Aug. 23rd, 1970
Verona, New Jersey, USA
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Jay Mohr (born August 23, 1970) 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'.
- He hosts a sports variety show in the vein of 'Frank Skinner (II)' (qv) & 'David Baddiel' (qv)'s _"Fantasy Football League" (1994)_ (qv), called _"Mohr Sports" (2002)_ (qv), 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.
- Brother-in-law of 'Matthew Cox (I)' (qv).
- Engaged to 'Nikki Cox' (qv) [February 3, 2006].
- 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' (qv) impersonation.
- Is the youngest of five siblings.
- "A constant struggle to get on camera" is what he called _"Saturday Night Live" (1975)_ (qv).
- 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.
- Did a killer impersonation of 'Christopher Walken' (qv) in a skit titled "'Christopher Walken' (qv)'s Psychic Hotline" on _"Saturday Night Live" (1975)_ (qv).