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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 4 wins & 27 nominations. See more awards »

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(1992-2014)
Dave Jay Leno
(1993)
Space Cowboys Jay Leno
(2000)
Contact Jay Leno
(1997)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Producer (8 credits)
 2021 You Bet Your Life (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2015-2020 Jay Leno's Garage (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 61 episodes)
- All Play and No Work (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Built for Speed (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Unsung Heroes (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Sky's the Limit (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Innovations and Breakthroughs (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2014 Jay Leno's Garage: The Ultimate Car Week (TV Special) (executive producer)
  The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (producer - 1,801 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)
 1986 Jay Leno and the American Dream (TV Movie) (producer)
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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 | 80 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Jay

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)

Spouse:

Mavis Leno
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Personal Quote:

You aren't famous until my mother has heard of you. See more »

Trivia:

Driver of Pace Car at 83rd Indianapolis 500; May 30, 1999. See more »

Trademark:

High-pitched voice See more »

Nickname:

Hardest Working Man in Showbiz

Star Sign:

Taurus

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