Larry Hankin – Know Mr. Heckles from Friends

Larry Hankin is an American actor, screenwriter, producer, director and singer. He is popular for his role as Mr. Heckles in the hit American sitcom, F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Throughout his career of over five decades, he has more than 180 credits as an actor. However, he has forever remained single, at least in the eyes of the public. 

Who is Larry Hankin?

 portrait of young Larry Hankin
Source: The Second City

Larry was born on December 7, 1937, in New York City, New York. His birth name is Lawrence Alan Hankin. He spent his childhood and early adulthood mostly in his birthplace, going to schools and university in the same city. 

After high school, he joined the University of Syracuse from where he achieved a degree in industrial design. Later, he also studied acting in the same university. 

He started his career in the showbiz industry a bit later than what was normal at the time. He only decided to enter the industry in his early 30s. Before entering the industry, he even worked as a standup comedian in local cafes around Greenwich Village. 

Moreover, he was a member of the comedy improvisation groups Second City (Chicago) and The Committee (San Francisco). 

Larry Worked as an Illustrator

Before entering the entertainment world as an actor, he started as an illustrator. He first appeared on the big screen in 1966 in the TV series That Girl. Then just after a year, he landed a recurring role in the series, Hey, Landlord. 

He has also worked in many hit movies including Pretty Woman and Home Alone. In his over 5decade long career, he has been part of 100 films and has over 180 credits as an actor. Likewise, he has 16 credits as a writer, 13 credits as a producer and 6 credits as a director.

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Is Larry Single?

The veteran actor is great at keeping his personal life a secret. Even though he has been active on the big screen for over five decades, there has not been a single rumor about his dating life. There is no information on his dating life, so as far as his fans are concerned, he has been single his whole life. 

Larry Hankin Net Worth

Larry Hankin on stage
Source: Celebrity Net Worth

Larry has been on numerous movies and TV shows. He has also produced, written, and directed many shows. As per Celebrity Net Worth, Hankin’s net worth is estimated to be around $400 thousand.  

Body Measurements

Hankin is a man with a slender body and a height of 6ft 4inches. 

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