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A young Conan O'Brien in Massachusetts.

Saturday Night Live

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Saturday Night Live

While working as a writer for Saturday Night Live, O'Brien appears as an extra in the "Irish Drinking Songs" sketch on March 17, 1990.

Conan O'Brien and Johnny Carson

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Conan O’Brien and Johnny Carson

Conan O'Brien meets his idol Johnny Carson in New York City on May 24, 1993.

Conan O'Brien graces the cover of Rolling Stone for the first time on September 19, 1996.

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Conan O'Brien graces the cover of Rolling Stone for the first time on September 19, 1996.

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Conan O'Brien and co-host Andy Richter perform "In the Year 2000" on Late Night with Conan O'Brien on December 14, 1999.

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Jim Carrey makes a surprise appearance as Late Night character the Masturbating Bear on December 17, 1999.

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Chris Kattan as David Lee Roth and host Conan O'Brien as the lead singer of Right Said Fred in the "Napster Testimony" sketch on Saturday Night Live on February 10, 2001.

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Backstage during the last week of Late Night with Conan O'Brien in 2009 with son, Beckett, and his wife, Liza Powel.

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Backstage with O'Brien's parents and wife Liza Powel on the final night of Late Night with Conan O'Brien on February 20, 2009.

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The White Stripes perform as the last musicial guest on Late Night with Conan O'Brien on February 20, 2009.

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Conan O'Brien films a segment at Chicago's Wrigley Field for the premiere of the Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien on May 17, 2009.

Pearl Jam

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Pearl Jam

Conan O'Brien and co-host Andy Richter with Pearl Jam on the first night of TheTonight Show with Conan O'Brien on June 1, 2009.

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Conan O'Brien performs "Free Bird" with Will Ferrell — dressed as Lynyrd Skynyrd's Ronnie Van Zandt &$#8212; on the last night of The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien on January 22, 2010.

Conan O'Brien and Jack White

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Conan O’Brien and Jack White

Conan O'Brien and Jack White perform at Third Man Records in Nashville on June, 2010.

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Conan O'Brien performs at New York City's Radio City Music Hall on his "Legally Prohibitied from Being Funny On Television" tour on June 1, 2010.

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