Birth Name: David Letterman
Birth Place: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
David Michael Letterman was born on April 12, 1947, growing up in Indianapolis, IN. Father Harry Joe owned a florist shop and mother Dorothy was a secretary at a Presbyterian church. By Letterman's own account, family life was middle-class and picturesque, complete with little league baseball games, a tree house in the yard, and when Letterman was eight years old, the addition of a television set to the family room. As the gap-toothed budding comic grew into a teenager at Broad Ripple High School, his academics failed to impress, moving the self-proclaimed "goofball" increasingly toward broadcasting. He often hung around a storefront radio station in downtown Indianapolis, watching the DJ at...
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