Famous figures from Dorchester
The touch-screen TV enthusiast moderated the primary debates for CNN in 2012. Newt Gingrich at one point berated King for asking about allegations from his ex-wife.
As a boy, King delivered newspapers in Dorchester. He tended bar at Copperfields near Fenway and washed dishes at Jacob Wirth near Chinatown, where he accidentally sliced off the tip of his index finger.