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David Letterman

David Letterman


Famous as :

Comedian, actor

Birth Name :

David Michael Letterman

Birth Date :

April 17, 1947

Birth Place :

Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Spouse :

Michelle Cook (1969 - 13-Oct-78), Regina Lasko (since 19-Mar-09)

Claim to fame :

As Host in NBC's talk-show "Late Night with David Letterman" (1982-1993)

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Video: David Letterman Comes Out of Retirement to Rip Donald Trump

July 12, 2015 18:10:53 GMT

took a dig at during his surprise appearance at and 's comedy tour stop in San Antonio, Texas over the weekend. He pulled out an envelope containing his famous "Top 10" list which, according to him, came with every suit he owned, and read interesting facts about the business mogul.

David Letterman and Jay Leno NOT Doing Antique Car Reality Show Together

June 15, 2015 04:32:48 GMT

It seems that and are not ready yet to put their long-standing feud aside for the sake of a new show. While the idea may please fans who have missed the veteran comedians since their retirement, the former late-night show hosts are not working together on a reality show.

Video: James Corden and Sting Perform Tribute Song to David Letterman

May 21, 2015 10:04:34 GMT

Following the last episode of "", opened his "Late Late Show" on Wednesday night, May 20 with a musical tribute to the retired host. He and teamed up for a rendition of "Every Breath You Take", sitting on stools across the Ed Sullivan Theater where the "Late Show" used to be filmed.

Video: Jim Carrey, Chris Rock, Bill Murray Read David Letterman's Final Top Ten List on 'Late Show'

May 21, 2015 05:29:00 GMT

took a final bow on CBS' "Late Show" on Wednesday night, May 20. It was an emotional send-off, but was still filled with laughs and managed to honor the host's long career on television.

Jennifer Lawrence, Oprah Winfrey and More Thank David Letterman Ahead of His Final 'Late Show'

May 21, 2015 03:01:48 GMT

A bunch of celebrities have paid tribute to before his final "Late Show" episode. They took to social media sites to thank the veteran host and comedian for his legacy on television, promoting the hashtag #ThanksDave.

Bill Murray Pops Out of Cake on 'Late Show', Jimmy Kimmel Bids Farewell to David Letterman

May 20, 2015 08:47:28 GMT

made an unforgettable entrance on "" Tuesday, May 19. Stopping by the show before 's departure on May 20, Murray made it extra special by popping out of a gigantic cake. He came out covered in frosting and hugged Letterman, rubbing the icing on the host's hair before wiping icing on some audience members.

Tom Hanks Teaches David Letterman About Selfie Stick on 'Late Show'

May 19, 2015 10:25:35 GMT

As the final day of "" is approaching, was apparently eager to capture his last moment on the show. In the Monday, May 18 episode of the show, Hanks brought a selfie stick and taught how to use it.

Jon Stewart Pays Tribute to David Letterman

May 16, 2015 04:26:56 GMT

paid tribute to , who will be ending his run as "Late Show" host on May 20, during a segment on "" on Thursday night, May 14. Jon began, "We're off all next week and so we will miss on Wednesday night a young man named David Letterman signing off from his program."

'Late Show' Video: George Clooney Handcuffs Himself to David Letterman

May 15, 2015 10:18:42 GMT

doesn't want to resign from his position as the "Late Show" host. Visiting the talk show as one of the final guests on Thursday, May 14, the actor handcuffed himself to the veteran comedian as soon as he sat next to Letterman.

Video: Adam Sandler Sings Tribute Song to David Letterman

May 13, 2015 17:12:17 GMT

serenades during a visit to "". He name-drops Letterman's past guests like & and also his late-show rival hosts like , , & .

Video: Howard Stern Tries to Kiss David Letterman Goodbye

May 12, 2015 18:17:32 GMT

What happens when tries to kiss ? The shock jock attempted to smooch the retiring "" host, but the later fended him off. Stern did get a kiss on his hand but it did little to appease him. "KISS ME! KISS ME!" he urged the host.

'Late Night' Video: Tina Fey Strips Off Dress to Say Goodbye to David Letterman

May 08, 2015 09:19:36 GMT

declared she wouldn't wear dress on a talk show again as she made her last appearance on "". "I realize that when you retire, this is it," she told . "I'm never going to wear a fancy dress on a talk show again."

David Letterman Jokingly Insinuates That He Is Father of Reese Witherspoon's Daughter

May 06, 2015 10:48:56 GMT

In the latest episode of "", took long time to get a joke by . The "Legally Blonde" star didn't realize that the host jokingly implied that he is her daughter's father.

Video: President Obama Comes to 'Late Show' to Say Goodbye to David Letterman

May 05, 2015 09:09:43 GMT

President Barack Obama came to "" for one last time before the host is retiring later this month. On Monday, May 4, the President sat down with to talk about various topics, from their retirement plans to the recent protests in Baltimore.

