Happy Birthday Jon Stewart
Another celebrity birthday during the “Frog Days of Fall”. Today, Jon Stewart of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” celebrates his 49th birthday. Stewart is one of those comedians who has crossed into news and politics, with his satirical and often hilarious TV show. And regardless of party, the politicians line up to get on his show.
Here’s a little bio information courtesy of Wikipedia:
“Jon Stewart, born November 28, 1962 is an American political satirist, writer, television host, actor, media critic and stand-up comedian. He is widely known as host of The Daily Show, a satirical news program that airs on Comedy Central.
Stewart started as a stand-up comedian, but branched into television as host of 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. He has also had several film roles as an actor. Stewart became the host of The Daily Show on Comedy Central in early 1999. He is also a writer and co-executive-producer of the show. After Stewart joined, The Daily Show steadily gained popularity and critical acclaim, resulting in his sixteen Emmy Awards.”