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Overview (3)

Born in Verona, New Jersey, USA
Birth NameJon Ferguson Mohr
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jay Mohr, born in Verona, New Jersey, USA, wanted to be a comedian all of his life. He performed stand-up comedy at colleges, comedy clubs, and such television forums as An Evening at the Improv (1982) and Two Drink Minimum (1994). He first gained national attention while a cast member on Saturday Night Live (1975), where he became known for his impersonations of such people as Sean Penn and Christopher Walken.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Matt Dicker

Spouse (2)

Nikki Cox (29 December 2006 - present) (filed for divorce) (1 child)
Nicole Chamberlain (1 November 1998 - 4 January 2005) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (22)

He is a frequent guest on the New York City drive-time radio show "Opie & Anthony," where he adds his own commentary on the bizarre in-studio happenings and, of course, throws in the occasional Christopher Walken impersonation.
Did a killer impersonation of Christopher Walken in a skit titled "Christopher Walken's Psychic Hotline" on Saturday Night Live (1975).
Has a tattoo on the inside of his bicep that is dated and contains the word "will," in respect of his cousin Will, who was killed by a drunk driver.
His ex-wife, Nicole Chamberlain, is a former model who wrote a one-woman show called "Next!" about her experiences, particularly dealing with the audition process.
Jay Mohr is a frequent contributor to "The Jungle," a radio show hosted by Jim Rome. Jay's razor-sharp takes and opinions have earned him the nickname Slam Man on the show. [August 2001]
He hosts a sports variety show in the vein of Frank Skinner & David Baddiel's Fantasy Football League (1994), called Mohr Sports (2002), which debuted on ESPN in April 2002. He offers his unique and humorous insights on the world of sports in front of a live studio audience. The 30-minute weekly show features a timely, sports-themed comedy monologue, followed by interviews with athletes and entertainment personalities, remote segments, and musical performances.
"A constant struggle to get on camera" is what he called Saturday Night Live (1975).
Has a son, Jackson Mohr (born in 2002) with ex-wife Nicole Chamberlain.
Suffers from stage fright
Engaged to Nikki Cox [February 3, 2006].
Is the youngest of five siblings.
Brother-in-law of Matthew Cox.
Co-creator of Last Comic Standing (2003).
Favorite songs: "Don't Let Me Down" by The Beatles, "All the Way" by Frank Sinatra, "Monkey Man" by The Rolling Stones, "How Can You Mend a Broken Heart" by Al Green, "Across the Universe" by Rufus Wainwright.
Jay and Nikki Cox became the parents of a boy, Meredith Daniel Mohr, on May 5, 2011, weighing in at 6 lbs 7 oz [May 6, 2011].
Fan of the New York Jets.
Legally changed his name to Jay Ferguson Cox Mohr as a second anniversary present to his wife Nikki Cox.
He has English, German, Scottish, and Welsh ancestry.
Has starred in Ghost Whisperer (2005) and Hereafter (2010) both of which were about an afterlife.
Is seeking joint custody with wife Nikki Cox (filed for divorce), of their son, Meredith Daniel Mohr, born, May 5, 2011.
Jay Mohr, filed for divorce from wife, Nikki Cox in July, 2016. Mohr originally filed for a dismissal, but it seems the couple are set to divorce with new papers being filed. The pair are citing "irreconcilable differences".
Born the same day as River Phoenix.

Personal Quotes (2)

I think I made a mistake once...yeah...it was only once.
(Expressing his displeasure about not getting enough screen time on Saturday Night Live (1975)): "All that waiting around for a glimmer of stage time, just getting angry every week...It was just an oppressive, horrible, horrible place to be. I went to work feeling nauseous".

Salary (1)

Gary Unmarried (2008) $150,000 /episode (2009-10)

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