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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 -- The Breast Book Signing Ever

Jimmy Fallon
Breast Book Signing Ever!

Jimmy Fallon got two big eyefuls at a signing for his new book "Thank You Notes 2," when a fake mustached fame-hungry female "fan" went topless at a Barnes and Noble in Manhattan on Thursday.Turns… READ MORE >

Jimmy Fallon -- I Asked Howard Stern for Advice Before Obama Interview

Jimmy Fallon
I Asked Howard Stern for Advice for Obama Interview

Before Jimmy Fallon's big interview with Barack Obama last month, the talk show host reached out to several people for advice ... including the King of All Media himself ... Howard Stern. Stern… READ MORE >

- 711 days ago
Barack Obama on Secret Service Prostitution Scandal -- We Fired the 'Knuckleheads'

Obama on Secret Service Scandal
We Fired the 'Knuckleheads'

Jimmy Fallon got one hell of an exclusive out of Barack Obama on his talk show last night ... he got the POTUS to finally open up about the "knuckleheads" he 86'd in the wake of the Secret Service… READ MORE >

- 726 days ago
Lindsay Lohan -- I Didn't Bomb on 'Saturday Night Live'

Lindsay Lohan
I DIDN'T BOMB on 'Saturday Night Live'

Love it or hate it, there's at least one person who thinks Lindsay Lohan did a great job on "Saturday Night Live" last night ... and that's Lindsay herself.Sources close to Lindsay tell TMZ she… READ MORE >

- 778 days ago
Jimmy Fallon -- Lawsuit Claims He's Into Female Domination ... at Work

Jimmy Fallon Lawsuit
Claims He's Into Female Domination ... at Work

Jimmy Fallon likes being bossed around by women, and tried to surround himself with an all-female stage crew -- that's the claim of a fired staffer who's suing Jimmy and NBC Universal for… READ MORE >

- 818 days ago
Jimmy Fallon -- A Case of the Roadhouse Blues

Jimmy Fallon
A Case of the Roadhouse Blues

Jimmy Fallon doesn't limit his singing to his talk show -- he  busts out tunes in hotel bars, too!The "Late Night" host was videotaped last week belting out "Roadhouse Blues" by The Doors at… READ MORE >

- 1050 days ago
Colbert Makes Black's 'Friday' Into Awesome Jam

Colbert
Makes Black's 'Friday' Into Awesome Jam

Stephen Colbert is truly a magician -- because with the help of Jimmy Fallon, The Roots and a special "American Idol" guest, he managed to turn the Rebecca Black song "Friday" into ... dare we say… READ MORE >

- 1115 days ago
Tiger Woods -- I Can Laugh At My Sex Scandal

Tiger Woods
I Can Laugh at My Sex Scandal

Seems Tiger Woods can finally appreciate the funny side of his sex scandal -- 'cause dude was cracking up last night when Jimmy Fallon dropped the words "balls, shaft, holes and foursome."Fallon… READ MORE >

- 1131 days ago
Brian Williams vs. Jimmy Fallon: Who'd You Rather?

Brian Williams vs. Jimmy Fallon
Who'd You Rather?

NBC hosts Brian Williams, 51, and Jimmy Fallon, 35, shared the spotlight at the same event in NYC on Thursday.Question is ...  READ MORE >

- 1422 days ago
Jimmy Fallon -- Desperate for a Plug

Jimmy Fallon
Desperate for a Plug

In an attempt to promote his late night talk show, Jimmy Fallon wore some sort of solar paneled spandex superhero getup at Comic Con in San Diego this weekend.The 34-year-old is doing whatever he… READ MORE >

- 1728 days ago

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