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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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  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)
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Other Works:

TV commercial: Acura NSX automobile. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 10 Interviews | 73 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


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:

During the Michael Jackson trial in February of 2005, Jay Leno had been subpoenaed to testify at the trial. Judge Rodney S. Melville issued a "gag order" barring anyone involved in the case from discussing it outside court, and the comedian feared that the order would apply to his monologues on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992). He was allowed to write the jokes but not tell them. To get ... See more »

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Star Sign:

Taurus

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Feels like he's auditioning for Fox Rheli
Some old racist comments he made back in 2004 Casper-Von-Kyd
What's wrong with Conan's fans? boatandbridge
Leno said 'It was business' with Conan......now 'I'm getting stabbed in box_398
I HAVE COMPLETED MY VOW... FIVE LONG YEARS. CjjjHill
I will miss you buddy marre_rut
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