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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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Jimmy Fallon Chipped His Tooth While Opening Medicine Tube for His Injured Finger

August 22, 2015 02:05:49 GMT

apparently has the "best summer ever." After almost ripping off his finger in late June, the host of "" host recently chipped his front tooth when he tried to open medicine tube for his injured finger.

Video: Zac Efron Beats Jimmy Fallon in Egg Russian Roulette

August 18, 2015 08:07:28 GMT

played Egg Russian Roulette against on "". In this recurring game, the host and the guest took turns choosing an egg and smashing it on their heads, without knowing if it was hard boiled or raw.

Jimmy Fallon Signs Deal With NBC to Host 'Tonight Show' Through 2021

August 13, 2015 18:34:09 GMT

is going to stay with NBC and host the network's late-night show for six more years. The "" alum has just been locked for "The Tonight Show" through 2021, the Peacock's boss Robert Greenblatt announces.

Video: Reba McEntire and Jimmy Fallon Serenade Fan With New Song on 'Tonight Show'

August 13, 2015 07:35:34 GMT

made a fan's dream come true when she appeared in the Wednesday night, August 12 episode of "". Along with the show's host , the country superstar treated the fan named Dan to "close-up serenade."

Jimmy Fallon's Marriage NOT 'on the Rocks' After Drunken Night Injury

July 17, 2015 10:25:52 GMT

is on good terms with his wife of eight years Nancy Juvonen despite report stating otherwise. A recent report by OK! claimed that the talk show host's marriage was on the rocks following a drunken night which led to his finger injury.

Video: Jimmy Fallon Plays 'Drinko' With Paul Rudd in 'Tonight Show' Return After Hand Injury

July 14, 2015 07:58:51 GMT

is back at work after a two-week absence due to his hand injury. The funnyman returned to host "" on Monday night, July 13 and took a time to explain how serious his injury was.

Jimmy Fallon Updates Fans on His Injury: I 'Almost Ripped My Finger Off'

June 27, 2015 01:25:40 GMT

took to Twitter on Friday night, June 26 to update his fans about his injury resulting in the cancellation of "" taping. Jimmy shared a photo taken from his hospital bed of his left hand heavily bandaged with a foam brace around his wrist. "Tweeting with one hand," he captioned it.

Jimmy Fallon Cancels 'Tonight Show' Taping Due to Injury

June 26, 2015 17:59:52 GMT

suffers from a hand injury, resulting in the cancellation of "" taping. NBC plans to air a repeat in order to give the comedian time to recuperate after he had a minor surgery.

Video: Channing Tatum and Jimmy Fallon Perform Kids-Friendly Version of 'Magic Mike'

June 24, 2015 08:54:38 GMT

What "" would be like if it were made as a children's movie? and gave the answer as they performed "Magic Mike" scenes written by kids in a Tuesday, June 23 episode of "The Tonight Show".

Video: Lena Dunham Takes on Jimmy Fallon in Lip Sync Battle

June 14, 2015 14:43:14 GMT

faced off in lip sync battle during her visit to "". For the competition, the "" creator dressed in a mini skirt and a tracksuit jacket. "You're all sporty!" Fallon said, to which she explained, "Well, I wanted to take this seriously, and I needed room to flex."

Video: Ed Sheeran Covers Iron Maiden and Limp Bizkit on Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show'

June 03, 2015 02:18:02 GMT

showed he could make any song sound romantic when he visited "" on Monday night, June 1. The British pop star joined the show's host for a hilarious skit featuring him covering rock songs while promoting a fake album called "Ed Sheeran Sings Heavy Metal".

Jimmy Fallon and Jack Black Remake Extreme's 'More Than Words' Music Video

May 06, 2015 04:49:32 GMT

has created a music video for his version of "More Than Words". In the Monday night, May 4 episode of his "", he joined forces with his guest to cover the 1990s hit by and do a shot-for-shot remake of the original visuals.

Blur Teams Up With Jimmy Fallon for Acoustic Version of 'Tender'

May 05, 2015 07:30:20 GMT

made their first U.S. TV appearance in 15 years when they stopped by "" last week. During their visit to the late-night show, they performed "Ong Ong" from their newest album "" on the stage and did an acoustic version of "Tender" from their 1999 set "" while hanging out with host backstage.

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.

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