Letterman, 68, had already welcomed a galaxy of stars during his final weeks as the show’s host (Tom Hanks, George Clooney, Julia Roberts, President Barack Obama, Sarah Jessica Parker, Billy Crystal, Alec Baldwin, Tina Fey, Scarlett Johansson, John Travolta and Bruce Willis – to name just a few). And in advance of his last taping, more A-listers made their way into the historic Ed Sullivan Theater.
Photographers camped out saw Emmy winning comedic actors Baldwin, Fey and Julia Louis-Dreyfus heading into the theater.
Fans caught many more celebs attending the taping as well:
With 33 years’ experience, Letterman, 68, holds the record for longest-running late-night host in history. He has collected 16 Emmys over the course of his 6,028 broadcasts.
Letterman makes his final appearance on CBS’s Late Show Wednesday at 11:35 p.m. ET.