Dick Cavett

American talk show host and comedian

Richard Alva "Dick" Cavett (born November 19, 1936) is an American television talk show host, comedian, game show host, entertainer, television, and radio personality, and actor who is known for The Dick Cavett Show. He won two Emmy Awards.

Cavett in April 2010

Cavett was born on November 19, 1936 in Gibbon, Nebraska.[1] He was raised in New York City, New York. He has German, French, British and Irish ancestry. Cavett studied at Yale University. He was married to Carrie Nye from 1964 until her death in 2006. He has been married to Martha Rogers since 2010. He has no children.


  1. "Dick Cavett Biography". Retrieved 2010-02-13.

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