Richard Alva “Dick” Cavett (born November 19, 1936) is a television talk show host known for his conversational style and in-depth discussion of issues.
Dick appeared regularly on nationally broadcast television in the United States in five consecutive decades, the 1960s through the 2000s.
Dick has been nominated for ten Emmy Awards and has won three. In 1970, he co-hosted the Emmy Awards Show with Bill Cosby in a bi-coastal broadcast.
In recent years, Dick has written a blog for the New York Times, promoted DVDs of his former shows, and hosted replays of his classic TV interviews with Groucho Marx, Katharine Hepburn, and others on Turner Classic Movies channel.