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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)
The Jay Leno Show
(2009-2010)
Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me
Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me Himself - Talk Show Host
(2014)
The Jay Leno Special
(1986)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Producer (6 credits)
 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 (272 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (75 credits)

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Other Works:

(3/99) Contributing editor for "Popular Mechanics" magazine delivering his column, "Jay Leno's Garage". 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:

The Supreme Court has ruled that they cannot have a nativity scene in Washington, D.C. This wasn't for any religious reasons. They couldn't find three wise men and a virgin. See more »

Trivia:

During the Michael Jackson trial in February of 2005, Jay Leno had been subpoenaed to testify at the trial. Judge Rodney S. Melville issued a "gag order" barring anyone involved in the case from discussing it outside court, and the comedian feared that the order would apply to his monologues on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992). He was allowed to write the jokes but not tell them. To get ... See more »

Trademark:

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Star Sign:

Taurus

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