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Fans, celebs say goodbye to David Letterman as late-night host ends historic run

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NEW YORK (PIX11)-- From Jim Carrey to Jerry Seinfeld, to Julia Louis Dreyfus, Steve Martin, Chris Rock, Barbara Walters to Alec Baldwin and Peyton Manning, it was a night fit for a King for David Letterman's goodbye on Late Night.

Hundreds of fans lined up on 53rd St hoping to catch a glimpse of celebrities or Letterman.

After the taping concluded, stage manager for late-night show, Biff Henderson, spoke about leaving his workplace of so many years.

 "It's a memory that will always stay in my mind," Henderson said.

Announcer Alan Kalter also stopped to chat.

"I've had plenty of my most marvelous years on this show" said Kalter. "It's like leaving my family."

Many fans came on Thursday night to show their support and continued to show their love on social media .

Stephen Colbert takes over for Letterman in September.