NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Happy Birthday to New Rochelle's Jay Leno
Leno turns 66 on Thursday. He was born James Douglas Muir Leno on April 28, 1950.
He is an actor, writer, producer, voice actor, and television host. He was the host of NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" from 1992 to 2009.
Leno made his first appearance on The Tonight Show on March 2, 1977, performing a comedy routine. Starting in 1987, he was a regular substitute host for Johnny Carson on The Tonight Show.
He has been married to Mavis Leno since 1980; they have no children. His parents died, as did his only brother.
Leno owns almost 300 vehicles and has a youtube channel and television show, "Jay Leno's Garage," as well as a regular column in "Popular Mechanics" magazine.
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