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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 -- Sings Lead with U2 ... Beat It Bono! (VIDEO)

Jimmy Fallon
Sings Lead with U2 ... Beat It Bono!

Jimmy Fallon jumped onstage with U2 -- injured finger and all -- and absolutely stole the show ... for at least one song of the Madison Square Garden gig. … READ MORE >

Jimmy Fallon -- The Finger Isn't Fit for My Ring ... Sorry, Honey (TMZ TV)

Jimmy Fallon
The Finger Isn't Fit for My Ring ... Sorry, Honey [TMZ TV]

Jimmy Fallon’s wedding ring nearly ripped his finger off in a freak accident. So, we had to know if he thinks the thing is cursed now. We got the Tonight Show's… READ MORE >

- 48 days ago
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Jimmy Fallon
I Love My Wife, BUT Wedding Ring Ain't Goin' Back On

Jimmy Fallon's wedding ring will not make an encore performance on his finger once it heals. Fallon -- who almost lost his ring finger last month in a freak kitchen… READ MORE >

- 49 days ago
Jimmy Fallon -- My Finger Almost Got Amputated (VIDEO)

Jimmy Fallon
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- 50 days ago
Jimmy Fallon -- Plastered in the Hamptons (PHOTO)

Jimmy Fallon
Plastered In the Hamptons

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- 58 days ago
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 >

- 67 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 >

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

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

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- 217 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!

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- 302 days ago
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Common
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