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'Tonight Show' moves back to New York with Fallon as host

'Tonight Show' moves back to New York with Fallon as host

NEW YORK, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- New host Jimmy Fallon's debut Monday was the first episode of "The Tonight Show" broadcast from New York in more than 40 years.
Tracy Morgan to replace Tori Spelling as Winterfest grand marshal

Tracy Morgan to replace Tori Spelling as Winterfest grand marshal

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Comedian Tracy Morgan is to replace Tori Spelling as grand marshal of the Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., officials said.
Tracy Morgan enjoying return to stand-up comedy

Tracy Morgan enjoying return to stand-up comedy

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- U.S. comedian Tracy Morgan is returning to stand-up comedy but he says, even during his years on "Saturday Night Live" and "30 Rock" he never left.

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Tracy Morgan's fiancee gives birth to their daughter

Tracy Morgan's fiancee gives birth to their daughter

NEW YORK, July 2 (UPI) -- Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan announced via Twitter Tuesday his fiancee Megan Wollover has given birth to their first child, a daughter, in New York.
Tracy Morgan to star in FX comedy pilot

Tracy Morgan to star in FX comedy pilot

LOS ANGELES, May 31 (UPI) -- Former "30 Rock" and "Saturday Night Live" actor Tracy Morgan is to star in the U.S. comedy pilot "Death Pact," FX announced.
Tracy Morgan to host Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas

Tracy Morgan to host Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, April 18 (UPI) -- Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan is to serve as host of the 2013 Billboard Music Awards ceremony in Las Vegas next month, ABC announced.

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Audiences returning to TV talk shows

NEW YORK, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- New York-based TV talk show hosts said their live audiences would be back Tuesday night.
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Stars line up for Eddie Murphy salute

Stars line up for Eddie Murphy salute

NEW YORK, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Chris Rock, Samuel L. Jackson and Tracy Morgan are to appear in "Eddie Murphy: One Night Only," a tribute to be taped in Los Angeles next month, Spike TV said.

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'Modern Family' wins big at Emmy Awards ... 'Mildred Pierce,' 'Downton Abbey' win multiple Emmys ... Tracy Morgan and Megan Wallover get engaged ... Susan Boyle's third CD set for release ... News from United Press International.
Tracy Morgan and Megan Wallover get engaged

Tracy Morgan and Megan Wallover get engaged

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. comedian and actor Tracy Morgan has confirmed he is engaged to marry model Megan Wallover.
Gervais, Morgan set for N.Y. comedy fest

Gervais, Morgan set for N.Y. comedy fest

NEW YORK, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Ricky Gervais, Kathy Griffin, Tracy Morgan and Louis CK have been booked to perform at the upcoming New York Comedy Festival, organizers said.
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Tracy Jamal Morgan (born November 10, 1968) is an American actor, comedian and author who is best known for his eight seasons as a cast member on Saturday Night Live and currently known for playing the role of Tracy Jordan on the NBC series 30 Rock.

Morgan was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, the second of five children of Alicia (née Warden), a homemaker, and James Morgan, Jr., a musician. Morgan says his father returned after multiple tours of duty in Vietnam addicted to heroin, causing him to leave the family when Morgan was six. He was the target of bullies as a child. His older brother had cerebral palsy and could not protect him so he used comedy to make bullies laugh rather than beat him up.

Morgan grew up in the Tompkins Projects in Bedford–Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. Later, Morgan moved in with his father and, as a teenager, was living with him when he died from AIDS. After attending De Witt Clinton High School in the Bronx, he was discovered in 1984 while doing stand-up at The Apollo. Before Morgan began his career, he worked in New York City as a painter, for L&L Painting and Rose Company.

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