Jimmy Fallon

American talk show host and comedian

James Thomas "Jimmy" Fallon, Jr. (born September 19, 1974) is an American comedian, actor, and musician known for his work on Saturday Night Live. He replaced Conan O'Brien as host of NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on March 2, 2009, and replaced Jay Leno when he became host of w:The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in February of 2014.

Fallon at the Montclair Film Festival in 2013
Jimmy Fallon


  • Actually, it's tough, because he's not really screwing up. He seems to be doing a good job, but we're there just in case — the first time he does anything.
    • In answer the question "Is it easy to write jokes [on Saturday Night Live] about President Bush?", posed in the summer of 2001
    • Smith, Kerry L. (2001-07-05), "Jimmy Fallon". Rolling Stone. (872):153
  • Honestly, it's the greatest show on television. It's live. It's topical. It makes you laugh. It's just a great vibe.
    • About Saturday Night Live, on the set of his post SNL movie, Fever Pitch
    • No byline (2004-10-08), "Jimmy Fallon's pleasant tomorrow". USA Today, Section: Life, Pg. 01e


  • The economy is so bad, Pat Sajak had to take out a home loan just to buy a vowel!
    • Hosting The Tonight Show, October 31, 2016
  • The economy is so bad, the Obamas just listed Abraham Lincoln's bedroom on AirBnB!
    • Hosting The Tonight Show, October 31, 2016
  • The economy is so bad, instead of paying for heat, people are huddling around exploding Samsung phones just for the warmth!
    • Hosting The Tonight Show, October 31, 2016


  • This week, NBC told us five years in advance that Conan O'Brien will take over for Jay Leno, but the network still hasn't said who'll take over for Jimmy Fallon this weekend.

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