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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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 2015 Jay Leno's Garage (TV Series documentary) (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 (5 credits)
Show Show Actor (83 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
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Show Show Thanks (12 credits)
Show Show Self (251 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (62 credits)

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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), Joey Lawrence (as Joey Lawrence), Jay Leno, George Kennedy, Dick Clark, Charlie Chase, Leland Sklar, Gerald McRaney, and David Hasselhoff. See more »

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

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5' 11" (1.8 m)

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In Huntington Beach, California, three police instructors lost their jobs after ordering two cadets who were caught smoking to eat cigarette sandwiches as punishment. And of course the tobacco companies are thinking, 'Cigarette sandwiches - what a great idea.' See more »


Received Hasty Pudding's Man of the Year award at Harvard University [February 4, 2011]. See more »


High-pitched voice See more »

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