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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 9 wins & 63 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 #18.95 (2011) ... (written by)
 1982-1993 Late Night with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 276 episodes)
- Episode dated 25 June 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:

Nonfiction book: "Late Night With David Letterman: The Book" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 5 Portrayals | 7 Interviews | 49 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:

[on becoming a father for the first time at 56] "By the time the child has trouble in life, you know, I'll be dead. I'll be long gone. By the time the kid's out stealing cars, you know, Dad will be dead a few years." See more »

Trivia:

Before his heart bypass surgery, he had not missed a day due to illness in his 18 years of late-night. See more »

Trademark:

Often makes jokes in his monologue involving himself See more »

Nickname:

Dave See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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