Name: David Letterman
Birth Name: 
David Michael Letterman
Birth Date: 
April 12, 1947
Birth Place: 
Indianapolis, IN
Late Show Host / Comedian
Relationship Status: 
Married to Regina Lasko
Celebrity Ranking # 925

David Letterman’s Extortion Details

Posted Friday October 2, 2009 4:56 PM GMT

As previously reported, David Letterman announced last night on “The Late Show” that he’d been the victim of a $2 million extortion scheme. And this morning new details about the case have emerged.

According to a report, the culprit is CBS News producer Robert “Joe” Halderman, who has been arrested and charged with attempted grand larceny.


David Letterman: Extortion Victim

Posted Friday October 2, 2009 11:25 AM GMT

It looks like John Travolta isn’t the only celeb being targeted by extortionists these days - David Letterman revealed last night that he’s been targeted by blackmailers as well.

During his “Late Show” broadcast, Letterman confessed that he’d had sexual relations with female members of his staff, and that someone tried to extort $2 million from him to keep the news under wraps.


Sarah Palin Makes Nice With David Letterman

Posted Tuesday June 16, 2009 3:50 PM GMT

Last week David Letterman made a lewd joke about Sarah Palin’s daughter Willow (14), and today the Governor of Alaska accepted the late night funnyman’s apology.

In a statement released this morning, Palin stated, "Of course, it's accepted on behalf of young women, like my daughters, who hope men who 'joke' about public displays of sexual exploitation of girls will soon evolve.”

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Jennifer Garner Drops By David Letterman

Posted Thursday April 30, 2009 4:42 AM GMT

Out promoting her upcoming movie, Jennifer Garner was spotted out at the Ed Sullivan Theater for an appearance on the "Late Show with David Letterman" on Wednesday afternoon (April 29).

The former "Alias" actress made the talk show stop to boost interest in "Ghosts of Girlfriends Past," which hits theaters this Friday (May 1).


Beyonce Knowles: Lovely at Letterman

Posted Thursday April 23, 2009 12:37 AM GMT

After showing up in a colorful blue ensemble, Beyonce Knowles made a quick change of clothes before stepping back outside of the Ed Sullivan Theatre on Wednesday afternoon (April 22).

The "Irreplaceable" songstress was on-hand for a taping of the "Late Show with David Letterman," looking marvelous in a cute white dress with matching open toe heels.


Beyonce Knowles Visits the Late Show

Posted Wednesday April 22, 2009 8:07 PM GMT

Hot on the promotional trail, Beyonce Knowles was looking beautiful in blue as she stepped out in New York City on Wednesday afternoon (April 22).

The "Dreamgirls" actress ventured over to the Ed Sullivan Theatre in a chauffeured ride, ready to tape an appearance on the "Late Show with David Letterman".


Elisha Cuthbert: Lovely at the Late Show

Posted Thursday April 16, 2009 10:31 PM GMT

Always looking lovely, Elisha Cuthbert stepped out for an appearance on the "Late Show with David Letterman" in new York City on Thursday (April 16).

The "House of Wax" hottie was clad in a trench style coat, some big shades and what appeared to be a springy lavender dress as she waved to fans before hitting the Ed Sullivan Theatre entrance.


Billy Bob Thornton Pulls a Joaquin Phoenix

Posted Thursday April 9, 2009 3:00 PM GMT

Following up Joaquin Phoenix’s bizarre interview with David Letterman last month, Billy Bob Thorton sounded wacked out of his gourd yesterday (April 8) during a radio interview in Canada.

The “Monster’s Ball” actor and his band the Boxmasters did a promotional spot on CBC public radio during which the host, Jian Ghomeshi, had a hard time extracting intelligible answers.