|Real Name/Full Name
|Larry Dee Wilcox
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|San Diego, California, USA
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|8 August 1947
|76 years old
|In Centimetres – 175 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5’9’’
|In Kilograms – 77 Kg
In Pounds – 170 lbs
|Father – John C. Wilcox
Mother – Marion G.
|Rawlins High School
|Los Angeles Pierce College
|Yes (Marlene Harmon)
|Judy Vagner (m. 1969–1978)
Hannie Strasser (m. 1980–1982)
Marlene Harmon (m. 1986)
|Yes (Derek Wilcox, Heidi Wilcox, Wendy Wilcox, Chad Wilcox, Ryan Wilcox)
Larry Wilcox, an American actor, is famous for his work in the Television Series CHiPs, where he played the role of Jonathan “Jon” Baker, a California Highway Patrol Officer. The show was a success and ran from 1977 to 1983. Moreover, Larry is a decorated Marine veteran and has fought in the Vietnam War. He also has enthusiasm for racing cars. He is a holder of the Bonneville Salt Flats land speed record and is also a private pilot.
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Biography and Early Life
Larry Wilcox was born to Marion G. and John C. Wilcox on August 8, 1947, in San Diego. His father had left the family when he was just a toddler. However, his father did provide them family support but sadly, he died after few years. His mother single-handedly looked after him and his three siblings. Larry grew up in Rawlins, Wyoming. He completed his high school at Rawlins High School and then further studied at the University of Wyoming. Later he was shifted to Los Angles Pierce College.
Larry joined the Marines in May 1967 and served his country for 13 months in Vietnam during the Test Offensive. During his time in Vietnam, Larry studied French and took some general classes.
He has performed on various shows and enjoyed a successful life until he pleaded guilty to his securities fraud in 2010.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Larry Wilcox in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Larry Wilcox’s age is 76 years old as of today’s date 4th March 2024 having been born on 8 August 1947. Though, he is 5’9’’ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 170 lbs in Pound and 77kg in Kilograms.
We have not much information on how his school life went. However, we have managed to bring basic details about his education. He completed his high school at Rawlins High School and then further studied at the University of Wyoming. Later he was shifted to Los Angles Pierce College.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Larry has been married three times in his life. His first wife was Judy Vagner. While discharging his last months of duty after coming back from Vietnam War, Wilcox married Judy. They married on March 29, 1969. The couple was blessed with two children named Derek and Heidi. There is not many details available about how and when the couple separated.
After having an unhappy marriage for the first time, Larry found love in Hannie Strasser, who was a Dutch native. Hannie Strasser was a one-time CHiPs assistant sound technician. The duo married on April 11, 1980, and went for a honeymoon in New Zealand. Hannie gave birth to their first baby Wendy in 1982, but the child’s birth could not keep the marriage alive, and the two separated their ways in 1982. The custody was given to Larry.
Later on, March 22, 1986, love Larry found love for the third time and married Malene Harmon, a co-team member of the 1980 Olympic Heptathlon Team. They are blessed with two sons and are currently living in the San Fernando Valley.
In November 2010, Wіlсох was charged with conspiracy to commit security fraud by the U.S Justice Department, and he pleaded guilty to the criminal charges of conspiracy to commit fraud.
He expressed before the court that it was an aberration as he betrayed his core values with what he did, and he apologized deeply. He was then later imposed with a fine of $100, 3 years of probation, and 500 hours of community service. Larry completed twice of his hours and completed 1000 hours of community service.
Is Larry Wilcox Gay?
No, Larry Wilcox is not gay. We can say this positively as he had been married thrice, and all his partners were women.
Larry got his first breakthrough in 1973 when he got an opportunity to appear in ‘The Streets of San Francisco.’ His role, John, brought him much fame and recognition, and he was loved by many. He also appeared in other shows like Mr. and Mrs. Bo Jo Jones, Room 222, The Man, and The City.
Further, he performed in the 1976 film, The Last Hard Men. He appeared in more TV shows like The Patridge Family, Hawaii Five-O, and other Commercials. This brought him recognition, and this phase was high in his career.
Wilcox got prime success when he got an opportunity to play Jon Baker and be a part of the CHiPs show cast. He carried on to be a part of the show from 1977 to 1982. For each episode, he was paid $25,000.
Іn 1982, Larry left the cast to form his own production company, which he named Wilcox Productions.
Wilcox Productions produced an award-winning HBO series named The Ray Bradbury Theatre for five years. He might not have won too many achievements in his career, but he was never disheartened by it. He was proud of how he lived his life like a king.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Larry Wilcox in 2024
As of 2024, The current net worth of Larry estimated to be $2million. He has been a part of many shows and gained recognition from his character Jon Baker in the famous Tv show CHiPs. Each episode for the show got Larry paid $25,000, and the show was a great success.
Larry still makes his appearance on televisions and films. The production he started in the late 80s has produced a few mind-blowing and award series.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
Larry Wilcox’s life has been through many hardships and struggles, but he took them sportingly and overcame every obstacles in his life. His acting skills were very much appreciated by the audience and even got recognized by many popular critics. CHiPs has become the major turning point for the actor’s life and he is highly grateful for the opportunity. His stint in the show was enjoyable and loved by the audience. The year 2010 was a setback for Larry, but he realized his mistake and made a comeback by performing many good deeds and repaying his faults.