- Jay Mohr
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caption = Jay Mohr, 2004
birthname = Jon Ferguson Mohr
birthdate = birth date and age|1970|8|23|mf=y
birthplace = Verona,
New Jersey, U.S.
homepage = http://jaymohr.com
Nikki Cox(2006 - present)
Nicole Chamberlain (1998-2004)
Jay Mohr (born Jon Ferguson Mohr on
August 23, 1970) is an American actor and stand-up comedian.
Jay Mohr was born in
Verona, New Jersey, as the son of Jean, a nurse, and Jon Mohr, a marketing executive. [ [http://www.filmreference.com/film/63/Jay-Mohr.html Jay Mohr Biography (1970-) ] ] He is of German and Irish descent. He has two sisters, Julia and Virginia. He also has one son, Jackson, from his six-year marriage with former model Nicole Chamberlain. He married actress Nikki Coxon December 29 2006. [ [http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20005554,00.html Jay Mohr Marries Las Vegas Star Nikki Cox - Marriage, Weddings, Jay Mohr, Nikki Cox : People.com ] ]
Television and film work
Mohr appeared as a featured player for the 1993-94 and 1994-95 seasons of "
Saturday Night Live". His 2004 memoir, "" (ISBN 1-4013-0006-5), details this tumultuous period of his life, including his battle with chronic panic attacks. Though his potential was appreciated by "SNL" creator/producer Lorne Michaels, Mohr was impatient with his progression to full cast member, and left the show on bad terms. He has since reconciled with Michaels.
Mohr had a recurring role in the first season of "
The Jeff Foxworthy Show" as Jeff Foxworthy's brother, Wayne. Mohr's first major film role was in 1996 when he played the conniving Bob Sugar, a sleazy sports agent in " Jerry Maguire", followed in 1997 by a starring role in " Picture Perfect". In 1999, Mohr starred in the television series "Action", in which he played sleazy film producer Peter Dragon. Mohr later hosted a talk show on ESPNentitled " Mohr Sports" which ran briefly in 2001 before being cancelled. He was also the voice-over artist for Fox Sports Net's " Beyond the Glory". Mohr has also appeared in movies such as " Are We There Yet?", " Small Soldiers", "Go", and " Pay It Forward".
In 2003 and 2004, Mohr created, hosted, and was
executive producerof NBC's " Last Comic Standing" reality televisionprogram. The show aired for three seasons, but was cancelled near the end of the third season due to poor ratings, only to be renewed later. Mohr was very vocal toward NBC concerning its cancellation, [ [http://www.realityblurred.com/realitytv/archives/last_comic_standing_3/2004_Oct_08_finale_pulled reality blurred + Last Comic Standing 3 finale pulled, maybe; Jay Mohr didn't want third season ] ] and did not return for the show's fourth season in 2006. Mohr was replaced with new host Anthony Clark, but he is credited as a consultant. On the season finale of "Last Comic Standing 4", Jay performed as a guest comedian. He had a recurring role on on the TV series " Ghost Whisperer", which has since developed into a regular role. Mohr also starred in an episode of the hit sitcom Scrubs - "My Own Private Practice Guy" in 2003.
Mohr currently stars as newly divorced dad Gary Brooks on the CBS sitcom
Gary Unmarried. He plays Paula Marshall's ex-husband.
Mohr has contributed frequently to "
The Jim Rome Show" as a caller and has guest hosted for Rome when the latter is on vacation. Mohr's sardonic wit and knowledge of clone slang has endeared him to the Jungle audience. His nickname on the show is "Slam Man" and Rome often lets him promote his upcoming comedy club appearances. Mohr got 7th place in the 2007 Smack-Offand 6th place in the 2008 Smack-Off. Jay is also known to do "drive-by" call-in's to the show to usually promote one of his stand-up shows or live events.
He used to appear frequently on the "
Opie and Anthony" radio program, but since they're on so early and he lives in California, he's been appearing frequently on the " Ron and FezShow" as a caller. As of June 2008 due to his work schedule he is once again contributing frequently to the Opie and Anthonyshow.
Mohr was the Master of Ceremonies at
BlizzCon2007. He was featured in three commercials for Diet Pepsi, where Mohr plays the agent for Diet Pepsi (the can), making deals with Diddy, Jackie Chanand a celebrity poker appearance.
Mohr can be heard as a semi-regular guest on the
Ron and Fezand Opie and Anthonyshows on XM Satellite Radio. Mohr considers Fez Whatleyof Ron and Fezone of his closest friends.
Mohr is often a celebrity caller to "
The Jim Rome Show", where he talks about sports and rips on the "clones." Rome's nickname for him is the Slam Man. Jay guest hosted the " The Jim Rome Show" on August 13, 2007 when Rome was on vacation. During the show, Mohr made a joke about the city of Vancouver saying it looked "so much like Hong Kong," referring to Vancouver's large Asian population. Mohr also guest hosted for Rome on April 11, 2008, July 7, 2008 when he slowly drowned out Joe in the OC with the Lollipop Guild song and most recently on August 20, 2008.
He hosted and performed at the closing-night festivities of the
BlizzConconference at the Anaheim Convention Center, CA on August 4.
January 22, Jay is hosting a [http://www.youtube.com/user/TurboTax Tax Laugh] contest on YouTubefor American software maker Intuit.
Jay hosted the 2006 nascar nextel cup awards banquet.
Awards and nominations
Recurring characters on SNL
*James Barone from "Good Morning Brooklyn"
Anthony Kiedisfrom The Red Hot Chili Peppers
*People from Boston
Christopher Walken, an impersonation he also does outside of SNL (particularly on " The Simpsons" episode, " Insane Clown Poppy" in the scene where Walken reads " Goodnight Moon" to a group of frightened children). Walken himself has even said that Mohr's impression of him is his favorite.
* "Lonely Street" (2008)
Street Kings" (2008)
* "Even Money" (2007)
Christmas Do-Over" (2006)
Community Service" (2006)
* "" (2006) (
The Groomsmen" (2006)
King's Ransom" (2005)
Are We There Yet?" (2005)
Seeing Other People" (2004)
* "Fastlane" (2002) (
The Adventures of Pluto Nash" (2002)
* "Black River" (2001)
Cherry Falls" (2000)
Pay It Forward" (2000)
200 Cigarettes" (1999)
* "Go" (1999)
Playing by Heart" (1999)
* "Action" (1999) (
Small Soldiers" (1998)
Jane Austen's Mafia!" (1998)
Suicide Kings" (1997)
Picture Perfect" (1997)
Jerry Maguire" (1996)
* [http://www.jaymohr.com/ Official website]
* [http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/writers/jay_mohr/archive/index.html Jay Mohr SI.com archive]
*imdb name|id=0001542|name=Jay Mohr
* [http://msn.foxsports.com/writer/archive?authorId=308 Weekly column on FOXSports.com]
NAME= Mohr, Jay
ALTERNATIVE NAMES=Mohr, John
DATE OF BIRTH= 1970-8-23
PLACE OF BIRTH= Verona,
DATE OF DEATH= 2008-3-8
PLACE OF DEATH=
New York City, New York
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