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.
- [October 22-26, 2007] Broke the Guinness world record for most miles flown in a five-day work week (30,000-plus miles back and forth from New York to California), hosting two television shows.
- Nephew of 'Frank Potenza' (qv).
- Has narcolepsy but keeps it under control with medication.
- 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).
- His favorite movie is _The One and Only (1978)_ (qv).
- Of Italian, German and Irish extraction. His mother is Italian, his father is half German and half Irish.
- 'David Letterman' (qv) has been his idol, one whose success he has tried to emulate, since he was a child.
- Worked in Los Angeles as "Jimmy the Sports Guy" until he started _"The Man Show" (1999)_ (qv).