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Jay Leno


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 3 wins & 27 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
(1992-2014)
Contact
Contact Jay Leno
(1997)
Space Cowboys
Space Cowboys Jay Leno
(2000)
Dave
Dave Jay Leno
(1993)

Filmography

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 2015-2017 Jay Leno's Garage (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 21 episodes)
- The Next Generation (2017) ... (executive producer)
- The Car My Father Drove (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Keys to Happiness (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Hand Made (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Child at Heart (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2014 Jay Leno's Garage: The Ultimate Car Week (TV Special documentary) (executive producer)
  The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (producer - 1,806 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)
Show Show Writer (7 credits)
Show Show Actor (97 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (13 credits)
Show Show Self (275 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (75 credits)

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Other Works:

Participated in a WCW tag-team wrestling match with partner Dallas Page against Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 12 Interviews | 78 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Jay

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

People don't mind if you have a lot of money if they know you're working for it. See more »

Trivia:

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

Trademark:

White hair with black spot See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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