Mother of ‘Tonight Show’ host Jimmy Fallon dies

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA – JANUARY 04: Host Jimmy Fallon attends the 74th Annual Golden Globes Preview Day at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 4, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK CITY- The mother of “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon has died, a day after the show canceled one of its tapings.

A spokeswoman for the host said Gloria Fallon died Saturday at a New York City hospital with her son and other family by her side. She was 68 years old.

Fallon told The Associated Press through his spokeswoman that he lost his “biggest fan.”

“The Tonight Show” had canceled its episode Friday, following reports of a family matter.

Gloria Fallon had attended the taping of her son’s first night hosting “The Tonight Show” in 2014. Jimmy Fallon has also featured his mom in the show’s hashtag segment, #MomQuotes.

 

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