Born in Brooklyn, NY, Larry Albucher studied arts and sciences at Brooklyn College where he found a fascination with the technical side of the entertainment industry. After leaving the Marines, Albucher found work at the television commercial production company, Wylde Films. There he learned editing and the role of the Assistant Director. It was during this time that Albucher began work as a freelance AD, working on commercial sets for one of the biggest ad agencies in New York, Doyle Dane Bernbach. Albucher’s hard-working reputation led to jobs as an AD on feature films such as Rosemary’s Baby (1969), Hello Dolly! (1969), The Out of Towners (1970), Love Story (1970), Little Murderers (1971), The Hospital (1971), The Heartbreak Kid (1972), Death Wish (1974), Three Days of the Condor (1975), and The Sentinel (1977).
In 1979 Albucher moved to Los Angeles and began steady work as a UPM on such television series as Fantasy Island, Bret Maverick, Blue Thunder, T.J. Hooker, Murder, She Wrote, and Misfits of Science. In 1987 Albucher was hired as Vice President of Production at Columbia Pictures Television, where he supervised the production of sitcoms, episodic and long-form television. In 1989 he was hired as Vice President of Feature Production at Paramount Pictures where he oversaw budgeting, scheduling and employment for production. During his time as an executive at Paramount (1989-1994), Albucher oversaw the production of such films as Black Rain (1989), Flight of the Intruder (1990), and The Hunt for Red October (1991). After his tenure as a studio executive, Albucher resumed working as a UPM on such television movies as Remembrance (1996), Full Circle (1996), Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999), The David Cassidy Story (2000), Call Me Claus (2001), Sweet Nothing in My Ear (2008), and the televisions series CSI: NY.
Albucher currently serves on the DGA’s UPM Committee and was nominated for a Primetime Emmy as a producer for Introducing Dorothy Dandridge in 1999.