Jack Paar

May 1, 1918

Bio: Contracted tuberculosis when he was 14, and dropped out of school at 16. Overcame a stuttering problem to become a successful radio announcer. During WWII, entertained the troops overseas after being drafted. Made national headlines in 1960 after he walked off The Tonight Show when NBC censored a joke about a "water closet." He returned three weeks later. Had… More


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Love Nest
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