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Nancy Juvonen (born May 18, 1967) is an American film producer.[1] She and Drew Barrymore own the production company Flower Films.

Nancy Juvonen
Born (1967-05-18) May 18, 1967 (age 52)
OccupationFilm producer
Years active1999–present
Spouse(s)
Jimmy Fallon (m. 2007)
Children2

CareerEdit

Juvonen was born in Marin County, California. She has Finnish ancestry.[2] Juvonen graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in sociology and cooperative education.[3] After graduating she worked odd jobs. She was employed at a dude ranch in Wyoming, worked as a private flight attendant, and worked for an artist who was trying to eradicate homelessness. Eventually she got her big break as an assistant to Clarence Clemons, a member of the E Street Band.[4][5]

In 1993, Juvonen met Drew Barrymore through her brother Jim, a writer/producer who was working on the set of Mad Love.[1] The two subsequently founded Flower Films.[6]

Personal lifeEdit

Juvonen married comedian Jimmy Fallon, host of The Tonight Show, on December 22, 2007.[7] After meeting on the set of Fever Pitch, Nancy and Jimmy began dating in May 2007 after Drew Barrymore invited Fallon to a birthday party she threw for Nancy. A few months later in August 2007 Fallon proposed on the dock at sunset with a Neil Lane designed engagement ring at Nancy's family home in Wolfeboro on Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire. They were married four months later.[8] They have two daughters: Winnie Rose, born in 2013, and Frances Cole, born in 2014; both were born via gestational surrogacy.[9][10][11][12]

Juvonen, who is of Finnish descent,[13] is the daughter of aviation industry executive William H. Juvonen, who is a Stanford University alumnus and former Marine Aviator.[14] In September 1961 while flying a gunnery mission as a new aviator undergoing fleet replacement pilot training in VMF 334, he experienced a wing failure at the fold joint and ejected from his F-8C Crusader jet.[15] To commemorate the event, on March 31, 2015, his son-in-law, Jimmy Fallon, presented him with a commemorative Martin-Baker watch on The Tonight Show (Martin-Baker made his ejection seat).

FilmographyEdit

As producer
As actress

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Who Is Nancy Juvonen? (Photos) | Right Celebrity". Celebrity.rightpundits.com. August 15, 2007. Retrieved June 6, 2015.
  2. ^ "Enkeleillä on suomalainen selusta". Kaleva.fi (in Finnish). Retrieved August 12, 2019.
  3. ^ Scharf, Lindzi (n.d.). "A True Somebody" Flower Films Producer Nancy Juvonen". (interview) Lindzi.com. Archived from the original on October 22, 2006. Retrieved June 6, 2017.
  4. ^ Weigle, Lauren (July 24, 2013). "Nancy Juvonen, Jimmy Fallon: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know". Heavy.com. Retrieved June 6, 2015.
  5. ^ "Jimmy Fallon Marries Nancy Juvonen in The Caribbean". HULIQ.com. Retrieved June 6, 2015.
  6. ^ "Charlie's Angels producer Nancy Juvonen". Savvy Miss.com. Retrieved June 6, 2015.
  7. ^ Hamm, Liza; Silverman, Stephen M. (December 29, 2007). "Jimmy Fallon Marries Producer Girlfriend". People. Retrieved January 19, 2010.
  8. ^ "Nancy Astor, First Woman Seated in the House of Commons".
  9. ^ "Jimmy Fallon: Our Daughter Was Born via Surrogate". People. August 9, 2013. Retrieved August 10, 2013.
  10. ^ "Jimmy Fallon: My Daughter Was Born Via Surrogacy". Hollywood Life. August 9, 2013. Retrieved February 16, 2014.
  11. ^ Cooper, Gael Fashingbauer (December 3, 2014). "Double the fun! Jimmy Fallon and wife Nancy welcome second daughter". Today.com. Retrieved December 3, 2014.
  12. ^ Margaret, People / Mary. "Jimmy Fallon Welcomes Daughter Frances Cole". TIME.com. Retrieved January 26, 2016.
  13. ^ Hollywood-tuottaja Nancy Juvonen naimisiin (in Finnish) Iltalehti.fi
  14. ^ [1] Archived February 6, 2015, at the Wayback Machine
  15. ^ "F-8_Crusader_1956-1964". Ejection-history.org.uk. July 1, 1962. Retrieved June 6, 2015.

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