David Letterman

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David Michael Letterman is an American television host, comedian, writer, and producer. He hosted late night television talk shows for 33 years, beginning with the February 1, 1982, debut of Late Night with David Letterman on NBC, and ending with the May 20, 2015, broadcast of Late Show with David Letterman on CBS. read more

David Michael Letterman is an American television host, comedian, writer, and producer. He hosted late night television talk shows for 33 years, beginning with the February 1, 1982, debut of Late Night with David Letterman on NBC, and ending with the May 20, 2015, broadcast of Late Show with David Letterman on CBS. In total, Letterman hosted 6,080 episodes of Late Night and Late Show, surpassing his friend and mentor Johnny Carson as the longest-serving late night talk show host in American television history. In 1996, Letterman was ranked 45th on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time. In 2002, The Late Show with David Letterman was ranked seventh on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time. He is also a television and film producer. His company, Worldwide Pants, produced his shows as well as The Late Late Show and several prime-time comedies, the most successful of which was Everybody Loves Raymond, now in syndication. Several late-night hosts have cited Letterman's influence, including Conan O'Brien, Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, John Oliver, and Seth Meyers. Letterman currently hosts the Netflix series My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman.

Birth Name

David Michael Letterman

Born

Saturday, 12 April 1947

Actor Filmography

The Last Movie Stars Self 2022
The Captain (archive footage) 2022
Halftime Self 2022
That's My Time with David Letterman Self - Host 2022
Norm Macdonald: Nothing Special Self 2022
We Feed People Self / Self (archive footage) 2022
We Need to Talk About Cosby Self 2022
The '80s: Top Ten Self 2022
The 44th Annual Kennedy Center Honors Self - Presenter 2021
The 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Self 2021
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The Last Movie Stars Self 2022
The Captain (archive footage) 2022
Halftime Self 2022
That's My Time with David Letterman Self - Host 2022
Norm Macdonald: Nothing Special Self 2022
We Feed People Self / Self (archive footage) 2022
We Need to Talk About Cosby Self 2022
The '80s: Top Ten Self 2022
The 44th Annual Kennedy Center Honors Self - Presenter 2021
The 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Self 2021
Madame X Presents: Madame Xtra Q&A Self 2021
Jagged Self 2021
Julia Self 2021
Untold: Breaking Point Self - Host, Late Show with David Letterman 2021
Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain Self 2021
Wolfgang Self 2021
The Story of Late Night Self 2021
WWE's Most Wanted Treasures Self - 'Late Night with David Letterman' Host 2021
This Is Pop Self - Host, Late Night with David Letterman 2021
Tina Self 2021
Patrice O'Neal: Killing Is Easy (archive footage) 2021
Steve McQueen: The Lost Movie Narrator 2021
537 Votes Self 2020
The Comedy Store Self 2020
Chuck Leavell: The Tree Man Self 2020
This Is Paris Self 2020
The Drew Barrymore Show Self, Self - Guest 2020
Unfit: The Psychology of Donald Trump Self 2020
The New York Times Presents Self - Host, Late Show with David Letterman 2020
Uncle Tom Self (archive footage) / Self 2020
My Darling Vivian Self (archive footage) / Self 2020
Trial by Media Self - Host, Late Show with David Letterman 2020
Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness Self 2020
Miss Americana Self 2020
Lindsey Vonn: The Final Season Self / Talk Show Host 2019
APEX: The Secret Race Across America Self 2019
Between Two Ferns: The Movie David Letterman 2019
Raise Hell: The Life & Times of Molly Ivins Self 2019
Mike Wallace Is Here Self (archive footage) / Self 2019
A Year in Music Self 2019
Cola Wars Self 2019
Desus & Mero Self 2019
Lorena Self 2019
Medal of Honor Self 2018
Jane Fonda in Five Acts Self 2018
Love, Gilda Self 2018
Norm Macdonald Has a Show Self - Guest 2018
Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind Self 2018
Whitney Himself (archive footage) / Self 2018
Bathtubs Over Broadway Himself / Self 2018
Won't You Be My Neighbor? Self (footage from Late Night with David Letterman) 2018
The Bill Murray Stories: Life Lessons Learned from a Mythical Man Self 2018
Andre the Giant Self / Self (archive footage) 2018
The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling Self 2018
Stalker Files Self 2018
Dirty Money Self 2018
My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman Self - Host 2018
Gilbert Self 2017
Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond Himself / Self 2017
The Nineties Self 2017
The Wizard of Lies Self 2017
Get Me Roger Stone Self / Self (archive footage) 2017
The 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Self - Presenter 2017
The History of Comedy Self 2017
Oasis: Supersonic Self 2016
EW Reunites Self 2016
Original Sin: Sex Self 2016
Casablancas: The Man Who Loved Women Self 2016
O.J.: Made in America Self 2016
Sunday Today with Willie Geist Self - Sunday Sitdown Guest, Self - Sunday Sitdown 2016
The Eighties Self 2016
Everything Is Copy Self 2016
Robert Klein Still Can't Stop His Leg Self 2016
The Making of Trump Self / Self (archive footage) 2015
Mary Tyler Moore: A Celebration Himself / Audition Tape (archive footage) / Self / Audition Tape 2015
Billions in Change Self 2015
Ferrell Takes the Field Self 2015
Amy Self 2015
David Letterman: A Life on Television Self / Himself 2015
Katy Perry, the Super Bowl and Satan Self 2015
The 37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors Self - Presenter 2014
An Open Secret Self 2014
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee: Single Shot Self 2014
Life Itself Self / Self - TV Host (archive footage) 2014
Stop at Nothing: The Lance Armstrong Story Self 2014
Don Rickles: One Night Only Himself / Self 2014
Mad As Hell Self 2014
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Self 2014
I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story Self 2014
Years of Living Dangerously Self 2014
Late Night with Seth Meyers Self 2014
The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles Self / Himself 2014
