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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 »

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The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
The Jay Leno Show
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 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)
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5' 11" (1.8 m)

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[Advice to young comedians when starting out] Comedy is like going to college, you do it for four years, then you graduate, then you start getting stand up jobs. You have to look at it like any other job, if you went to work for a big company, you would start in the mail room for a year, maybe nine months if you're exceptional, then you move up. See more »


Under the teacher's comments of Jay's 5th-grade report card read, "If Jay spent as much time studying as he does trying to be a comedian, he'd be a big star." See more »


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