Actor | Writer | Producer
Jimmy Fallon wrote the foreword to Cavett's book "Brief Encounters: Conversations, Magic Moments, and Assorted Hijinks" which was published in 2014.
[on writing for Johnny Carson] I was a starving actor. And I wanted to be a comic, I thought vaguely. But most of all, I wanted to be on a talk show--as a guest--and even if I'd done it only once, I could go back to Nebraska and say, "I made it", ...
Richard Alva Cavett
Gibbon, Nebraska, USA
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