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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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Jimmy Fallon -- Plastered in the Hamptons (PHOTO)

Jimmy Fallon
Plastered In the Hamptons

Jimmy Fallon's healing his aching left hand in style ... hitching a ride to the Hamptons to close out the holiday weekend. Jimmy's injured fingers and hand were fully wrapped in a cast Sunday in… READ MORE >

Jimmy Fallon -- I Nearly Ripped Off My Finger (PHOTO)

Jimmy Fallon
I Nearly Ripped My Finger Off

Jimmy Fallon and his single working hand are looking for a little sympathy -- he just gave us a first look at the injury, and an explanation for what happened early Friday morning. Jimmy's left… READ MORE >

- 10 days ago
Jimmy Fallon -- Hospitalized with Hand Injury ... Taping Cancelled (UPDATE)

Jimmy Fallon
Hospitalized with Hand Injury ... Taping Cancelled

Jimmy Fallon is laid up in a New York City hospital this morning after having surgery on his hand ... TMZ has learned. After taping his show on Thursday ... we know Jimmy did dinner… READ MORE >

- 11 days ago
Jimmy Fallon -- Had Him a Blast With ... Drunken 'Grease' Sing-Along

Jimmy Fallon
Had Him a Blast With ... Drunken 'Grease' Sing-Along

Jimmy Fallon relived his famous send-off from "SNL" -- singing a "Grease" classic -- but this time he had a barroom full of hammered backup singers ... which just made it more… READ MORE >

- 160 days ago
Madison Bumgarner -- Hey Jimmy Fallon ... Here's a Pair of My Undies!

Madison Bumgarner
Hey Jimmy Fallon ... Here's a Pair of My Undies!

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 >

- 245 days ago
Common -- Cold on Harry Potter's Rap Skills

Common
Cold on Harry Potter's Rap Skills

Common caught some of Daniel Radcliffe rapping on 'Jimmy Fallon' the other night ... and gave us his honest review. But that wasn't enough to distract some people from something else -- Common's… READ MORE >

- 248 days ago
Jimmy Fallon -- Kanyes Stephen Colbert's Emmy Speech

Jimmy Fallon
Kanyes Colbert's Emmy Speech

Jimmy Fallon just hijacked Stephen Colbert's Emmy awards acceptance speech -- and it was either the first shot in a new late night war ... or a totally planned bit.Colbert's crew won for… READ MORE >

- 315 days ago
Wiz Khalifa -- Skips Court ... But Makes Time for Fallon

Wiz Khalifa
Skips Court But Makes Time for Fallon

Wiz Khalifa's great defense for blowing off court in Texas Wednesday -- he was hanging out with Megan Fox and Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show."Sure, Wiz could've kept a low profile -- since… READ MORE >

- 334 days ago
'Mean Girls' -- Reunion Is Happening

'Mean Girls'
Reunion Is Happening

Lindsay Lohan wasn't spewing BS on "Jimmy Fallon" Thursday night -- talking about a "Mean Girls" reunion -- TMZ has learned, it's been in the works for weeks.FYI, 2014 is the 10th anniversary of… READ MORE >

- 486 days ago
Jimmy Fallon - NBC Forces Exclusive Deal On Celeb Guests

Jimmy Fallon
NBC Forces Exclusive Deal On Celeb Guests ... The Peacock Block

Jimmy Fallon's crushing his competition -- partially because NBC's making one helluva deal for celebs to come on his show, and stay off all the other networks.It's the kind of hard bargaining ...… READ MORE >

- 487 days ago

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