Name: David Letterman
Birth Name: 
David Michael Letterman
Birth Date: 
April 12, 1947
Birth Place: 
Indianapolis, IN
Occupation: 
Late Show Host / Comedian
Relationship Status: 
Married to Regina Lasko
Celebrity Ranking # 2330
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Jimmy Kimmel Sings David Letterman’s Praises In Heartfelt Tribute

Posted Wednesday May 20, 2015 11:54 AM GMT

This week David Letterman will retire from “The Late Show,” and fellow late night comedian Jimmy Kimmel shared some kind words during Tuesday’s (May 19) “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”

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Jimmy Fallon Gives Emotional Farewell to David Letterman

Posted Tuesday May 19, 2015 2:46 PM GMT

Always a witty gentleman, Jimmy Fallon expressed his feelings regarding David Letterman's departure from “The Late Show” on Monday night (May 18).

The “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” host began by noting that Dave was retiring “after 33 years of innovation, fun and just plain weirdness, but mostly fun.”

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David Letterman: I Wish A Woman Was Replacing Me

Posted Wednesday April 29, 2015 11:40 AM GMT

He’s getting ready to wrap up his tenure as host of “The Late Show,” and David Letterman told the New York Times that Stephen Colbert wasn’t the first person he thought of when it came to finding his successor.

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David Letterman Shares Tear-Jerking Tribute to Robin Williams

Posted Tuesday August 19, 2014 10:15 AM GMT

Just after news broke that Robin Williams died, most media personalities came out with responses right away.

However, David Letterman waited a week to share his thoughts and last night (August 18) the “Late Show” star honored the late comic genius with a touching video tribute.

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Dave Chappelle Explains Reasons for Ditching Comedy Central on “The Late Show”

Posted Wednesday June 11, 2014 10:10 AM GMT

Back in 2005 he was on top of the world with a hit cable series and plenty of love from his fans, but Dave Chappelle elected to hit the eject button on “Chapelle’s Show” despite it all.

During his interview on “The Late Show with David Letterman,” the “Half-Baked” star explained, "I don't talk about it. Listen, here it is: Technically, I never quit. I'm seven years late for work."

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David Letterman Welcomes Stephen Colbert to the "Late Show"

Posted Tuesday April 22, 2014 11:00 PM GMT

Showing his heir the ropes, David Letterman welcomed Stephen Colbert to the "Late Show" on Tuesday night (April 22).

The "Colbert Report" star, who will take over for the retiring Letterman sometime in 2015, chatted with the late night show's current host, telling him “Well, obviously I’m thrilled and honored to be taking over for you.”

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David Letterman: I'm Flattered That CBS Chose Stephen Colbert As My Successor

Posted Thursday April 10, 2014 2:55 PM GMT

He announced his retirement last week, and now David Letterman reveals his thoughts on his "Late Show" successor Stephen Colbert.

Immediately after news about the "Colbert Report" star broke on Thursday (April 10), Letterman issued a statement regarding CBS' decision to hire the Comedy Central host.

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"The Colbert Report" Set To End December 2014, Comedy Central is "Incredibly" Proud of Stephen

Posted Thursday April 10, 2014 2:15 PM GMT

Fresh off the exciting new regarding Stephen Colbert's new gig, Comedy Central announced “The Colbert Report” impending end date.

On Thursday (April 10), the network released a statement, which read, “Comedy Central is proud that the incredibly talented Stephen Colbert has been part of family for nearly two decades. We look forward to the next eight months of the ground-breaking ‘Colbert Reporter” and wish Stephen the very best.”

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