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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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- 1671 days ago
Jimmy Fallon -- Desperate for a Plug

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- 2023 days ago
The Return of Zack Morris!

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- 2026 days ago
Jimmy Fallon's Having a Baby

Jimmy Fallon's
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- 2467 days ago
Jimmy vs. Adam: Who'd You Rather?

Jimmy vs. Adam
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- 2655 days ago
Jimmy Fallon Ruins Local Haunt

Jimmy Fallon
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- 2676 days ago
Jimmy Fallon Flies Dry

Jimmy Fallon
Flies Dry

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