James Thomas "Jimmy" Fallon is an American comedian, actor, television host, writer, and producer. He is known for his work in television as a cast member on Saturday Night Live and as the host of late-night talk show The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and before that Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. He grew up with an interest in comedy and music, moving to Los Angeles at 21 to pursue opportunities in stand-up comedy. He was commissioned to join NBC's Saturday Night Live as a cast member in 1998, fulfilling a lifelong dream. Fallon remained on SNL for six years between 1998 and 2004, co-hosting the program's Weekend Update segment and becoming a celebrity in the process. He left the program for the film industry, starring in films such as Taxi and Fever Pitch. Following his film career, Fallon returned to television as the host of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on NBC studios in 2009, where he became well known for his emphasis on music and video games.
|Birth name:||James Thomas Fallon|
|Born:||September 19, 1974, New York City, U.S.|
|Medium:||Television, film, music, books|
|Alma mater:||College of Saint Rose|
|Genres:||Observational comedy, musical comedy, sketch comedy, surreal humor, character comedy, satire|
|Subject(s):||American culture, American politics, everyday life, pop culture, human behavior, social awkwardness, current events|
|Twitter:||Jimmy Fallon's Twitter profile|
|Facebook:||Jimmy Fallon's Facebook profile|
|IMDb:||Jimmy Fallon's IMDb|
About Jimmy Fallon
Comedian and actor who became known for his impressions of Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, and Adam Sandler on Saturday Night Live. He hosted NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon from 2009 to 2014, then took over for Jay Leno as host of The Tonight Show.
He studied Computer Science while attending The College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York, but ended up switching to communications.
He has appeared in many films, including Factory Girl, Taxi, Almost Famous, Fever Pitch and Whip It.
He got married to Nancy Juvonen on December 22, 2007. The couple welcomed a daughter named Winnie in July 2013 and a second daughter named Frances in December 2014.
During his tenure on SNL, one of his many skits featured an impression of Academy Award-winning actress Hilary Swank.
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