Conan was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston, the son of Ruth (née Reardon) and Thomas O'Brien. He is the third of six children. Conan attended Brookline High School, where he served as the managing editor of the school newspaper. After graduating as valedictorian in 1981, he entered Harvard University. He graduated magna cum laude in 1985 with an A.B. in History and Literature. Throughout college, O'Brien was a writer for the Harvard Lampoon humor magazine. During his sophomore and junior years, he served as the Lampoon's president. He has been a staunch Democrat since casting his first vote for President in 1984 for Walter Mondale.
Conan started his career as a writer for shows such as Saturday Night Live and The Simpsons. After a sucessful career of writing, in 1993 Conan began to host Late Night with Conan O'Brien where his comedy started to reach new heights and his fan base grew. In 2009 Conan's run with Late Night came to an end, and on June 1, 2009 he began hosting The Tonight Show. After circumstances and his final Tonight Show on January 22, 2010, he can currently be seen on his Legally Prohibited Tour before his new show premiers on TBS in November of 2010. Conan also owns his own television production company called Conaco.
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