Fast Facts

  • As a child, was a huge fan of Saturday Night Live and would often reenact sketches and perform impressions of celebrities for his parents.
  • Left College of Saint Rose one semester short of graduation; later submitted a portfolio of his work on TV and film to finish up his degree and received his diploma in 2009. 
  • Won Lorne Michaels over with his impression of Adam Sandler during his audition for Saturday Night Live.
  • Released a Grammy-nominated comedy album, The Bathroom Wall.  
  • Released a children's book, Snowball Fight, in 2005.
  • Inherited Conan O'Brien's hosting duties on Late Night after O'Brien briefly replaced Jay Leno on The Tonight Show in 2009. O'Brien's show was the first talk show Fallon appeared on after joining SNL in 1998.

Awards

  • 2010, Emmy — Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media - Nonfiction: Winner
  • 2011, Emmy — Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media: Nominee
  • 2011, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2012, Grammy — Best Comedy Album: Winner
  • 2012, Emmy — Outstanding Variety Series: Nominee
  • 2014, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series: Nominee
  • 2013, Emmy — Outstanding Variety Series: Nominee
  • 2014, Emmy — Outstanding Variety Special: Nominee
  • 2012, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Winner
  • 2015, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Late Night Talk Show Host: Winner
  • 2014, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series: Winner
  • 2014, Emmy — Outstanding Variety Series: Nominee
  • 2011, Emmy — Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2012, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Late Night TV Host: Winner
  • 2013, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Late Night Talk Show Host: Winner

Relationships

  • Jim Fallon — Father
  • Gloria Fallon — Mother
  • Winnie Rose Fallon — Daughter
  • Frances Cole Fallon — Daughter
  • Gloria Fallon — Sister
  • Nancy Juvonen — Wife

College

  • College of Saint Rose, Albany, New York, United States (BA in Communications, 2009)

Details

  • Birth Name: James Thomas Fallon
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Birthday: September 19, 1974, Virgo
  • Profession: Actor, Comedian, Writer
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