Larry Bishop

Larry Bishop (born November 30, 1948) is an American actor, screenwriter and film director. He is the son of Sylvia Ruzga and comedian Joey Bishop. He has been featured in many Hollywood movies including Hell Ride.[1]

Larry Bishop
Born (1948-11-30) November 30, 1948 (age 72)
OccupationActor, screenwriter, film director
Years active1966-present

Early lifeEdit

Bishop attended Beverly Hills High School. His fellow alumni Rob Reiner and Richard Dreyfuss appear with him in Mad Dog Time, as does Joey Bishop.[2]


His television credits include writing for (and appearances on) The Hollywood Palace (with then-partner Rob Reiner), and appearances on I Dream of Jeannie, Love, American Style, Barney Miller, Laverne & Shirley and Kung Fu.

His movie credits include roles in Kill Bill: Volume 2, The Big Fix, The Savage Seven, and as the hook-handed musician Abraham "The Hook" Salteen in Wild in the Streets. He wrote, directed and appeared in Mad Dog Time in 1996, reuniting him with Streets costar Christopher Jones in Jones' final film appearance.[3] His most recent movies are 2008's Hell Ride, in collaboration with Quentin Tarantino, and 2010's Forgotten Pills.



Film directorEdit




  1. ^ "The New York Times: Movies: Larry Bishop". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. 2007. Archived from the original on 2007-10-30. Retrieved 2011-12-31.
  2. ^ Ebert, Roger (1996-11-29). "Mad Dog Time". Chicago Sun-Times.
  3. ^ Colker, David (February 4, 2014). "Christopher Jones dies at 72; actor quit at peak of career". The Los Angeles Times.

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