Biography: Larry the Cable Guy as he is known had a good life growing up. His mom was an Elvis Impersonator and his dad was fought in Vietnam, Korea, and World War II. Daniel, otherwise known as "Larry The cable guy" got his nickname because he installed cable and he goes by the name Larry, not Daniel. He received national fame when he appeared with Jeff Foxworthy, and Bill Engvall on the Blue Collar Comedy Tour. He's appeared on Evening at The Improv and Comic Strip Live early in his career. He has coined the phrases "Git-R-Done" and "Lord, I Apologize."