Jason Jones

Follow
Jason Jones

Born

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Birth Name

Gender

Male
8.5
out of 10
User Rating
21 votes

Biography

EDIT
He is married to Samantha Bee of "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart".

Credits

Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Jason's first appearance on the big screen was in the 1995 film "Midnight Temptations."

    • Jason is the second "Daily Show" correspondent not born in the United States; the first was his wife, Samantha Bee.

    • When he was relatively unknown on "The Daily Show," Jason gathered a significant following due to his pieces on New Jersey slogans, his new daughter, and planned communities.

    • Jason's official title on "The Daily Show" is Senior Correspondent. He was promoted to this position while filling in for his wife when she was on family leave.

    • Jason took the place of his wife on "The Daily Show" when she left for family leave in 2005. She returned to the show nearly a year later to work alongside her husband.

    • In 2003, Jason appeared in TV commercials for Budweiser. He was in two short films entitled "The Best Man" and "The Company Man," and he played a character named Greg Gregger.

    • In 2005, Jason appeared in a TV commercial for Macy's.

    • Jason, whose biological father is a cobbler, often sports his father's designs.

    • Jason is a strict nightshade-free Vegan.

    • Jason was a member of The Bobroom, a Canadian comedy troupe.

    • Jason has been married to fellow "Daily Show" correspondent Samantha Bee since 2001.

    • Jason minored in Botany when he attended the Ryerson Theatre School in Toronto.

    • Jason has been nominated for three awards: one Canadian Comedy Award each for his acting and writing in "Ham & Cheese" (a Canadian comedy) in 2005 and one Canadian Comedy Award for his writing for "The Bobroom" (a Canadian sketch comedy show) in 2001.

    • Jason was a major part of the theatre program when he attended Hill Park Secondary School in his hometown of Hamilton.

    • Jason's nicknames include "J-Squared" and "Horseballs."

    • Jason is well-trained in music - he is a conservatory-trained cellist.

    • Jason is only the second Canadian born correspondent on "The Daily Show." His wife, Samantha Bee, is the first.

    • He is an avid rock, mineral and fossil collector.

    • His wife, Samantha Bee, gave birth to a baby girl named Piper Bee-Jones

  • Quotes

    • Jason: (in his "Daily Show" segment on the real "Laguna Beach") I had learned one thing: Reality is just life...without school, fat people, poverty, rain, or herpes.

    • Jason: (in an interview examining the "dangers" of gays in the military) I know I'd rather die in a terrorist attack than suffer through an uncomfortable shower with a gay....know what I'm saying?

    • Jason: (after Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich said that the Arnold Schwarzenneger training video was fascinating) You're not the Gay Governor, are you?

SUBMIT REVIEW
  • We should have numbers instead of proper names.

    9.9
    I made Jason Jones cool, before Jason Jones was cool.



    You git. Where do you get off stealing my moniker? If you weren't so goddamn funny, I'd send you a box of half-eaten candies.



    You should at least see what the other Jason Jones is doing.



    www.myspace.com/youngagentjones



    Stay classy and don't fuck up.



    Thank you,



    Jason Jones
More
Less