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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 (1981) 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

Family (3)

Spouse Nikki Cox (29 December 2006 - 16 August 2018)  (divorced)  (1 child)
Nicole Chamberlain (7 November 1998 - 4 January 2005)  (divorced)  (1 child)
Children Mohr, Jackson
Relatives Conan O'Brien (cousin)

Trivia (15)

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.
Impersonated actor Christopher Walken in a Saturday Night Live (1975) skit titled "Christopher Walken's Psychic Hotline".
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.
Mohr's ex-wife, Nicole Chamberlain, with whom he has a son, Jackson Mohr (born 2002), is a former model who wrote a one-woman show called "Next!" about her experiences, particularly dealing with the audition process.
Mohr has been a frequent contributor to "The Jungle", a radio show hosted by Jim Rome. Mohr's takes and opinions have earned him the nickname "Slam Man" on the show.
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).
Suffers from stage fright
The youngest of five siblings of English, German, Scottish, and Welsh ancestry, Mohr is brother-in-law of Matthew Cox and a cousin of late night talk show host Conan O'Brien.
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.
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. However, the couple sued for divorce in July 2016 citing "irreconcilable differences". They have joint custody of their son (Meredith Daniel Mohr; born 2011).
Has starred in Ghost Whisperer (2005) and Hereafter (2010) both of which were about an afterlife.
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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