Larry David Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

14th June 2016

Fact: Larry David's hit TV series Curb Your Enthusiasm is returning for a ninth season. The show, which launched as a one-hour special in 1999 and ran until 2011, will be back, according to David himself. Announcing the news in a statement on Tuesday (14Jun16), the Seinfeld co-creator writes: "In the immortal words of Julius Caesar, 'I left, I did nothing, I returned'."

24th June 2015

Fact: Larry David's hit Broadway play FISH IN THE DARK has had its run extended by two weeks due to popular demand. The comedy, currently starring Jason Alexander, Rita Wilson and Rosie Perez, was due to end its limited run at the Cort Theatre on 19 July (15), but the curtain will now come down for the final time on 1 August (15). Seinfeld star Alexander stepped in to replace David as the show's leading man earlier this month (Jun15).

5th June 2015

Fact: Jason Alexander made a cameo appearance in Larry David's Broadway play Fish in the Dark on Thursday night (04Jun15) just days before he is due to take over the lead role from his former SEINFELD co-star.

3rd March 2015

Quote: "I went on sick four days last week with a fever, but I have the respect of the Broadway community now. By going on with a fever, you gain their respect!" Comedian Larry David recently battled illness onstage for previews of his Broadway debut Fish In The Dark.

28th October 2014

Quote: "You know what? He wasn't the best kisser... but I will say Ld had the freshest breath. He was so nervous!" Actress Vivica A. Fox admits she didn't enjoy her kissing scenes with comedian Larry David on Curb Your Enthusiasm.

13th October 2014

Quote: "Smart kid. It's a shame that I'm about 40 years older than she is." Funnyman Larry David responds to the news Jennifer Lawrence has a crush on him.

6th August 2014

Fact: Funnyman Larry David is to hit the Broadway stage as the star of his own new play Shiva. The Seinfeld creator and Curb Your Enthusiasm star has collaborated with old pal Jerry Seinfeld and top producer Scott Rudin on the project - and he will now take centre stage, according to multiple reports. Shiva is part of the Jewish mourning period following a funeral.

5th June 2014

Fact: Comedians Will Ferrell and Larry David were among the home team fans cheering on the Los Angeles Kings in the Stanley Cup ice hockey finals on Wednesday (04Jun14) as they beat the New York Rangers 3-2 in overtime. The two sides will go head-to-head in L.A. again on Saturday (07Jun14) before the championship finals head to the Big Apple on Monday (09Jun14) for the next pair of games.

31st July 2013

Quote: "The best cancellation is getting fired. Without a doubt. I love to get fired! The times I've been fired I couldn't believe how thrilled I was!" Comedian Larry David actually enjoys getting cut loose from jobs.

5th July 2012

Fact: Jerry Seinfeld has recruited former Seinfeld sidekicks Larry David and Michael Richards for a new Internet comedy show, titled Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee. The new web show, which debuts on on 19 July (12), also features hilarious back-seat encounters between Seinfeld and stars like Ricky Gervais and Alec Baldwin.

21st September 2011

Fact: Billy Crystal, comedian Chris Rock and actor Larry David were on hand to congratulate Starz TV network Ceo Chris Albrecht on his nuptials to Montana Coady on Saturday (17Sep11). The couple wed in Los Angeles and held a star-studded after-party at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

20th July 2011

Quote: "Why else would somebody approach me? Who's going up to a bald guy, an old bald guy? Nobody! If I wasn't on television, who's coming up to me? People would run from me, are you kidding? If I tried to flirt with a woman and she didn't know who I was, she would run away." Funnyman Larry David insists women are only interested in his fame.

20th July 2011

Quote: "I sat through Taxi Driver and went, 'That's me. I'm Travis.' I didn't feel like a murderous psychopath, but I did feel, at times, psychopathic." Curb Your Enthusiasm creator Larry David identified with Robert De Niro's disturbed Taxi Driver character Travis Bickle.

2nd March 2011

Quote: "Tom Ford came and reattached my (dress) strap. I don't know what he did, but I had a great night from that moment on." Aussie actress Isla Fisher confirms reports about her fashion mishap at the Vanity Fair Oscar's Party on Sunday (27Feb11), revealing the top designer saved her from embarrassment after an over-enthusiastic embrace with comedian Larry David.

26th November 2010

Quote: "I ask him to put water on the table and he says, 'How do I do that?' He's afraid of microwaves - he thinks they'll radiate him in some way. But he offers to do the dishes. He's very good at getting those bowls clean." Larry David's ex-wife LAURIE admits the comedian isn't great when it comes to helping to prepare meals.

8th June 2010

Fact: JERRY Seinfeld and Larry David's hit 1990s sitcom SEINFELD is officially the most profitable half-hour TV series in history - 12 years after the show ended. The comedy, currently in syndication, has made $2.7 billion since it went off air in 1998.

2nd June 2010

Quote: "I was very impressed with her... She's very sharp, very bright, obviously beautiful and funny. She's a formidable woman." Seinfeld and CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM creator Larry David was impressed with Madonna when the odd couple became panelists on U.S. TV show The Marriage Ref.

21st September 2009

Quote: "It's a new rule this summer: he will not come to your house for dinner. (He says), 'That way if I get bored, I can't leave. But in a restaurant I can get up and go whenever I want.' He's bad." Actor Ted Danson on his rude Hollywood pal, CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM creator Larry David.

20th September 2009

Quote: "He's scary. To go out to dinner with him is like, cross your fingers you're not going to be embarrassed beyond belief." Actor Ted Danson on his pal and CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM co-star Larry David.

31st August 2009

Fact: One vital piece of the Seinfeld set was missing when the cast reunited for a five-episode arc on co-creator Larry David's comedy show Curb Your Enthusiasm - Jerry Seinfeld removed the door to his namesake character's apartment when the sitcom ended in 1998 and took it home as a souvenir.

18th June 2009

Quote: "The orgasm is pointless and crazy." Comedian Larry David doesn't believe in reaching the height of sexual pleasure.

7th September 2007

Fact: CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM star Larry David was once a bra salesman.

14th December 2006

Fact: Kill Bill star Vivica A Fox will play a displaced New Orleans, Louisiana woman looking to rebuild her life after Hurricane Katrina in upcoming episodes of Larry David's part-improvised comedy show CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM.

4th July 2006

Fact: Rocker DAVE MATHEWS has agreed to be a photographed for a campaign by the left wing US political magazine THE NATION. The South African icon will be joined by Larry David, MARIO CUOMO, Moby, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Peter Sarsgaard, Jesse Jackson and the director of CRASH, PAUL HAGGIS.

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