David Letterman


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Television would never be the same after David Letterman made his second attempt at a 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, to Dorothy Marie (Hofert), a church secretary, and Harry Joseph Letterman, a florist. He is of ... See full bio »

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Won 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 14 wins & 78 nominations. See more awards »

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Hide Hide Show Show Writer (15 credits)
 2018-2019 My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman (TV Series) (creator - 13 episodes)
- Zachary Galifianakis (2019) ... (creator)
- Melinda Gates (2019) ... (creator)
- Lewis Hamilton (2019) ... (creator)
- Ellen DeGeneres (2019) ... (creator)
- Tiffany Haddish (2019) ... (creator)
  Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (created by - 4,213 episodes, 1993 - 2015) (writer - 1,749 episodes, 1993 - 2009) (written by - 28 episodes, 2009 - 2015)
- The Final Late Show with David Letterman (2015) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Bill Murray/Bob Dylan (2015) ... (creator)
- Tom Hanks/Eddie Vedder (2015) ... (creator)
- Oprah Winfrey/Norm McDonald (2015) ... (creator)
- George Clooney/Tom Waits (2015) ... (creator)
 1995 The 67th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (special material by)
  Late Night with David Letterman (TV Series) (5 episodes, 1986 - 1992) (writer - 324 episodes, 1982 - 1993) (created by - 285 episodes, 1982)
- Episode dated 25 June 1993 (1993) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 22 June 1993 (1993) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 26 May 1993 (1993) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 13 May 1993 (1993) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 30 April 1993 (1993) ... (writer)
 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) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1977) ... (as Dave Letterman)
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... (as Dave Letterman)
 1977 The Paul Lynde Comedy Hour (TV Special)
Show Show Producer (21 credits)
Show Show Actor (24 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (6 credits)
Show Show Self (154 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (131 credits)

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Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 5 Portrayals | 7 Interviews | 60 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 27 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

CBS

Alternate Names:

Earl Hofert | Dave Letterman

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

[Jay Leno on Letterman] "Dave is one of the few performers who can say something real vicious and have it come across as a cute aside." See more »

Trivia:

His father had English, Scots-Irish, and German ancestry. His mother's family was of German descent. See more »

Trademark:

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

Nickname:

The Big Man See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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