Fact: Will Smith returned to his rap roots during an appearance on America's Late Show With David Letterman on Wednesday (18Feb15) when he treated the studio audience to a brief performance of his 1998 hit Gettin' Jiggy Wit It after the house band played the instrumental for his walk-on music.
Fact: Actor Bill Murray made an hilarious exit from The Late Show With David Letterman on Wednesday (15Oct14), when he left in the middle of his segment to train for the TCS New York City Marathon, which takes place on 2 November (14). The Ghostbusters star ran around a New York City block in a tuxedo and eventually returned to the studio in a pedicab.
Fact: The Foo Fighters are taking up a week-long residency on U.S. Tv's Late Show With David Letterman from next Monday (13Oct14) to perform tracks from their forthcoming album, Sonic Highways. The band will play with special guests each night, while frontman Dave Grohl will sit down for an interview with host Letterman at the start of the week.
Fact: Actor Chadwick Boseman showed off his singing skills on The Late Show With David Letterman on Thursday (21Aug14), when he performed James Brown's It's A Man's Man's Man's World. The 42 star portrays the legendary singer in biopic Get On Up, which is currently in theatres.
Fact: Actress Susan Sarandon was accompanied by a special guest on Late Show With David Letterman on Monday (16Jun14) - her dog Penny, who was dressed up in a red, white and blue outfit, appears in Sarandon's new film Tammy.
Fact: John Lennon's singer son Sean teamed up with rockers The Flaming Lips to pay tribute to The Beatles with a cover of Lucy In the Sky with Diamonds during Thursday's (06Feb14) U.S. broadcast of The Late Show With David Letterman. The Tv gig was part of a week-long series of performances to mark the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four's first American Tv gig, which took place on 9 February, 1964 at New York's Ed Sullivan Theater, where the Letterman show tapes.
Fact: Funnyman Bill Murray will turn back the clock on The Late Show With David Letterman on Thursday (29Aug13) when he helps celebrate the hit U.S. programme's 20th anniversary. The Ghostbusters star was Letterman's first guest when he debuted The Late Show in 1993. Thursday's appearance will be his 26th.
Fact: Steve Martin gave U.S. TV audiences a shocking preview on of his forthcoming bluegrass show at New York's Carnegie Hall during an appearance on The Late Show With David Letterman on Monday night (05Oct09) by performing a banjo solo while fireworks shot from the instrument's neck . The actor/musician will headline a show with Ralph Stanley & THE CLINCH MOUNTAIN BOYS and THE STEEP CANYON RANGERS at the venue on Tuesday night (06Oct09).
Quote: "I know what you're thinking: 'I never knew DAVE's son got so big - and Jewish." Funnyman Adam Sandler on stepping in to host The Late Show With David Letterman last night (20MAR07) after Letterman fell ill. Sandler's first interview was with his dog MATZOBALL. He then chatted with his REIGN OVER ME co-star Don Cheadle and duetted with him on an impromptu version of Diana Ross and Lionel Richie's ENDLESS LOVE ballad.
Fact: SAMUEL L. JACKSON showed off his blues guitar skills on late night TV in America on Friday (23FEB07) when he joined David Letterman's The Late Show band, which featured FELICIA COLLINS, the musician who taught him to play.
Quote: "I'm just really glad I had that opportunity and got it out of my system." Drew Barrymore doesn't regret flashing her breasts at David Letterman - as a birthday gift - during a 1995 appearance on US talk show The Late Show.
Fact: JULIA ROBERTS' October (06) birthday has come early - her husband DANNY MODER has treated her to a pair of custom-made cowboy boots with 'H' on one and 'F' on the other - the initials of the couple's twins HAZEL and FINN. The actress showed off her new footwear on American TV show The Late Show on Thursday night (04MAY06).
Fact: <p>During Scarlett Johansson's recent appearance on The Late Show With David Letterman, the band played Aerosmith's LOVE IN AN ELEVATOR as the actress walked onstage. The LOST IN TRANSLATION star was rumoured to have had a tryst with actor Benicio Del Toro in the lift at the Chateau Marmont hotel after the Oscars in 2004. </p>
Quote: <p>"You should have seen us trying to get through the subway turnstiles. Nightmare." WILL + GRACE star Megan Mullally on arriving at the Thanksgiving Day (24NOV05) The Late Show With David Letterman programme with a marching band from Pocono Mountain East High School from Pennsylvania. </p>
Fact: <p>Actress Jodie Foster has an impressive basketball trick - she can spin a ball on the end of her forefinger. On Tuesday night's (13SEP05) The Late Show in America she spun the ball while speaking French. </p>