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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)
The Jay Leno Special
(1986)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Producer (6 credits)
 2016-2017 Jay Leno's Garage (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Larger Than Life (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Made in America (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Love Stories (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Essence of Cool (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Anarchy on Wheels (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 (97 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (12 credits)
Show Show Self (268 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (71 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial: Burger King restaurants' new menu items. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 12 Interviews | 78 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:

"President James Garfield could write in Latin with one hand while writing in Greek with the other. I would give my right arm to be ambidextrous." (From The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992), March 9, 2001) See more »

Trivia:

Winner of the 2014 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, awarded by the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC. See more »

Trademark:

White hair with black spot See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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