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 # 717
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David Letterman to Retiring Jay Leno: “Congratulations on a Wonderful Run!”

Posted Friday February 7, 2014 11:25 AM GMT

The competition between late night television shows has always been fierce, however David Letterman couldn’t help but show some love and respect to Jay Leno as he made his last appearance as host of “The Tonight Show.”

The “Late Show” host began, “Well, as with the world, tonight is a big night for change in late night television. Our friend Jay Leno [has spent] 22 years as host of ‘The Tonight Show.’”

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“The Late Show with David Letterman” Granted Extension Through 2015

Posted Friday October 4, 2013 3:48 PM GMT

Fans of David Letterman's “Late Show” can rejoice today as CBS announced that it extended the contract with the legendary host through 2015.

"There is only one Dave, and we are extremely proud that he continues to call CBS 'home,'" Leslie Moonves, President and CEO of CBS, said in statement.

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Bill Murray Goes Liberace on “The Late Show”

Posted Friday August 30, 2013 2:43 PM GMT

He’s well-known for pulling out all the stops, and Bill Murray made quite an entrance on “The Late Show with David Letterman.”

The “Groundhog Day” actor was in the house to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the show, given that he was Letterman’s very first guest way back in 1993.

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Bill Murray to Make a Special Appearance on "The Late Show with David Letterman"

Posted Monday August 26, 2013 8:55 PM GMT

He was the first ever guest on "The Late Show with David Letterman" and now Bill Murray will return for a special appearance on Thursday (August 29th) to celebrate the show's twentieth year on the air.

The "Ghostbusters" actor will be taking the stage and sit next to Dave. This will mark his twenty-sixth appearance on the CBS talk show.

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Selena Gomez Sports a Bindi at the "Late Show with David Letterman"

Posted Wednesday April 24, 2013 8:14 PM GMT

Stopping briefly to greet fans after chatting with Dave, Selena Gomez left the "Late Show with David Letterman" in New York City on Wednesday (April 24).

The "Spring Breakers" star wore a long black trench coat with matching knee-high gladiator boots and a bindi as she smiled brightly outside the studio.

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"The Hollywood Reporter" Names 35 Most Powerful People in Media

Posted Wednesday April 10, 2013 8:00 PM GMT

For the third year in a row, The Hollywood Reporter released its list of the 35 Most Powerful People in Media.

The list encompasses "a mix of the A-list movers and shakers who control what we consume — an influence that extends to entertainment and much, much more."

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Dave Letterman to Talk Sex Scandal on "Oprah's Next Chapter"

Posted Tuesday December 18, 2012 8:53 PM GMT

In a very rare opportunity, the public will get to hear late-night talk show host David Letterman open up about his own life, including the infamous sex scandal in an interview with Oprah Winfrey .

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David Letterman Talks Sandy Hook School Shooting

Posted Tuesday December 18, 2012 3:50 PM GMT

Giving his own personal take on the horrible tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut last Friday (December 14), David Letterman shared a seven-minute impromptu monologue on “The Late Show” last night (December 17).

The talk show host began, "It makes me so sad. [These Christmas decorations are] really for kids. You think about this horrifying circumstance. What part of that do you think about that's going to make any difference? Do you think about the kids in the class? That's too awful to think about."

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