Led Zeppelin Played Here Self 2013
Celebrity Page Self 2013
20 Feet from Stardom Self 2013
Broadway Idiot Self 2013
Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's Self 2013
Norm Macdonald Live Self 2013
60 Minutes Sports Self - Host, The Late Show (segment "Gate Crasher") 2013
The 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors Self - Honoree 2012
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Self 2012
Me at the Zoo Self / Self (archive footage) 2012
CBS This Morning Self 2012
Oprah Prime Self 2012
Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel Self / HImself - TV Host (archive footage) 2011
A Football Life Self 2011
The Undefeated Self / Self (archive footage) 2011
The World According to Paris Self 2011
The Big Fix Self 2011
You've Been Trumped Self 2011
The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards Self - Presenter 2011
Cool It Self 2010
Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert for Autism Education Self 2010
I'm Still Here David Letterman 2010
JonTron Himself (archive footage), Self 2010
The Battle for Late Night Self 2010
The Tragic Side of Comedy Self 2009
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Himself 2009
Outrage Self 2009
Rude Tube Self 2008
E:60 Self 2007
Morning Joe Self 2007
Cutting Edge Comedians of the '60s and '70s 2007
Access Hollywood Himself (archive footage) 2006
Rachael Ray Self 2006
Who Killed the Electric Car? Self 2006
The 78th Annual Academy Awards Self - Opening Segment 2006
The Colbert Report Himself 2005
Grizzly Man Self / Himself 2005
Game Show Moments Gone Bananas Self 2005
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Himself 2005
Bill Hicks Live: Satirist, Social Critic, Stand-up Comedian Self 2004
Late Night with Conan O'Brien: 10th Anniversary Special Self 2003
The Ellen DeGeneres Show Self (archive footage), Self 2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Himself - Guest, Himself (segment "Mean Tweets"), Himself 2003
Nightline Up Close Self 2002
The Essentials Self - Special Guest 2001
Survivor Self 2000
Man on the Moon David Letterman 1999
WWE Smackdown! Self 1999
Occasional Coarse Language Self 1998
Jackie Chan: My Story Self 1998
Meeting People Is Easy Self 1998
Behind the Music Self 1997
The View Self, Himself 1997
Private Parts David Letterman 1997
Beavis and Butt-Head Do America Mötley Crüe Roadie (voice) / Motley Crue Roadie #1 1996
Hype! Self 1996
Spin City David Letterman, Rags 1996
Cosby David Letterman 1996
Eddie David Letterman 1996
E! True Hollywood Story Himself 1996
The Dana Carvey Show Self 1996
Late Show with David Letterman: Video Special II Self 1996
Favorite Deadly Sins David Letterman (segment "Greed") 1995
Comic Relief VII Self 1995
Get Shorty David Letterman 1995
20 Years of Comedy on HBO Self 1995
A Comedy Salute to Andy Kaufman Self 1995
The 67th Annual Academy Awards Self - Host 1995
Late Show with David Letterman: Video Special Self 1995
Extra with Billy Bush Self (archive footage), Self 1994
It's Just a Ride Himself / Self 1994
Cabin Boy Old Salt In Fishing Village / Old Salt 1994
Totally Bill Hicks Self 1994
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self 1993
The Nanny David Letterman 1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself, Himself (archive footage) 1993
Late Show with David Letterman Self - Host / Host, Himself - Host, Host, Self - Host, Himself - Host / Various, Host / Self - Host, Himself, Self, Various / Self - Host, Himself - Guest 1993
The Building The Thief 1993
Beavis and Butt-Head David Letterman 1993
The Larry Sanders Show David Letterman 1992
Northern Exposure Self 1990
The Simpsons David Letterman 1989
I'm from Hollywood Himself (archive footage) / Self 1989
Seinfeld David Letterman 1989
Murphy Brown David Letterman 1988
Inside Edition Self, Ellsworth / Self, Self - Host, Late Show, Self - Host, The Late Show 1988
Biography Self 1987
Elayne Boosler: Party of One Self 1986
American Masters Self 1986
Action Family Self 1986
The NBC All Star Hour Self 1985
Homage to Steve Himself / Self 1984
Frontline Himself 1983
Night of 100 Stars Self 1982
Late Night with David Letterman Himself - Host 1982
Open All Night Man in Suit 1981
Entertainment Tonight Self 1981
The David Letterman Show Host 1980
The Mary Tyler Moore Hour Various, Gus 1979
CBS News Sunday Morning Himself 1979
Mork & Mindy Ellsworth 1978
20/20 Self 1978
Peeping Times Dan Cochran 1978
The Starland Vocal Band Show (as Dave Letterman) 1977
The Jacksons Self, Himself 1976
Rock Concert Self 1973
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest Host, Himself, Himself - Guest 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Comedian 1961

Producer Filmography

2015 Emmy Outstanding Variety Talk Series Nominated
2009 Emmy Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series Nominated
2009 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series Nominated
2008 Emmy Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program Nominated
2008 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program Nominated
2007 Emmy Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program Nominated
2007 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program Nominated
2006 Emmy Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program Nominated
2006 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program Nominated
2005 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program Nominated
2004 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program Nominated
2003 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program Nominated
2002 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program Nominated
2001 Emmy Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program Nominated
2001 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program Nominated
2000 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program Nominated
1999 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety or Music Program Nominated
1998 Emmy Outstanding Performance in a Variety or Music Program Nominated
1998 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety or Music Program Nominated
1997 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Variety or Music Program Nominated
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