Who did Johnny Carson replace as host of “The Tonight Show”?

Question: Who did Johnny Carson replace as host of "The Tonight Show"?

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Johnny Carson

American host

John William Carson was an American talk show host and comedian, best known for his 30 years as host of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Wikipedia

Born: 23 October 1925, Corning, Iowa, United States

Died: 23 January 2005, Los Angeles, California, United States

Spouse: Alexis Maas (m. 1987–2005), MORE

Children: Cory Carson, Christopher Carson, Richard Carson

Quotes

I know a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex, and rich food. He was healthy right up to the day he killed himself.

If life was fair, Elvis would be alive and all the impersonators would be dead.

Mail your packages early so the post office can lose them in time for Christmas.

Answer: Johnny Carson was on born on this day in 1925 in Corning, Iowa, but was raised in Nebraska. Carson walked out from behind the curtain to host The Tonight Show for the first time on October 1, 1962, replacing Jack Paar, who had earlier replaced Steve Allen. For 30 years Carson took his place behind the desk and wowed audiences with his monologues, humorous skits, and memorable characters. Jack Paar’s death at age 85 came just a year before his Tonight Show successor Johnny Carson died from emphysema.

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