David Letterman

Writer | Producer | Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
Late Show with David Letterman (1993-2015) | Late Night with David Letterman (1982-1993) | Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996)
AWARDS 
Won 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 12 wins & 77 nominations More »
AKA 
Earl Hofert | Dave Letterman
NICKNAMEs  
The Big Man, Dave
BORN 
Apr 12, 1947 (age 71)
HEIGHT 
6' 2" (1.88m)

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Past Film & Video (15 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (42 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David LettermanMy Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself - Host (1 episode, 2018), Executive Producer (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018 1
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Writer (created by) (4,225 episodes, 1993), Himself - Host / Himself / Various / Himself - Guest / Himself- Host / Himself - Hosr (4,191 episodes, 1993), Writer (1,596 episodes, 1993), Writer (28 episodes, 2009), Performer ("Candle in the Wind") (1 episode, 2011), Performer ("The Way We Were") (1 episode, 2011), Performer ("Rhinestone Cowboy") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 1993–2015 4,225
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  • Primary photo for The Late Late Show with Craig FergusonThe Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series) Executive Producer (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for SurvivorSurvivor (TV Series) Thanks (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for The SimpsonsThe Simpsons (TV Series) David Letterman (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • The D'oh-cial Network (Jan 15, 2012) David Letterman (voice) (as Dave Letterman)  Less
  • Primary photo for When Families GrieveWhen Families Grieve (TV Movie) Executive Producer (uncredited)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Families Stand Together: Feeling Secure in Tough TimesFamilies Stand Together: Feeling Secure in Tough Times (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Coming Home: Military Families Cope with ChangeComing Home: Military Families Cope with Change (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Knights of ProsperityThe Knights of Prosperity (TV Series) Executive Producer (13 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007 13
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  • Primary photo for Everybody Loves RaymondEverybody Loves Raymond (TV Series) Executive Producer (207 episodes, 1996)  Less 1996–2005 207
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  • Primary photo for EdEd (TV Series) Executive Producer (83 episodes, 2000)  Less 2000–2004 83
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  • Primary photo for The Late Late Show with Craig KilbornThe Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (TV Series) Executive Producer (58 episodes, 1999)  Less 1999 58
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  • Primary photo for Late Show with David Letterman 5th Anniversary SpecialLate Show with David Letterman 5th Anniversary Special (TV Movie) Himself, Writer  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Spin CitySpin City (TV Series) Rags / David Letterman (2 episodes, 1997)  Less 1997–1998 2
  • Primary photo for CosbyCosby (TV Series) David Letterman (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for The High LifeThe High Life (TV Series) Executive Producer (8 episodes, 1996)  Less 1996 8
    • Vending Machine (Dec 18, 1996) Executive Producer  Less
    • Union (Dec 18, 1996) Executive Producer  Less
    • Army Buddies (1996) Executive Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for SeinfeldSeinfeld (TV Series) David Letterman (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
    • The Abstinence (Nov 21, 1996) David Letterman (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Bonnie Hunt ShowThe Bonnie Hunt Show (TV Series) Executive Producer (12 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995–1996 12
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  • Primary photo for Late Show with David Letterman: Video Special IILate Show with David Letterman: Video Special II (TV Movie) Himself, Writer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Favorite Deadly SinsFavorite Deadly Sins (TV Movie) David Letterman (segment "Greed") (uncredited)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The Larry Sanders ShowThe Larry Sanders Show (TV Series) David Letterman (2 episodes, 1993)  Less 1993–1995 2
  • Primary photo for The NannyThe Nanny (TV Series) David Letterman (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
    • Pen Pals (Sep 11, 1995) David Letterman (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The 67th Annual Academy AwardsThe 67th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Host, Writer (special material by)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David Letterman: Video SpecialLate Show with David Letterman: Video Special (TV Movie) Himself, Writer  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Beavis and Butt-HeadBeavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) David Letterman (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for The BuildingThe Building (TV Series) Executive Producer (5 episodes, 1993), The Thief (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 5
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  • Primary photo for Late Night with David LettermanLate Night with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself - Host (323 episodes, 1982), Writer (318 episodes, 1982), Executive Producer (192 episodes, 1987), Writer (4 episodes, 1986)  Less 1982–1993 327
    • Episode #12.21 (Mar 16, 1993) Himself - Host, Executive Producer, Writer  Less
    • Episode #11.31 (Apr 2, 1992) Himself - Host, Executive Producer, Writer  Less
    • Episode #9.139 (Dec 20, 1990) Himself - Host, Executive Producer, Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Red PepperRed Pepper (TV Movie) David Letterman  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Late Night with David Letterman: 7th Anniversary SpecialLate Night with David Letterman: 7th Anniversary Special (TV Special) Himself, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Late Night with David Letterman: 6th Anniversary SpecialLate Night with David Letterman: 6th Anniversary Special (TV Movie) Himself, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for David Letterman's 2nd Annual Holiday Film FestivalDavid Letterman's 2nd Annual Holiday Film Festival (TV Movie) Himself (segment "Feelin' in Love"), Executive Producer, Writer  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for David Letterman's Holiday Film FestivalDavid Letterman's Holiday Film Festival (TV Movie) Himself (segment "With My Own Eyes"), Writer  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Late Night with David Letterman: 3rd Anniversary SpecialLate Night with David Letterman: 3rd Anniversary Special (TV Special) Himself, Writer  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Open All NightOpen All Night (TV Series) Man in Suit (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for David Letterman: Looking for FunDavid Letterman: Looking for Fun (TV Movie) David Letterman  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The David Letterman ShowThe David Letterman Show (TV Series) Himself - Host (2 episodes, 1980), Writer (2 episodes, 1980)  Less 1980 2
