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Jimmy Fallon

James Thomas "Jimmy" Fallon, Jr. (born September 19, 1974) is an American actor, comedian, singer, musician and television host. He currently hosts Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, a late-night talk show that airs Monday through Friday on NBC. Prior to that he appeared in several films, and was best known as a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1998–2004. James Thomas Fallon, Jr., was born in Brooklyn, New York. Jimmy is the son of Gloria and James Fallon, Sr., who is a Vietnam War veteran. His family later settled in Saugerties, New York, while his father worked at IBM in nearby Kingston, New York. He is of Irish descent. As a child, he and his older sister, Gloria, would reenact the “clean parts” of Saturday Night Live that his parents had taped for him. Fallon was such a fan of Saturday Night Live that he made a weekly event of watching it in his dormitory during college. In his teens, he impressed his parents with different impersonations, the first being of James Cagney. He was also musically inclined, and started playing guitar at age 13. He would go on to mix comedy and music in contests and shows. Fallon attended St. Mary of the Snow, a Roman Catholic parochial school,

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Madison Bumgarner
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Jimmy Fallon tried on Madison Bumgarner's underwear on live TV last night ... and it was hilarious. The World Series hero appeared on "The Tonight Show" -- armed with a gift for the talk show… READ MORE >

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- 126 days ago
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- 144 days ago
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- 297 days ago
Jimmy Fallon - NBC Forces Exclusive Deal On Celeb Guests

Jimmy Fallon
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- 298 days ago
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Jimmy Fallon
NBC Threatens Celebs ... It's Fallon or the Highway

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- 298 days ago
Jay Leno -- NBC Quickly Wipes Away His Memory

Jay Leno
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- 325 days ago
Jimmy Fallon -- Jay Leno Won't Jack My Job

Jimmy Fallon
Jay Won't Jack My Job

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- 353 days ago
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