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 # 574
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David Letterman Gets Twitter Love Following Retirement Announcement

Posted Friday April 4, 2014 10:07 AM GMT

He’s been on late night television for over three decades, so when David Letterman shared he’ll retire from “The Late Show” next year, his peers couldn’t help but wish him well.

“The Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon tweeted, “Dave’s the greatest. One of the true innovators in TV history. He’s made all of us better.”

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President Barack Obama Pays Tribute to David Letterman Via Twitter

Posted Friday April 4, 2014 9:03 AM GMT

He's sat down for a "Late Show" interview seven times, and now President Barack Obama is sharing his thoughts on David Letterman's retirement announcement.

After the late night legend told his audience that next year will be his last, the Commander in Chief took to his Twitter account to share his thoughts.

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David Letterman Officially Announces 2015 Retirement: Watch Here!

Posted Friday April 4, 2014 8:00 AM GMT

Rumors have been flying for awhile now, but on Thursday (April 3), David Letterman officially announced his retirement.

Sharing the news with his audience, Dave explained that he told the owner of CBS, "It's been great. You've been great. The network has been great, but I'm retiring."

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David Letterman Reportedly Set to Retire in 2015

Posted Thursday April 3, 2014 4:37 PM GMT

“Late Show” fans better tune in to the CBS talk show tonight (April 3), because multiple reports state that David Letterman is going to announce his retirement.

The late night veteran signed a new contract with the Eye network last year, extending his hosting stint for another two years and that deal is expected to be his last.

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Emma Watson Answers Sex Questions on "Late Show with David Letterman"

Posted Wednesday March 26, 2014 2:35 PM GMT

She's happy to share details about her upcoming biblical-themed film "Noah," but it seems Emma Watson wasn't prepared for every question that came her way.

During her sit down on "Late Show with David Letterman" Tuesday (March 25), the talk show host and the "Harry Potter" alum shared an awkward moment when Dave asked about the sex of the animals.

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Paul McCartney & Ringo Starr Talk Ed Sullivan Theater Memories

Posted Monday February 10, 2014 12:18 PM GMT

Bringing an end to their 50th anniversary celebrations, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr returned to the Ed Sullivan Theater to discuss their first appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show” with current tenant David Letterman.

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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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