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Jon Stewart was born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz in New York City, New York, to Marian (Laskin), a teacher, and Donald Leibowitz, a physics professor. His family is Ashkenazi Jewish (from Austria, Ukraine, Poland, and Belarus). Stewart moved to Lawrenceville, New Jersey during his childhood. He graduated from the College Of William And Mary in ... See full bio »

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 2015 The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore (TV Series) (executive producer - 60 episodes)
- GOP Debate Gripes & Ben Carson's Rise (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Soul Food with Rand Paul & Inmate Release (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Ferguson Fires & Paul Ryan's Demands (2015) ... (executive producer)
- CIA Email Hack & Joe Biden's 2016 Plans (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Toddlers with Guns & Wealth Therapy (2015) ... (executive producer)
  The Daily Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 1,963 episodes, 2003 - 2015) (co-executive producer - 636 episodes, 1999 - 2002)
- Jon Stewart's Final Episode (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Louis C.K. (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Denis Leary (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Amy Schumer (2015) ... (executive producer)
- J.J. Abrams (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2014 Rosewater (producer)
 2005-2012 The Colbert Report (TV Series) (executive producer - 523 episodes)
- Anne Rice (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Gary Johnson (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Sean Kelly (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Ronald DePinho (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Manny Howard (2010) ... (executive producer)
 2010 The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2009-2010 Important Things with Demetri Martin (TV Series) (executive producer - 17 episodes)
- 2: Part 2 (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Control (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Space (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Nature (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Lines (2010) ... (executive producer)
 2010 The Naturalized (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2008 A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All! (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2006 Three Strikes (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2006 Sportsfan (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2004 Indecision 2004: Midway to the Election Spectacular (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2004 The Race from the White House 2004 (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2003 Who Are the Daily Show? (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2003 I'm a Correspondent, Please Don't Fire Me (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2003 The Frank DeCaro Big 'O' Special: A Fable (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2002 The Road to Washington (TV Special) (co-executive producer)
 2002 On the Air: An On Air Guide to Getting on the Air (TV Special) (co-executive producer)
 2002 Matt Walsh Goes to Hawaii (TV Special) (co-executive producer)
 2002 The Big O! True West Hollywood Story (TV Special) (co-executive producer)
 2001 Stephen Colbert Again: A Look Back (TV Special) (co-executive producer)
 2001 Mo Rocca's Back to School Special (TV Special) (co-executive producer)
 2001 Steve Carell Salutes Steve Carell (TV Special) (co-executive producer)
 2001 The Out at the Movies Fabulous Big 'O' Special: Miscast Away (TV Special) (co-executive producer)
 2000 Tales of Survival (TV Special) (co-executive producer)
 2000 The Campaign Trail to the Road to the White House: Storytellers (TV Special) (co-executive producer)
 2000 The Campaign Trail to the Road to the White House (TV Special) (co-executive producer)
 2000 Wrinkled Nuts (TV Special) (co-executive producer)
 2000 The Out at the Movies Fabulous Big 'O' Special: Being Frank DeCaro (TV Special) (co-executive producer)
 1999 The Greatest Millennium (TV Special) (co-executive producer)
 1999 The Daily Show Summer Spectacular (TV Special) (co-executive producer)
 1999 The Daily View (TV Special) (co-executive producer)
 1999 In Search of the Unsolved (TV Special) (co-executive producer)
 1999 Frank DeCaro's Out at the Movies Fabulous Big 'O' Buffet (TV Special) (co-executive producer)
 1996 Jon Stewart: Unleavened (TV Movie) (executive producer)
  The Jon Stewart Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes, 1994 - 1995) (co-producer - 1 episode, 1993)
- Episode dated 9 June 1995 (1995) ... (executive producer)
- Episode dated 26 May 1995 (1995) ... (executive producer)
- Episode dated 5 May 1995 (1995) ... (executive producer)
- Episode dated 5 April 1995 (1995) ... (executive producer)
- Episode dated 29 March 1995 (1995) ... (executive producer)
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Show Show Actor (33 credits)
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Show Show Thanks (6 credits)
Show Show Self (174 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (47 credits)

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Plays Mort Sinclaire the TV comedy writer and Communist on the audio book of Stephen Colbert's "I Am America (and So Can You)" (2007) See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 10 Interviews | 24 Articles | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


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[on Tucker Carlson and his show]: You may have heard that I went onto a TV show on CNN called Crossfire (1982), which I suppose is a debate show named after the stray bullets that strike and kill innocent bystanders during a gang fight. I said some pretty nasty things, most notably that their show was destroying America, and that he was a dick. He replied to me by saying, "You're not being funny.... See more »


Filed petition to make his name change official from Leibowitz to Stewart. When 60 Minutes (1968) asked him why he dropped Leibowitz, Stewart explained: "Sounded too Hollywood". (June 2001). See more »


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