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James Christian "Jimmy" Kimmel (born November 13, 1967) is an American comedian, actor, voice artist and television host. He is the host and creator of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, a late-night talk show that airs on ABC. Prior to that, Kimmel was best known as the co-host of Comedy Central's The Man Show and Win Ben Stein's Money. Kimmel is also a television producer, having produced shows such as Crank Yankers, Sports Show with Norm Macdonald, and The Andy Milonakis Show. Kimmel was born in the Mill Basin neighborhood of the New York City borough of Brooklyn, the eldest of three children of Joann (née Iacono), a homemaker, and James Kimmel, an IBM executive. He is Roman Catholic and, as a child, served as an altar boy. Kimmel is of German descent on his father’s side and Italian on his mother’s side. His uncle, Frank Potenza, appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! as a regular from 2003 until his death in 2011. The family moved to Las Vegas, Nevada, when he was nine years old. He graduated from Ed W. Clark High School and then attended University of Nevada, Las Vegas for one year before attending Arizona State University for two years without completing a degree. Kimmel began working in the radio

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Jimmy Kimmel -- Fatherhood Blows Sometimes ... Deal With It, Baby (PHOTO)

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- 179 days ago
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- 223 days ago
White House Confirms -- Obama Called Off Kimmel Appearance

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- 223 days ago
President Obama's Secret Mission ... 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

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- 225 days ago
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- 250 days ago
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Jimmy Fallon
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'Crack Mayor' Rob Ford
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