‘F Troop’ Actor Larry Storch Passed Away at 99

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The legendary actor most famous for his role in the TV series F Troop died at 99. His family confirmed his death. They stated that the actor had died in his sleep. However, no other information about any illness or accident is yet shared, and it looks like the actor has died of old age.

They share a piece of news on Facebook that reads: “It is with the heaviest of hearts that we share with you the news our beloved Larry passed away in his sleep overnight. We are shocked and at a loss for words at the moment. Please remember he loved each and every one of you and wouldn’t want you to cry over his passing.”

The actor has made generations laugh with his epic comedy. One of the fans wrote that Larry would reunite with his wife and many actors of F Troop. Larry’s wife Norma Catherine Greve died in 2003 and succumbed to cancer. The legends never die! Let’s celebrate the legacy he left behind and look at the actor’s life and career.

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Larry Storch: Early Life

Larry was born in 1923 in New York to Jewish parents. His father, Alfred Storch, was a realtor, and his mother, Sally Kupperman Storch, a telephone operator. Along with his successful career, he was known for maintaining friendships. For example, he had a long friendship with Don Adams, who was also a great actor like him and won three consecutive Emmy Awards for his performance in the series “Get Smart.”

'F Troop' actor Larry Storch passes away at 99

Larry met Don in high school, and they remained friends until Don’s death in 2005. The actor faced many hard times in his life and could not graduate due to the Great Depression. However, he never let the hardships consume him but instead started working as a comic artist for $12 per week. The actor did his first stint for famous violinist Al Donahue, bandleader of the band in  Sheepshead Bay. Moving forward, he joined US Navy, where he was shipmates with yet another famous actor, Tony Curtis.

Larry Storch: Career

Larry was a phenomenal comic artist, and this earned him guest appearances in numerous television shows such as Mannix, Car 54, Hennessey, “Where Are You?,” Get Smart, Fantasy Island, The Flying Nun, The Persuaders, and many more. He got his break in 1965 with the television series F Troop, where he portrayed the character of Corporal Randolph Agarn. The actor used to do situational comedy on the show, and his performance earned him a nomination for the prestigious Emmy awards. In addition, the children loved him in the show “The Ghost Busters.” The show was short-lived but famous.

'F Troop' actor Larry Storch passes away at 99

Also, it helped Larry make a particular fan base in children. Also, this actor played the protagonist of the series, “The Queen and I.”Along with acting, Larry worked as a voiceover artist and impressionist in many television and film animations. He recreated many voices and dialects, including Muhammad Ali and Claude Rain’s voices. Moreover, the actor gave his voice to the characters in animated films such as Merlin the Magic voice, Cool Cat, Treasure Island, The Pink Panther, The Inspector, The Brady Kids, and many more. Larry has approximately 230 credits under its name. Young comedians can learn so much from his legacy. Larry Storch will remain alive in his fans’ hearts.

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