Famous Friends of David Letterman

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List of famous people who are friends with David Letterman, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Every person on this list has either been seen in public with David Letterman, or is known to be acquaintances or best friends with David Letterman. From the people who have had a falling out with David Letterman to David Letterman's current best friends and buddies, these are the people that David Letterman has or had a relationship with at some point. If you notice that any of David Letterman's celebrity bros are missing from the list, you can add them below and make this list of David Letterman's friends that much better.

This list below has everything from Julia Roberts to Bill Cosby.

This list answers the questions, "Who are David Letterman's friends?" and "Which celebrities is David Letterman friends with?"
Bill Murray is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Friends of David Letterman
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Bill Murray is one of David Letterman's great friends and favorite guests.

William James "Bill" Murray is an American actor and comedian. He first gained exposure on Saturday Night Live for which he earned an Emmy Award and later went on to star in comedy films, including Meatballs, Caddyshack, Stripes, Ghostbusters, What About Bob?, and Groundhog Day. Murray garnered additional critical acclaim later in his career, starring in Lost in Translation, which earned him a Golden Globe and a BAFTA Award for Best Actor, as well as an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. He also received Golden Globe nominations for his roles in Rushmore, Hyde Park on Hudson and St. Vincent. He is a regular collaborator with director Wes Anderson, including Rushmore, The Royal ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 68

Birthplace: Wilmette, Illinois, United States of America

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Robin Williams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Friends of David Letterman
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Robin Williams and David Letterman were bros. One of Letterman's first acting jobs was a guest appearance on Mork and Mindy.

Robin McLaurin Williams was an American actor and comedian. Starting as a stand-up comedian in San Francisco and Los Angeles in the mid-1970s, he is credited with leading San Francisco's comedy renaissance. After rising to fame as Mork in the sitcom Mork & Mindy, Williams went on to establish a career in both stand-up comedy and feature film acting. He was known for his improvisational skills. After his film debut in the musical comedy Popeye, he starred or co-starred in widely acclaimed films ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 63 (1951-2014)

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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Drew Barrymore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Friends of David Letterman
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Drew Barrymore flashed her good buddy David Letterman during a 1995 appearance on The Late Show.

Drew Blyth Barrymore is an American actress, model, producer, director and author. She is a descendant of the Barrymore family of well-known American stage and cinema actors, and is a granddaughter of film legend John Barrymore. Barrymore first appeared in an advertisement when she was eleven months old. Her TV debut was in 1978 as Melissa on The Waltons and in 1980, she made her film debut in Altered States. In 1982, she starred in her breakout role as Gertie in Steven Spielberg's E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial and quickly became one of Hollywood's most recognized child actresses, going on to establish herself in mainly comic roles. Following a turbulent childhood which was marked by recurring ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 44

Birthplace: Culver City, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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Oprah Winfrey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Friends of David Letterman
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Oprah Winfrey and David Letterman were once engaged in a 16-year feud, but the two buried the hatchet and are now friends.

Oprah Gail Winfrey is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist. Winfrey is best known for her multi-award-winning talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show, which was the highest-rated program of its kind in history and was nationally syndicated from 1986 to 2011. Dubbed the "Queen of All Media", she has been ranked the richest African-American of the 20th century, the greatest black philanthropist in American history, and is currently North America's only black billionaire. She is also, according to some assessments, the most influential woman in the world. In 2013, she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama and honorary ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 65

Birthplace: Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States of America

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