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Jay Mohr

Jay Mohr burst onto the screen and received critical acclaim for his role opposite Tom Cruise in the box office hit Jerry Maguire directed by Cameron Crowe. Born in Verona, New Jersey, Mohr performed stand-up comedy at colleges and comedy clubs before joining the cast of Saturday Night Live, where he gained national attention for his uncanny impressions of Christopher Walken, Ricki Lake and Sean Penn, among others.

Mohr has starred in such films as Simone with Al Pacino, the independent film Seeing Other People, Pay It Forward opposite Kevin Spacey and Helen Hunt, Picture Perfect opposite Jennifer Aniston, Go with Scott Wolf, the ensemble drama Playing by Heart, Suicide Kings with Denis Leary and Christopher Walken, the comedy spoof Mafia, as well as the films Small Soldiers, Paulie and 200 Cigarettes.

His television projects include starring as Peter Dragon in the highly acclaimed series, Action, and lending his voice to Drew Barrymore's Olive, the Other Reindeer. An avid sports fan, he hosted the weekly sports/comedy/variety show Mohr Sports for ESPN. When not appearing in film or TV projects, Mohr can be found on stage at comedy clubs and college campuses across the country.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.
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Jay Mohr Facts

Birth NameJohn Mohr
OccupationActor
BirthdayAugust 23, 1970 (47)
SignVirgo
BirthplaceVerona, New Jersey, USA
Height5' 9" (1m75)  How tall is Jay Mohr compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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