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Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart was born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz in New York City, New York, to Marian (Laskin), a teacher, and Donald Leibowitz, a physics professor. His family is Ashkenazi Jewish (from Austria, Ukraine, Poland, and Belarus). Stewart moved to Lawrenceville, New Jersey during his childhood. He graduated from the College Of William And Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. He made his breakthrough on The Larry Sanders Show (1992), where he had a role playing himself, the oft-timed "Guest Host" of "The Larry Sanders Show". He became as much a part of the show's fabric as some of the regular performers.In the 2000s, Stewart emerged as a bonafide television personality with his ascension to host of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996)/Comedy Central, taking over for Craig Kilborn in 1999. Audiences have embraced his sarcastic, sardonic and incisive sense of humor, covering politics and other news stories.Stewart and his wife, Tracey, have two children.

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Nov 28, 1962 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Saturday Night Live 1975-10-11
Latest Project:
Series The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore 2015-01-19

Won 20 Primetime Emmys. Another 13 wins & 50 nominations.

Known For
Poster of The Colbert Report
Poster of The Daily Show
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore Unknown 2015-01-19
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Unknown 2014-04-27
Inside Comedy Unknown 2012-01-01
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Unknown 2012-07-19
Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
Important Things with Demetri Martin Unknown 2009-02-11
Big Time Rush Unknown 2009-11-28
Phineas and Ferb Unknown 2007-08-17
American Dad! Unknown 2005-02-06
Robot Chicken Unknown 2005-02-20
The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire Unknown 1999-08-16
The Daily Show Self - Host / ... 2,584 episodes, 1996-2020 1996-07-22
Spin City Unknown 1996-09-17
NewsRadio Unknown 1995-03-21
Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist Unknown 1995-05-28
Mr. Show with Bob and David Unknown 1995-11-03
Space Ghost Coast to Coast Unknown 1994-04-15
WWE Raw Unknown 1993-01-11
The Nanny Unknown 1993-11-03
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
The Larry Sanders Show Unknown 1992-08-15
The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
The Oprah Winfrey Show Unknown 1986
Jeopardy! Unknown 1984-09-10
Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11