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The fear of losing his father was constantly with Letterman as he grew up.He is a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity, and he graduated in 1969 from what was then the Department of Radio and Television.Later that year, Letterman was a cast member on Mary Tyler Moore's variety show, Mary.His dry, sarcastic humor caught the attention of scouts for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, and Letterman was soon a regular guest on the show.Letterman's shows have garnered both critical and industry praise, receiving 67 Emmy Award nominations, winning 12 times in his first 20 years in late night television.From 1993 to 2009, Letterman ranked higher than Leno in the annual Harris Poll of Nation's Favorite TV Personality 12 times. Letterman recycled the apparent debacle into a long-running gag.A self-described average student, Letterman later endowed a scholarship for what he called "C students" at Ball State.Letterman began his career as a radio talk show host on WNTS (AM) and on Indianapolis television station WLWI (which changed its call sign to WTHR in 1976) as an anchor and weatherman.

In the final months of his first stint as host of The Tonight Show, Leno beat Letterman in the ratings by a 1.3 million viewer margin (5.2 million to 3.9 million), and Nightline and the Late Show were virtually tied.Murray later went on to become one of Letterman's most recurrent guests, guesting on the show's 30th anniversary episode, which aired January 31, 2012 and on the very last show, which aired May 20, 2015. Eastern Time, immediately following The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (a Friday night broadcast was added in June 1987).It was seen as being edgy and unpredictable, and soon developed a cult following (particularly among college students).In 2000, he told an interviewer for Esquire that, while growing up, he admired his father's ability to tell jokes and be the life of the party.Harry Joseph Letterman survived a heart attack at age 36, when David was a young boy.

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