David Letterman

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David Michael Letterman (born April 12, 1947) is an American television host and comedian. He hosts the late night television talk show Late Show with David Letterman, broadcast on CBS. Letterman has been a fixture on late night television since the 1982 debut of Late Night with David Letterman on NBC. In 1996, David Letterman was ranked #45 on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time. In 2013, Letterman surpassed friend and mentor Johnny Carson as the longest-serving late night talk show host in TV history, at 31 years. On April 3, 2014, Letterman announced he will retire sometime in 2015 around the conclusion of his current contract which ends in August 2015. CBS announced that Stephen Colbert, comedian, writer and host of Comedy Central's The Colbert Report since 2005, will take his place.

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Filmography

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Selected David Letterman film and TV show credits.

Acting Credits

2010
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1999
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1997
Private Parts (1997)
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1996
Motley Crue Roadie #1

1996
Eddie (1996)
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1996
Spin City (1996) (TV Show)
Rags, David Letterman

1994
Cabin Boy (1994)
Old Salt In Fishing Village

1993
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1993
The Building (TV Show)
The Thief

1993
The Nanny (1993) (TV Show)
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1992
The Larry Sanders Show (1992) (TV Show)
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1988
Murphy Brown (1988) (TV Show)
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1981
Open All Night (1981) (TV Show)
Man in Suit

1979
Fast Friends (1979) (TV Movie)
Matt Morgan

1978
Mary (1978) (TV Show)
Announcer, Skit characters

1978
Mork & Mindy (1978) (TV Show)
Ellsworth

1978
Peeping Times (TV Movie)
Dan Cochran

Producer Credits

2010
When Families Grieve (2010) (TV Movie)
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2008
The Youngest Candidate
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2007
The Knights of Prosperity (2007) (TV Show)
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2005
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2005
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2000
Ed (2000) (TV Show)
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1999
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1996
Everybody Loves Raymond (1996) (TV Show)
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1996
The High Life (TV Show)
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1995
Bonnie (1995) (TV Show)
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1995
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1993
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1993
The Building (TV Show)
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1989
Late Night with David Letterman: 7th Anniversary Special (TV Movie)
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1988
Late Night with David Letterman: 6th Anniversary Special (TV Movie)
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1986
David Letterman's 2nd Annual Holiday Film Festival (TV Movie)
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1982
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Writer Credits

1998
Late Show with David Letterman 5th Anniversary Special (TV Movie)
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1996
Late Show with David Letterman: Video Special II (TV Movie)
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1995
Late Show with David Letterman: Video Special (TV Movie)
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1993
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1989
Late Night with David Letterman: 7th Anniversary Special (TV Movie)
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1988
Late Night with David Letterman: 6th Anniversary Special (TV Movie)
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1986
David Letterman's 2nd Annual Holiday Film Festival (TV Movie)
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1985
David Letterman's Holiday Film Festival (TV Movie)
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1985
Late Night with David Letterman: 3rd Anniversary Special (TV Movie)
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1982
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1980
The David Letterman Show (1980) (TV Show)
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1977
The Starland Vocal Band Show (TV Show)
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  • Mariah Carey making an appearance on the 'Late Show With David Letterman' in New York City, New York
  • Emma Watson: Late Show with David Letterman
  • Kristin Chenoweth: Late Show With David Letterman' in New York City

Quotes

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List of David Letterman quotes.

Fall is my favorite season in Los Angeles, watching the birds change color and fall from the trees.


Traffic signals in New York are just rough guidelines.


Anything worth doing is worth overdoing.


Magazine Covers

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Magazine issues featuring David Letterman on the cover.
  • David Letterman - National Enquirer Magazine Cover [United States] (26 October 2009)
  • Dave Letterman - Entertainment Weekly Magazine [United States] (16 October 2009)
  • Dave Letterman - Midwest Today Magazine [United States] (November 1993)
  • Dave Letterman - Esquire Magazine [United States] (May 2000)
  • Dave Letterman - Esquire Magazine [United States] (December 1994)
  • Dave Letterman - Esquire Magazine [United States] (September 1991)

Pictorials

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List of David Letterman magazine photoshoot appearances.
  • Dave Letterman - US Weekly Magazine [United States] (September 1994)
  • Dave Letterman - Premiere Magazine [United States] (April 1995)

Dating History

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List of David Letterman relationships, in date order.

First NameDavid
Last NameLetterman
Full Name at BirthDavid Michael Letterman
Other NamesEarl Hofert
Age67
Date of BirthApril 12, 1947
BirthplaceIndianapolis, Indiana, USA
Height6' 1½" (187 cm)
BuildAverage
Eye ColorHazel
Hair ColorBrown - Light
Star SignAries
SexualityStraight
ReligionPresbyterian
EthnicityWhite
NationalityAmerican
High SchoolBroad Ripple High School, Indianapolis, IN (1965)
UniversityBA Telecommunications, Ball State University (1969)
OccupationTalk Show Host
Occupation CategoryTalk Show Host
Claim to FameThe Late Show
FatherHarry Joseph Letterman
MotherDorothy Mengering
Sister(s)Janice Shelton
Gretchen Letterman

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