.

This book is the first biography ever written on Larry David, the co-creator of Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm.

Of course, Larry has lived a life replete with famous friends such as Jerry Seinfeld, Kenny Cosmo Kramer, Richard Lewis, Laurie David, Al Gore, Jeff Garlin, Julia Louis Dreyfus, Jason Alexander, Michael Richards, Larry Charles, David Letterman, Robin Williams, Richard Pryor, Ray Romano and Jon Stewart among others.

No biography of his would be complete without these classic characters.

The creator of SEINFELD and CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM in an incredible story of redemption, hope, and love... without any redemption, hope, or love.

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"I loved it! I believe in this story."
- Larry David
"A great addition to Larry's mythos."
- Jerry Seinfeld
"It's not a story about nothing."
- Danny Costa
"Some fairy tales do come true."
- Jason Allen, Author