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Before 'Tonight Show,' Jimmy Fallon was a movie star -- kind of
Before 'Tonight Show,' Jimmy Fallon was a movie star -- kind of

Jimmy Fallon debuts tonight as host of the revamped "Tonight Show." But when the comedian left "Saturday Night Live" in 2004, he was hoping to join the long list of "SNL" alums like Chevy Chase, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Eddie Murphy, Will Farrell and Mike Myers who followed their late-night gigs and became successful movie actors. That didn't quite happen. After landing a few roles on-screen, Fallon's movie career fizzled. PHOTOS: Jimmy Fallon's debut on 'The Tonight Show' In his first major post-"SNL" role, Fallon played New York cop Andrew Washburn in "Taxi," co-starring Queen Latifah and...

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