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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 (84 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
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Show Show Thanks (12 credits)
Show Show Self (250 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (63 credits)

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Other Works:

TV commercial, "What if Your Idea Changed the World?" for Shell Oil Company. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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


Alternate Names:

Jay

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

"I saw something stupid in the paper today - a new alarm clock that makes no noise. It's for people who don't like loud noises. Instead, it slowly hits you with light and gets brighter and brighter until you wake up. I already have one of those...it's called a window." (From The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992), February 14, 2001) See more »

Trivia:

Release of his autobiography, "Leading with My Chin" by Jay with Bill Zehme. See more »

Trademark:

White hair with black spot See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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What's he doing now? jordan-733-804120
Some old racist comments he made back in 2004 Casper-Von-Kyd
Feels like he's auditioning for Fox Rheli
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