Conan O'Brien Pays Tribute to David Letterman's Career in Touching Letter

May 02, 2015 04:42:52 GMT

pens a touching tribute to ahead of the latter's "Late Night" exit. In an essay published on Entertainment Weekly, the "" host describes Letterman as "a comedic revolution."

David Letterman Would've Picked Jon Stewart as His Replacement on 'Late Show'

April 30, 2015 04:38:10 GMT

opens up about his "Late Show" departure ahead of his last show. In an interview with The New York Times, he talks about his feeling as he's nearing his retirement. "I'm awash in melancholia," he admits.

David Letterman to Get Primetime Farewell Special

April 24, 2015 03:20:37 GMT

CBS plans a primetime special to send off . The network has announced a 90-minute primetime special called "David Letterman: A Life On Television" to pay tribute to the longtime late-night show host and his legendary career.

Will Smith Gets 'Jiggy Wit It' on David Letterman's 'Late Show'

February 20, 2015 02:58:45 GMT

recently said that he'd been working with as he considered to return to the music scene. While fans are still waiting for something to come out of the two's studio sessions, the actor showed off the rapping skills that made him famous in the '80s when he appeared on "" on Wednesday night, February 18.

David Letterman Reportedly Invites Ex-Rival Jay Leno to Appear on 'Late Show'

January 29, 2015 02:03:05 GMT

may reunite with onscreen before he ends his tenure on "Late Show". The CBS host has reportedly invited his ex-rival to appear as a guest on his show before he retires from the program in May.

Kaleidoscope 2014: Important Events in Entertainment (Part 2/4)

December 30, 2014 09:13:45 GMT

Looking back to the second trimester of the year, it's hard to skip the big shake-up on CBS' late-night line-up. announced on April 3 that he would retire in 2015 and a week later was chosen as his replacement. followed suit by announcing his exit from "The Late Late Show" after 10 years.

Jake Gyllenhaal Does the 'Salmon' Trick on 'Letterman'

November 28, 2014 00:18:15 GMT

brought his latest favorite trick to "". The actor was promoting his latest movie "" on the talk show when he decided to pull the "salmon" trick on host .

Jennifer Lawrence Urges David Letterman to Not Retire on 'Late Show'

November 13, 2014 09:38:59 GMT

stopped by "" on Wednesday, November 12 to promote her new movie, "", but they ended up talking a lot of things from her experience of being haunted to her medical history. She also opened up about how much she hated singing in front of people.

Foo Fighters Announces Week-Long Residency on David Letterman's 'Late Show'

October 07, 2014 04:04:32 GMT

is promoting their upcoming album "" and their HBO documentary series on "" next week. The band will have a week-long residency on the chat show starting on Monday, October 13 until October 17.

Video: David Letterman Pays Lengthy Tribute to Robin Williams on 'Late Show'

August 19, 2014 08:27:34 GMT

A week after ' untimely passing, took his "Late Show" to pay tribute to his late friend and fellow actor. On Monday, August 18, the veteran CBS host dedicated 10 minutes of his show to remember the Academy Award winner.

Stephen Colbert's 'Late Show' Will Remain in New York

July 24, 2014 00:21:48 GMT

New York will still be home to the "Late Show" when hands it over to his successor, . NY governor Andrew M. Cuomo and President and CEO of CBS Corporation Leslie Moonves made the joint announcement on Wednesday, July 23 in a press release.

Video: David Letterman Walks Out on Interview With Joan Rivers

July 09, 2014 05:17:43 GMT

got to experience how it was to be left along during an interview when stopping by "". During the taping for the Tuesday, July 8 episode, walked out on Rivers as they talked about her walkout on an interview with CNN's Fredricka Whitfield recently.

Video: David Letterman Welcomes Successor Stephen Colbert on 'Late Show'

April 23, 2014 07:31:33 GMT

has paid a visit to "" for the first time since he was announced as 's replacement. On Tuesday, April 22, he was introduced as "the very talented" and "the always entertaining Stephen Colbert" by David Letterman as he appeared as a guest on the show.

David Letterman 'Flattered' That CBS Chose Stephen Colbert as His Replacement

April 11, 2014 01:43:43 GMT

It's official; CBS has named to replace on the "Late Show". Just a week after Letterman announced his retirement, the network has found his replacement, making a five-year deal with the "Colbert Report" host.

Video: Lindsay Lohan and David Letterman Prank Call Oprah Winfrey on 'Late Show'

April 10, 2014 03:18:20 GMT

helped get in touch with when she stopped by his show on Wednesday, April 9. During her pre-taped appearance on "", the "" star encouraged the show's host to call the former daytime talk show queen, with whom he had longstanding feud before.

Jimmy Fallon Reveals Top 10 Reasons David Letterman Is Retiring

April 05, 2014 06:22:04 GMT

addressed 's retirement plan on his own show Friday night, April 4. "" host recalled the time he was guest hosting for Letterman, praising his senior as saying, "It's hard to imagine late night TV without him, because he revolutionized it."

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