Jimmy Fallon: Super Comedian, Writer and Late Night Host by Peter  Adams

Jimmy Fallon: Super Comedian, Writer and Late Night Host

byPeter Adams

Kobo ebook | March 7, 2014

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Jimmy Fallon is a New York born comedian, actor and late night host. As a child, Jimmy and his older sister re-enacted their favorite scenes from Saturday Night Live for their parents every Sunday morning.


After graduating from high school, his mother encouraged him to try performing at an open mic night at a comedy club called Bananas in Poughkeepsie, NY. He continued to perform throughout college then moved to Los Angeles to pursue a comedy career full time.


In Los Angeles, Jimmy joined The Groundlings improve group where he began to polish a very funny standup act. This act won Jimmy his dream audition for Saturday Night Live. He was hired as a cast member for the 1998-1999 seasons.


He remained a cast member of SNL until the 2004 season. After leaving SNL, Jimmy pursued an acting career with movies like "Fever Pitch", "Factory Girl", and "Whip It". He then found success as the host of the television show "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon". In April 2013, NBC announced that Jimmy had been selected to take over The Tonight Show from Jay Leno immediately following the 2014 winter Olympics.

Title:Jimmy Fallon: Super Comedian, Writer and Late Night HostFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 7, 2014Publisher:Peter AdamsLanguage:English

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