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Late Show host David Letterman announced his retirement from talk show television on Thursday, April 3.
As TheCelebrityCafe.com reported, he will retire at the end of his contract, which expires in 2015.
David Letterman, originally a weatherman from Indianapolis, has been a frequent face on late night television show since he was just 27, meaning that he’s been on the air in one show or another for three decades. He headlined his own show beginning in 1980 with The David Letterman Show, which turned into Late Night with David Letterman, which morphed into the currentLate Show with David Letterman.
Dedicated fans will miss Letterman’s banter with his guests, his quick and witty jokes, and the easy way he asks the tough questions. Luckily, tons of Letterman’s best moments with his favorite guests are forever saved on YouTube. Here, we’ve assembled a list of Letterman’s top 10 guests, from politicians to comedians to actors as a tribute to Letterman’s amazing career.
There is no doubt that Letterman will go down in entertainment history as one of the most genuine and sincere talk show hosts American TV has ever seen.