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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)
Show Show Writer (5 credits)
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Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
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Show Show Self (235 credits)
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Other Works:

Book: "Leading with my Chin" 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:

"Looks like Darva 'Who Wants to Marry a Multi-Millionaire?' Conger (Darva Conger) will pose naked in 'Playboy' Magazine. She says the photos will be tastefully done. And who else knows more about taste than a woman who marries a man she just met on Fox?" (From The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992), May 8, 2000). See more »

Trivia:

He will step down as host of the The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) in 2009. His replacement will be current NBC Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) host Conan O'Brien. See more »

Trademark:

White hair with black spot See more »

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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