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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)
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Show Show Self (251 credits)
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TV commercial: Burger King restaurants' new menu items. 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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Happy birthday to Hugh Hefner. He just turned 88. You might remember, a year-and-a-half ago he married his 26-year-old fiancée, Crystal Harris. Or, as she calls it, bed-panning for gold. See more »


When he was a child, he fell down the stairs. As a result of the accident, his spleen was ripped and had to be removed. See more »


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