Dick Cavett

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Richard Alva Cavett is an American television personality, comedian and former talk show host notable for his conversational style and in-depth discussions. He appeared regularly on nationally broadcast television in the United States in five consecutive decades, the 1960s through the 2000s. In later years, Cavett wrote a column for the online New... read more

Richard Alva Cavett is an American television personality, comedian and former talk show host notable for his conversational style and in-depth discussions. He appeared regularly on nationally broadcast television in the United States in five consecutive decades, the 1960s through the 2000s. In later years, Cavett wrote a column for the online New York Times, promoted DVDs of his former shows as well as a book of his Times columns, and hosted replays of his TV interviews with Salvador Dalí, Groucho Marx, Katharine Hepburn, Judy Garland, Marlon Brando, Ingmar Bergman, Jean-Luc Godard, John Lennon, Richard Burton and others on Turner Classic Movies.

Birth Name

Richard Alva Cavett


Thursday, 19 November 1936

Actor Filmography

Actor Filmography

King of Cool Self 2021
Dark Shadows and Beyond - The Jonathan Frid Story Self 2021
Boulevard! A Hollywood Story Self 2021
City of Ali Self 2021
Live at Mister Kelly's Self 2021
1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything Self 2021
The Story of Late Night Self 2021
Truman & Tennessee: An Intimate Conversation Self / Self - TV Host (archive footage) 2021
Allen v. Farrow Self - Host, The Dick Cavett Show 2021
Tiny Tim: King for a Day Self 2020
The Capote Tapes Self 2020
Visible: Out on Television Self (TV Host) 2020
Who Killed Malcolm X? Self 2019
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice Self / Self (archive footage) 2019
Mike Wallace Is Here Self (Voice) 2019
David Crosby: Remember My Name Self 2019
The Movies Self 2019
Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am Self 2019
What's My Name: Muhammad Ali Self 2019
Tricky Dick Self - Host 'The Dick Cavett Show' 2019
John & Yoko: Above Us Only Sky Self 2018
What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael Self 2018
They'll Love Me When I'm Dead Self 2018
Liverspots and Astronots Monty Pesh 2018
The Great Buster Self 2018
Jane Fonda in Five Acts Self - Television Personality 2018
Nureyev: Lifting the Curtain Self, Archive Footage / Self 2018
Ali & Cavett: The Tale of the Tapes Himself / Self 2018
Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind Self 2018
Bergman: A Year in a Life Self / Himself 2018
Drain the Oceans Self 2018
Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House Self 2017
Jerry Lewis: The Man Behind the Clown Self 2017
The History of Comedy Self 2017
On the Sly: In Search of the Family Stone Self 2017
Now More Than Ever: The History of Chicago Self 2017
I Am Not Your Negro Self / Self (archive footage) 2016
All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. Stone Self 2016
Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You Self 2016
Joan Rivers: Exit Laughing Self 2016
Everything Is Copy Self 2016
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee Self - Guest 2016
Pawn Sacrifice Self 2015
Janis: Little Girl Blue Himself / Self 2015
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self 2015
The Seventies Self - Host, 'The Dick Cavett Show' 2015
Best of Enemies: Buckley vs. Vidal Self - Talk Show Host / Self 2015
Dick Cavett's Vietnam Self 2015
Listen to Me Marlon Self / Himself (archive footage) 2015
A Venue for the End of the World Himself / Self 2014
Dick Cavett's Watergate Himself / Self 2014
Altman Self 2014
Park Bench with Steve Buscemi Self 2014
Katharine Hepburn: The Great Kate Himself - Chat-Show Host / Self - Chat-Show Host 2014
Late Night with Seth Meyers Self 2014
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Self - Guest 2014
River of Fundament Wake Guest 2014
The Sixties Himself 2013
Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley Self 2013
Tom Green Live Self - Guest 2013
Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia Self 2013
Crossfire Hurricane Self 2012
Excuse Me for Living Reverend Pilatus 2012
Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay Self - Narrator / Narrator 2012
Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel Self / Self (archive footage) 2012
Larry King Now Himself - Guest 2012
Norman Mailer: The American Self 2012
Driving Me Crazy: Proof of Concept Mr. Johnson 2012
Woody Allen: A Documentary Himself 2011
Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Self 2011
George Harrison: Living in the Material World Self 2011
Mel Brooks and Dick Cavett Together Again Himself / Self 2011
Bobby Fischer Against the World Self 2011
Cinema Verite Self 2011
The Harmony Game Self 2011
Jimi Hendrix: Voodoo Child Self 2010
Ebert Presents: At the Movies Self - Host, 'The Dick Cavett Show' 2010
Unforgettable Self 2010
Smash His Camera Self 2010
Are We There Yet? Harold Bradlee 2010
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy Self / (archival footage) 2010
