Nov. 13th, 1967
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Jimmy Kimmel's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2008 - Hellboy II: The Golden Army
2007 - Confessions of a Superhero
2007 - Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project
2005 - The Aristocrats
2004 - Garfield
2002 - Like Mike
2000 - Down to You
2000 - Road Trip
Guest TV Roles
Death's Dog (Voiced)
Host on TV
James Christian "Jimmy" Kimmel (born November 13, 1967) is an American television host and comedian. He is the host of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, a late-night talk show that airs on ABC. Prior to that, Kimmel was best known as the co-host of Comedy Central's The Man Show and Win Ben Stein's Money. Kimmel is also a television producer, having produced shows such as Crank Yankers and The Andy Milonakis Show.
- Grew up in Las Vegas.
- Has narcolepsy but keeps it under control with medication.
- Along with fellow actor/comedian 'Adam Carolla' (qv) and 'Daniel Kellison' (qv), he runs his own production company, Jackhole Industries. It usually backs most of the projects that he is involved with.
- Of Italian, German and Irish extraction. His mother is Italian, his father is half German and half Irish.
- His _"Jimmy Kimmel Live!" (2003)_ (qv), formerly known as "The Jimmy Kimmel Project" (2002), is set to switch from Comedy Central to ABC in 2003 following _"ABC News Nightline" (1980)_ (qv).
- Nephew of 'Frank Potenza' (qv).
- Cousin of 'Ivy Iacono' (qv) and 'Sal Iacono' (qv).
- Split from 'Sarah Silverman' (qv) [July 14, 2008].