Daniel Lawrence Whitney (born February 17, 1963 in Pawnee City, Nebraska), better known by his stage name and character Larry the Cable Guy, is an American stand-up comedian, actor and former radio personality. He credits his college roommates from Texas and Georgia for developing his Southern accent imitation.
His first two comedy albums, “Lord, I Apologize” (2001), and “The Right To Bare Arms” (2005), have both been certified gold by the RIAA. A third album, “Morning Constitutions,” and its accompanying TV special were released in 2007.
In 2009 he released “On the Can” and “Tailgate Party” followed by 2010’s “The Best of Larry the Cable Guy.”