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Jay LENO

American Jay LENO

born James Douglas Muir LENO

American comedian, actor, philanthropist and television host

Source :  Tim DOWLING

Born: on April 28, 1950 in New Rochelle, New York, USA


Biography

Leno was born on April 28, 1950, in New Rochelle, New York. His homemaker mother, Catherine (née Muir; 1911–1993), was born in Greenock, Scotland, and came to the United States at age 11. His father, Angelo (1910–1994), was an insurance salesman who was born in New York, to immigrants from Flumeri, Italy. Leno grew up in Andover, Massachusetts, and graduated from Andover High School. Leno obtained a bachelor's degree in speech therapy from Emerson College, where he started a comedy club in 1973. His older brother, Patrick (May 12, 1940 – October 6, 2002), was a Vietnam War veteran who worked as an attorney.

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See Also :

- Category Television & Radio Host - American