Creator / Jay Leno

James Douglas Muir "Jay" Leno (born April 28, 1950) is an American comedian, actor, and television host. After doing standup comedy for years, he became the host of NBC's The Tonight Show from 1992 to 2014, except for a time between June 2009 and February 2010 when it was supposed that he would be succeeded by Conan O'Brien, while beginning in September 2009 a primetime talk show, titled The Jay Leno Show, which aired weeknights at 10:00 p.m., also on NBC; however, a controversy led to Leno returning to host The Tonight Show. He hosted his last episode of The Tonight Show on February 6, 2014.