Larry King announced this week that he is ending his primetime CNN program, and it got us thinking about how much of an entertainment industry icon King had been over his long career. King — or as some children know him: the voice of Ugly Stepsister Doris in the Shrek films — has appeared in a something like 20 different movies in cameos as himself.
Here are 10 movies you may have forgotten King was in (or maybe you forgot they existed altogether):
10. John Q (2002)
9. The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)
8. Contact (1997)
7. Mad City (1997)
6. America’s Sweethearts (2001)
5. Bullworth (1998)
4. The Jackal (1997)
3. Dave (1993)
2. The Exorcist III (1990) – In the background of the restaurant scene apparently.
Number 1, and our favorite…
1. Ghost Busters (1984)
Hi, this is Larry King. The phone-in topic Today: Ghosts and Ghostbusting…
More: Larry King also performed stunts in The Last of the Mohicans, but we think that might be a different Larry King.