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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 -- 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 >

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 >

- 77 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 >

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

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

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- 231 days ago
NBC Threatening Celebrities -- It's Jimmy Fallon or the Highway

Jimmy Fallon
NBC Threatens Celebs ... It's Fallon or the Highway

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

Jay Leno
NBC Quickly Wipes Away His Memory

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

Jimmy Fallon
Jay Won't Jack My Job

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- 286 days ago
Kim Kardashian, Kanye West -- Win Nightmare Neighbor Award!

Kim and Kanye
Winners!!! Nightmare Neighbor Award

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- 301 days ago
Joan Rivers -- Finally ... Someone Funny Is Hosting 'The Tonight Show'

Joan Rivers
Finally, Someone Funny Is Hosting 'The Tonight Show'

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- 566 days ago
NBC Won't Pull Plug on Jay Leno Prematurely

Jay Leno
NBC Won't Pull Plug Prematurely

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