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Jack Paar

American author, radio and television comedian and talk show host
Paar with then-senator John F. Kennedy, 1959

Jack Harold Paar (May 1, 1918 – January 27, 2004) was an American author, radio and television comedian and talk show host. He is best known as host of The Tonight Show from 1957 to 1962. He was born in Canton, Ohio.

Paar died in Greenwich, Connecticut from a stroke, aged 85.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Former 'Tonight' host Jack Paar dies at 85". Associated Press. January 28, 2004. Retrieved 2011-05-19.

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