  • Primary photo for The Mary Tyler Moore HourThe Mary Tyler Moore Hour (TV Series) Various (8 episodes, 1979)  Less 1979 8
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  • Primary photo for Fast FriendsFast Friends (TV Movie) Matt Morgan  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Mork & MindyMork & Mindy (TV Series) Ellsworth (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for MaryMary (TV Series) Announcer / Skit characters  Less 1978– 
  • Primary photo for Peeping TimesPeeping Times (TV Movie) Dan Cochran  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Starland Vocal Band ShowThe Starland Vocal Band Show (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
    • Episode #1.6 (Sep 4, 1977) Writer (as Dave Letterman)  Less
Self (133 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (97 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Andre the GiantAndre the Giant (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Host, Late Night (32 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009–2018
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  • Primary photo for The Zen Diaries of Garry ShandlingThe Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for Ok! TVOk! TV (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018
    • Episode #3.108 (Jan 31, 2018) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Andrew Klavan ShowThe Andrew Klavan Show (TV Series) Himself - Talk Show Host (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018
    • Feminists vs. Women (Jan 16, 2018) Himself - Talk Show Host (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for ExtraExtra (TV Series) Himself (11 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014–2017
    • Episode #24.48 (Oct 28, 2017) Himself (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #24.34 (Oct 12, 2017) Himself (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #22.192 (May 31, 2016) Himself (archive footage)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The History of ComedyThe History of Comedy (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The NinetiesThe Nineties (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Get Me Roger StoneGet Me Roger Stone Himself (archive footage)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Access HollywoodAccess Hollywood (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016–2017
  • Primary photo for EW ReunitesEW Reunites (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Where the Power IsWhere the Power Is (Short) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Oasis: SupersonicOasis: Supersonic Himself (archive footage)  Less 2016 $243K / $1.4MM
  • Primary photo for Casablancas: The Man Who Loved WomenCasablancas: The Man Who Loved Women Himself (archive footage)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Access Hollywood LiveAccess Hollywood Live (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Inside EditionInside Edition (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Host, The Late Show / Himself - Host, Late Show / Ellsworth (21 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014–2016
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  • Primary photo for The EightiesThe Eighties (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The Mad World of Donald TrumpThe Mad World of Donald Trump (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for O.J.: Made in AmericaO.J.: Made in America Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The Making of TrumpThe Making of Trump (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2015 $800K
  • Primary photo for Mary Tyler Moore: A CelebrationMary Tyler Moore: A Celebration (TV Movie) Himself / Audition Tape (archive footage)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for A Football LifeA Football Life (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
    • Terrell Owens (Oct 9, 2015) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Billions in ChangeBillions in Change (Short) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Ferrell Takes the FieldFerrell Takes the Field (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for AmyAmy Himself (archive footage)  Less 2015 $8.4MM / —
  • Primary photo for The O'Reilly FactorThe O'Reilly Factor (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Host of / Himself - 'Patriot' (segment "Pinheads & Patriots") (22 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008–2015
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  • Primary photo for Charlie RoseCharlie Rose (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The InsiderThe Insider (TV Series) Himself (7 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014–2015
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  • Primary photo for Media BuzzMedia Buzz (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Host, Late Show (3 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014–2015
  • Primary photo for David Letterman: A Life on TelevisionDavid Letterman: A Life on Television (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Katy Perry, the Super Bowl and SatanKaty Perry, the Super Bowl and Satan (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2015 $2K
  • Primary photo for An Open SecretAn Open Secret Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Mad As HellMad As Hell Himself (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Stop at Nothing: The Lance Armstrong StoryStop at Nothing: The Lance Armstrong Story Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for 60 Minutes Sports60 Minutes Sports (TV Series) Himself - Host, The Late Show (segment "Gate Crasher") (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for 1st Indie Fest of YouTube Videos 20131st Indie Fest of YouTube Videos 2013 (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Rude TubeRude Tube (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
    • World of Fail (Sep 8, 2013) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for 20 Feet from Stardom20 Feet from Stardom Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2013 $1MM $4.9MM / $5.9MM
  • Primary photo for Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf'sScatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's Himself (archive footage)  Less 2013 $497K / —
