Larry "Bud" Melman 1921 – 2007
Calvert DeForest, the white-haired, bespectacled nebbish who gained
cult status as the oddball Larry "Bud" Melman on David Letterman’s late
night television shows, has died after a long illness.
The Brooklyn-born DeForest, who was 85, died Monday at a hospital
on Long Island, Letterman’s "Late Show" announced Wednesday.