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'''Jon Stewart''' (born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz on November 28, 1962) is an [[American]] [[liberal]], nine-time [[Emmy]]-winning [[American]] [[comedian]], [[satire|satirist]], [[actor]], [[author]], and producer. He has described himself as "more of a [[socialist]] or an [[independent]] than a Democrat."<ref>http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0012/15/lkl.00.html</ref> [[Roger Ailes]] mentioned that Stewart told him he is an atheist.<ref>[http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tim-graham/2010/11/18/roger-ailes-says-jon-stewart-told-him-hes-atheist-and-socialist#ixzz15j5QaQnF Roger Ailes Says Jon Stewart Told Him He's an Atheist and a Socialist, Newsbusters.org, November 18, 2010]</ref> He is best known as the host of [[Comedy Central]]'s ''[[The Daily Show with Jon Stewart]]'' and for his political satire. Jon Stewart is Jewish by heritage.  
 
'''Jon Stewart''' (born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz on November 28, 1962) is an [[American]] [[liberal]], nine-time [[Emmy]]-winning [[American]] [[comedian]], [[satire|satirist]], [[actor]], [[author]], and producer. He has described himself as "more of a [[socialist]] or an [[independent]] than a Democrat."<ref>http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0012/15/lkl.00.html</ref> [[Roger Ailes]] mentioned that Stewart told him he is an atheist.<ref>[http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tim-graham/2010/11/18/roger-ailes-says-jon-stewart-told-him-hes-atheist-and-socialist#ixzz15j5QaQnF Roger Ailes Says Jon Stewart Told Him He's an Atheist and a Socialist, Newsbusters.org, November 18, 2010]</ref> He is best known as the host of [[Comedy Central]]'s ''[[The Daily Show with Jon Stewart]]'' and for his political satire. Jon Stewart is Jewish by heritage.  
 
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==Early Life==
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Stewart was born in Lawrenceville, [[New Jersey]]. He graduated from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia in 1984, where he studied psychology and played on the men's soccer team.
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==Career==
 
Stewart has also appeared in several films including ''[[Big Daddy]]'', ''[[The Faculty]]'', ''[[Half Baked]]'' and ''[[Death To Smoochy]]''. He was the host of the 2006 and 2008 [[Academy Award]]s.  
 
Stewart has also appeared in several films including ''[[Big Daddy]]'', ''[[The Faculty]]'', ''[[Half Baked]]'' and ''[[Death To Smoochy]]''. He was the host of the 2006 and 2008 [[Academy Award]]s.  
 
Jon Stewart has co-written, with other writers of ''The Daily Show'', ''[[America (The Book)|America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction]]'', which satirizes the American political system, and ''Earth (The Book): A Visitor's Guide to the Human Race''.
 
 
 
==Family==
 
==Family==
Jon Stewart lives with his wife Tracey Stewart (née McShane) in New York City. They have two children.
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Stewart lives with his wife Tracey Stewart (née McShane) in New York City. They have two children.
 
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==Books==
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Jon Stewart has co-written, with other writers of ''The Daily Show'', ''[[America (The Book)|America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction]]'', which satirizes the American political system, and ''Earth (The Book): A Visitor's Guide to the Human Race''. Both are crude books full of sophomoric humor such as swearing, vulgarity, tasteless sexual references, and objectionable Photoshopped pictures. Both contain a heavy [[liberal]] slant.
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
 
*''[[The Daily Show]]''
 
*''[[The Daily Show]]''

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Jon Stewart (born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz on November 28, 1962) is an American liberal, nine-time Emmy-winning American comedian, satirist, actor, author, and producer. He has described himself as "more of a socialist or an independent than a Democrat."[1] Roger Ailes mentioned that Stewart told him he is an atheist.[2] He is best known as the host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and for his political satire. Jon Stewart is Jewish by heritage.

Early Life

Stewart was born in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. He graduated from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia in 1984, where he studied psychology and played on the men's soccer team.

Career

Stewart has also appeared in several films including Big Daddy, The Faculty, Half Baked and Death To Smoochy. He was the host of the 2006 and 2008 Academy Awards.

Family

Stewart lives with his wife Tracey Stewart (née McShane) in New York City. They have two children.

Books

Jon Stewart has co-written, with other writers of The Daily Show, America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction, which satirizes the American political system, and Earth (The Book): A Visitor's Guide to the Human Race. Both are crude books full of sophomoric humor such as swearing, vulgarity, tasteless sexual references, and objectionable Photoshopped pictures. Both contain a heavy liberal slant.

See Also

Notes and References

  1. http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0012/15/lkl.00.html
  2. Roger Ailes Says Jon Stewart Told Him He's an Atheist and a Socialist, Newsbusters.org, November 18, 2010