Name: Jay Leno
Birth Name: 
James Douglas Muir Leno
Birth Date: 
April 28, 1950
Birth Place: 
New Rochelle, NY
Occupation: 
Stand Up Comedian / TV Host
Relationship Status: 
Married to Mavis Nicholson Leno
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Report: Jay Leno to Exit "The Tonight Show" in 2014; Jimmy Fallon Front Runner to Take Over

Posted Saturday March 2, 2013 6:15 PM GMT

As the "Tonight Show"'s Jay Leno ages, NBC is reportedly planning the move to a new host in the near future.

According to The Hollywood Reporter sources, NBC may make the 2013-2014 TV season the last for the 62-year-old comedian.

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Jimmy Kimmel Slams Jay Leno in Playboy Interview

Posted Friday February 15, 2013 11:45 AM GMT

He’s never been one to self-censor and Jimmy Kimmel was up to his usual shenanigans in his recent interview with Playboy magazine.

The late night comic first praised “The Tonight Show” host Jay Leno, noting, “He’s not just a smart politician but also a smart guy.”

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Stars Tweet Reactions to the State of the Union Address

Posted Wednesday February 13, 2013 12:35 AM GMT

As the nation tuned in to hear President Obama's plans for the country, stars took to Twitter to share their thoughts on Tuesday night's (February 12) "State of the Union" address.

With the Commander-In-Chief covering a wide variety of topics during his annual speech, celebs offered up some serious, but also funny observations on the things that caught their attention.

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Barbara Walters Talks Lindsay Lohan Cancellation, Jay Leno Gets LiLo Interview

Posted Monday November 12, 2012 4:00 PM GMT

She was supposed to have a no-questions-banned interview with Lindsay Lohan later this month, but Barbara Walters got the shaft from the “Mean Girls” actress’ publicity team.

A bit miffed, Walters told her audience on “The View” today (November 12), "My interview with Lindsay is canceled. She has new PR people, a very well-known group that we do business with all the time."

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George Clooney Honored at 26th Anniversary Carousel Of Hope Ball

Posted Saturday October 20, 2012 11:44 PM GMT

Supporting the cause to find a cure for diabetes, a full slate of stars turned up for the 26th Anniversary Carousel Of Hope Ball in Beverly Hills, CA on Saturday night (October 20).

Held at the iconic Beverly Hilton Hotel, George Clooney was joined by girlfriend Stacy Keibler as he was recognized for his efforts in advocating various humanitarian causes by being doted with the Brass Ring Award.

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Tom Hanks & Jay Leno Speak At Michael Clarke Duncan Memorial

Posted Tuesday September 11, 2012 7:30 PM GMT

Speaking out about the life of one of their fellow Hollywood friends, Tom Hanks and Jay Leno were among the eulogizers at Michael Clarke Duncan's memorial service on Monday (September 10).

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Jimmy Kimmel Talks "Fake" Friendship with Jay Leno

Posted Tuesday August 28, 2012 5:35 PM GMT

Just days after receiving some harsh words from a fellow Hollywood host, it looks like Jay Leno is getting the wrath again, but this time from a competing late night funnyman.

On Monday night (August 27), Jimmy Kimmel opened up to the press during a media panel in New York City about his feelings towards Leno, saying, "F**k him,” before adding that their former friendship was "fake."

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NBC Threatens Howard Stern After Jay Leno Remark

Posted Tuesday August 28, 2012 9:01 AM GMT

He has never been one to hold back and last week Howard Stern continued to let his audience know he was still not a fan of late night talk show host Jay Leno.

While doing his infamous radio show, the outspoken 58-year-old called Leno a "spineless maggot," which apparently led to harsh criticism from an NBC executive.

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