Larry Pine Wiki Bio
Larry was born in Tucson, Arizona USA, on 3 March 1945 – his zodiac sign is Pisces, and he holds American nationality. He’s an actor with more than 100 credits to his name, perhaps known best for his portrayal of Peter Bradley in the 2001 comedy movie “The Royal Tenenbaums”, written and directed by Wes Anderson, and which starred Gene Hackman, Gwyneth Paltrow and Anjelica Houston. It follows the lives of members of a dysfunctional family, and the movie won 11 of the 58 awards for which it was nominated, including an Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen.
Early life and education
Larry was raised in Tucson by his parents, about whom nothing’s known because he respects their privacy; it’s believed that his father was a lawyer, and that his mother was a housewife. Larry hasn’t spoken of having any siblings, and is thus believed to be an only child.
Larry became interested in acting while attending a local high school; he was urged by his drama teacher to join the school’s drama club, while he then went on to appear in numerous plays performed at the school. Larry matriculated in 1963, and enrolled at University of North Texas, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1967; he continued his education at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, graduating with a Master of Fine Arts degree in 1969.
Larry launched his acting career in 1968, with his portrayal of Fop in the Off-Broadway play “Cyrano de Bergerac”, and then appeared in various plays in the following decade, prior to launching his screen career.
Roles in movies
Larry made his debut film appearance in the 1978 comedy drama “Hullabaloo Over Georgie and Bonnie’s Pictures”, while a couple of his following roles were in the mystery crime drama “I, the Jury”, the action crime comedy “Hanky Panky” and the horror thriller “Alone in the Dark”, all released in 1982.
Larry gained recognition when cast to play Channing in the 1989 crime thriller comedy “The Dream Team”, directed by Howard Zieff, and which starred Michael Keaton, Christopher Lloyd and Peter Boyle.
The movie follows four mental patients who have to protect their chaperon who has fallen into a coma, and is now targeted by assassins.
Some of Larry’s most notable performances in the ‘90s were in the 1995 crime drama “Dead Man Walking”, which won an Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Susan Sarandon), the 1996 mystery crime drama “Before and After”, and the 1997 romantic comedy “Addicted to Love”.
In 2002, Larry was cast to play Mr. Lefferts in the evergreen romantic comedy “Maid in Manhattan”, directed by Wane Wang, and which starred Jennifer Lopez and Ralph Fiennes; the movie follows a senatorial candidate who has fallen in love with a hotel maid, and it won one of the nine awards for which it was nominated.
Larry was then cast to play supporting characters in the 2003 drama “Particles of Truth”, the crime “Water” and the romantic comedy “Melinda and Melinda” both in 2004. The year 2009 saw him portray Laugh Therapist in the comedy drama “The Good Heart”, written and directed by Dagur Kari, and which starred Paul Dano, Brian Cox and Bill Buell. The movie follows a bartender who’s helping a young homeless man, and won six of the 15 awards for which it was nominated.
What marked the 2010s for Larry was his portrayal of Mr. Mosher in the critically acclaimed 2014 crime adventure comedy “The Grand Budapest Hotel”, written and directed by Wes Anderson, and which starred Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham and Mathieu Amalric. It follows an author who’s being told a story by the owner of a luxurious hotel; the movie won 138 awards, including four Oscars, while it was nominated for 226 other awards.
Larry’s three most recent roles in movies have been in the 2020 crime thriller drama “Still Here”, the historical sports drama “12 Mighty Orphans” and the romantic comedy drama “The French Dispatch”, both in 2021.
Roles in TV series
Larry made his debut TV series appearance in 1986, when cast to play Tad Channing in the romantic drama “As the World Turns”, and he was then invited to appear in an episode or two of various series, such as the fantasy comedy drama “Tales from the Darkside”, the adventure comedy drama “ABC Afterschool Specials” and the action crime drama “Miami Vice”.
Larry gained recognition when he played both Barry Shire and Max Jeffries in the romantic mystery drama “All My Children” between 1997 and 1999.
The soap opera was created by Agnes Nixon, starred Susan Lucci, David Canary and Michael E. Knight, and follows Erica Kane and the many husbands whom she marries; it aired from 1970 to 2011, numbering more than 4,000 episodes, and the series won 192 awards, including a Primetime Emmy, while it was nominated for 574 other awards.
Larry was mostly focused on appearing in movies in the 2000s, and appeared in only a couple of TV series, including the crime drama “100 Centre Street”, the drama “The $treet” and the crime thriller drama “Oz”.
In 2013 and 2014, he played Burton Delaney in the mystery thriller drama “Hostages”, created by Alon Aranya and Jeffrey Nachmanoff, and which starred Toni Collette, Tate Donovan and Rhys Coiro.
The series follows a surgeon whose family has been kidnapped, while the kidnapper wants her to assassinate the president; it won two of the four awards for which it was nominated.
Some of Larry’s most recent roles in TV series have been in the 2017 episode “Over the River and Through the Woods” of the short crime comedy “Staging Film”, the 2018 episode “A Dark Knight: No Man’s Land” of the action crime drama “Gotham” and seven episodes of the popular drama “Succession” since 2018.
Larry received special thanks for the 2004 documentary movie “Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson”. He’s featured in various other documentaries, such as the 1996 mini-series “The West”, the 2001 mini-series “Are You Dave Gorman?” and the 2005 movie “In the Realms of the Unreal”.
Awards and nominations
Larry was nominated for a 1995 Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male, for his performance in “Vanya on 42nd Street”.
Love life and wife
Larry’s highly secretive when it comes to sharing the details of his love life with his fans, but it’s still widely known that he’s today a married man. Larry exchanged vows with the American sound designer and composer Margaret Rachlin in 1969, in a private ceremony attended by many of their friends and family members; Margaret could’ve been seen keeping Larry company during some of his red carpet events. In 1972, she gave birth to their son Jacob Pine, whom Larry and Margaret have successfully kept away from the media’s attention.
Larry hasn’t spoken of any other women whom he has perhaps been with, so as of March 2022, he’s married to Margaret Pine, and they have a son together.
Hobbies and other interests
Larry was physically highly active during his 20s, 30s and 40s, as he often played various sports with his friends, excelling in tennis, while he also had a couple of training sessions at the gym each week, mostly because it was important for his acting career to stay fit.
He’s passionate about travelling, and his acting career has taken him all around the world; Larry’s dream travel destination seems to be Rome, Italy.
He’s a huge lover of animals, and has apparently donated money to several animal shelters. Larry has also worked with a couple of charity organizations, most of which aim to improve the quality of life for underprivileged children.
Larry has his own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Woody Allen, Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep, and a couple of his favorite movies include “Annie Hall”, “The Bridges of Madison County”, and “Gran Torino”.
Age, height and net worth
Larry’s age is 77. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, his height is 5ft 10ins (1.75m) and he weighs around 155lbs (70kgs).
As of March 2022, Larry’s net worth has been estimated at more than $3 million.