Famous as the father of late night comedian Jimmy Fallon. He has frequently been seen with his son in public, and made a guest appearance during his son's first monologue for The Tonight Show in 2014.
His son rose to fame during his time on Saturday Night Live. He would later begin hosting Late Night with Jimmy Fallon in 2009.
He served during the Vietnam War, and subsequently sang in street corner doo-wop groups.
His wife Gloria died in November 2017.
His son has frequently performed with pop star Justin Timberlake.