Jay Leno (I)


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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)
Contact Jay Leno
(1997)
Dave Jay Leno
(1993)
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(2000)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Producer (7 credits)
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Appeared in the music video for Garth Brooks' country single hit, "We Shall Be Free", along with many other stars and famous people. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 12 Interviews | 79 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Jay

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

If God had wanted us to vote He would have given us candidates. See more »

Trivia:

In May 2003, he hosted NBC's morning talk show Today (1952). In a May sweeps promotion, "Today" show host Katie Couric, in turn, hosted The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992). See more »

Trademark:

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Nickname:

Hardest Working Man in Showbiz

Star Sign:

Taurus

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