David Letterman

Writer | Producer | Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
Late Night with David Letterman (1982-1993) | Late Show with David Letterman (1993-2015) | The 67th Annual Academy Awards (1995)
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 70)
HEIGHT 
6' 2" (1.88m)

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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (14 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (42 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 4,224 episodes, 1993–2015 ) , Himself - Host / Himself / Various / Himself - Guest / Himself- Host / Himself - Hosr ( 4,190 episodes, 1993–2015 ) , Writer ( 1,596 episodes, 1993–2009 ) , Writer ( 28 episodes, 2009–2015 ) , 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 4,224
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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, 1996–2005 )  Less 1996–2005 207
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  • Primary photo for EdEd (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 83 episodes, 2000–2004 )  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, 1997–1998 )  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, 1995–1996 )  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, 1993–1995 )  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)  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 ( 319 episodes, 1982–1993 ) , Writer ( 314 episodes, 1982–1993 ) , Executive Producer ( 190 episodes, 1987–1993 ) , Writer ( 4 episodes, 1986–1990 )  Less 1982–1993 323
    • 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 Murphy BrownMurphy Brown (TV Series) David Letterman ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for Late Night with David Letterman: 7th Anniversary SpecialLate Night with David Letterman: 7th Anniversary Special (TV Movie) 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 Movie) Himself, Writer  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Red PepperRed Pepper (TV Movie) David Letterman  Less 1981
  • 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 (124 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (91 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for ExtraExtra (TV Series) Himself ( 11 episodes, 2014–2017 )  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 Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Host, Late Night ( 23 episodes, 2009–2017 )  Less 2009–2017
    • Episode #37.33 (Oct 18, 2017) Himself (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #36.284 (Aug 8, 2017) Himself (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #36.183 (Apr 12, 2017) 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, 2016–2017 )  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 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, 2014–2016 )  Less 2014–2016
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  • Primary photo for The EightiesThe Eighties (TV Mini-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, 2008–2015 )  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, 2014–2015 )  Less 2014–2015
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  • Primary photo for Media BuzzMedia Buzz (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Host, Late Show ( 3 episodes, 2014–2015 )  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 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, 2009–2011 )  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, 1999–2009 )  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
  • 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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