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  • Birth Name: David Michael Letterman
  • Birth Place: Indianapolis, IN
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 04/12/1947, Aries
  • Profession: TV talk-show host; comedy writer; comedian; television producer
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Dave Chappelle: "I Never Quit" Chappelle's Show

It's been nine years since Dave Chappelle abruptly walked away from his hit Comedy Central series Chappelle's Show and a reported $50 million contract, but fans still want to know why he did it.

So on Tuesday's installment of Late Show, David Letterman took a swing and tried to get an answer to that question. "Technically, I...read more

Wednesday TV: Don Rickles Tribute, NBC's Snowden Scoop

Insults never sounded sweeter than when Don Rickles was hurling hilarious barbs at his targets, whether innocent ringside onlookers or the rich and famous on a celebrity roast dais. At 88, though stooped and using a cane, he still gives as good as he gets, a fact brought home with delightful wit and genuine lump-in-the-throat sentiment in Spike TV's One Night Only: An All-Star Tribute to Don Rickles (Wednesday, 9/8c).

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Videos

The Friday Dish: 6/19
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Jimmy Fallon's Top 10 List: Why Letterman's Retiring
Justin Bieber Letterman Top 10

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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 One Night Only TV Show Series, Appearing
2014 The Beatles TV Show Series, Appearing
2012 Kennedy Center Honors TV Show Series, Appearing
2010 Night of Too Many Stars TV Show Series, Appearing
2010 When Families Grieve TV Show Series, Executive Producer

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VIDEO: Lea Michele Addresses Rumored Glee Drama with Naya Rivera

David Letterman used some clever trickery to get Lea Michele to open up about the rumored drama between Michele and her Glee co-star Naya Rivera.

During Friday's Late Show, Letterman asked Michele about reports that she "knocked someone out" on the set, a rumor he completely made up in order to see how she'd respond.

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Neil Patrick Harris: I Turned Down Late Show Gig

Apparently Stephen Colbert wasn't the only name in contention to take over hosting duties at The Late Show after David Letterman retires next year. In an interview with Howard Stern this week, Neil Patrick Harris revealed that CBS CEO Leslie Moonves and Entertainment President Nina Tassler also approached him about the gig.

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The Daily Show's Larry Wilmore to Replace Stephen Colbert

Comedy Central has tapped The Daily Show's Larry Wilmore to replace Stephen Colbert, the network announced Friday.

Wilmore, who... read more

VIDEO: Stephen Colbert "Thrilled and Honored" to Be Replacing David Letterman

Stephen Colbert, the heir to the Late Show throne, stopped by the CBS late-night show Tuesday to talk about his upcoming gig and to thank his predecessor, David Letterman.

"You... read more

Chelsea Handler Tells Ellen: I'll "Never Go to CBS"

Chelsea Handler wants to put a stop to the reports that she's getting her own show on CBS.

"I would never be on a regular network," Handler, who currently hosts Chelsea Lately on E!, told Ellen DeGeneres Thursday. "I would never do that to my fans or to myself or to the network."

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