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Jon Stewart

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Famous as :

Actor, comedian

Birth Name :

Jonathan Stewart Leibowitz

Birth Date :

November 28, 1962

Birth Place :

New York, USA

Spouse :

Tracey McShane (veterinary tech, since Nov 2000)

Claim to fame :

Host of "The Daily Show" (1996)

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Jon Stewart Admits Putting Dante Parker in His List of Police Shootings Was a Mistake

December 06, 2014 15:40:02 GMT

apologizes to San Bernardino County District Attorney Mike Ramos for misstating facts about Dante Parker during a TV discussion on police shootings of black men. "You're right re(ference) Dante Parker," he tweeted. "Sloppy to put him in our list of shootings. TV apology coming Monday...Larger point still stands."
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Stephen Colbert Reunites With Jon Stewart on 'The Colbert Report'

November 22, 2014 04:52:39 GMT

reunited with his former "Daily Show" boss, , whom he called his "friend and nemesis" on "" on Thursday night, November 20. Jon appeared on the show to promote his new movie "".
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Video: John Oliver Takes Over 'Daily Show' From Jon Stewart for 'Rosewater' Interview

November 14, 2014 08:53:52 GMT

returned to "" ten months after leaving the show for HBO. The British comedian came to the rescue when felt awkward to talk about his own movie "" on the Comedy Central show.
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Report: NBC Originally Wanted Jon Stewart as 'Meet the Press' Host

October 09, 2014 01:52:03 GMT

Comedy Central apparently almost lost another of its hosts besides who will move to CBS next year. was approached by NBC to replace David Gregory as "Meet the Press" host, three sources with knowledge of the talks tell New York Magazine.
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Jon Stewart's Directorial Debut 'Rosewater' Unveils Trailer and Poster

August 29, 2014 01:03:27 GMT

's directorial debut "" unleashes its first trailer and poster ahead of its November 7 limited release. The film will premiere at the Telluride Film Festival this weekend before being screened at the Toronto Film Festival on September 8.
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Jon Stewart Announces 'Let's Buy CNN' $10 Billion Kickstarter

July 23, 2014 08:53:42 GMT

wants to raise $10 billion to buy CNN. The Comedy Central host announced fake Kickstarter campaign to buy the cable news channel on his show "" Tuesday night, July 22.
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Video: Stephen Colbert Wants Jon Stewart to Be Upset About His Emmy Wins

September 26, 2013 05:04:12 GMT

celebrated his Emmy wins on a Tuesday, September 24 episode of "". Showing off his two Emmy trophies, he apologized for thanking everyone but forgetting to thank himself during his acceptance speech.
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Video: Jon Stewart Needs Stephen Colbert's Help to Prepare for 'Daily Show' Return

September 04, 2013 08:22:14 GMT

made an epic return to "The Daily Show" on Tuesday, September 3 after an extended summer break to direct his movie in Middle East. His temporary replacement was excited to welcome him back, but soon got worried after learning that Stewart was not the person they knew, sporting a full beard and speaking an indecipherable Middle Eastern accent.
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Jon Stewart's Farewell on 'The Daily Show' Interrupted by John Oliver

June 08, 2013 02:44:04 GMT

signs off from "The Daily Show" this summer to film his directorial debut. The political satirist attempted a heartfelt goodbye when hosting his last episode Thursday, June 6, but his temporary replacement crashed the moment.
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Jon Stewart Taking Extended Break From 'Daily Show' to Make Directorial Debut

March 06, 2013 03:04:53 GMT

is going to take a 12-week hiatus from "The Daily Show" this summer to make his directorial debut. The political satirist is set to direct "", a movie he wrote based on BBC journalist Maziar Bahari's memoir "Then They Came for Me: A Family's Story of Love, Captivity and Survival".
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Beyonce Knowles Gives a Clear Look at 1-Year-Old Blue Ivy, Addresses Pregnancy Weight Gain

February 16, 2013 04:29:34 GMT

shows off her adorable baby Blue Ivy who just turned 1 year old in a leaked photo from her upcoming HBO documentary "". It's the first time fans got to see the little girl's face clearly since mama Bey released some pictures last year taken right after she went into labor.
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Videos: Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert Take on 'Harlem Shake'

February 16, 2013 04:14:06 GMT

and have brought "Harlem Shake" to their shows. On February 14, the two TV hosts did their own versions of the Internet meme, with Stewart putting a twist on it.
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Matt Damon on Gay Rumors: I Never Denied Them Because I Was Offended

December 15, 2012 02:18:59 GMT

and 's convincing performance as two good buddies in 1997's "Good Will Hunting" has sparked "bro-mance" rumors about them. Over the years, the "" actor never addressed them until recently when he chatted with Playboy.
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Justin Bieber's Life Story to Be Turned Into TV Series on ABC

December 15, 2012 02:18:37 GMT

has inspired a new TV show which is being developed at ABC. It has been confirmed that the Alphabet is planning a comedy series which will focus on the Canadian pop star's life before he was famous.
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'I'm So Excited' Teaser Sees Hilarious Sexy Dance by Stoned Cabin Crew

December 15, 2012 01:40:57 GMT

Pedro Almodovar's "" has just released a quirky teaser trailer that would make audience burst in laughter. Opened with a serious scene of two cabin crew discussing a "booster" that could increase their mood, the footage suddenly switches to another scene that shows faces of some confused plane passengers.
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Hugh Grant Admits His Behavior on Jon Stewart's 'Daily Show' 'Unforgivable'

