Jay Mohr

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Jon Ferguson Mohr
  • Birth Place: Verona, NJ
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/23/1970, Leo
  • Profession: Actor; comedian
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Jay Mohr Fast Facts:
  • Began his career as a stand-up comic and earned laughs with his impression of Christopher Walken during his two-year stint on Saturday Night Live 1993-95.
  • Breakthrough role was as a rival agent to Tom Cruise's title character in 1996's Jerry Maguire.
  • Won a Golden Satellite award in 1999 for Best Actor in a Television Series (Musical or Comedy) for his work in the short-lived but critically acclaimed Tinseltown spoof Action.
  • Published Gasping for Airtime: Two Years in the Trenches at Saturday Night Live (2004), about his stint as a writer and performer on the Emmy-winning series; his second book, No Wonder My Parents Drank: Tales From a Stand-Up Dad, an account of modern fatherhood, was released in 2010.
  • Legally changed his middle name to Cox after marrying actress Nikki Cox in 2008.
  • A diehard fan of the New York Jets, New York Yankees and New York Knicks.
  • Jay Mohr Relationships:
  • Jean Mohr - Mother
  • Julie Mohr - Sister
  • Meredith Daniel Mohr - Son
  • Nicole Chamberlain - Ex-wife
  • Jon Mohr - Father
  • Jackson Mohr - Son
  • Nikki Cox - Wife
  • Virginia Mohr - Sister
  • Jay Mohr Awards:
  • 2004 Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program - Nominee

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