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Jay Leno

Talk Show Host, Comic (born 28-Apr-1950)


Bill Adler; Bruce Cassiday. The World of Jay Leno: His Humor and His Life. Carol Publishing Group. 1992. 215pp.

Bill Carter. The Late Shift: Letterman, Leno and the Network Battle for the Night. New York: Hyperion Press. 1994.

Jay Leno; with Bill Zehme. Leading with My Chin. HarperCollins. 1996. 278pp.

Ronald Smith. The Fight for "Tonight": From Steve Allen and Johnny Carson to Arsenio and Leno. New York: SPI Books. 1993. 303pp.

Jay L. Walker. The Leno Wit: His Life and Humor. New York: Morrow/Avon. 1997.


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  2. Internet Movie Database [link]

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  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. Les Brown's Encyclopedia of Television (p.314)

  7. Celebrity Register 5th Issue (p.324)

  8. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.85)

  9. The Encyclopedia of Television (vol.2, p.943)

  10. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.3, p.132)

  11. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.335)

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