Jack Paar

Jack Paar bio

Birth Name: Jack Harold Paar

Occupation: TV Show Host

Place Of Birth: Canton

Date Of Birth: May 1, 1918

Date Of Death: January 27, 2004

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Jack Paar was born on the 1st of May, 1918. He was popular for being a TV Show Host. Best known for hosting The Tonight Show from 1957 to 1962. He also served as host of Jack Paar Tonite for a year in the ’70’s and appeared as a guest on Donahue, Late Night with David Letterman and The Tonight Show alongside multiple hosts.

Jack Paar was born in Canton. He worked as a radio host for stations in Indianapolis, Detroit, Cleveland and Buffalo. After Orson Welles ‘ War of the Worlds broadcast ran on the radio, he calmed the nation by saying, “The world is not coming to an end. Trust me. When have I ever lied to you?”

Jack Paar was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Jack Paar was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Jack Harold Paar is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Jack Paar’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Jack Paar’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Jack Paar kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Jack Paar was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Jack Harold Paar
NICKNAME: Jack Harold Paar
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Jack Paar was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Jack Paar was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Jack Paar had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Jack Paar’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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