  • Primary photo for Keuringsdienst van WaardeKeuringsdienst van Waarde (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Broadway IdiotBroadway Idiot Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2013 $26K / —
  • Primary photo for Betty White's 2nd Annual 90th BirthdayBetty White's 2nd Annual 90th Birthday (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Me at the ZooMe at the Zoo Himself (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Big FixThe Big Fix Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for You've Been TrumpedYou've Been Trumped Himself (archive footage)  Less 2011 $27K / —
  • Primary photo for Bluegrass DivaBluegrass Diva (Short) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The UndefeatedThe Undefeated Himself (archive footage)  Less 2011 $1MM
  • Primary photo for A Current AffairA Current Affair (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for WWF SmackDown!WWF SmackDown! (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009–2011
    • Episode #13.6 (Feb 11, 2011) Himself (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #10.19 (Jan 30, 2009) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Bloomberg Game ChangersBloomberg Game Changers (TV Series) Himself - Host, The Late Show (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
    • Anna Wintour (Feb 2011) Himself - Host, The Late Show (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood RebelCorman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2011 $6K / —
  • Primary photo for Cool ItCool It Himself (archive footage)  Less 2010 $63K / —
  • Primary photo for Live from Studio FiveLive from Studio Five (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
    • Episode #1.83 (Jan 15, 2010) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 1999)  Less 1999–2009
  • Primary photo for E! Investigates: StalkersE! Investigates: Stalkers (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Tragic Side of ComedyThe Tragic Side of Comedy (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for OutrageOutrage Himself (archive footage)  Less 2009 $44K / —
  • Primary photo for Buscando a PenélopeBuscando a Penélope (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'BrienLate Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
    • Episode #17.32 (Feb 20, 2009) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Quelli che... il calcioQuelli che... il calcio (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
    • Episode #16.17 (Jan 18, 2009) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for FrontlineFrontline (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
    • The Choice 2008 (Oct 14, 2008) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Rome Is BurningRome Is Burning (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Price of Pleasure: Pornography, Sexuality & RelationshipsThe Price of Pleasure: Pornography, Sexuality & Relationships (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2008 $100K
  • Primary photo for Red EyeRed Eye (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Mike Douglas: Moments & MemoriesMike Douglas: Moments & Memories (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Paris Hilton Inc.: The Selling of CelebrityParis Hilton Inc.: The Selling of Celebrity (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for ZappZapp (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for NBC News on StageNBC News on Stage (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Who Killed the Electric Car?Who Killed the Electric Car? Himself (archive footage)  Less 2006 $1MM $1.7MM / $1.2MM
  • Primary photo for ESPN Outside the Lines: First ReportESPN Outside the Lines: First Report (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Grizzly ManGrizzly Man Himself (archive footage)  Less 2005 $3.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for 60 Minutes60 Minutes (TV Series) Himself - Host, The Late Show (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
    • Child Prodigies (Feb 6, 2005) Himself - Host, The Late Show (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time (TV Mini-series) Himself - #15  Less 2004– 
  • Primary photo for When Stand-Up Comics Ruled the WorldWhen Stand-Up Comics Ruled the World (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Comedian Bob Marley: Greatest Hits Vol. 2Comedian Bob Marley: Greatest Hits Vol. 2 (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'Brien: 10th Anniversary SpecialLate Night with Conan O'Brien: 10th Anniversary Special (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The New Face of Late Night TVThe New Face of Late Night TV (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for ESPN Outside the Lines WeeklyESPN Outside the Lines Weekly (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for NBC 75th Anniversary SpecialNBC 75th Anniversary Special (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Cranberries: Wake Up and Smell the CoffeeThe Cranberries: Wake Up and Smell the Coffee (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for SurvivorSurvivor (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for 50 Years of NBC Late Night50 Years of NBC Late Night (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Behind the MusicBehind the Music (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999
    • Cher (Apr 11, 1999) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Occasional Coarse LanguageOccasional Coarse Language Himself (archive footage)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'Brien: 5Late Night with Conan O'Brien: 5 (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Sonny & Me: Cher RemembersSonny & Me: Cher Remembers (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Playboy: The Best of Jenny McCarthyPlayboy: The Best of Jenny McCarthy (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Boyz in TightsBoyz in Tights (Short) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Get ShortyGet Shorty David Letterman (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1995 $30MM $72MM / $115MM
  • Primary photo for 20 Years of Comedy on HBO20 Years of Comedy on HBO (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Northern ExposureNorthern Exposure (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994
    • Sons of the Tundra (Nov 28, 1994) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992
    • Episode #30.120 (May 22, 1992) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Johnny Carson's 29th AnniversaryJohnny Carson's 29th Anniversary (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The Siskel & Ebert 500th Anniversary SpecialThe Siskel & Ebert 500th Anniversary Special (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for I'm from HollywoodI'm from Hollywood Himself (archive footage)  Less 1989

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