Jay Mohr - Details


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 film "Picture Perfect," opposite Jennifer Aniston; as well as in "Go," with Scott Wolf; "Playing By Heart," opposite Sean Connery and Ellen Burstyn; "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, Mohr occasionally guest-hosts on "The Jungle," a syndicated sports and radio show. When not appearing in film or TV projects, Mohr can be found on stage at comedy clubs and college campuses around the country.

He will next be seen in the Eddie Murphy sci-fi comedy, "Pluto Nash," as well as "Speaking of Sex" with Bill Murray, James Spader and Lara Flynn Boyle.

He is currently filming "Simone," starring with Al Pacino.


  • 23rd August 1970 - Birth