The Evolution of Jon Stewart
Born in New York City on November 28, 1962, Jon Stewart (pictured above in 1993) kicked off his career in his 20s, gaining experience on the stand-up circuit and landing early writing gigs. He hit the small screen with The Jon Stewart Show in 1993 before making his Daily Show debut in 1999. Stewart would go on to sit behind the desk of the Comedy Central program for 16 years, wrapping his run on August 6, 2015. See photos of the beloved star through the years, ahead.