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Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy Fallon


Famous as :

Comedian, actor

Birth Name :

James Thomas Fallon

Birth Date :

September 19, 1974

Birth Place :

Brooklyn, New York, USA

Spouse :

Nancy Juvonen (movie producer, since 22-Dec-07)

Claim to fame :

As cast member of "Saturday Night Live" (1998-2004)


Prior to becoming famous as television host, comedian, and actor, Jimmy Fallon started performing stand-up comedy in high school. He later dropped out of college just shy of graduation to pursue a professional comedy career. A big fan of "Saturday Night Live" since childhood, he got a chance to audition for the show in late 1990s and was subsequently recruited as one of the show's cast. Starring alongside Will Ferrell, Tracy Morgan and Molly Shannon, he proved to be outstanding and had his own fan base, thanks to his impressions of diverse mix of personalities.

In 2004, Fallon announced his departure from the show with the intention to venture into feature films. He made his film debut in "Almost Famous" before then starred in crime comedy "Taxi", followed by romantic comedy "Fever Pitch", and drama flick "Factory Girl". In 2008, the Bay Ridge, Brooklyn native was courted by NBC to take over Conan O'Brien's late-night talk show. When "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" first aired in 2009, it received mixed reviews. In fact, Fallon proved to be able to make a difference with comedy segments, including playing games with guests and making humorous videos.

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Video: Chris Pratt and Jimmy Fallon Team Up for 'Nonsense Karaoke'

April 25, 2015 06:38:12 GMT

showed off his vocal chops during a visit to "" on Friday night, April 24. The actor, who stopped by the show to promote his new film "", joined forces with host for some hilarious "Nonsense Karaoke".

Video: Madonna and Jimmy Fallon Perform 'Holiday' Using Classroom Instrument

April 10, 2015 09:10:49 GMT

is the latest singer hired to lead 's band for a performance using classroom instruments. Following in the footsteps of , and among others, the 56-year-old diva was joined by the talk show host and for a fun rendition of her 1983 hit "Holiday".

Louis C.K. Obstructed Jimmy Fallon's Early Career Dreams

April 09, 2015 09:19:48 GMT

who became the guest of "" on Tuesday, April 7, admitted that he threw away 's career dreams. During an interview on the show, C.K. recalled the past event when Fallon auditioned to land a part on "The Dana Carvey Show" and he refused to hire Fallon.

Video: Michelle Obama and Jimmy Fallon Reunite for 'The Evolution of Mom Dancing Part 2'

April 04, 2015 05:42:35 GMT

It's been two years since Michelle Obama and did "The Evolution of Mom Dancing" on the "Late Night" show. On Thursday, April 3, the two reunited on "The Tonight Show" for a second part of "The Evolution of Mom Dancing" to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the First Lady's "Let's Move!" campaign and its new #GimmeFive challenge.

Jimmy Fallon Unveils His Wax Figures, Sings With Them on 'Tonight Show'

March 28, 2015 06:11:26 GMT

will now be immortalized at Madame Tussauds and he took to his "Tonight Show" to introduce his five wax figures. On Thursday, March 26, he aired a skit in which he sang ' classic "Barbara Ann" with his replicas in his dressing room.

Jimmy Fallon Plays Musical Beers With Hugh Jackman and Chris Hemsworth

March 06, 2015 17:32:21 GMT

challenged his guests to a silly game yet again. The "Tonight Show" host challenged , who dropped by to promote his new movie "", to Musical Beers. The actor sported a ridiculous mullet as a reference to his hairstyle in the film.

Video: Kelly Clarkson and Jimmy Fallon Perform Medley of Famous Duets on 'Tonight Show'

March 03, 2015 07:41:28 GMT

visited "" to promote her new album "". During her appearance in the chat show's Monday night, March 2 episode, the singer teamed up with host for a "History of Duets" medley.

Jimmy Fallon Shares New Photo of Baby Daughter Frances Cole

February 18, 2015 02:42:36 GMT

took to his Instagram on Tuesday, February 17 to share a new photo of her baby daughter Frances Cole. The 2-month-old cutie pie was photographed sitting on a couch and staying warm in a hand-stitched purple cardigan, polka-dot shirt, and dark green pants. "Franny Fallon wishes you a happy Tuesday!" so read a caption that accompanied the snap.

Video: Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon Open 'SNL' Special With Musical Tribute

February 16, 2015 03:48:30 GMT

Best pals and joined forces to kick off the "" 40th anniversary special on Sunday, February 15. Fallon appeared onstage first, before Timberlake interrupted the funnyman before he even finished the first line of his song.

Justin Timberlake, Jimmy Fallon Get Goofy on 'SNL' 40th Anniversary Special Red Carpet

February 16, 2015 02:07:34 GMT

Celebrities packed the 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York, NY, on Sunday night, February 15 not only because it's the headquarters of NBC but also because it's where the "" 40th anniversary special took place. From comedians to TV anchors and singers to actors, all joined in for the star-studded celebration.

Video: Will Smith and Jimmy Fallon Beatbox 'It Takes Two' on 'Tonight Show'

February 06, 2015 09:33:41 GMT

loves music and when , who started his career as a rapper back in 1980s, stopped by his show as a guest, he didn't waste time to ask Smith for a musical collaboration. On Thursday night, February 5, the two delivered a beat box version of Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock's "It Takes Two" using an iPad app.

Jimmy Fallon and 'Saved the by the Bell' Cast Revisit Bayside High in 'Tonight Show' Sketch

February 05, 2015 07:55:14 GMT

reunited the cast of "Saved the by the Bell" for a "Tonight Show" sketch that paid tribute to the 90s TV show. In the 8-minute clip, Fallon played a younger version of himself and enrolled at Bayside High School.

