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Jay Leno

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Biography

Leno in July 2008.

Source: Wikipedia

James Douglas Muir "Jay" Leno (/ˈlɛnoʊ/; born April 28, 1950) is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, voice actor, and television host. He was the host of NBC's The Tonight Show with Jay Leno from 1992 to 2009. Beginning in September 2009, Leno started a primetime talk show, titled The Jay Leno Show, which aired weeknights at 10:00 p.m. ET, also on NBC.

Fact file

  • Birth name: James Douglas Muir Leno
  • Born: April 28, 1950 (age 65) New Rochelle, New York, United States
  • Medium: Television, film, stand-up
  • Years active: 1973–present
  • Influences: Johnny Carson, Robert Klein, Alan King, David Brenner, George Carlin, Don Rickles, Bob Newhart, Rodney Dangerfield
  • Influenced: Dennis Miller
  • Spouse: Mavis Leno (m. 1980)
  • Notable works and roles: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (host, 1992–2009, 2010–2014) The Jay Leno Show (host, 2009–2010)

Read more about Jay Leno at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Variety, 2017-09-13 01:09:11
The “Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief” telethon brought together stars from all forms of media to raise money for those affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The star-studded phone bank for the event included: Jay Leno, Billy Crystal, Barbara Streisand, Jay Leno, Craig Robinson, Miles Teller, Jared ...

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Variety, 2017-09-12 14:00:05
Fox-owned stations have some news for viewers who like to stay up late. Late-night couch potatoes who never cared for witty monologues from Jay Leno and David Letterman – or more recently, Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon and Stephen Colbert – have always had some respite. Since the Fox broadcast network ...

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