The Battle for Late Night Self 2010
In the House with Peter Bart & Peter Guber Self - Guest 2009
Talk Stoop Self 2009
Bored to Death Self 2009
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Himself - Guest 2009
Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America Self - Talk Show Host 2009
Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel Self - TV Talk Show Host 2009
Childrens Hospital Dick Cavett 2008
Celebrity Ghost Stories Himself 2008
James Brown: The Man, the Music, & the Message Self / Dick Cavett 2008
Shine a Light Self 2008
Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired Self 2008
Pioneers of Television Self 2008
Black White + Gray: A Portrait of Sam Wagstaff and Robert Mapplethorpe Self / Self (archive footage) 2007
Gossip Girl Self 2007
To My Great Chagrin: The Unbelievable Story of Brother Theodore Himself / Self 2007
Brando Self 2007
Anita O'Day: The Life of a Jazz Singer Self 2007
The U.S. vs. John Lennon Self 2006
The Dick Cavett Show with Mel Brooks himself / Self 2006
Duane Hopwood Fred 2005
Inside Deep Throat Self 2005
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Himself - Guest 2005
Celsius 41.11: The Temperature at Which the Brain... Begins to Die Self / Self (archive footage) 2004
The Yesterday Show with John Kerwin Self - Guest 2004
Going Upriver Self 2004
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Himself - Guest 2003
MythBusters Self 2003
Jimi Hendrix: The Dick Cavett Show Self 2002
Frequency Self 2000
Elvis Meets Nixon Narrator 1997
Theater Talk Self - Guest 1996
Lauren Hutton and... Self - Guest 1995
The History of Rock 'n' Roll Self 1995
Reputations Self 1994
Extra with Billy Bush Self 1994
Forrest Gump Dick Cavett 1994
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself 1993
Barbarians at the Gate Self 1993
Dateline NBC Self - Guest 1992
Year of the Gun Ben Gershon 1991
The Howard Stern Show Self - Guest 1990
Crosby, Stills & Nash: Long Time Comin' Self 1990
The Simpsons Self 1989
The Pat Sajak Show Self - Guest 1989
Inside Edition Self 1988
Imagine: John Lennon Self 1988
Moon Over Parador Himself / Self 1988
After School Himself / Self 1988
Beetlejuice Bernard 1988
Biography Self 1987
Invisible Thread Himself 1987
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors Dick Cavett 1987
It's Garry Shandling's Show. Self 1986
American Masters Self 1986
Amazing Stories Dick Cavett 1985
Super Password Self - Celebrity Contestant, Himself - Celebrity Contestant 1984
Kate & Allie Self 1984
Newton's Apple Self 1983
Wheel of Fortune Self - Special Guest 1983
Life's Most Embarrassing Moments Self 1983
Koyaanisqatsi Self - On TV 1982
Cheers Dick Cavett 1982
Tom Cottle: Up Close Self 1982
Hotel Dick Cavett 1982
Late Night with David Letterman Himself - Guest, Himself 1982
The Marx Brothers in a Nutshell Himself / Self 1982
Rich and Famous Self 1981
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Fred Astaire Himself - Audience Member (uncredit) 1981
HealtH Dick Cavett 1980
Simon Himself / Dick Cavett 1980
Remember Me Narrator 1979
Power Play Dick Cavett / Self 1978
Annie Hall Dick Cavett 1977
Live from Lincoln Center Self - Host 1976
Saturday Night Live Self - Host, Self 1975
Arena Self (clip from The Dick Cavett Show) 1975
The Dick Cavett Show Himself - Host 1975
Dinah! Self - Guest 1974
Janis Self 1974
The $10,000 Pyramid Himself - Celebrity Contestant 1973
Imagine Himself / Self 1972
Hollywood: The Dream Factory Self - Narrator / Narrator (voice) 1972
The Rolling Stones: Cocksucker Blues Himself / Self 1972
Parkinson Self - Interviewer, Self - Guest 1971
Great Performances Self 1971
Alias Smith and Jones Sheriff 1971
The Most Deadly Game Self 1970
The Odd Couple Self 1970
The Joe Namath Show Self - Guest 1969
This Is Tom Jones Self 1969
What's My Line? Self - Mystery Guest 1968
The Dick Cavett Show Self - Host, Himself - Host 1968
Operation: Entertainment Self - Host 1968
The Carol Burnett Show Self 1967
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Guest Performer 1967
ABC Stage 67 Self - Host 1966
The Dean Martin Show Himself - Cameo 1965
The Merv Griffin Show Himself 1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest, Himself, Himself - Guest Host 1962
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - TV Personality, Himself - TV Talk Show Host, Himself 1961
The Kraft Music Hall Self 1958
The Phil Silvers Show Student in Front Row 1955
What's My Line? Himself - Panelist 1950
The Ed Sullivan Show Himself 1948
2012EmmyOutstanding Variety Special Nominated
1979EmmyOutstanding Program Achievement - Special Class Nominated
1978EmmySpecial Classification of Outstanding Program Achievement Nominated
1975EmmySpecial Classification of Outstanding Program and Individual Achievement Nominated
1974EmmySpecial Classification of Outstanding Program and Individual Achievement Won
1973EmmyOutstanding Variety Musical Series Nominated
1972EmmyOutstanding Variety Series - Talk Won
1971EmmyOutstanding Variety Series - Talk Nominated
1970EmmyOutstanding Variety or Musical Series Nominated
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