- Date of Birth:
- February 21, 1950
Larry Drake (Born Feb. 21, 1950, in Tulsa, OK) Larry was an American actor who was best known for his role as mentally challenged Benny Stulwicz on the NBC’s legal drama L.A. Law from 1987 through the show’s end in 1994. He won Primtime Emmy Awards as Best Supporting Actor for the role in 1998 and 1999. He later reprised the role for the 2002 reunion special L.A. Law: The Movie. He had roles in other TV and film projects including: Time Quest, Dark Asylum, The Beast, Darkman and Darkman II: The Return of Durant. His last acting role was in 2009 but he went on to work as an acting coach.
Best Known For:
Larry was best known for playing Benny on the TV show L.A. Law
Larry was born in Tulska, OK , and his father Raymond was a drafting engineer for an oil company while his mother Lorraine was a homemaker. Larry was found dead in his Hollywood Home March 17, 2016 by a friend. The cause of death is not yet known. He was 66 years old.