Jack Paar

Jack Paar
1918 - 2004

Jack Paar  American Talk Show Host


Jack Paar passed away on 27th Jan 2004 aged 85. His last relationship was when Miriam Wagner (spouse) started dating Jack Paar in 1943.


Jack Paar was in a relationship with Miriam Wagner (spouse) (1943 - 2004).


Jack Paar is a 85 year old American Talk Show Host. Born Jack Harold Paar on 1st May, 1918 in Canton, Ohio, USA, he is famous for Host of "The Tonight Show" in a career that spans 1948–1998. His zodiac sign is Taurus.

Jack Paar was in an on-screen matchup with Marilyn Monroe in Love Nest (1951).

Jack Paar is a member of the following lists: Writers from Greenwich, Connecticut, The Tonight Show and Radio personalities from Buffalo, New York.


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Longest Relationship61 yrs
Shortest Relationship61 yrs
Average Relationship Length61 yrs
First Name Jack
Last Name Paar
Full Name at Birth Jack Harold Paar
Age 85 (age at death) years
Birthday 1st May, 1918
Birthplace Canton, Ohio, USA
Died 27th January, 2004
Place of Death Greenwich, Connecticut, USA
Cause of Death Natural Causes
Build Slim
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text TV Personality, Author
Occupation Talk Show Host
Claim to Fame Host of "The Tonight Show"
Music Genre (Text) Observational comedy
Year(s) Active 1948–1998

Jack Harold Paar (May 1, 1918 – January 27, 2004) was an American author, radio and television comedian and talk show host, best known for his stint as host of The Tonight Show from 1957 to 1962. Time magazine's obituary noted that: "His fans would remember him as the fellow who split talk show history into two eras: Before Paar and Below Paar."

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Jack Paar85 TaurusTalk Show Host
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Down Among the Sheltering Palms1953Lt. Mike SloanMovie
Love Nest1951Ed ForbesMovie
Walk Softly, Stranger1950Ray HealyMovie
Easy Living1949Scoop SpoonerMovie
Variety Time1948Master of CeremoniesMovie

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