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David Letterman


Television would never be the same after David Letterman made his second attempt at a television show in 1982. But his career before becoming host of the show was quite an interesting and long one. Letterman was born in Broad Ripple, a neighborhood in Indianapolis. His childhood was relatively unremarkable, but he exhibited tendencies of the class... See full bio »
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Won 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 11 wins & 67 nominations. See more awards »

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  Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (49 episodes, 1999 - 2009) (writer - 1,596 episodes, 1993 - 2009) (written by - 27 episodes, 2009 - 2011)
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- Episode #18.168 (2011) ... (written by)
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- Episode #18.95 (2011) ... (written by)
 1982-1993 Late Night with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 276 episodes)
- Episode dated 25 June 1993 (1993) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 22 June 1993 (1993) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 26 May 1993 (1993) ... (writer)
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 1980 The David Letterman Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 27 June 1980 (1980) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 23 June 1980 (1980) ... (writer)
 1977 The Starland Vocal Band Show (TV Series)
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Other Works:

Foreword (as Dave Letterman) to book "The Ride of a Lifetime: Doing Business the Orange County Choppers Way" by Paul Teutul Sr., with Mark Yost. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons, 2009, ISBN 0470449977 See more »

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1 Print Biography | 5 Portrayals | 7 Interviews | 50 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 24 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Earl Hofert

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

[to Lady Gaga] When I was your age, I had a paper route. See more »

Trivia:

He was frequently a celebrity guest on TV game shows of the 1970s, among them The (New) $25,000 Pyramid (1973), The Gong Show (1976), and Liar's Club (1976). See more »

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His spinning pencil trick See more »

Nickname:

Dave See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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