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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 & 70 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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 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)
- 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 to book "Daddy's Boy: A Son's Shocking Account of Life with a Famous Father" by Chris Elliott and Bob Elliott. New York: Delacorte Press, ISBN 0385297300. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 5 Portrayals | 7 Interviews | 55 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 25 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Earl Hofert | Dave Letterman

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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If it weren't for Johnny [Johnny Carson], I'd have no career. See more »

Trivia:

Began a relationship with his second wife, Regina Lasko, in February of 1986; they did not marry until March 19th, 2009. See more »

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Repeats a phrase of a joke immediately over and over again See more »

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Dave See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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