Video: Jimmy Fallon Raps in 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' Parody

February 04, 2015 04:42:04 GMT

recreated "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" opening title sequence in the cold open for the Monday, February 2 episode of "The Tonight Show". The comedian sat on a spinning throne similar to the one did in the original as he began explaining "The Tonight Show's" temporary move from NYC to Los Angeles.

Jimmy Fallon and Drew Barrymore 'Dirty Dancing' on 'Tonight Show' Post-Super Bowl Episode

February 02, 2015 11:37:38 GMT

made a surprise appearance in the post-Super Bowl episode of "". The "" actress joined for his performance of "(I've Had) The Time of My Life" while he was fighting off and in a lip sync battle.

Video: Jimmy Fallon, Carrie Underwood and More Sing 'We Are the Champions' A Capella

February 02, 2015 07:35:48 GMT

helped celebrate the New England Patriots' Super Bowl victory in the Sunday night, February 1 episode of "". The host kicked off the late-night show with a fun video of him teaming up with some of his musician friends for an a capella version of 's classic "We Are the Champions".

NBC Orders Pilots to Jimmy Fallon Workplace Comedy and Monica Potter Starrer

January 27, 2015 04:06:50 GMT

NBC has added two more projects to its slate. The network has just ordered pilots to a workplace comedy from and a starring vehicle for "" actress .

Video: Gwyneth Paltrow and Jimmy Fallon Perform Broadway Version of Rap Songs

January 15, 2015 07:36:21 GMT

showed off her vocal chops in the Wednesday night, January 14 episode of "". The actress joined forces with the show's host to play the Broadway version of some of today's biggest rap hits.

Video: Chris Hemsworth Dances While Sprayed With Water on Jimmy Fallon's Show

January 14, 2015 08:05:52 GMT

and played water war on "The Tonight Show" Tuesday night, January 13 which ended up with the hunky actor showing off his buffed body in his drenched shirt. In this friendly game, either the "" star or the host threw a glass of water to their opponent who got a lower card.

Jimmy Fallon Blew a Chance to Date Nicole Kidman

January 07, 2015 09:35:32 GMT

could've dated back in the day. Stopping by "" on Tuesday night, January 6, the Aussie beauty revealed that she tried to date the comedian when they were still single, but he didn't show any interest in her.

One Direction and Jimmy Fallon Sing 'Santa Claus Is Coming to Town' With Classroom Instruments

December 23, 2014 07:41:55 GMT

made an appearance in the Monday, December 22 episode of "". The dudes joined the show's host for a classroom instrument version of "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town".

Video: Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon Reprise Teen Personas in New 'Tonight Show' Skit

December 17, 2014 09:26:22 GMT

and 's teen alter egos were back on "" Tuesday night, December 16. The host and his frequent guest reprised their roles as camp buddies in a new skit set during a summer at Camp Winnipesaukee.

Video: Steve Carell Joins Jimmy Fallon for 'Sexual Healing' on 'Tonight Show'

December 12, 2014 01:33:57 GMT

helped deliver an a cappella rendition of 's "Sexual Healing" on "The Tonight Show". The former Michael Scott depicter on NBC's "" joined Fallon's barbershop quartet The Ragtime Gals to sing the classic, jumping in front of the camera right after the group started the performance.

Jimmy Fallon Debuts Newborn Daughter Frances

December 09, 2014 19:24:02 GMT

introduces his second daughter Frances Cole to the world. During an episode of "", the proud father pulls up his phone and shows pictures of his adorable baby girl. It prompts an "awwws!" response from audience and a parenting advice from his guest .

Jimmy Fallon and Nancy Juvonen Welcome Second Daughter

December 04, 2014 01:55:59 GMT

and his wife Nancy Juvonen welcomed their second child, another baby girl, via surrogate on Wednesday, December 3. A representative for the couple confirmed the happy news to PEOPLE.

Video: Jimmy Fallon and Rashida Jones Turn Recent Hits Into Holiday Songs

November 28, 2014 06:43:13 GMT

got in holiday spirit when hosting "The Tonight Show" Thursday night, November 27. He teamed up with to turn this year's biggest songs into a medley of Hanukkah, Thanksgiving and Christmas songs.

Jimmy Fallon's 'Lip Sync Battle' Turned Into TV Series on Spike TV

November 22, 2014 01:58:57 GMT

One of favorite segments on 's "Late Night" and "Tonight Show" will be turned into a new TV series. Spike TV has picked up "" series based on Fallon's regular late-night bit which features celebrities going head to head and lip synching the song of their choice.

Jimmy Fallon Transforms Into Bono, Performs U2's 'Desire' on 'Tonight Show'

November 19, 2014 03:17:10 GMT

found a way to keep 's fans entertained after the band delayed their week-long residency on "". During the Monday, November 17 episode of the late-night show, the host transformed himself into frontman and covered a song from the Irish group's catalog.

Jay Leno Pokes Fun at Jimmy Fallon During His Return to 'Tonight Show'

November 09, 2014 14:24:17 GMT

stole the show when he returned to "The Tonight Show" Friday night, November 7 as a guest. The funnyman roasted his successor , nine months after stepping down as a host on the NBC late-night talk show.

U2 Announces Week-Long Residency on Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show'

November 05, 2014 06:47:18 GMT

is returning to "" to continue promoting their latest album, "". The band will be joining host and house band for a week-long residency that starts on Monday, November 17.

Jimmy Fallon Writing Children's Book 'Your Baby's First Word Will Be Dada'

October 21, 2014 06:40:15 GMT

is going to release another children's book. Fallon is currently working on a board book called "Your Baby's First Word Will Be Dada". The book, which will be released in thick materials to withstand the abuse from children, is inspired by his daughter Winnie Rose whose first word was "mama" instead of "dada."

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