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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

Hide Hide Show Show Producer (6 credits)
 2015-2018 Jay Leno's Garage (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 24 episodes)
- Closed Roads (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Any Which Way but Gas (2018) ... (executive producer)
- In Harm's Way (2018) ... (executive producer)
- The Next Generation (2017) ... (executive producer)
- The Car My Father Drove (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 (277 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (75 credits)

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Other Works:

TV commercial: Tostitos Gold chips 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:

[on NBC replacing Conan O'Brien with Jay Leno after only seven months of his tenure hosting "The Tonight Show"] -- Conan got screwed. I got screwed. This is TV. The reason show business pays a lot of money is so when you get screwed you've got something left over. See more »

Trivia:

Confessed to guest Scarlett Johansson on his show (May 4, 2010) that he is an obsessive hoarder who still has every car magazine purchased since 8th grade. Also revealed that he kept a Soupy Sub Sandwich at the studio sent to him by a lady from Rhose Island in 1993. Johansson was astounded when Leno produced the antique sandwich along with a bottle of 'brown' tomato ketchup. See more »

Trademark:

His large chin See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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