and Etta Mae Richards. In his capacity as talent coordinator for The Tonight Show Cavett was sent to the Blue Angel nightclub to see Woody Allen's act and immediately afterward struck up a friendship. Before leaving for college he worked as a caddy at the Lincoln Country Club.
In recent years Cavett 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 Marlon Brando and others on Turner Classic Movies channel. Richard Alva "Dick" Cavett (/ˈkævɨt/; born November 19 1936) is a former American television talk show host known for his conversational style and in-depth discussion of issues.