Dick Cavett

Actor · Writer
IVA Star Rating : 76
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

Born

Thursday, 19 November 1936

Actor Filmography

Visible: Out on Television Self (TV Host) 2020
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice Himself (archive footage) / Self (archive footage) 2019
Mike Wallace Is Here Self (Voice) (archive footage) 2019
The Movies Self (archive footage) 2019
Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am Self (archive footage) 2019
What's My Name: Muhammad Ali Self (archive footage) 2019
Tricky Dick Self - Host 'The Dick Cavett Show' (archive footage) 2019
John & Yoko: Above Us Only Sky Himself (archive footage) 2018
What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael Himself (archive footage) 2018
Liverspots and Astronots Monty Pesh 2018
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Visible: Out on Television Self (TV Host) 2020
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice Himself (archive footage) / Self (archive footage) 2019
Mike Wallace Is Here Self (Voice) (archive footage) 2019
The Movies Self (archive footage) 2019
Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am Self (archive footage) 2019
What's My Name: Muhammad Ali Self (archive footage) 2019
Tricky Dick Self - Host 'The Dick Cavett Show' (archive footage) 2019
John & Yoko: Above Us Only Sky Himself (archive footage) 2018
What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael Himself (archive footage) 2018
Liverspots and Astronots Monty Pesh 2018
The Great Buster Himself (archive footage) 2018
Jane Fonda in Five Acts Himself 2018
Nureyev: Lifting the Curtain Self, Archive Footage 2018
Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind Himself (archive footage) 2018
Bergman: A Year in a Life Himself 2018
Ali & Cavett: The Tale of the Tapes Himself 2018
Jerry Lewis: The Man Behind the Clown Himself (archive footage) 2017
The History of Comedy Self (archive footage), Self 2017
I Am Not Your Negro Himself (archive footage) 2017
On the Sly: In Search of the Family Stone Himself 2017
Now More Than Ever: The History of Chicago Himself (archive footage) 2017
All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. Stone Himself 2016
Joan Rivers: Exit Laughing Himself 2016
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee Self - Guest 2016
Pawn Sacrifice Himself 2015
Janis: Little Girl Blue Himself 2015
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self 2015
Listen To Me Marlon Himself 2015
The Seventies Himself - Host, 'The Dick Cavett Show' 2015
Best of Enemies: Buckley vs. Vidal Himself 2015
Dick Cavett's Vietnam Himself 2015
A Venue For The End Of The World Himself 2014
Dick Cavett's Watergate Himself 2014
Altman Himself (archive footage) 2014
Park Bench with Steve Buscemi Himself 2014
Katharine Hepburn: The Great Kate Himself - 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 Himself 2013
Tom Green Live Himself - Guest 2013
Gore Vidal: The United States Of Amnesia Himself (archive footage) 2013
Crossfire Hurricane Himself (archive footage) 2012
Excuse Me for Living Reverend Pilatus 2012
Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries And Mentors Of Ricky Jay Himself - Narrator (voice) 2012
Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel Himself (archive footage) 2012
Larry King Now Himself - Guest 2012
Norman Mailer: The American Himself 2012
Driving Me Crazy Mr. Johnson 2012
Woody Allen: A Documentary Himself 2011
Mel Brooks and Dick Cavett Together Again Himself 2011
Bobby Fischer Against The World Himself 2011
Cinema Verite Himself (archive footage) 2011
The Harmony Game Himself (archive footage) 2011
Jimi Hendrix: Voodoo Child Himself (archive footage) 2010
Ebert Presents: At the Movies Himself - Host, 'The Dick Cavett Show' 2010
Unforgettable Himself 2010
Smash His Camera Himself 2010
Are We There Yet? Harold Bradlee 2010
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy Himself (archive footage) 2010
The Battle for Late Night Himself 2010
In the House with Peter Bart & Peter Guber Himself - Guest 2009
Talk Stoop Himself 2009
Bored to Death Himself 2009
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Himself - Guest 2009
Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America Himself - Talk Show Host 2009
Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist And Rebel Himself: TV Talk Show Host 2009
Childrens Hospital Dick Cavett 2008
Celebrity Ghost Stories Himself 2008
Roman Polanski: Wanted And Desired Himself (archive footage) 2008
Pioneers of Television Himself, Himself (archive footage) 2008
Black White + Gray: A Portrait of Sam Wagstaff and Robert Mapplethorpe Himself (archive footage) 2007
Gossip Girl Himself 2007
To My Great Chagrin: The Unbelievable Story of Brother Theodore Himself 2007
Anita O'Day: The Life of a Jazz Singer Himself (archive footage) 2007
The Dick Cavett Show with Mel Brooks himself 2006
Duane Hopwood Fred 2005
Inside Deep Throat Himself 2005
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Himself - Guest 2005
Going Upriver: The Long War Of John Kerry Himself (archive footage) 2004
The Yesterday Show with John Kerwin Himself - Guest 2004
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Himself - Guest 2003
MythBusters Himself 2003
Frequency Himself 2000
E! Mysteries & Scandals Himself (archive footage) 1998
Elvis Meets Nixon Narrator 1997
Theater Talk Self - Guest 1996
Lauren Hutton and... Himself 1995
The History of Rock 'n' Roll Himself 1995
Extra with Billy Bush Self 1994
Forrest Gump Dick Cavett 1994
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself 1993
Barbarians At The Gate Himself 1993
Dateline NBC Himself - Guest 1992
Year Of The Gun Ben Gershon 1991
The Howard Stern Show Himself 1990
Crosby, Stills & Nash: Long Time Comin' Himself (archive footage) 1990
The Simpsons Self 1989
True Blue 1989
The Pat Sajak Show Himself 1989
Inside Edition Himself 1988
Imagine: John Lennon Himself 1988
Moon Over Parador Himself 1988
After School Himself 1988
Beetlejuice Bernard 1988
Invisible Thread Himself 1987
A Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors Dick Cavett 1987
American Masters Self (archive footage), Self 1986
Amazing Stories Himself 1985
Super Password Himself - Celebrity Contestant 1984
Kate & Allie Himself 1984
Newton's Apple Himself 1983
Wheel of Fortune Self - Special Guest 1983
Cheers Dick Cavett 1982
Tom Cottle: Up Close Himself 1982
Hotel Dick Cavett 1982
Late Night with David Letterman Himself - Guest, Himself 1982
The Marx Brothers in a Nutshell Himself 1982
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Fred Astaire Himself - Audience Member (uncredit) 1981
HealtH Himself 1980
Simon Himself 1980
Remember Me Narrator 1979
Power Play Dick Cavett 1978
Annie Hall Dick Cavett 1977
Live from Lincoln Center Self - Host 1976
Saturday Night Live Self - Host 1975
Arena Himself (clip from The Dick Cavett Show) (archive footage) 1975
The Dick Cavett Show Himself - Host 1975
Dinah! Himself, Himself - Guest 1974
Janis Himself 1974
The $10,000 Pyramid Himself - Celebrity Contestant 1973
Imagine Himself 1972
Hollywood: The Dream Factory Himself - Narrator 1972
Cocksucker Blues Himself 1972
Parkinson Himself - Guest 1971
Great Performances Self (archive footage) 1971
The Most Deadly Game Himself 1970
The Odd Couple Himself 1970
The Joe Namath Show Himself - Guest 1969
This is Tom Jones Himself 1969
What's My Line? Himself - Mystery Guest 1968
The Dick Cavett Show Himself - Host 1968
Operation: Entertainment Himself - Host 1968
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Himself 1967
ABC Stage 67 Himself - 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 Himself 1958
Playhouse 90 1956
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show Himself 1956
The Phil Silvers Show Student in Front Row 1955
What's My Line? Himself - Panelist 1950
The Ed Sullivan Show Himself 1948
2012 Emmy Outstanding Variety Special Nominated
1979 Emmy Outstanding Program Achievement - Special Class Nominated
1978 Emmy Special Classification of Outstanding Program Achievement Nominated
1975 Emmy Special Classification of Outstanding Program and Individual Achievement Nominated
1974 Emmy Special Classification of Outstanding Program and Individual Achievement Won
1973 Emmy Outstanding Variety Musical Series Nominated
1972 Emmy Outstanding Variety Series - Talk Won
1971 Emmy Outstanding Variety Series - Talk Nominated
1970 Emmy Outstanding Variety or Musical Series Nominated
Ouch! Looks like something broke. Try reloading this page. 🗙