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 # 813
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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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Celebs React to Stephen Colbert's "Late Show" Announcement

Posted Thursday April 10, 2014 1:30 PM GMT

After much anticipation, news finally broke about David Letterman’s successor on “Late Show” this afternoon (April 10) and many celebs took to Twitter with their thoughts.

As previously reported by GossipCenter, CBS announced that Stephen Colbert is set to take over the iconic host’s position inside the Ed Sullivan Theatre.

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Stephen Colbert Named as David Letterman’s “Late Show” Successor

Posted Thursday April 10, 2014 1:00 PM GMT

The entertainment world seems to be getting a major overhaul as of late, and the latest development sees Stephen Colbert lined up to replace David Letterman on “Late Show.”

In an announcement from CBS, the “Colbert Report” star, who signed a 5-year deal, could barely contain his enthusiasm about the upcoming gig.

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Jon Stewart: Stephen Colbert is the Perfect Replacement for David Letterman

Posted Thursday April 10, 2014 11:30 AM GMT

He cleared the air from rumors regarding his "Late Show" host candidacy, and now Jon Stewart gives his recommendation for David Letterman's replacement.

While chatting with Vulture on Wednesday (April 9), “The Daily Show” star shared that his pick for the late night spot is Comedy Central buddy Stephen Colbert.

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Ellen DeGeneres: I'm Not Replacing David Letterman on "Late Show"

Posted Thursday April 10, 2014 9:55 AM GMT

When David Letterman announced his retirement last week everyone starting buzzing about his replacement. Of course, picks turn to those that already have a talk show many thought Ellen DeGeneres would be a great candidate to fill the "Late Show's" empty desk.

And while she was flattered with the proposal, the "Finding Nemo" star said that she loves her spot on daytime television.

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