December 15, 2012 01:39:13 GMT

has responded to 's complaint about his behavior on "The Daily Show". Instead of hitting back at the host, the British thesp admits he wasn't a nice guest when stopping by the Comedy Central show.
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Video: Jon Stewart and Bill O'Reilly 'Rumble' in Live-Streaming Mock Debate

October 08, 2012 02:11:06 GMT

and Bill O'Reilly, who had a long history of disagreeing with each other on almost every topic, had a debate mockingly dubbed "The Rumble in the Air-Conditioned Auditorium". The frenemies have appeared on each other's shows since 2001, but the the face-off at The George Washington University marked the first time ever they clashed face-to-face.
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Artist of the Week: PSY

September 24, 2012 07:12:18 GMT

's popularity was rocketing within just two months following the release of "Gangnam Style" music video. Through the clip that has spawned a bunch of parodies, he introduced his horse dance, which drew the attention of people worldwide, including some top-notch stars in the U.S. such as and
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Video: Jon Stewart Tackled to the Ground at 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards

September 24, 2012 07:11:01 GMT

had to fight his way to the stage at 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. He was tackled to the ground by and after he was announced by as the winner of Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series.
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Ang Lee's 'Life of Pi' Confirmed as New York Film Festival 2012 Opener

August 14, 2012 04:42:29 GMT

Before arriving in theaters Stateside on November 21, Ang Lee's "" is set to be screened at a prestigious event. On Monday, August 13, it was announced that the first 3D creation from the "" helmer has been chosen to open the 50th Annual New York Film Festival on September 28.
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Robert Pattinson Consoled Over Kristen Stewart Breakup With Ice Cream

August 14, 2012 04:07:04 GMT

While continues to avoid media glare following her tryst with Rupert Sanders, put on brave face on August 13 for an interview on "". The actor reportedly looked anxious, but helped break the tension by offering him an ice cream.
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Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert to Stay on Comedy Central for Two More Years

July 26, 2012 07:36:16 GMT

Comedy Central has extended its contracts with its two staple late-night show hosts, and . Both comedians have signed new deals that will keep them on the network for two more years.
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Coldplay, Russell Brand Up for Amnesty's Night of Music and Comedy

January 25, 2012 18:17:57 GMT

Human rights organization Amnesty International has invited a slew of musicians and comedians to celebrate free speech with them at Secret Policeman's Ball. Coming to the U.S. for the first time on March 14, the event will have , , , Mumford and Sons, , Reggie Watts, and many more.
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Elizabeth Taylor's Legendary Jewels Set New Record for Single Collection at Auction

December 14, 2011 08:12:23 GMT

is breaking one record after another with her world-renowned jewels. Christie's was auctioning off the late Hollywood legend's jewelry on Tuesday, December 13, and by the end of it, her collection has broken the record for a single-owner jewelry collection and set new ones for pearls, colorless diamonds and Indian jewels, Reuters reported.
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Video: Jon Stewart Takes on 'All-American Muslim' Boycott

December 14, 2011 07:58:18 GMT

tried to make sense "" boycott from the Florida Family Association, but ended up finding no reason to complain about the show. Expecting the TLC program to be about "jihadi propaganda", he dubbed it "the most boring reality show alive" featuring "Muslims living their lives like the rest of us f***ing idiots" when addressing the controversy on "".
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Russell Brand Brushes Off Split Rumors: I Treat Internet Like It's a Wicked Little Liar

December 02, 2011 04:11:39 GMT

isn't letting his wife, , do all the damage control over their divorce rumors by herself. The Lonny Barnett of "" dismissed claims that he and the "Firework" hitmaker are separating when stopping by "" for an interview to air Friday, December 2.
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Video Premiere: The Killers' 'Cowboys' Christmas Ball'

December 02, 2011 04:08:48 GMT

join a number of celebrities who celebrate the upcoming music video with new song and music video. The band fronted by release a festive clip to support their new holiday song "Cowboys' Christmas Ball". They are joined by two alien robots which show up to save the day when some bandits come to town.
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Video: Jon Stewart and Brian Williams Poke Fun at Fire Alarm Incident

December 02, 2011 03:49:22 GMT

The annoying fire alarm that interrupted the Tuesday, November 29 broadcast of ' "NBC Nightly News" provided a lot of jokes on the Wednesday episode of "". mocked the anchor who persistently delivered the news despite the emergency announcements and told the viewers at home, "You'll forgive us, we have a fire alarm going off here in the studio."
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Royal Family Not Allowing Jon Stewart's 'Daily Show' to Use Wedding Footage

May 11, 2011 04:09:59 GMT

U.S. comedian has revealed he was forbidden to use footage from April 29's royal wedding on his hit news program "" - because officials feared he would mock the nuptials.
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CNN Fires Rick Sanchez Over 'Bigot' Comment

October 02, 2010 04:30:36 GMT

Little did CNN anchor Rick Sanchez know that as soon as he blurted out the word "biggot" to follow "Jon Stewart", he would be out of job. Sanchez, a Cuba native, has been fired by CNN on Friday, October 1 afternoon following his comment on in a radio interview with Pete Dominick on XM Sirius radio program.
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