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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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Won 22 Primetime Emmys. Another 18 wins & 77 nominations. See more awards »

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(1996-2017)
The Faculty Prof. Edward Furlong
(1998)
Death to Smoochy Marion Frank Stokes
(2002)
Half Baked Enhancement Smoker
(1998)

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 2015-2016 The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore (TV Series) (creator - 259 episodes)
- Jon Stewart (2016) ... (creator)
- Lewis Black (2016) ... (creator)
- Quinta Brunson (2016) ... (creator)
- Julie Klausner (2016) ... (creator)
- Ana Marie Cox (2016) ... (creator)
 1999-2015 The Daily Show (TV Series) (writer - 2,600 episodes)
- Jon Stewart's Final Episode (2015) ... (writer)
- Louis C.K. (2015) ... (writer)
- Denis Leary (2015) ... (writer)
- Amy Schumer (2015) ... (writer)
- J.J. Abrams (2015) ... (writer)
 2005-2014 The Colbert Report (TV Series) (creator - 1,264 episodes)
- Same to You, Pal (2014) ... (creator)
- Episode #10.266 (2014) ... (creator)
- Episode #10.259 (2014) ... (creator)
- JR (2014) ... (creator)
- Michael Sheen (2014) ... (creator)
 2014 Rosewater (screenplay)
 2008 The 80th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (special material written by)
 2006 The 78th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (special material written by)
 2002 The 44th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (special material by)
 2001 Stephen Colbert Again: A Look Back (TV Special) (writer)
 2001 The 43rd Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (special material by)
 1999 The Greatest Millennium (TV Special)
 1997-1999 Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (TV Series) (additional material - 2 episodes)
- Walk for Hunger (1999) ... (additional material)
- Guess Who (1997) ... (additional material)
 1996 Jon Stewart: Unleavened (TV Special)
 1991 Real Mature (TV Movie)
 1989 The Sweet Life (TV Series) (writer)
 1989 Caroline's Comedy Hour (TV Series) (head writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 5 June 1989 (1989) ... (head writer)
- Episode dated 5 April 1989 (1989) ... (head writer)
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Show Show Thanks (7 credits)
Show Show Self (213 credits)
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Other Works:

Radio commercial for the New York Mets. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 10 Interviews | 26 Articles | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

[why he doesn't miss The Daily Show (1996) after two months] Because I feel like I completed it. It's when you feel like you completed a project to the best of your ability. When you've done the best that you think you're able to do, so I have no regrets. All I can do now is be happy that I had that opportunity, the joy in creating it, growing it, evolving it and maintaining it. See more »

Trivia:

In 1995, he optioned the rights to Jack Finney's 1977 book "The Night People". He planned to produce and star in the film version for Miramax but the project never came to fruition. See more »

Trademark:

Pioneered the "news satire" approach to comedy that parodies media pundits and political figures See more »

Nickname:

Soupy See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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