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Jay Leno


Jay Leno began his career in night clubs, where he worked 300 nights a year before hitting it big in 1992 with his own late-night talk show, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992). By that time he had appeared on television, acted in a few films (American Hot Wax (1978)) but hit paydirt with his late-night television appearances (he made a record ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Jay Leno's Garage: The Ultimate Car Week (TV Special documentary) (executive producer)
  The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (producer - 1,806 episodes, 1994 - 2013) (consulting producer - 64 episodes, 1997 - 1999)
- Episode #21.156 (2013) ... (producer)
- Episode #21.154 (2013) ... (producer)
- Episode #21.145 (2013) ... (producer)
- Episode #21.143 (2013) ... (producer)
- Episode #21.139 (2013) ... (producer)
 2009-2010 The Jay Leno Show (TV Series) (producer - 27 episodes)
- Episode #1.90 (2010) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.88 (2010) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.82 (2010) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.77 (2010) ... (producer)
- Episode #1.72 (2010) ... (producer)
 2006 Jay Leno's Garage (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - uncredited)
 2002 Roadside Attractions (TV Short) (producer)
Show Show Writer (5 credits)
Show Show Actor (79 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
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Show Show Self (244 credits)
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Other Works:

Appeared in the music video for Clint Black's country single hit, "Summer's Comin'", along with Howie Mandel, Black's wife Lisa Hartman (as Lisa Hartman Black), Joseph Lawrence (as Joey Lawrence), Jay Leno, George Kennedy, Dick Clark, Charlie Chase, Leland Sklar, Gerald McRaney, and David Hasselhoff. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 11 Interviews | 75 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Jay

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

It is said that life begins when the fetus can exist apart from its mother. By this definition, many people in Hollywood are legally dead. See more »

Trivia:

Although Leno's The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) predecessor Johnny Carson appeared on rival late night talk show Late Show with David Letterman (1993) twice (in a walk-on stage appearance soon after Letterman's show debuted, and later in a filmed segment), Carson never once appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) with his successor. Many, including Leno, took this as a sign that "... See more »

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High-pitched voice See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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