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Jon Stewart

Mostly Credited As: Jon Stewart
Sometimes Credited As: The Daily Schmo

Birth Name: Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz
Date Of Birth: November 28, 1962 (Age 52)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: New York City, New York
Height: 5' 6" (1.67 m)

Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart, born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz, was born November 28, 1962 in New York City, New York. He was raised in Lawrence Township, New Jersey. In 1971, Jon's parents divorced, which was very difficult for him. Jon began to use comedy to get through the divorce and ease the tension. Jon attended College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia where he majored in Psychology. Before making it big in the entertainment industry, Jon worked several jobs including a bakery worker, a puppet master in southern NJ grade schools, a bartender, busboy, and a construction worker. In 1987 he began doing stand-up comedy which led him to doing high-profile shows for the Las Vegas comedy circuit. In 1999, after working for other TV shows, Jon began his job as host of The Daily Show. He currently has a contract with the show through 2008. In 2001, Jon filed a petition for legal name change to Jon Stewart.

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Herblock: The Black & the White (2014)As: Himself
Night of Too Many Stars (2008)As: Himself (Host)
The Daily Show: Global Edition (2005)As: Host
Where's Elvis This Week? (1996)As: Host
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996)As: Himself (Host S04-S20)
You Wrote It, You Watch It (1993)As: Himself (Host)
Billboard Music Awards (1990)As: Himself (Host 1995)
The Grammys (1959)As: Himself (Host 2001-2002)
The Academy Awards (1953)As: Himself (Host 2006/2008)
The Emmy Awards (1949)As: Himself (Co-Host 2003)
Episode Cast Credits 

The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore (2015) 
  Carefree Jon Stewart & Gun Control Debate 01x88: (Jul/28/2015) As Himself (Senior "Don't Give a S##t" Correspondent) 

The Colbert Report (2005) 
  Grimmy 11x40: (Dec/18/2014) As Himself 
  Jon Stewart 11x28: (Nov/20/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Metallica 09x115: (Sep/24/2013) As Himself 
  Robin Thicke 09x97: (Aug/06/2013) As Himself 

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014) 
  Jon Stewart, Padma Lakshmi, Jim Gaffigan 01x166: (Nov/19/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Jon Stewart, Shawn Mendes 21x222: (Nov/13/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Jon Stewart, Yelawolf with Kid Rock 19x92: (Feb/15/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Jon Stewart, N.E.R.D. 18x14: (Sep/28/2010) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Jon Stewart, U2, a Top Ten List featuring 10 Team USA members from the World Baseball Classic 16x100: (Mar/05/2009) As Himself 

Today (US) (1952) 
  Season 63, Episode 218 63x218: (Nov/12/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Charlie Rose (1991) 
  Rosewater 23x307: (Nov/12/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Entertainment Tonight (1981) 
  Jon Stewart, 'Foxcatcher' - Channing Tatum, Steve Carell 33x49: (Nov/10/2014) As Himself 

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee (2012) 
  Jon Stewart 04x05: (Jul/17/2014) As Himself 

The Pete Holmes Show (2013) 
  Jon Stewart, Kumail Nanjiani 01x01: (Oct/28/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996) 
  Tom Goldstein 18x124: (Jun/27/2013) As Himself 
  Jon Stewart 03x160: (Dec/16/1998) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Jon Stewart 01x24: (Sep/12/1996) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Big Time Rush (2009) 
  Big Time Invasion 04x01: (May/02/2013) As Himself, [Special Guest Stars]

Conan (2010) 
  Just Another Typical Gay Jewish Televised Wedding in New York 01x165: (Nov/03/2011) As Himself (Walk On) 

The Daily Show (Nederlandse editie) (2011) 
  Season 1, Episode 1 01x01: (Jan/31/2011) As Himself 

Oprah (1986) 
  "The Daily Show's" Jon Stewart & Living Legend Liza Minnelli 25x07: (Sep/21/2010) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Exclusive: Oprah's After-Oscar Party 2006 from the Kodak Theatre 20x93: (Mar/06/2006) As Himself 
  Oscar Nominees Felicity Huffman and Terrrence Howard, and Host Jon Stewart 20x91: (Mar/02/2006) As Himself 

Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003) 
  Post-Oscar special with Jon Stewart, Ben Affleck, Mary J. Blige 06x32: (Feb/24/2008) As Himself 
  After the Academy Awards 04x39: (Mar/05/2006) As Himself 

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  Ann Curry, Mike Epps, OneRepublic 15x48: (Feb/04/2008) As Himself 
  Jon Stewart, Diedrich Bader, Will Shortz, Big Head Todd And The Monsters 01x28: (Oct/20/1993) As Himself 

The Simpsons (1989) 
  E. Pluribus Wiggum 19x10: (Jan/06/2008) Voiced  Himself 

Sesame Street (1969) 
  Chris Teaches Elmo How To Bowl 38x22: (Oct/05/2007) As Himself 

Sit Down Comedy (2005) 
  Jon Stewart 02x04: (Mar/14/2007) As Himself 

American Dad! (2005) 
  Irregarding Steve 02x08: (Dec/10/2006) Voiced  Himself 

Catscratch (2005) 
  A Wooly Adventure / Evil! 01x13: (Mar/24/2006) Voiced  Mammoth 

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003) 
  Jon Stewart/Oliver Hudson 02x12: (Sep/21/2004) As Himself 

Comedy Central Roast (2003) 
  Roast of Denis Leary 01x01: (Aug/10/2003) As Himself (Roaster) 

Primetime Glick (2001) 
  Brad Garrett / Jon Stewart 03x06: (Jun/05/2003) As Himself 

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  Jon Stewart/India.Arie 27x14: (Mar/09/2002) As Himself (Host) 

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) 
  Jon Stewart, Ryan Adams, Apolo Anton Ohno 10x149: (Feb/26/2002) As Himself 

Last Call with Carson Daly (2002) 
  Jon Stewart, Puddle of Mudd 01x05: (Jan/15/2002) As Himself 

Spin City (1996) 
  Wall Street 03x24: (May/11/1999) As Parker 

The Larry Sanders Show (1992) 
  Flip 06x11: (May/31/1998) As Himself 

NewsRadio (1995) 
  Twins 03x18: (Mar/12/1997) As Andrew, [Special Guest Stars]

The State (1993) 
  Episode 204 02x04: (Jul/31/1994) As Himself 
Crew Credits

Show Crew

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996)• Co-Executive Producer
• Executive Producer
The Colbert Report (2005)• Executive Producer
Important Things with Demetri Martin (2009)• Executive Producer

Episode Crew

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996) (Credited in 2427 episodes from this show) 
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Aubrey Plaza 19x138 Jul/31/2014 As: Writer
Maggie Gyllenhaal 19x137 Jul/30/2014 As: Writer
Sara Firth 19x136 Jul/29/2014 As: Writer
Sonia Nazario 19x135 Jul/28/2014 As: Writer
Fareed Zakaria 19x134 Jul/24/2014 As: Writer

He made his breakthrough on "The Larry Sanders Show".

His nickname is Lefty.

Jon graduated from the College of William And Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Jon and his wife legally changed their last names to Stewart after they got married.

Jon has a contract with The Daily Show through 2008.

Jon majored in psychology.

In 2005, Jon won 2 emmy awards for his work on The Daily Show.

Jon Stewart is Jewish.

Jon's father was a physicist and mother was a teacher.

Jon says that he hates Los Angeles.

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