Dick Cavett

Dick Cavett

  • Born on
    • November 19th, 1936
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.


Acting (11 Credits)

2012Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay as Narrator
2012Excuse Me for Living as Reverend Pilatus
2010Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy as (archival footage)
1997Elvis Meets Nixon as Narrator
1994Forrest Gump as Dick Cavett
1991Year of the Gun
1988Beetlejuice as Bernard
1987A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors as Dick Cavett
1980HealtH as Dick Cavett
1977Annie Hall as Dick Cavett

Himself (20 Credits)

2019What's My Name: Muhammad Ali as Self (archive footage)
2019Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice as Self (archive footage)
2017James Stewart, Robert Mitchum: The Two Faces of America as Himself
2016I Am Not Your Negro as Self (archive footage)
2016All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. Stone as Self
2015Janis: Little Girl Blue as Himself
2015Best of Enemies: Buckley vs. Vidal as Self
2015Listen to Me Marlon as Himself (archive footage)
2013Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train a Comin' as Self - TV Host (archive footage)
2011Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel as Self (archive footage)
2011Woody Allen: A Documentary as Himself
2007To My Great Chagrin: The Unbelievable Story of Brother Theodore as Himself
2005Inside Deep Throat as Self
2004Celsius 41.11: The Temperature at Which the Brain... Begins to Die as Self (archive footage)
1993Barbarians at the Gate as Self
1988Moon Over Parador as Himself
1980Simon as Himself
1972Imagine as Himself
1972The Rolling Stones: Cocksucker Blues as Himself
1968The Dick Cavett Show as Self - Host


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