Jimmy Fallon's Mother Dies Day After 'Tonight Show' Taping Canceled - NBC Chicago

Jimmy Fallon's Mother Dies Day After 'Tonight Show' Taping Canceled

The news comes one day after the "Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon" host canceled a taping of the show

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    Gloria Fallon, Jimmy Fallon's Mother, Dies at 68

    Gloria Fallon, the mother of Jimmy Fallon, has died at the age of 68, her son's spokesman confirms.

    (Published Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017)

    Jimmy Fallon's mother, Gloria Fallon, passed away on Saturday, a spokesperson for the comedian and talk show host said. She was 68.

    In a statement, a Fallon spokesperson said: "Jimmy Fallon's mother, Gloria, died peacefully on Saturday. Jimmy was at his mother's bedside, along with her loved ones, when she passed away at NYU Langone Medical Center in NYC. Our prayers go out to Jimmy and his family as they go through this tough time."

    The news comes one day after the "Tonight Show" host canceled a taping of the show.

    On Friday, Variety reported that NBC had canceled the show's taping due to "a private Fallon family matter." NBC aired a repeat of the show from September instead.

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    According to IMDB, Fallon's mother has appeared as her self on the talk show twice since Fallon begain hosting in 2014.

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