In college, he had roommates from southern states, and that is where his simulated thick, southern accent originated.
He dropped out of college to pursue comedy, utilizing "Larry" from his middle name.
Pawnee City, Nebraska named a street after him, and he has donated money to the high school there for theatrical equipment.
"Larry" and his wife live on a large farm near Lincoln, Nebraska. He has never worked for a cable television company in any capacity.
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