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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 & 26 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
(1992-2014)
The Jay Leno Show
(2009-2010)
Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me
Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me Himself - Talk Show Host
(2014)
Calendar Girls
Calendar Girls Himself
(2003)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Producer (6 credits)
 2016 Jay Leno's Garage (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 5 episodes)
- Essence of Cool (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Anarchy on Wheels (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Anything But Four Wheels (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Crime Fighters (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Supercars (2016) ... (executive producer)
 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 (7 credits)
Show Show Actor (89 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (12 credits)
Show Show Self (259 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (65 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial: Acura NSX automobile. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 11 Interviews | 77 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Jay

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

"I saw something stupid in the paper today - a new alarm clock that makes no noise. It's for people who don't like loud noises. Instead, it slowly hits you with light and gets brighter and brighter until you wake up. I already have one of those...it's called a window." (From The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992), February 14, 2001) See more »

Trivia:

He is left-handed. See more »

Trademark:

White hair with black spot See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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