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Born: November 19, 1936 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Gibbon, Nebraska, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1960:
Worked as copyboy for TIME magazine
1960:
Was staff writer for Jack Paar and "The Tonight Show" (NBC)
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Staff writer for "The Merv Griffin Show" (NBC)
1963:
Wrote for "The Jerry Lewis Show" (ABC)
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Performed in nightclubs
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Was host of ABC's "This Morning"
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Hosted the ABC late-night talk show "The Dick Cavett Show"
1974:
Published autobiography, "Cavett"
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Hosted the PBS series "Feeling Good"
1975:
Returned to network TV as star of the CBS talk show "Dick Cavett Show"
1976:
Hosted "Live From Lincoln Center" and "Great Performances" specials for PBS
1977:
Appeared for first time in a feature film (playing himself), "Annie Hall"
1977:
Made Broadway acting debut, "Otherwise Engaged"
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Hosted PBS version of "The Dick Cavett Show"
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Hosted "Time Was", a series of specials for HBO
1983:
Published second memoir, "Eye on Cavett"
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Spent one season on cable's USA Network as host of "The Dick Cavett Show"
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"The Dick Cavett Show" moved to ABC
1987:
Began hosting "College Bowl" for The Disney Channel
1988:
Played character other than himself in feature film for first time, "Beetlejuice"
1988:
Succeeded Tom Aldredge as the Narrator in the Stephen Sondheim-James Lapine musical "Into the Woods"
1989:
Performed "Love Letters" on the NY stage
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Hosted "Cavett", an interview show on cable's CNBC
1997:
Narrated "Elvis Meets Nixon" (Showtime)
2000:
Served as narrator of the Broadway revival of "The Rocky Horror Show"

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