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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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  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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 1982-1993 Late Night with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 276 episodes)
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 1980 The David Letterman Show (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
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 1977 The Starland Vocal Band Show (TV Series)
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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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Has mentioned on the Late Show with David Letterman (1993) that his favorite song is The Spinners's "I'll Be Around (Whenever You Want Me)." On the July 27, 2006 broadcast, The Spinners appeared on the show, playing "I'll Be Around" with Paul Shaffer and the CBS Orchestra. See more »


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