Jon Stewart (born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz; November 28, 1962), is an American comedian, actor, writer, and producer. He is best known as the host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show and for his political satire. Stewart started as a stand-up comedian, but later branched out to television, hosting Short Attention Span Theater for Comedy Central. He went on to host his own show on MTV, called The Jon Stewart Show, and then hosted another show on MTV called You Wrote It, You Watch It." Stewart is Jewish.
Stewart is to direct his first movie, a drama called “Rosewater.”
Filmography[change | edit source]
|1996||The First Wives Club||Elise's lover||scenes deleted|
|1998||Half Baked||Enhancement Smoker|
|Since You've Been Gone||Todd Zalinsky||TV movie|
|The Faculty||Prof Edward Furlong|
|Playing by Heart||Trent|
|1999||Big Daddy||Kevin Gerrity|
|2000||The Office Party||Pizza Guy||short movie|
|Committed||Party Guest||uncredited cameo|
|2001||Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back||Reg Hartner|
|2002||Death to Smoochy||Marion Frank Stokes|
|The Adventures of Tom Thumb and Thumbelina||Godfrey||voice|
|It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie||Himself||scenes deleted|
|2006||The Magic Roundabout (Doogal in North America)||Zeebad||voice|
References[change | edit source]
- Stewart, Jon. (1997-02-27). George Carlin: 40 Years of Comedy [TV]. HBO.
- Keepnews, Peter (1999-08-08). "There Was Thought in His Rage". New York Times. http://www.duckprods.com/projects/lennybruce/lb-nytimesfeature.html. Retrieved 2008-06-23.
- Stewart, Jon. (2005-09-18). The 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards [TV]. CBS.
- Dowd, Maureen (2006-11-16). "America's Anchors". Rolling Stone. http://www.rollingstone.com/news/coverstory/jon_stewart_stephen_colbert_americas_anchors/page/1. Retrieved 2007-10-09.
- Is Jon Stewart the most important Jew in America?
- Jon Stewart to Direct Serious Film, Will Take Hiatus From ‘Daily Show’ March 5, 2013
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