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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 & 27 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
(1992-2014)
The Jay Leno Show
(2009-2010)
Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me
Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me Himself - Talk Show Host
(2014)
The Jay Leno Special
(1986)

Filmography

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 2015-2017 Jay Leno's Garage (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 21 episodes)
- The Next Generation (2017) ... (executive producer)
- The Car My Father Drove (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Keys to Happiness (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Hand Made (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Child at Heart (2017) ... (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 (7 credits)
Show Show Actor (97 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (3 credits)
Show Show Thanks (13 credits)
Show Show Self (271 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (74 credits)

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Other Works:

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 »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 12 Interviews | 78 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Jay | Leno

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

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 »

Trivia:

The final guest on his run of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) was successor Conan O'Brien and the musical guest was James Taylor. See more »

Trademark:

White hair with black spot See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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